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2017 KTM Freeride 250R
2017 KTM Freeride 250R

2017 KTM Freeride 250R
2017 KTM Freeride 250R

2017 KTM Freeride 250R
2017 KTM Freeride 250R



2017 KTM Freeride 250R Review

2017 KTM Freeride 250R on www.Totalmotorcycle.com

The Lively One...

All those who have never had the opportunity to enjoy the punch of a powerful two-stroke in a lightweight, agile offroad chassis are in for a surprise with the Freeride 250 R. However, those who have already had this pleasure know: The power of such an engine develops completely differently, the expanding combustion gases effectively pressing down twice as often on the crankshaft as a four-stroke. Consequently, KTM two-stroke enduros, which are designed more for high peak power, still pull away forcefully from the very bottom up and that's a real pleasure. And since the engine on the FREERIDE 250 R is tuned completely in keeping with the Freeride notion - not for maximum power but for harmonious torque progression and optimum rideability - this motorcycle is an all-rounder that feels all the more at home, the tougher the terrain becomes.

 



2017 KTM Freeride 250R www.Totalmotorcycle.com Key Features

Sporty two-stroke

Engine
To power the FREERIDE 250 R, the KTM design engineers took the two-stroke engine from the 250 EXC competition enduro and subjected it to comprehensive refinements, thereby reducing the weight of the already particularly lightweight power unit - in spite of electric starter - by a whole two kilograms and tuning it for optimal rideability. The engine on the FREERIDE 250 R is equipped with its own cylinder, featuring ducts and valve timing adapted to the desired torque curve, as well as a matching piston. Similarly to trials motorcycles, the elaborate exhaust control system of the 250 EXC has been omitted, which not only has a beneficial effect on the torque curve but also on the durability of the piston. That makes this engine even less complicated and even more robust.


Clutch
Both the FREERIDE 250 R and the FREERIDE 350 are equipped with an undamped CCS (coil spring steel) clutch, featuring a wear-free steel cage and a clutch package tuned especially for the FREERIDES with seven steel carrier lining discs. Not least thanks to the special friction linings and softer springs, this clutch is characterised by optimized disengagement, while the hydraulic clutch armature from Formula ensures that the clutch is always easily and precisely controlled.


Electric starter
A quicker gear reduction between the electric starter and the engine ensures a higher engine starting speed and hence, in conjunction with the lithium-ion battery, significantly higher starting reliability.


Transmission
Compared with the 250 EXC, the 6-speed gearbox specially developed for the FREERIDE models has shorter transmission ratios, while the extended sixth gear is effectively designed as an overdrive. A short secondary gear ratio of 46 to 12 (FREERIDE 350 12/48) guarantees powerful traction and lively acceleration, especially in demanding terrain.


Radiator
Waste heat from the engine is dissipated via a single-piece, protected, integrated radiator. A fan fitted as standard together with the thermoswitch, guarantees stable temperature management, even at a slower pace in tough terrain.


Exhaust
The FREERIDE 250 R is equipped with a specially developed, low-noise exhaust system, featuring a light-alloy silencer and a slender soundbox, that contributes to the high-torque engine characteristics. In contrast to the header laid under the engine on the FREERIDE 350, KTM design engineers succeeded in locating the header on the FREERIDE 250 R to one side and integrating it optimally into the bike. Similarly to the sports enduros, the two-stroke FREERIDE is homologated with a special power reduction and can even be approved for use on public roads in this version.

 

Slender bodywork


Bodywork and graphics
Thanks to its extremely slender seat and spoiler profile, the bodywork on the FREERIDE 250 R offers unrestricted freedom of movement with particularly ergonomic contact surfaces. The graphics are mostly in-mould graphics integrated directly into the plastic parts – a modern, extremely robust and lightweight solution.


