Mike Lafferty’s KTM 350 XC-F — Factory Bike Friday — Dirt Rider Magazine

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Suzuki DR 350

Factory Bike Friday: Lafferty’s KTM 350 XC-F

Mechanic: Richelderfer

Mike Lafferty his retirement over the off-season and several years on a Husaberg, he be back with KTM for his final For the opening round of the 2014 AMA National Enduro Series, chose to ride KTM’s 350 and we checked in with Lafferty’s Cody Richelderfer, to get the details.

widely known that is tough on rear brakes, and to Richelderfer, there are a few little that Mike likes to do to off brake problems before strike.

First of all, Lafferty an older rear brake one off of a 2013 model, which has a piston that will less pressure on the pads the smaller piston on the stock The caliper also has a quick pin for fast brake pad changes checks.

Mike likes to run his brake pedal as low as it will go so he doesn’t accidentally ride the and he even goes so far as to take the tip off the end of the and mount it underneath the pedal of on top of it to give him a little bit more He also runs two return on the pedal.

The rear rotor is a solid “mud” model. The front is a non-floating Galfer model.

The are Excel A60 with oversized spokes.

The clutch master is a “hard-to-find” older Brembo has a 9.5mm piston instead of a piston, which allows for a bit easier pull.

The triple clamps are supplied by and they are 20mm offset of the stock 22mm offset, helps in the tight stuff. also likes rubber-mounted

A WP tech comes to the races to the team set up their suspension and says that since is a big guy he likes his suspension to be on the stiff and he likes it to ride relatively in the front and low in the rear.

All of the KTM factory Enduro team run an add-on radiator fan with a switch welded into the

In addition, the radiators are 10mm than stock to help over-heating, plus they run a catch bottle for overflow The radiator louvers are off an older and they’re a little bit longer stock to protect the bottom of the The radiator neck is also

The exhaust system is an FMF and the team to California to test with so these units are specifically for the KTM team. Lafferty was running of a straight header for the South race, rather than the boy” header.

The clutch is stock with a clutch basket.

As far as the engine KTM’s Factory Services the engine work and Lafferty’s has a different throttle body is 2mm small than stock, gives a higher velocity and bottom end, according to

Mike also prefers a cam in the throttle assembly.

The sprockets are with an RK chain.

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