Long-term tests KTM 1290 delivers
KTM 1290 gets first meaningful test and boy does it deliver
But while there are so many gadgets to play with, at the heart of the KTM is a great motorbike that the electronics only enhance. On my ride to Wales I was spoilt by the weather, at times it was even too hot! After any great ride you increase the bond with your bike and with summer now in full swing I feel I’ve now hit the KTM sweet spot.
The Supersport S handles well and has enough power for Donington’s sweepers UPDATE 2 1278 MILES
Electronic aids mean a lot of switches, but you soon get the hang of it ‘Rain mode just takes the edge off the power, making it smoother and easier to ride’