Seat
The long, slender seat provides unrestricted freedom of movement and a very good level of seating comfort. Thanks to an integrated release mechanism, it can be tipped up easily to gain access to the fuel tank, air filter and electrics. Compared with a competition enduro, the seat height of only 915 millimetres is much more moderate. If you'd like it even lower, you can find a lowered seat (accessory) in the PowerParts range.


Speedo instrument
The FREERIDE models are equipped with a digital instrument cluster from Trail Tech, featuring integrated indicator lights, which impresses with numerous functions and particularly intuitive operation.


Handlebar
The lightweight, tapered handlebar made from high-strength aluminum has four different positions, so it can be ideally adjusted to fit the rider.

 

Pioneering vehicle concept


Swingarm
Weighing only 3.2 kg, the light-alloy cast swingarm has been designed by KTM chassis experts to support the suspension system comprising frame and suspension components with targeted flexibility in the direction of oscillation. At the same time, it contributes with its high torsional stiffness to the outstanding tracking stability of the FREERIDE 250 R. The progressively functioning acting PDS shock absorber is hinged directly at the swingarm.


Wheels and tyres
The FREERIDE 250 R rolls on extremely light, spoked wheels with anodized, light-alloy rims from GIANT, CNC-machined hubs and light-alloy spoke nipples. The Trial-Maxx tyres derived from the world of trial sport, in sizes 2.75-21 and 4.00-18, have been specially developed by Maxxis for the KTM FREERIDES. They feature a soft, grippy compound and, compared with trials tyres, a much higher proportion of negative profile. This improves self-cleaning on muddy surfaces, without the tyres breaking up the ground excessively. Furthermore, the Maxxis tyres bestow the FREERIDE 250 R with perceptibly more agile handling and they are much more durable than pure trials tyres.


Brakes
The Formula brake system complies with KTM's high standards and was specially designed for the FREERIDE. The radially bolted brake callipers, with four pistons at the front and two at the rear, harmonise perfectly with the lightweight wave brake discs (260/210 mm) and provide optimum braking performance with outstanding application.


Fuel tank
Thanks to the more compact two-stroke engine compared with the four-stroke model, KTM engineers managed to design the lightweight, polyethylene fuel tank with a 7-litre capacity. It lies well protected between the upper frame profiles below the seat, which is tipped up for refuelling. Thanks to the transparent plastic, the rider can see the fuel level at a glance.


Air filters
Located at the rear of the tank, the air filter is well protected and easily accessible. Thanks to its larger filter surface area, the much enlarged air filter cartridge, compared with the four-stroke model, is less susceptible to contamination and enables higher air throughput.


Foot pegs
Light and wide, precision-cast foot pegs guarantee reliable contact with the bike and the highest levels of stability. Their eccentric supports allow the foot pegs to be displaced by eight millimetres longitudinally. In addition to ergonomic fine tuning, this also allows traction and cornering characteristics to be influenced significantly with the right riding technique.


Suspension components
In conjunction with high quality, CNC-machined triple clamps, a sturdy upside-down fork from WP Suspension, featuring 43-mm outer tubes, bestows the FREERIDE 250 R with outstanding stability and guarantees excellent responsiveness plus perfect damping. Its taut basic setup harmonises perfectly with the PDS rear shock from WP, which features a progressively wound suspension spring. As ever with exceptional suspension comfort, this makes the suspension on the FREERIDE 250 R very well-balanced both front and rear, with high resistance to bottoming out – an advantage, particularly in faster sections on demanding terrain. The damping features adjustable rebound and compression stages and the shock absorber even offers separate high and low-speed adjustment options for compression damping. Those who are still not completely satisfied with the comparatively low seat height of 915 millimetres on the FREERIDE 250 R can find a lowering kit in the KTM PowerParts range, with suspension travel reduced by 25 millimetres.

