KTM 450 SX-F FACTORY EDITION 2013: SUPERIOR CHASSISBack to Bikes Next Benefit Previous Benefit
The modern frame design of lightweight, high-strength, chromoly steel section tubes guarantees an ideal mix of longitudinal and torsional stiffness, resulting not only in easy handling and precise steering behavior, but also in excellent ride stability. The frame is powder-coated orange on the Factory Edition to exactly match the Red Bull KTM Factory Race team bikes.
The 48 mm upside-down fork featuring closed-cartridge technology is fully adjustable for changing track conditions. The 22mm off-set CNC-machined triple clamp, is now anodized orange to match the factory race bikes.
The cast aluminium swingarm has been developed with state-of-the-art calculation and simulation software and constructed, in terms of design and wall thickness, for minimum weight with optimum stiffness and sufficient flex.The Factory Edition is using the new for 2013, larger rear wheel axle (25 mm instead of 20 mm) for the benefit of better tracking stability.