Race-Ready: 2014 KTM 450 SX-F Factory Edition — Transworld Motocross

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Race-Ready: 2014 KTM 450 SX-F Edition

Just before the of each Supercross season, the Red KTM team invites the media to Murrieta, California, headquarters to the coming year’s team and the Factory Edition 450 SX-F. The originally built from the up to suit Ryan Dungey in in a limited number to meet AMA rules, has become a staple to the line up as a limited edition that can be raced right off of the floor.

The 2014 450 SX-F Edition is the product from of development and experience. KTM focused on weight throughout the machine and the handling characteristics, thanks to new settings and minor changes to the

A new frame design is the base of the The “standard edition” KTM 450 SX-F features a cross tube welded linkage tabs, the Factory Edition cross is made of forged chromoly the tabs machined in. The machined reduces flex, provides tolerances for improved performance, and is 58 lighter.

Here is a computer design of cross tube with the swingarm tabs used on the KTM 450 SX-F and the forged chromoly tube with the tabs in on the Factory Edition bike. change reduces flex, exact tolerances for improved and is 58 grams lighter.

WP’s 4CS fork makes it debut on the Edition bike. The patented chamber design allows for compression rebound adjustment on the top of the tube. The suspension settings been created specifically for the American market, and uses .48Nm springs. Changes to the continue at the axle, which has reduced from 25mm to and features a new 22mm axle that increases the trail and more stability.

To work with the new fork the fork guards have been revised. The triple retains the 22mm offset, but orange anodizing and Neken Small revisions have made to the o-ring support aluminum) on the lower bearing and stem bolt, as well.

changes combined drop a 297 grams from the front-end of the

WP’s all-new 4CS fork it debut on the Factory Edition The patented four chamber allows for easier compression adjustment on the top of the fork tube. The settings have been specifically for the North American and uses lighter .48Nm

KTM bikes have become for their incredible Brembo and the redesigned rotors mounted to the Excel rims feature slits to improve performance and weight, 65 grams on the front and 80 grams on the rear. Also on the wheel of the bike is a new sprocket, features an increased number of that reduces weight by 50

WP’s 5018 rear and linkage also received a of changes. The shock shaft an 4mm increase in travel, but there is no in rear-wheel travel, due to its pairing a linkage pullrod that is longer and 26 grams lighter. revised linkage features a rising rate and higher rate, which creates a less progressive cure in the action.

To match the new chassis the shock has been revalved.

The shaft sees an 4mm increase in but there is no increase in rear-wheel due to its pairing with a linkage that is 2.5mm longer and 26 lighter.

Another part its debut on the machine is Dunlop’s addition to the GEOMAX generation, the Created by Dunlop and tested by racers on the AMA circuit, it features new knobs that increase on a wider variety or terrains, handling through the recessed design, improved dampening to a “deadening” rubber in the sidewalls, and a front tire.

But the most striking feature of the is in the Progressive Cornering Block used in the side knobs of the tire. According to Dunlop, a knob that is completely sees almost no force in the of the square. By using a second knob in the center of the main the tire has improved cornering.

The striking feature of the all-new MX52 is in the Progressive Cornering technology used in the side of the rear tire. According to a side knob that is level sees almost no in the center of the square. By using a raised knob in the center of the knob, the tire has improved

A series of special equipment is makes the bike truly The list includes a titanium silencer, orange powder frame, factory Red Bull KTM that cannot be purchased on own, a Selle Dalla team seat, holeshot and orange accent guards on the and radiator.

Special equipment, a titanium Akrapovic silencer, powder coated frame, Red Bull KTM graphics that be purchased on their own (trust us, we tried), a Selle Dalla team seat, holeshot and orange accent guards on the and radiator make the bike to race.

The changes to the bike are and accomplish the intentions of reducing improving performance, and creating a that can take on the starting with no additional accessories. In the years that KTM has built the Edition bike, they shed a staggering five total off of the original model.

KTM has sold every FE bike into the United States year, and this year have upped the number of produced to 699 in order to meet demand. Would you like a KTM 450 SX-F Factory Edition of own? Then sit aside and be the first to your dealership the bike goes on sale this month.



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