 

Aluminium-steel composite frame design


Frame
During the course of developing the FREERIDE 250 R, KTM design engineers pulled out all the stops to exploit the full potential of the substantially more compact two-stroke engine. As with the FREERIDE 350, the frame is a composite construction comprising high-grade, chrome-molybdenum steel profiles bolted together with forged light-alloy components. However, compared with the FREERIDE 350 frame, the compact two-stroke engine with its laterally routed exhaust has allowed the lower frame tubes to be raised by a whole 60 millimetres. This results in significantly greater ground clearance – in conjunction with the large steering lock, a benefit that becomes all the more apparent, the tougher the terrain: Particularly when negotiating trials sections, the FREERIDE 250 R bottoms out much later.


Subframe
The bolted subframe made from high-strength plastic impresses with high inherent stability and makes a significant contribution to the lightweight-construction concept of the FREERIDE 250 R. The rider can get a firm hold at the integrated grip recesses well-protected from dirt should the rear wheel ever become stuck in the mud.


Battery
The Freeride 250 R is the first KTM motorcycle to be equipped as standard with a lithium-ion starter battery. This innovative technology not only saves one kilo of weight, it impresses above all with significantly greater efficiency, thereby ensuring higher efficiency of the electric starter system - in other words: the battery doesn't give up the ghost, even when started frequently.



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2017 KTM Freeride 250R www.Totalmotorcycle.com Features and Benefits

The cutting edge

Chassis
Stability and control are the foundations of riding fun. With its ultra-lightweight tubular trellis frame, a high strength, die-cast, open-lattice swingarm and top quality components from WP Suspension, the KTM Freeride 250R will cement a grin on your face. Keeping asphalt lovers in mind, the KTM Freeride 250R is fitted with a 19-inch wire-spoked wheel up front; 17-inch at the rear. Quality tires and proper suspension travel push its cornering skills to the next level and brakes from world-renowned market leader Brembo, coupled with assistance systems (MSC with MTC and lean-sensitive C-ABS) developed in close collaboration with Bosch, round off the package. Safe. Fun. Fast. Everywhere.


Tires
The KTM Freeride 250R gets a set of extremely grippy and durable Pirelli Scorpion Trail II’s sized at 120/70 ZR 19 and 170/60 ZR 17. They are the perfect wingmen for this corner stormer and as it happens also very eager to take you off the beaten path.


Wheels
We fit the KTM Freeride 250R in-house with our patented, tubeless, wire-spoked 19"/17" wheels. They combine all the benefits of a tubeless tire (easy fitting and dynamic advantages due to the lack of an inner tube) with the stability and robustness of a wire-spoked wheel. This set-up makes the SUPER ADVENTURE T's rims substantially more resilient than all the competition's cast and spoked wheels. You’ll see.


Power-to-weight ratio
The combination of lightweight chassis engineering and a compact but powerful engine take the KTM Freeride 250R to the top of its class in terms of power-to-weight ratio and ride dynamics. This fully equipped adventure bike tips the scale at 249 kg, while carrying a substantial 30 liters of fuel. This makes the KTM Freeride 250R – in typical KTM style – one of the lightest motorcycles in its segment. Add an outstanding geometry, well-balanced stiffness distribution and high quality suspension components and you end up with one vivacious bike. This also boosts safety, since it is far easier to fling a nimble motorcycle around a source of danger than a heavy one.


Frame
The chrome-molybdenum steel trellis frame makes a major contribution to the bike’s excellent chassis geometry. It’s a rugged, laser-cut, robot-welded thing of beauty with a glorious surface finish. And at only 9.8 kg, it helps to keep the total, unfueled weight at a spectacular 222 kg.


Semi-active suspension
The innovative WP semi-active suspension system introduces a new level of focus and safety in motorcycle riding. The rider can select four spectrums of use: ‘Comfort’, ‘Street’, ‘Sport’ and ‘Offroad’ while the SCU (Suspension Control Unit) adapts the damping rates in real-time to the riding surface and rider, based on the information provided by a set of stroke sensors and accelerometers. It also reads the vehicle load, making the suspension suited to different weights. The result: road-hugging handling all the way.


