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2015 KTM XCF-W 350

March 10, 2015 // 0 Comments

Story and Photos by Kevin Novello GNCC Legend Tommy Norton Blasts through a stream aboard the 2015 XCF-W 350. This year’s version of the KTM XCF-W 350 left me scratching my head. I remember last year’s version pretty well; it was torquey and a bit milder than the XC-F and SX-F line up. So imagine my surprise when I whacked the throttle on the ’15 and got an unprecedented blast of power that ripped the front wheel from the ground and caused me to skid through a corner. I eventually [Read More...]

2015 KTM XC-W 300

March 10, 2015 // 0 Comments

Story and Photos by Kevin Novello Kevin Hubbard puts the 2015 KTM XC-W 300 through the paces. As you have no doubt figured out, 2015 is a year of refinements for most of the KTM lineup, and the 300 XC-W is no exception. The obvious changes are the orange powder coated frame and the new graphics, but it doesn’t completely end there; KTM updated the ignition and inner clutch covers with new gaskets for improved sealing. Additionally, the carburetor received new jetting specs to “smooth out [Read More...]

Wheel Spin: Silver Linings

March 10, 2015 // 0 Comments

By Kevin Novello I may not have been able to ride with my regular riding buddies for most of the year, but this crowd wasn’t bad either. I am not unhappy to put 2014 in the rear view mirror. Personally and professionally it was a banner year – and that’s what really counts. But in terms of enjoying off-road riding and racing, it definitely didn’t go as planned. The year started as the most promising year ever, with trips planned to take on Romaniacs and Sea to Sky. Early on we had a [Read More...]
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