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Brak­ing even

The J.juan calipers fit­ted to the pro­to­type are most likely a cost sav­ing exercise. The Span­ish firm pro­vide OEM brakes for a wide range of brands, but it’s pos­si­ble the R ver­sion will come with Brem­bos.

2 Col­lec­tor gad­get

KTM seem to be ex­per­i­ment­ing with two-stage col­lec­tors on their new par­al­lel twins. Both the Duke and Ad­ven­ture pro­to­types we have seen carry a small col­lec­tor be­fore the end can.

3 The light stuff

While KTM’S new lights might not be to ev­ery­one’s taste, they are very ef­fec­tive on the road and are es­sen­tial parts of meet­ing the Euro4 regs. It ap­pears to be a stan­dard light, just cov­ered in gaf­fer tape, but the clear plas­tic in­di­ca­tor mounts are new. We imag­ine there are just a pro­to­type and will be black on the pro­duc­tion bike.

KTM wowed the EICMA show with the Scalpel

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