FIRST LOOK: 2017 KTM MINICYCLES — 50SX, 50SX MINI, 65SX & 85SX

2017 KTM 85SX

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2017 KTM 85SX
The riders of the 85cc minicycle class are no longer beginners. These are future champions fighting for victory, no matter if it is the AMA Amateur National Title or Junior Motocross World Championship. In this scene, the 85SX is considered the weapon of choice. With the most powerful engine in the field and a super lightweight, stable chassis, the only real competition comes from others racing on the 85SX.

KTM85SXleftfront2017PERTINENT 85SX INFO
(1) The 85 SX benefits from cutting-edge two-stroke technology and a precise 6-speed transmission with a hydraulic clutch for superiority on the race track.
(2) The Formula braking system with radial calipers, four pistons in front, two in the rear, matched with lightweight Wave 240 mm front and a 210 rear brake disc set the standard in terms of controlled action and braking performance.
(3) What is good for the bigger KTM off-road bikes is also good for the 85SX and that includes an air filter change can be done within seconds without tools.
(4) Made of top quality chromoly steel with a lightweight, bolt-on aluminum rear subframe, the 85 SX frame ensures maximum stability at a minimum weight
(5) WP 43mm upside-down forks provide 270mm of travel, while a PDS monoshock for the rear provides optimum traction and surface contact.
(5) Ergonomics and function of the bodywork is designed in such a way as to achieve complete harmony between rider and bike.
(6) New graphics provide a sleek and up-to-date look bases on the full-sized SX line.

2017KTM85SXENGINE2017 85SX SPECIFICATIONS
Engine Type: Single cylinder, two-stroke
Displacement: 84.9cc
Bore / Stroke: 47/ 48.95mm
Starter: Kickstarter
Transmission: 6 Gears
Fuel System: Mikuni TM 24-505
Lubrication: Premix 40:1
Primary Ratio: 19:66
Final Drive: 14:46
Cooling: Liquid cooling
Clutch: Wet multi-disc clutch, Formula hydraulics
Ignition: Moric Digital 2M1
Frame: Central tube frame, chromoly
Subframe: Aluminum
Handlebar: Tapered aluminum Ø 28/22mm
Front Suspension: WP USD Ø 43mm
Rear Suspension: WP PDS Monoshock
Suspension Travel Front/Rear: 27 mm/10.6 in; 300mm/11.8 in
Front/Rear Brakes: Disc Brake 220mm; 210 mm; Front/Rear Rims: 1.40 x 17”, 1.60 x 14”; Front/Rear Tires: 70/100-17”; 90/100-14”
Chain: 1/2 x 5/16in
Silencer: Aluminum
Head angle: 24º
Triple clamp offset: 14mm
Wheelbase: 1,290mm ± 1 mm / 50.8 in ± 0.4 in
Ground clearance: 35 mm / 13.9 in
Seat height: 855mm / 33.7 in
Tank capacity, approximate: 5 L / 1.3 gallons
Weight (without fuel), approximate: 67.5 kg / 148.8 pounds

2017 KTM 65SX

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The 65 SX is a fully-fledged piece of racing kit sports equipment for young pilots aged around 8 to 12 years with a body height of up to 1.60m. This year’s top 65SX features revolutionary WP AER 35mm front forks, cool graphics and detailed improvements that setting the standard in terms of power, riding dynamics, equipment and craftsmanship. Further weight reduction from the new WP AER 35 fork make the 65SX even sharper on the track. Like its larger counterparts, the 65SX is truly ready to race for its young competitors.

