The new KTM 450 Rally — the perfect bike for Asia????

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The new KTM 450 Rally the perfect bike for Asia.

KTM waste any time to market a bike of a super-dominant 2011 of the Rally Dakar machine. been victorious in the 2011 held in Argentina and Chile, the new 450 will be produced in limited and offered to all the riders and private upon request. The KTM 450 Rally is a completely new development, equipped first class components all to new regulations in international competitions

A machine that demonstrated potential and dominated the 2011 edition of the world’s toughest from start to finish, Marc Coma victorious. Six of top ten KTM Rally bikes.

The delivery of the KTM 450 will be held only on which can be done at any dealer of the company.

The KTM 450 Rally, which is fitted a carburetted single-cylinder engine and costs an eye-watering 25,000 (not including VAT), is one of the most amazing competition you can buy.

Developed with from Dakar Rally like Marc Coma and Despres, the 2012 KTM 450 Rally is with single-minded focus – to win the The bike is fitted with a chassis, 48mm USD fork and adjustable monoshock from WP, gearbox, multi-disc hydraulically wet clutch, 300mm (front) and (rear) brake discs,

MCN t doesn’t look like a that’s just finished the – it’s clean and there are minimal signs of wear. A look tells you that the to order factory KTM 450RR has some action but for a bike been raced for 5600 across Argentina, Chile and – it’s looking sweet.

It belongs to Stan Watt who an impressive 34th place in the Dakar, which finished in

It’s a big moment for me. Anyone even enters the Dakar on a is a hero in my eyes and here I am to be let loose on a factory built KTM bike that’s been to a top result in the epic race.

I’m the rest of my riding kit on while loads the bike up with He wants to give me a genuine of the bike so instead of running it he puts in 30 litres of fuel between the two nine litre tanks and the 18 litre rear

You might find the fuelling is a bit out for weather in the UK (clear but cold) as we had to a lot of changes to get it working right in America where it was really Explained Watt.

Normally you ride an enduro bike is nothing in front of you, no no fairing, nothing. You can see the ground and importantly your front mud so you know what your wheel is doing.

On the Dakar the lack of visibility is off putting, as is that you’ve got all that top heavy weight of the navigational and fairing located way out in front of the

The result is that the front initially vague, but as you ride you realise it’s still and digging in the same way as a regular enduro bike. The combination of suspension to cope with the weight gives a plush and a set up that absorbs bumps and on our lap.

But the way in which it carries the extra remains particularly impressive. ridden Dakar bikes but they had always been a reconfigured 450 enduro bike, down with close to of extra fuel, spares and equipment.

As a result they feel like a seriously 450, but this KTM 4500RR is Built to order and one of only 80 for the 2012 Dakar – this is a rally bike from the up.

Yes, it shares the same single cylinder base as used in KTM’s enduro and but chassis, swingarm, subframes, wheels, fuel tanks, and wiring loom etc. are

It’s the same base that Cyril Despres to Dakar victory and KTM won’t take your order for one you are a regular rally rider in events around the world.

Blipping the throttle there’s no it’s a race ready and the revs pick up and drop lightening quick. Riding a of fast open tracks and sandy trails the first is just how high geared it is.

on a 450 enduro bike you’re gears at it, but not on this one – first is seriously tall and used to anything remotely technical.

The is that it’s still a single with only gears, yet to race the Dakar it be able to sit at over 100mph out for long periods of time.

By gears more sparingly, you get used to its long legged-ness and engine character and it becomes and forgiving to ride. If you can carry a bit of it feels like nothing can get in the

Its extra weight may compromise the response but in return it’s and that brings an inherent to help the bike keep forward – a vital trait if got to cover over 5000miles.

when I lost my balance in the the extra inertia carried me just as long as I kept a of momentum.

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