2016 KTM 1290
Street Motorcycle for sale by Big St Charles Motorsports in St Charles, Missouri 63301
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The 1290 KTM Super Adventure is the clear benchmark in the travel enduro segment with a class-leading equipment specification that leaves other travel enduros playing catch-up. The Super Adventures uncompromisingly powerful KTM engine is matched by safety and electronics packages that are streets ahead of the competition, which means that sports riding meshes seamlessly with a versatile travel enduro style, making the Super Adventure the perfect ride for any journey.Features may include:
State-of-the-art instrument cluster from automotive supplier VDO: central permanent LCD for displaying all riding conditions (plus speedo, cruise control and rev counter with adjustable gearshift light), another LCD on the left for displaying the adjustable features:
MSC ride modes
WP Semi-active suspension mode
Heated grips and seats
Riding conditions page for additional info, e.g. outside/oil temperature, onboard voltage, various trips, average speed, average and current fuel consumption, range, distance to next service
- Mode Switch
Different modes for the various assistance systems can be selected using a mode switch on the left side of the handlebar. Its very simple and intuitive: up and down through the menu selection, select the desired menu item with the left button, confirm it with the right, job done!
With its ultra-lightweight yet extremely rugged tubular space frame, the high strength, die-cast, open-lattice swingarm and newly developed, semi-active suspension components from WP Suspension, the KTM 1290 Super Adventure’s chassis meets and exceeds every demand in terms of stability, delivering total control to the rider. Spoked wheels - tubeless, 19-inch up front; 17-inch at the rear - fat tires and tuned suspension travel further optimise its talents on the asphalt. Unrivalled braking from world market leader Brembo and assistance systems (MSC with MTC and lean-sensitive C-ABS), developed in close collaboration with Bosch, round off the package and raise the 1290 Adventure into a clear lead in terms of ride dynamics and safety. The very best components from world-class suppliers are brought together to create the 1290 Super Adventures chassis. They combine the renowned KTM pure riding experience with the best possible feedback and maximum safety.
The die-cast, open-lattice swingarm is not only particularly light and stable, its also precisely manufactured, its design optimized for stiffness while offering essential flex characteristics.
The trellis frame is made from chrome-molybdenum stainless steel. The frame is the key to the Super Adventures excellent chassis geometry, is extremely rugged and yet weighs only 9.8 kg, in line with the consistent lightweight construction that contributes to the low overall weight of just 229 kg (ready to ride, without fuel) and 249 kg fully fuelled.Features:
The highest welding standards Precisely manufactured tubes (laser-cut for perfect clearances, robot-welded, minimal welding stresses, etc.)
High quality surface finish
Precise application, powerful and fade-free: Abundant stopping power is assured on the 1290 Super Adventure with the very finest components from Brembo: such as twin 320 mm brake discs, radially mounted, four-piston fixed callipers and a radial master cylinder. At the rear, braking is taken care of by a generously dimensioned 268 mm disc. The system management is taken care of by Bosch’s 9ME C-ABS, together with MSC.
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