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450CL C Outdoor pictures Others 14The CFMOTO 450CL-C is more than just a classic cruiser. The 450CL-C represents the perfect fusion of classic design and modern technology, perfectly combining the cruiser aesthetic with the spirit of boundless freedom on endless roads.

Design

The 450CL-C is a masterpiece of streamlined design that catches everyone's eye. Her exterior exudes the allure of a classic era, with meticulously polished details that pay homage to the cruiser's heritage and celebrate its timeless legacy. From the gleaming fuel cap to the iconic silver ring logo, to the classic round headlight, every element reflects the spirit of adventure and the pursuit of the true self.450CL C Outdoor pictures Others 2

Engine

Powered by a dual-chamber exhaust system, the 450CL-C produces a distinctive and captivating sound that resonates with every twist of the throttle, releasing the pulse of power and freedom. With the classy matte ceramic paintwork, this motorcycle offers a harmonious blend of performance and style that makes every ride an experience like no other.450CL C Outdoor pictures Others 21

Ergonomics

The 450CL-C is where comfort meets style. Treated with Pinstripe® Retro Technology, the leather seat provides unmatched comfort and timeless design. With a seat height of 690 mm and a curb weight of 181 kg, the rider can expect stability and pure comfort on every ride.

Suspension & Brakes

Equipped with advanced components such as Φ37mm upside-down suspension, 320mm single front discs with 4-radial calipers and ABS and traction control system (TCS), the 450CL-C ensures confidence and control on any terrain. Whether on the highway or in the city, the driver can rely on the reliability and performance of the 450CL-C.450CL C Outdoor pictures Recommend 6

Equipment

Innovation is clearly the focus of the 450CL-C. For example, with the round, curved 3.6-inch TFT display in retro style. The T-Box enables seamless vehicle-to-phone connectivity and offers features such as OTA upgrades, MotoPlay, safety features, track recording, and real-time display of vehicle information via the CFMOTO RIDE app, which also enhances the riding experience.

The CFMOTO 450CL-C represents the ultimate fusion of classic design and modern innovation. With its timeless aesthetics, advanced features and unparalleled performance, the 450CL-C is poised to redefine the cruiser experience for riders around the world.450CL C Outdoor pictures Recommend 12


roof 00Originally scheduled for November 6th to 9th, the organizers received valuable input from participants, particularly school and university-age riders, urging a reconsideration of the dates to better accommodate their participation. Recognizing the importance of these young riders in shaping the future of the sport, the organizers undertook thorough discussions with stakeholders to find a suitable resolution.
 
"It has always been our intention to ensure the Roof of Africa remains an inclusive and internationally renowned event," said Ross Whitehead, Event & Operations Manager of the Roof of Africa organizing committee. "We understand the significance of catering to the diverse needs of our community, from top-tier athletes to local enthusiasts, and finding the right balance is paramount."roof 02
The revised dates aim to strike a balance between accommodating the broader riding community, including participants in the Hard Enduro World Championship and Super Enduro World Championship, while ensuring the event remains competitive and challenging for all involved.
 
"We acknowledge that there are no perfect dates, and one of our concerns which still remain is that the later we have Roof it in the year there will always be a higher risk of summer rains but this is beyond our control and the community has spoken for 2024," added Ross Whitehead. "in saying that ,we believe that the November 28th to 30th window offers the best compromise for our diverse community of riders for this year." We will definitely be doing a in-depth date survey later this year to see what dates suite all the stakeholders for 2025 and beyond.  roof 03
 The Roof of Africa organizing committee expresses its gratitude to the riding community for their invaluable feedback and understanding during this process. They assure participants that they are fully committed to delivering an exceptional event in 2024, and efforts are underway to ensure every aspect of the Roof of Africa exceeds expectations.
 
As preparations continue, the organizing committee encourages the riding community to rally behind the Roof of Africa 2024, demonstrating their unwavering support as the event approaches.

Entries will be opening soon and places will be limited so hurry and get yours done to make sure you don't miss out.
 
For further updates and information, please visit www.theroofofafrica.com where we are about to launch the refreshed 2024 entries and info pages.roof 04


KTM Toby 01Red Bull KTM Factory Racing would like to thank two-time Dakar Rally Champion Toby Price for the many achievements and results he earned with the team over the past nine seasons, as his contract concludes.

Price has competed on KTM machinery for 15 years, including nine as a factory rider, securing a world championship title and two Dakar victories for Red Bull KTM Factory Racing. Beginning his journey with the brand at home in Australia, Toby secured an incredible five Australian Off-Road Championship titles before making a name for himself on the world stage. At the 2014 FIM International Six Days Enduro (ISDE), the Australian represented his country and topped the E3 category before beginning his career in the rally discipline.