KTM65SXleft2017PERTINENT 65SX INFO
(1) New WP AER 35 air-sprung front fork is 1.7 pounds lighter and makes adjustments for the rider size and track easy.
(2) Sleek bodywork that provides excellent ergonomics for the ultimate in control.
(3) New graphics to match the full-size SX models.
(4) The 65SX benefits from cutting-edge two-stroke technology and an easy-to-shift 6-speed transmission with a hydraulic clutch.
(5) A WP PDS monoshock guarantees optimum damping characteristics and outstanding stability. The rear wheel travel is 270mm.
(6) With adjustable compression and rebound, the suspension can be set up precisely for the rider and track in no time.
(7) The 65 SX is fitted front and rear with massive four-piston calipers that grip lightweight Wave brake discs of 198mm front and 160mm rear diameter.
(8) Like the big KTM factory racers, the 65 SX has super lightweight, black anodized, aluminum rims providing the highest strength.
(9) Maxxis knobby tires provide superb grip in any terrain

2017KTM65SXENGINE2017 65SX SPECIFICATIONS
Engine Type: Single cylinder, two-stroke
Displacement: 64.9cc
Bore / Stroke: 45.0 / 40.8mm
Starter: Kickstarter
Transmission: 6 Gears
Fuel System: Mikuni TM 24-505
Lubrication: Premix 60:1
Primary Ratio: 23:75
Final Drive: 14:48
Cooling: Liquid Cooling
Clutch: Wet multi-disc clutch, Formula hydraulics
Ignition: AET Digital
Frame: Central tube frame, chromoly
Subframe: Aluminum
Handlebar: Renthal, aluminum Ø 22mm
Front Suspension: WP AER 35mm USD Ø 35mm
Rear Suspension: WP Monoshock
Suspension Travel Front/Rear: 217mm/8.5 in; 270mm/10.6 in
Front/Rear Brakes: Disc Brake 198mm; 220mm Front/Rear Rims; 1.60 x 14”, 1.60 x 12”; Front/Rear Tires: 60/100-14”; 80/100-12”
Chain: 1/2 x 1/4 in
Silencer: Aluminum
Head angle: 25.5º
Triple clamp offset: 22mm
Wheelbase: 1,137mm ±10mm / 44.8 in ± 0.4 in
Ground clearance: 280mm / 11 in
Seat height: 750mm / 29.5 in
Tank capacity, approximate: 3.5 L / 0.92 gallons
Weight (without fuel), approximate: 52.2 kg / 115.1 pounds

2017 KTM 50SX

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2017 KTM 50SX
The 50SX is a true ready to race KTM for young MX riders. It is a genuine dirt bike that, like its bigger siblings, is produced with top-quality components. This makes the 50 SX the first choice as a stepping stone into the world of MX or for the first racing step on the ladder. With the youngster in mind this package has an engine that delivers steady, controllable power, incorporating an automatic clutch that allows the rider to concentrate on the track, not shifting. This year’s model features revolutionary WP AER 35 front forks, fully adjustable rear suspension, a new exhaust, ultra-cool graphics and detail improvements that make going fast fun.

KTMAirfork65SX2017The 2017 KTM 50SX and 65SX gets a 35mm version of the big bikes 48mm WP AER air forks.

PERTINENT 50SX INFO
(1) New WP AER 35mm air-sprung fork is easily adjustable for different rider sizes as well as track conditions.
(2) New fully adjustable rear suspension to match the performance of the WP AER 35 fork.
(3) Newly developed exhaust pipe provides better power delivery and more peak power over the entire rev range.
(4) A 3-shaft engine design keeps the crankshaft close to the bike’s center of gravity for quick handling along with room for an optimized reed valve angle for maximum performance.
(5) Bodywork that mimics the full-size 2017 SX-F line that gives the 50SX a slim profile for excellent ergonomics and handling.
(6) Front and rear hydraulic brakes by Formula combined with lightweight Wave discs are powerful with feedback that gives control for any skill level.
(7) A centrifugal multi-disc automatic clutch provides manageable acceleration and can be adjusted to the track conditions in minutes without tools.
(8) Super lightweight, black anodized aluminum rims are matched to Maxxis tires for maximum grip.

