Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Comparison: KTM 1090 Adventure R / 1290 Super Adventure S

I’ve ridden adventure bikes around the world for the better part of two decades, and it never gets old. As technology changes, the more I ride the more it seems there is to learn.

What better way to check out a couple KTM spaceships than to ride with current Pike's Peak world record holder Chris Fillmore of KTM Racing. Stay tuned for upcoming story in RoadRunner magazine.

KTM 1090 - 1290 V3H from Jon Beck on Vimeo.

Chris Fillmore aboard the KTM 1290 Super Adventure S:

Fillmore taking the road less traveled, and then riding further off the beaten path on the KTM 1090 Adventure R:

Actor Justin Chatwin aboard the 1290 S:

I spent a lot of time testing out the 1090 R: