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Watch Jeremy McWilliams Embarrass Some Journalists at the Track While on a...

Judging from how the KTM 1290 Super Duke R stacks up against its competition, the Austrian's were right in calling the new Duke "The Beast" in their pre-launch marketing. Taming that beast is no easy...

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Video: The Genesis of the KTM 1290 Super Duke R

The Austrians refer to the KTM 1290 Super Duke R as “The Beast” whenever possible, and as our trained crash test dummy Iwan found out first hand, the name is appropriate for the 180hp streetfighter....

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KTM Sets Sales Record During First-Half of 2014

KTM continues to challenge BMW Motorrad as the top European motorcycle manufacturer (by sales volume), and has set a company record for sales in the first half of this year. Selling 70,469 units in...

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Recall: KTM 1290 Super Duke R

Attention 2014 KTM 1290 Super Duke R owner, KTM North America is recalling 640 units of “The Beast” for a fuel leak that may occur from the threaded inserts at the rear of the gas tank. Obviously, a...

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2016 KTM 1290 Super Duke GT Finally Revealed

We have been seeing for some time now evidence that KTM was set to bring a more touring-focused variant of the KTM 1290 Super Duke R to market, and now today we have confirmation of that fact....

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Two Enthusiasts Podcast – Episode 7 – Jet-Lagged

Episode 7 of the Two Enthusiasts Podcast is locked and loaded, with both Jensen and Quentin back from their adventures in California and Texas, respectively. The guys talk about the on-road differences...

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KTM 1290 Super Duke GT – The Be(a)st Sport-Tourer?

I recently was pleased to get the chance to ride the KTM 1290 Super Duke R – machine that truly lives up to the name “The Beast”, yet shows enough comfort to be a potent touring machine, if you could...

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The KTM 1290 Super Duke R Special Edition Is So Orange

The KTM 1290 Super Duke R Special Edition is an easy motorcycle to explain. You take the KTM 1290 Super Duke R, raid the KTM power parts catalog, slap some gold paint on the sucker, and call it done....

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A KTM 1290 Super Duke R Dirt Bike?

When it comes to inappropriate dirt bikes, we're your guys. So, it shouldn't surprise you then to read that we're all about this KTM 1290 Super Duke R that's set to compete in the 2016 Erzbergrodeo....

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Updates Are Coming to the KTM 1290 Super Duke R

It looks like updates are coming to the KTM 1290 Super Duke R for the 2017 model year, if our spies can be believed. The changes appear to be mostly cosemetic, with the 2017 KTM 1290 Super Duke R...

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Husqvarna Takes on the Ducati XDiavel with a Super Duke Based Power Cruiser...

The Ducati XDiavel is making impressions everywhere, most notably with the competition. First, we got word that BMW Motorrad was looking to build its own power cruiser, likely based off the company's...

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KTM Begins Teasing a New Duke, But Which Is It?

EICMA is only a few days away, so it is not surprising to see some last-minute teaser campaigns popping up on the internet. We already saw one earlier today from KTM’s sister-brand, Husqvarna. In it,...

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KTM 1290 Super Duke R Gets an Update for 2017

Call it The Beast 2.0, because the KTM 1290 Super Duke R is getting an upgrade for the 2017 model year, debuting today at the EICMA show in Milan, Italy. The first most noticable change is the new LED...

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Watch Chris Fillmore’s Record-Breaking Ride up Pikes Peak

Want to watch the fastest motorcycle run ever up Pikes Peak? At this year’s Race to the Clouds, Chris Fillmore took his KTM 1290 Super Duke R on a record-setting ascent to the mountain summit, with an...

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Watch The Fastest Kangaroo Up Pikes Peak

The old adage in racing is that you get slower once you have a child. Being from Australia and all, I don’t think our friend Rennie Scaysbrook (of Cycle News fame) got that memo. Just days before he...

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KTM Joins Massive Brembo Brake Master Cylinder Recall

Now the fourth motorcycle manufacturer (1, 2, & 3) to issue a recall because of issues with its fitted Brembo brake master cylinder, KTM has the dubious task of informing 2,361 KTM 1290 Super Duke...

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Carlin Dunne Wins Nail-Biter at Pikes Peak

Today saw the 96th running of the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb, with riders and drivers once again racing to the clouds, just outside Colorado Springs. This year’s race was framed as Ducati vs....

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An Updated KTM 1290 Super Duke R Is Coming for 2020

An all new KTM 1290 Super Duke R is coming for the 2020 model year, and everything about it is better than the old one. The post An Updated KTM 1290 Super Duke R Is Coming for 2020 appeared first on...

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KTM Begins Teasing a New 1290 Super Duke R for EICMA

For the 2020 model year, KTM will be bringing a heavily revised Super Duke R to market. Virtually everything has been improved over the older model. The post KTM Begins Teasing a New 1290 Super Duke R...

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Are Winglets Coming to the New KTM 1290 Super Duke R?

A teaser video from KTM gives us some more looks at the new Super Duke R, and it seems winglets are coming to The Beast as well. The post Are Winglets Coming to the New KTM 1290 Super Duke R? appeared...

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A Better Look at the KTM 1290 Super Duke R Prototype

The orange hype machine continues for the upcoming KTM 1290 Super Duke R, as the Austrians give us a decent look at their streetfighter. The post A Better Look at the KTM 1290 Super Duke R Prototype...

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KTM Gives Us the Full Monty on the Super Duke R

This is probably as good of a look as we will get of the new KTM 1290 Super Duke R before Tuesday's official unveiling at the EICMA show in Milan. The post KTM Gives Us the Full Monty on the Super Duke...

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The Beast Gets Upgraded with the 2020 KTM 1290 Super Duke R

"The Beast" gets an upgrade for the 2020 model year, with the KTM 1290 Super Duke featuring a host of refinements...and 103 lbs•ft of torque! The post The Beast Gets Upgraded with the 2020 KTM 1290...

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Come Watch the KTM 1290 Super Duke R Shred Some Tires

Need a break from the doom and gloom that is coming with the coronavirus? Come watch the new KTM 1290 Super Duke R shred some tires. The post Come Watch the KTM 1290 Super Duke R Shred Some Tires...

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2020 KTM 1290 Super Duke R Recalled for Electrical Issues

Owners of a 2020 KTM 1290 Super Duke R should keep an eye out for a recall that concerns their wiring harness being incorrectly routed. The post 2020 KTM 1290 Super Duke R Recalled for Electrical...

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