Top 10 Cool Facts About The KTM 1290 Super Duke GT

Top 10 Cool Facts About The KTM 1290 Super Duke GT

Every chance we get, we profess our love for KTM’s 1290 Super Duke R, MO’s 2014 Motorcycle of the Year. Aggressive styling matched with a monstrous engine, sophisticated electronics, sportbike-like handling, and reasonable comfort all combined to win our hearts that year. For 2016, KTM is adding to its impressive lineup with the SDR’s cousin, the 1290 Super Duke GT. Aimed for those wanting a Super Duke R but with all-day comfort and some storage…

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2014 KTM 1290 Super Duke R Recalled for Potential Fuel Leak

2014 KTM 1290 Super Duke R Recalled for Potential Fuel Leak

KTM is recalling the 2014 1290 Super Duke R because of a potential fuel leak. As of this writing, recalls have been announced in Canada and Australia, and we expect a similar recall for the U.S. to be announced shortly by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. According to Transport Canada, the threaded inserts that attach the internal overflow pipe to the fuel tank may leak fuel due to an irregularity in the coating process….

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Spied! 2016 KTM 1290 Super Duke GT

Spied! 2016 KTM 1290 Super Duke GT

Our 2014 Motorcycle of the Year, KTM’s 1290 Super Duke R, is getting a new stablemate to join the recently added 1290 Super Adventure. The prototype in these photos is a hybrid of the other two KTM Supers, sharing the bones of its brothers like the 1301cc V-Twin engine, steel trellis frame, single-sided swingarm and Brembo M50 monoblock brakes. 2014 Motorcycle of the Year These photos were shot near KTM’s factory in Austria, and they…

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