Swingarm
The die-cast, open-lattice swingarm is not only particularly light, it's also precisely manufactured. The design has been optimized for stiffness and stability while still offering excellent flex characteristics.


Brakes
Precise. Powerful. Stunning. Just as you would expect from a set of Brembo brakes. Up front you’ll find twin 320 mm discs, radially mounted, 4-piston fixed calipers and a radial master cylinder. At the rear, excess speed is taken care of by a generously dimensioned 267 mm disc. And in case of an emergency, Bosch’s two-channel 9ME C-ABS speeds to the rescue.


Steering damper
With so much propulsive power, the front wheel can become very light, which can lead to unpleasant kick-back on uneven roads. The KTM Freeride 250R prevents this with a subtle WP steering damper that will be there when you need it.

 

State-of-the-art safety


MSC with C-ABS (Combined ABS) and Offroad mode
The ultimate in safe deceleration: one component of the comprehensive Bosch MSC assistance package is the world's first lean-sensitive cornering ABS. Based on the high-quality 9ME modulator, it unites the talents of combined braking and lightning-quick, efficient pressure modulation with the high quality Brembo hardware to make the most advanced braking system on the market - no-one brakes more progressively or safely, even at extreme lean angles. When the front brake lever is actuated, the rear brake is applied simultaneously to optimize stability. If required, not only can it be switched off, but also placed in Offroad mode. This allows the rider to block the rear wheel when required - a prerequisite for committed offroad riding and deliberately executed slides. The ABS function remains active on the front wheel, even in this mode.


MTC (Motorcycle Traction Control)
The Motorcycle Traction Control (MTC), a lean-sensitive traction control system, reacts immediately if the rotational speed of the rear wheel is disproportionate to the riding situation. In a matter of milliseconds, MTC reduces the engine output with an extremely smooth, barely perceptible intervention at the throttle valves, until the system has reduced slippage to optimum proportions for the selected ride mode and current angle of lean. Depending on that mode, MTC allows four different levels of traction slip at the rear wheel. ‘Sport’ is game for respectable drifts and a perceptible amount of slippage, ‘Street’ keeps things smooth for comfortable, controllable riding with full engine power, ‘Rain’ is all about early intervention and maximum grip in the wet and ‘Offroad’ allows up to 100% of slippage - i.e. double the wheel speed - for ambitious offroad use. And that’s not the end of it. Daredevils, we give you: the off-switch.


TPMS (Tire Pressure Monitoring System)
As its name implies, the TPMS monitors tire pressure (visible in the display) and warns the rider in the event of pressure loss, for example due to tire damage.

 

Fit for a king


Stamina
The KTM Freeride 250R is not only relatively light, powerful and dependable; thanks to low fuel consumption, a 30-liter fuel tank and 15,000 km service intervals it also hardly ever needs to take a break.


Equipment
The KTM Freeride 250R offers so much more for your money than any of its esteemed competitors. Take a look. Do the math. WP semi-active suspension, MSC featuring cornering ABS, C-ABS (combined ABS), MTC (Motorcycle Traction Control), Cruise Control, LED cornering lights and daytime running light (DRL), LED indicators with auto reset (ATIR), Long-range fuel tank (30 liter),Menu switch, Adjustable ergonomics, Heated grips, Heated comfort seats, Ultra-stable wire-spoked wheels, Easily adjustable windshield height, Immobilizer, Aluminum handlebar (black anodized and tapered), Luggage rack and floating case brackets, Handguards, Steel crash bars, Side and center stand, TPMS (Tire Pressure Monitoring System), HHC (Hill Hold Control), MSR (Motor Slip Regulation)

 

Spectacular specs


The benchmark
The KTM Freeride 250R sets new performance standards: 160 hp and a weight of only 249 kg (ready to ride - carrying 30 liters of fuel) produce a power-to-weight ratio previously unheard of in this class. The dynamics are stunning. At the same time, the powerful yet cultivated engine enables either particularly relaxed riding or, if required, super-sporty propulsion – with every conceivable level in between. The chassis combines lightness with outstanding geometry and suspension, which, together with every electronic riding aid we could muster, allow undreamed of riding pleasure in all conditions, at whatever speed you desire. From very relaxed to very, very fast.


