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Bike Prep -Taddy KTM 250 EXC-f

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Taddy didn’t become the greatest rider on the planet by accident. It as a result of hard work; of dedication and of course a great

During his bid for his fifth consecutive World Championship, we took his KTM aside in Brazil to find out makes the perfect endurocross

Frantisek Michal – Taddy’s and right hand man – is the guy responsible for the spanners on Blazusiak’s KTM 250 EXC-f. Here’s his into what makes it a machine…

“Taddy is an aggressive rider and to … the track when he Last year we used the motor but we’ve now switched to the Yes it’s smaller, but he finds he can push the limit better.

We run the model with a standard motocross gearbox. The dual ignition mapping allows us the characteristics of the engine. One has more while the other has more

“Gearing usually depends on the Our base setting is 13-53 but the course is a bit faster and less we’ll run 52 teeth on the rear

*In Mexico, they opted to to 13-52 after practice.

“Taddy is one of the most aggressive I’ve worked with. He obstacles hard and fast. The end of his bike takes such a The 52mm Cone Valve WP are set stiff.

That gives him feeling with the track. But to get the out of them you have to ride as as Taddy!”

“Braking discs and callipers provide the stopping The front end features a wavy disc. Both callipers are parts from Brembo. The 530 calliper has a special pump gives better feeling on the

“In the US endurocross series we run a bike linkage but in SuperEnduro we run PDS. is the biggest change we make both championships. For me the work is the but for Taddy he essentially raced two bikes back-to-back when the rounds of the US series overlapped the start of the SuperEnduro season November. That was tough to do.


Regardless of whether it’s PDS or on the rear, the Neken triple are set at 20mm offset.

“Even Taddy is originally from a background he likes a neutral The Rental Fatbars are positioned at the same angle as the fork The mapping switch is positioned to his left thumb in case he to change the setting and the electric is on his right.”

“Endurocross can be hard on a bike so we do our to protect it. The carbon fibre sump guard keeps the casings and frame from smashed but also allows the to slide over tyre without getting stuck. An guard on the rear and a carbon cover on the front helps to the discs from getting on rocks. Hand guards his fingers and levers but I also cut back so when he crashes don’t catch on the levers.”

“We use the full titanium Akrapovic system. The header pipe has the system and the internal diameter is smaller to encourage a more power delivery. The Six Days meets the noise testing for SuperEnduro.”

Clutch Housing

anodised orange Kite housing isn’t just for The billet aluminium piece is than standard so if the chain did off it won’t break easy. also slightly bigger and more oil. Taddy the clutch a lot in endurocross so the extra oil it run cooler, preventing slippage.

It also gives a softer on the lever.

The SuperEnduro World continues with the penultimate of the series this Sunday in Spain. Enduro21 will be to bring you the action…



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