Originally Posted by F650Dakar_Norway
He's now rally-modifying a KTM 450 EXC-R Factory Edition with all needed rally-mods, nav-gear and extra fuel tanks for the Sardegna Rally. It will have a 13 litre Acerbis front tank and 5 litre Mecesystems aluminium rear tank. A far step from the 450RR's 18+18litre setup, but good enough for the Sardegna Rally stages.
He's got a 450RR parked in the shed, but still elects to build up a Meca Systems 450 EXC for Sardegna
"I still haven't worked out why all these people are here, but all I can think is there's a small amount of craziness left in an increasingly sanitised world and they want to be part of it"
Russ Malkin 2006