At home on any road
Laid-back touring? No problem. Scorching up and down the backroads? Yes, please. Feel free to throw in a stretch of dirt on the way. This extremely wide application range is made possible by the ground-breaking electronics package featuring Bosch MSC. And what’s particularly impressive is that the KTM Freeride 250R´s different guises result in virtually no perceptible compromises. When you ride relaxed, the bike follows suit. There is no overly sharp responsiveness or a taut chassis setup. But if you do want to turn up the wick, you won’t find yourself riding a rocking horse either. The bike’s many riding modes seamlessly fit to wherever you might find yourself. Whether that’s an alpine pass, a bone-shaking track, winding curves or simply the urban jungle, the KTM Freeride 250R is the ultimate Travel Enduro for adventures on all the world’s roads. From the backyard to the outback.


Ergonomics
At KTM, individualists are welcome. The bike’s ergonomics can be adjusted to suit the preferences and stature of any rider, wherever they may roam: Two handlebar clamping positions: horizontal +/- 10 mm, Two footpeg positions: 10 mm up and back (diagonally), Hand levers with 5 reach settings


Heated seat
This is where you’ll - hopefully - spend a lot of time, so the seat has to provide support, feedback and freedom of movement. Thanks to KTM’s state-of-the-art 3D foam padding, the KTM Freeride 250R has your back. No matter if you ride it to the local shops or the ones across the Alps, both rider and passenger will get there in comfort. Even when it’s freezing, because these seats are heated and can be operated independently.


Heated grips
Of course the KTM Freeride 250R comes fitted with heated grips. Cosy.


Adjustable windshield
The windshield’s height can be changed as quickly as you can change your mind, with only one hand, just opening the clamp and turning the setting wheel.


30 liter fuel tank
The long-range fuel tank (30 liter), in combination with the low fuel consumption of the 1290 engine, provides up to more than 500 km of exciting riding without having to worry about a fuel station; an important benefit for adventures in more desolate regions. The fuel tank also protects the rider´s lower body from wind and weather.


LED cornering light
On the left and right side of the fuel tank, there are cornering lights consisting of three LED segments, using the lean angle sensor of the MSC system. Depending on the lean angle, the KTM cornering light can use one segment or all three, always giving the rider the perfect view to where he is going to ride. Better visibility for more safety.


Floating case carrier (ONLY EU)
Certified at speeds way beyond what’s legal, this floating case carrier provides all the stability you could wish for. Even fully loaded.

 

Limitless power, bottomless grunt


Engine
Based on the 1,301cc V-twin of the KTM 1290 SUPER DUKE R, aka “The Beast”, the KTM Freeride 250R is clearly the Alpha in its segment. The engineers adapted the cylinders to a newly developed cylinder head and crankshaft to give this bike a powerplant that perfectly fits its sovereign appearance. It packs one hell of a punch for fully loaded tours, has truckloads of torque from the bottom up and hardly ever needs hurried downshifts. Therefore, the Freeride 250R is equally happy hunting horizons as it is giving Superbikes a run for their money when the chips are down. With 160 hp and 140 Nm of torque on tap, of which 108 Nm is already available at 2,500 rpm, we wouldn’t bet against it.


Smooth sailing
A spread transmission on the primary wheel transfers the power to the clutch basket without any backlash, which eliminates vibration and reduces engine noise. On the intake sides there is a newly developed resonator chamber, designed to polish the torque output in the lower to mid-range rpms. This substantially increases the smoothness of the KTM Freeride 250R´s power train.


Ride-by-wire
At KTM, ride-by-wire is more than simply the absence of a throttle cable. It’s the guarantee of a smooth throttle response. Our system ensures perfect application of the readily available and plentiful torque. It also electronically translates the throttle commands of the rider into throttle valve positions perfectly suited to the riding conditions. The RBW system is fully compliant with the strict DIN 26262 safety standard from the automobile sector.


