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Old 12-28-2012, 03:26 PM   #1
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KTM 450 Dakar Rally bike - an attractive nuisance

Nice ride!

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Old 12-28-2012, 04:18 PM   #2
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KTM 450 Rally
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Engine Type: Single cylinder, 4-stroke
Displacement: 449 cc
Bore x Stroke: 97 / 60.8 mm
Starter / Battery: Electric starter / 12 V 8.6 Ah
Transmission: 5 gears
Carburetor: Keihin FCR-MX 41
Control: 4V / DOHC with roller rockers levers
Lubrication: Pressure lubrication with 3 oil pumps
Clutch: Wet multi-disc clutch Hinson, operated hydraulic
Ignition: Keihin DC ECU
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Frame: Chromium molybdenum
Subframe: Self-supporting plastic tank 12 litres
Front suspension: WP USD 48 mm
Rear suspension: WP Monoshock with Pro-Lever linkage
Suspension travel front/rear: 300 / 310 mm
Brakes front/rear: Disc brakes 300 / 240 mm
Rims front/rear: 1.6 x 21 / 2.50 x 18“
Seat height (unloaded): 980 mm
Fuel capacity: approx. 35 litres
Weight: approx. 145 kg (without fuel)
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Old 12-29-2012, 07:28 AM   #3
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Now if KTM would pull their head out and sell these street legal in the USA I would be all over one of these !

Hell I am still waiting on the 690RR - Adventure. KTM give us what we want !
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Old 12-29-2012, 02:12 PM   #4
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I noticed they said Coma was in peak form, shame he pulled out of the comming Dakar because of his shoulder injury.
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Old 12-31-2012, 07:52 AM   #5
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Now if KTM would pull their head out and sell these street legal in the USA I would be all over one of these !

Hell I am still waiting on the 690RR - Adventure. KTM give us what we want !
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Old 12-31-2012, 10:25 AM   #6
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Close but not the same as a factory rally bike.
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Old 12-31-2012, 11:39 AM   #7
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True not a factory rally bike.........., a lot more useful than a hi-strung, no compromise race bike. add a couple of racks, tour the world! as for rallying an absolute peach, i've been on the heroes twice, that's the weapon of choice in the desert. a real pity ktm don't turn it into an adventure bike.
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