KTM Toby 02In 2016, his second year as a factory rider, Toby triumphed at the Dakar Rally, winning five of the 14 stages to take the victory with a lead of nearly 40 minutes. Just three years later, Price brought home his second Dakar Rally win on his KTM 450 RALLY, despite suffering a broken wrist during the race. The 2024 edition of the event marked Toby’s 10th time competing at the Dakar.
Complementing his Dakar successes, 2018 saw the Red Bull KTM Factory Racing ace crowned FIM Cross-Country Rallies World Champion, his first world title, after a successful season of stage wins, podiums, and victory at the Rallye du Maroc.
KTM would like to thank Toby for the multitude of achievements he has shared with Red Bull KTM Factory Racing. The entire team wishes Toby all the best in his further career.
Andreas Hölzl – Rally Team Manager: “First of all, we would like to say a huge thank you to Toby for all of his incredible achievements with Red Bull KTM Factory Racing. It’s safe to say I share the sentiment of the whole team in that we are sorry to see Toby go, but we would like to thank him for the key role he has played in the team for so many years. From his two Dakar wins to his world championship title, Toby has always given 110%. He is a team player through and through and has shown incredible passion and commitment to the brand over the years. We wish Toby all the very best for the future.”

Pit Beirer – KTM Motorsports Director: "A massive thank you to Toby for everything he has contributed to our rally program, and for the passion he has constantly shown for the sport and the brand. Joining the KTM family over 15 years ago, he has brought home a collection of trophies and successes for the team, including his world championship title and two Dakar wins. Toby has been a hugely influential member of the rally team, and his significance to the brand and its many triumphs cannot be overstated. I’m certain I speak for all at KTM when I wish him well in his future endeavors."


mv agusta 04Timur Sardarov announces the successful completion of the 5-year plan to revitalize the company. His objective to bolster the historic Italian brand was completely fulfilled, resulting in stability and substantial advancement for the “Made in Schiranna” icon. During this period, measures have been taken to steady the company financially, and substantial improvements were made to both processes and products, while also ensuring job security in Varese.

The focus on quality and reliability has resulted in the consolidation of MV Agusta's reputation and credibility among a growing global customer base. As a result, the company is now on track to achieve net profit for the first time in many years. In 2023 alone, MV Agusta introduced 5 new models, and all limited series were sold out within hours of their launch. Additionally, a new dealer network was established, further reinforcing the brand identity.mv agusta 01

With this move, the Austrian group reaffirms its interest and commitment to the Schiranna brand, considering the strong results achieved in recent years under the guidance of the Sardarov family, who will maintain joint control and a 49.9% stake in the company.

With the early takeover of the majority and, as a commitment to the location and responsibility for the employees, Hubert Trunkenpolz, member of the executive board of PIERER Mobility AG, is taking over the role of CEO and Chairman from Timur Sardarov, who will continue to be available to the company as Vice-Chairman, brand ambassador and consultant.mv agusta 03

Timur Sardarov commented: “MV Agusta embodies passion and a unique sense of romance that captivated me, a seasoned entrepreneur, from day one. The personal challenge of guiding the company out of crisis and steering it towards success through innovative business strategies, team expansion, and new product developments has been conquered. It is an honor to play a role in shaping MV Agusta's legacy. Over the past five years, both the company and I have evolved significantly. Our growth together is a testament to the transformative journey we've shared. My time with MV Agusta has been a pivotal chapter in my life, filled with mutual joys and challenges. As I continue to serve as a dedicated Vice-Chairman, I am committed to supporting the company and its ongoing success.”mv agusta 02


yam 001Two years after making history and setting an altitude world record aboard a Yamaha Ténéré 700, Pol Tarrés recently returned to Chile and set the bar even higher, not just by smashing his own record, but also by setting a new altitude record for a single-cylinder motorcycle.

Tarrés has mastered taking the road never travelled.

Reaching an incredible height of 6.677 metres with the Ténéré World Raid GYTR in full stage 3 setup, Tarrés set a new record for the highest altitude achieved on a twin-cylinder motorcycle. During the reconnaissance phase of the attempt, Tarres also set a new record for the highest altitude ever reached on a single-cylinder motorcycle, ascending to 6.756 metres on the cross country specific Yamaha YZ450FX .

Being a Ténéré ambassador, Tarrés was determined to achieve a new record on the 700 World Raid. Both records were registered on a dual GPS and verified by three guides as the guidelines prescribe. Official ratification of the two world records will take several weeks. yam 002

The expedition team comprised Pol Tarrés, Javi Echevarria (project manager), Miguel Echevarria (film crew), Ahikar Azcona (Yamaha ambassador & team support), Joan Espasa (film crew) and mountain guides, Gerardo Bauty, Cristian Órdenes, Thomas Caballero, and Juan León. Supported by Yamaha Motor Europe, Marc Bourgeois and Yamaha Motor Chile. 

