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2014

WE RIDE CYLINDER WORKS’ KTM 365SXF BIG BORE

It’s no secret that we were disappointed with the 2011 KTM 350SXF. It wasn?t bad; it just wasn?t what we expected. We knew we could embrace the 350cc design philosophy if it were executed properly, because the Austrian company’s basic idea is sound: produce a mid-size, Open-class engine and tuck it into a lightweight 250cc chassis. The ideal 350cc motocross bike should produce around 50 horsepower and weigh 222 pounds. The resulting power-to-weight ratio would make it the ultimate motocross weapon. It s…