Featured In the May 2020 Issue of Roadracing World:
“Exciting, thrilling, and electrifying best describe riding KTM’s latest middleweight Twin, the 890 Duke R, the direct descendant of the 790 Duke. Those same adjectives also describe the reason we all ride motorcycles – because it’s fun!
“And KTM has been binge-building a lot of fun, cutting-edge motorcycles for on- and off-road use lately. KTM’s latest on-road offering comes in the form of a compact middleweight naked bike with a Parallel Twin engine. At first glance, it’s easy to confuse the 790 and 890 models, but appearances can be deceiving. The 890 Duke R got a major upgrade and now puts out close to a claimed 120 bhp, has a weight of 366 pounds without fuel, and comes with a $11,699 U.S. price tag …”
—KTM 890 Duke R: Another Big Hit! By Chris Ulrich
KTM’s Dukes are all about maximizing the usability of serious performance in a street setting, and the Duke 890 R is a worthy addition to a line of motorcycles that put you into beast mode from the moment you leave the driveway. Racing Editor Chris Ulrich blasts around on the 890—and has a blast! Read the details in the May issue of Roadracing World! Available at Cycle Gear and other motorcycle retailers.
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