“Preparing for this challenge was difficult, many said it could not be done,” declared project manager, Javi Echevarria. “But we as a team know that exactly that is what drives Pol, to do exactly what no one thinks possible. It was really a team effort – and would have been impossible without everyone involved.”

The target was to ascend Ojos del Salado, the highest volcano on earth, the second-highest mountain in the Andes and the highest summit in Chile. Several other athletes have attempted to conquer this uninhabitable place, with its steep rock inclines, scree slopes and snow drifts, yet none have enjoyed the same success as Tarrés and Yamaha thus far. 

Having learned important lessons from the previous attempt, Tarrés and the entire TRECE Racing Society Team took two weeks to acclimatise in the Andes Mountain range. Even with Tarrés’s incredible physical condition, the altitude is a force that humbles most humans and altitude sickness was a constant companion for the team during this acclimatisation process.yam 003

After acclimatising, Tarrés and the TRECE team started to explore potential routes to conquer the mountain, utilizing both the YZ450FX and the Ténéré to complete this reconnaissance phase, whilst also dealing with disruption caused by unexpected snowfall.

The weather also played a significant role in dictating the timing of the record attempt. With high winds forecast, the team were forced to accelerate their plans and make the attempts on the 6th and 7th of March. Due to the snowfall, the routes to the West and Central summits were rendered impassable, so the highest summit and principal crater of the volcano became the goal chosen by the team.

Starting from Refugio Murray at 4.522 metres, Tarrés and the Ténéré reached the record altitude in only 50 minutes. 

“Above 6.000 metres everything seems to go super slow, the physical exhaustion is indescribable and there is no room for mistakes,” commented Pol Tarrés. ”Even walking is a challenge, let alone riding a Ténéré at this altitude” yam 004

One problem encountered on the previous record setting expedition in 2022 was that of fuel consumption, which is significantly heaver at altitude than at sea level. For the most recent attempt at the record this issue was addressed with the GYTR kit, specifically the GYTR ECU assembly and extra fuel capacity, which allowed Tarrés to ride for longer without the need to refuel.

The GYTR parts from the second stage or handling kit, including more rugged Haan Wheels, KYB 48mm front fork and Paioli rear suspension, also ensured optimal handling performance on the challenging terrain of the Vulcano. 

The mental, physical, and mechanical challenges faced by Tarrés and his team during this testing challenge cannot easily be conveyed with words alone. To tell the full story of this momentous endeavour, the TRECE Racing Society and Yamaha Motor Europe have collaborated on a documentary, to be premièred at the end of this year, that will take viewers on the same incredible journey on which Tarrés embarked in both 2022 and 2024.


2025 KTM 250 SX F ADAMO EDITION 2In celebration of Andrea Adamo winning the 2023 MX2 World Championship, KTM unveils the KTM 250 SX-F ADAMO EDITION. After a superb run to the title that saw four moto wins and 19 additional podiums, KTM celebrates that success by applying some very special touches to a machine inspired by the bike that Andrea Adamo will ride in 2024 to defend his cherished MX2 title.

It was an emotional day when Adamo clinched the 2023 FIM MX2 Motocross World Championship at the Grand Prix of Italy, at the penultimate round of last season. Securing the title on home soil at Maggiora Park meant the Italian concluded a consistent first season as a Red Bull KTM Factory Racing rider by delivering the team a 15th title in 20 years. In doing so he became the tenth different racer to clinch the gold plate with the KTM 250 SX-F.2025 KTM 250 SX F ADAMO EDITION 3
Building on this success the KTM 250 SX-F ADAMO EDITION holds at the heart of it the very same READY TO RACE ethos that comes with all KTM models. With this being the ADAMO EDITION, KTM wanted to make sure it truly had that factory feel. The KTM 250 SX-F ADAMO EDITION is a special version only offered to customers in the EU. It's produced in limited quantities to commemorate Andrea Adamo winning the 2023 MX2 World Championship. In honor of this milestone, only 80 units of the KTM 250 SX-F ADAMO EDITION will be produced – just like Adamo’s race number #80.2025 KTM 250 SX F ADAMO EDITION
Starting with the brand-new Connectivity Unit Offroad (CUO) - which is also available for the entire KTM SX-F range and included with the 2024 KTM 250 and 450 SX-F FACTORY EDITIONS - this two-part system offers both engine behavior and suspension settings adjustment via the KTMconnect App, allowing riders to tune their bikes to exactly how they want them to ride and feel, making sure everyone can find their preference. Official affiliation with LitPro means riders can dive into the deepest of detail to take a closer look at their racing lines, lap times, gearing, throttle position, G-Force, jump distance and so much more. Whether riders use it to chase a lap time, perfect their setup, or just compare with friends, adjustment and the information offered are all easily accessible in the KTMconnect App.