Cruise control
KTM’s cruise control, another standard feature on the KTM Freeride 250R, laughs at long motorway journeys. Switches on the throttle grip and a display in the dashboard allow the rider to intuitively set and change the requested speed, so you’ll arrive at the fun bits with energy to spare.


Slipper clutch
Not only does the slipper clutch open when the engine back-torque becomes too high, it also assists when you open up the throttle. The former prevents destabilizing rear wheel chatter when braking sharply or decelerating; the latter reduces the lever force required for changing gear, allowing the clutch to be controlled with just one trigger happy finger.


Overdrive
The sixth gear serves as a long overdrive in the KTM Freeride 250R’s well-spaced gearbox. This saves fuel and adds to your cruising comfort.


Cylinder heads
A key element in the flawless power delivery of the 75° V-twin is each cylinder’s state-of-the-art 4-valve cylinder head. These combine twin plug ignition, flow-optimized ports and a slick low-friction valve train with cams from each cylinder’s twin overhead camshafts driving DLC-coated cam followers.


DLC coating
DLC (Diamond-Like Carbon) is an extremely hard, durable and tribologically (i.e. in terms of sliding behavior) particularly well-suited coating that KTM uses in many parts (cam followers, piston pins, etc.). Our engines love it.


Twin ignition
The twin plug ignition system controls the two differently sized spark plugs in each cylinder head independently of each other in order to optimize combustion. The result: more (and more controlled) power, lower fuel consumption and lower emissions. That’s nice for everyone.


Pistons
The forged piston structure on the KTM Freeride 250R, borrowed from Formula 1 technology, results in a high loading capacity despite its extremely short and lightweight design. Although they have grown in diameter by three millimeters compared to those of the KTM 1190 ADVENTURE, the pistons on the KTM Freeride 250R are a whole 47 grams lighter. This way, reciprocating weight is minimized, thereby maximizing the responsiveness and frivolous nature of the engine. The piston skirts have an additional state-of-the-art, Grafal® finish. Not only does this even further reduce friction, it is also particularly hard-wearing.


Long service intervals
A unique mix of the highest quality components combined with a fully developed and reliable engine allows extremely long service intervals of 15,000 km. That’s a lot of adventures.


Crankshaft
The responsiveness and free-revving nature of the engine are also enhanced by the very low reciprocating weight of its crankshaft. Moreover, the flow-optimized shape of the crank webs boosts the particularly low-loss running of the crank drive.

 

Base camp


Dashboard
The KTM Freeride 250R supplies its rider with all necessary and desirable information on a state-of-the-art, clearly arranged instrument cluster from automotive manufacturer VDO. Core data is displayed on a central gauge that consists of an analog rev counter with an integrated, adjustable shift light and an LCD display. This display is dominated by a digital speedometer and supplemented with a digital clock, a gear indicator, bar graphs for coolant temperature and fuel level plus the display for the selected riding mode. A second LCD display is positioned to the left of the central instrument, which displays the adjustable features: Favorites page, Ride modes, Riding conditions page for additional info, e.g. outside temperature, onboard voltage, various trips, average speed, average and current fuel consumption, range and the distance to your next service. Everything is tidy, clean, clear, intuitive and simple to operate – even on the go.


Menu switch
Different modes for the various assistance systems can be selected using a menu switch on the left side of the handlebar. It's 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.

 

Excell offroad


Offroad ABS
The Offroad ABS mode allows the rider to block the rear wheel as and when required - a prerequisite for committed offroad riding and deliberately executed slides. The ABS function remains active on the front wheel, unless you turn it off entirely.


Offroad TC
The Offroad TC mode allows up to 100% slippage - i.e. double rear wheel speed - for ambitious offroad use. Turn it on and master controlled drifts with ease.