2017KTM50SXENGINE2017 50SX SPECIFICATIONS
Engine Type: Single cylinder, two-stroke
Displacement: 49cc
Bore/Stroke: 39.5/40.0mm
Starter: Kickstarter
Transmission: Rigid 1-Stage reduction gear
Fuel System: Dell’Orto PHBG 19 BS
Lubrication: Premix 60:1
Primary Ratio: 33:61 Straight-cut reduction gear
Final Drive: 11:40
Cooling: Liquid cooling
Clutch: Centrifugal clutch (Adjustable)
Ignition: Selettra 2p D36
Frame: Central tube frame, chromoly
Subframe: Steel
Handlebar: Renthal, aluminum Ø 22mm
Front Suspension: WP AER 35 USD Ø 35mm
Rear Suspension: WP Monoshock
Suspension Travel Front/Rear: 205mm/8.07 in; 185mm/7.28 in
Front/Rear Brakes: Disc Brake 160mm; 160mm
Front/Rear Rims: 1.50 x 12”, 1.60 x 10”
Front/Rear Tires: 60/100 x 12”; 2.75 x 10”
Chain: 1/2 x 3/16 in
Silencer: Aluminum
Steering Head angle: 24.0º
Triple Clamp offset: 22mm
Wheelbase: 1,032mm ± 10mm / 40.6 ± 0.4 in
Ground Clearance: 252mm / 9.92 in
Seat Height: 684 mm / 26.9 in
Tank Capacity, approximate: 2.3L / 0.61 gallons
Weight (without fuel), approximate: 40.8 kg/ 90 pounds

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2017 KTM 50 SX MINI

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Built for the smallest of racers, the 50SX Mini Incorporates much of the technology of the 50SX with a more friendly power delivery, smaller wheels and a lower seat height. It is a genuine dirt bike that, like its bigger siblings, is produced with top-quality components. This makes the 50SX Mini the best choice for a young rider’s first KTM. The two-stroke engine delivers steady, controllable power, incorporating an automatic clutch that allows the rider to concentrate on the terrain, not shifting. Just like the entire KTM product line, the 50SX Mini has slim bodywork for the best possible ergonomics, looking just like the biggest and baddest 450SXF.

KTMRearshock50SX2017The 2017 50SX gets a new shock.

PERTINENT 50SX MINI INFO
(1) A 3-shaft engine design keeps the crankshaft close to the bike’s center of gravity for quick handling along with room for an optimized reed valve angle for maximum performance.
(2) Bodywork that mimics the full-size 2017 SXF line that gives the 50SX mini a slim profile for excellent ergonomics and handling.
(3) Front and rear hydraulic brakes by Formula combined with lightweight Wave discs are powerful with feedback that gives control for any skill level.
(4) A centrifugal multi-disc automatic clutch provides manageable acceleration and can be adjusted to the track conditions in minutes without tools.
(5) Super lightweight, black anodized aluminum rims are matched to Maxxis tires for maximum grip.

2017 50SX MINI SPECIFICATIONS
Engine Type: Single cylinder, two-stroke
Displacement: 49cc
Bore/Stroke: 39.5/40.0mm
Starter: Kickstarter
Transmission: Rigid 1-Stage reduction gear
Fuel System: Dell’Orto PVHA 12 XS
Lubrication: Premix 60:1
Primary Ratio: 33:61 Straight-cut reduction gear
Final Drive: 10:42
Cooling: Liquid cooling
Clutch: Centrifugal clutch (Adjustable)
Ignition: Selettra 2p D36
Frame: Central tube frame, chromoly
Subframe: Steel
Handlebar: Renthal, aluminum Ø 22mm
Front Suspension: WP USD Ø 35mm
Rear Suspension: WP Monoshock
Suspension Travel: Front/Rear 100mm/3.9 in; 147mm/5.6 in
Front/Rear Brakes: Disc Brake 160mm; 160mm
Front/Rear Rims: 1.60 x 10”; 1.60 x 10”
Front/Rear Tires: 2.50 x 10”; 2.75 x 10”
Chain: 1/2 x 3/16 in
Silencer: Aluminum
Head angle: 23.6º
Triple clamp offset: 22mm
Wheelbase: 914± 10mm / 36 ± 0.4 in
Ground clearance: 184mm / 7.2 in
Seat height: 558mm / 22 in
Tank capacity, approximate: 2.1L / 0.55 gallons
Weight (without fuel), approximate: 40 kg/ 88.2 pounds

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