Offroad ride mode
Once this mode is engaged, the ride-by-wire limits the throttle response and peak power, putting you in full control wherever you take your bike. Offroad TC is enabled at the same time. Some serious trail scorching awaits. .

 



 

2017 KTM Freeride 250R - www.Totalmotorcycle.com USA Specifications/Technical Details
US MSRP Price: $ See Dealer for Pricing in USD

Engine
" Design
1-cylinder, 2-stroke engine
" Displacement
249 cm³
" Bore
66.4 mm
" Stroke
72 mm
" Starter
Electric starter
" Transmission
6-speed
" Primary drive
26:72
" Secondary gear ratio
14:46
" Clutch
Wet, CSS multi-disc clutch, Formula hydraulics
" EMS
Kokusan
Chassis
" Frame design
Perimeter steel-aluminium composite frame
" Front suspension
WP upside-down Ø 43 mm
" Rear suspension
WP PDS shock absorber
" Suspension travel (front)
250 mm
" Suspension travel (rear)
260 mm
" Front brake
Disc brake
" Rear brake
Disc brake
" Front brake disc diameter
260 mm
" Rear brake disc diameter
210 mm
" Chain
5/8 x 1/4"
" Steering head angle
67 °
" Wheelbase
1418 ± 10 mm
" Ground clearance
380 mm
" Seat height
915 mm
" Tank capacity (approx.)
7 l
" Weight READY TO RACE (without fuel)
92.5 kg


 


 

2017 KTM Freeride 250R - www.Totalmotorcycle.com Canadian Specifications/Technical Details
Canada MSRP Price: $ See Dealer for Pricing in CDN

Engine
" Design
1-cylinder, 2-stroke engine
" Displacement
249 cm³
" Bore
66.4 mm
" Stroke
72 mm
" Starter
Electric starter
" Transmission
6-speed
" Primary drive
26:72
" Secondary gear ratio
14:46
" Clutch
Wet, CSS multi-disc clutch, Formula hydraulics
" EMS
Kokusan
Chassis
" Frame design
Perimeter steel-aluminium composite frame
" Front suspension
WP upside-down Ø 43 mm
" Rear suspension
WP PDS shock absorber
" Suspension travel (front)
250 mm
" Suspension travel (rear)
260 mm
" Front brake
Disc brake
" Rear brake
Disc brake
" Front brake disc diameter
260 mm
" Rear brake disc diameter
210 mm
" Chain
5/8 x 1/4"
" Steering head angle
67 °
" Wheelbase
1418 ± 10 mm
" Ground clearance
380 mm
" Seat height
915 mm
" Tank capacity (approx.)
7 l
" Weight READY TO RACE (without fuel)
92.5 kg




 

2017 KTM Freeride 250R - www.Totalmotorcycle.com European Specifications/Technical Details
Europe/UK MSRP Price: £6099 GBP (On The Road inc 20% Vat)

Engine
" Design
1-cylinder, 2-stroke engine
" Displacement
249 cm³
" Bore
66.4 mm
" Stroke
72 mm
" Starter
Electric starter
" Transmission
6-speed
" Primary drive
26:72
" Secondary gear ratio
14:46
" Clutch
Wet, CSS multi-disc clutch, Formula hydraulics
" EMS
Kokusan
Chassis
" Frame design
Perimeter steel-aluminium composite frame
" Front suspension
WP upside-down Ø 43 mm
" Rear suspension
WP PDS shock absorber
" Suspension travel (front)
250 mm
" Suspension travel (rear)
260 mm
" Front brake
Disc brake
" Rear brake
Disc brake
" Front brake disc diameter
260 mm
" Rear brake disc diameter
210 mm
" Chain
5/8 x 1/4"
" Steering head angle
67 °
" Wheelbase
1418 ± 10 mm
" Ground clearance
380 mm
" Seat height
915 mm
" Tank capacity (approx.)
7 l
" Weight READY TO RACE (without fuel)
92.5 kg

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