When it comes to looks, the KTM 250 SX-F ADAMO EDITION closely resembles the aesthetics of Adamo’s race bike for the upcoming 2024 MX2 World Championship. To add to the presence, the KTM 250 SX-F ADAMO EDITION comes with an incredibly special item that is a complete front mask with the iconic championship leader red plate featuring Adamo’s race number #80 and signed by the Champion himself.2025 KTM 250 SX F ADAMO EDITION 4
As this item is not available to order separately, it’s a real collector’s piece that Red Bull KTM Factory Racing and Adamo fans will take great pride in owning and carrying on their bike. The #80 red plate will also include Andrea’s signature and the limited-edition motorcycle will come with a separate #80 sticker for putting on the number boards of the race bike if so desired.

The KTM 250 SX-F ADAMO EDITION comes with the Pirelli SCORPION MX 32 MID SOFT both on the front and rear. Being the championship-winning tire, it’s an obvious choice. Offering excellent traction that guarantees maximum power transmission to the ground, the MX 32s then also provide the precision and feel needed to find and hold your line into corners due to the layout of the front lateral knobs. With the tire developed by some of the most prestigious motocross racers in the world, including MX2 World Champion Adamo, it will have riders feeling at one with their KTM 250 SX-F ADAMO EDITION on the track.

The hardware of the KTM 250 SX-F ADAMO EDITION shares the core details of its sibling the KTM 250 SX-F FACTORY EDITION. The frame, weighing 300 g less than that of the standard bike, features the same updated engine mounts that allow for optimized flexibility which has led to improved cornering characteristics. The strategic repositioning of rotating mass within the frame has allowed for a better center of gravity too, offering greater traction and anti-squat behavior out of the corners. The KTM 250 SX-F ADAMO EDITION also comes with a newly designed carbon-reinforced skid plate as standard, ensuring even the biggest hits barely leave a scratch.

The 250cc engine is not only light at 26.1 kg but also remarkably powerful and reaches an incredible 14,000 rpm rev limit. Supplementing that power is the Akrapovič slip-on line exhaust that boasts titanium construction to fall in line with weight-saving and mass centralization as the main criteria of the KTM 250 SX-F ADAMO EDITION.

Fully adjustable WP suspension keeps riders in plush contact with the ground thanks to the 48 mm WP XACT front fork offering 310 mm of progressive and consistent damping. The FACTORY START DEVICE, and Brembo hydraulic clutch system, will also leave riders with no problem getting the holeshot. At the back, the WP XACT rear shock’s advanced damping provides unbeatable traction and energy absorption. An added bonus of the WP XACT front fork and rear shock is that they are both fully adjustable by hand, no tools required.

Getting things stopped, Brembo’s 260 mm front disc and 220 mm rear disc provide superior braking power, with the material of the rear brake lever now stiffer to take the big hits, no problem. Durable strong black rims with orange CNC machined hubs also stand up to the rigors of motocross and, with their lightweight construction, they only enhance the stopping performance, due to less rotating mass.

The KTM 250 SX-F ADAMO EDITION is a rare gem that takes the READY TO RACE motto to the next level and the specs list speaks for itself.2025 KTM 250 SX F ADAMO EDITION 5

2025 KTM 250 SX-F ADAMO EDITION specs:

  • Red Bull KTM Factory Racing CTG (Race Season 2024)
  • Red plate of World Championship Winner included #80 and signature in buy pack
  • Updated tank spoilers
  • Orange glossy ‘Factory’ frame
  • Connectivity Unit Offroad system & compatible front fender
  • Updated stiffer suspension settings
  • WP XACT AER 44 mm front fork & WP XACT rear shock
  • Factory Racing Start device
  • Factory Racing Seat
  • Factory Racing Triple Clamps
  • Factory Racing Frame Protection Set
  • Factory Racing front brake disc guard (carbon version)
  • Factory Racing skid plate (carbon version)
  • Factory Racing wheel set (black rim, black spokes, orange hubs, orange nipples)
  • Semi-floating front brake disc
  • Pirelli Scorpion MX32 Mid Soft tires
  • Engine mounts (black incl. cut outs)
  • Orange Rear Sprocket
  • Golden Regina Chain
  • Akrapovič “Slip-On Line” exhaust
  • Hinson Outer Clutch Cover
  • Number #80 in buy pack
  • Vented airbox cover in buy pack

The latest iteration of the KTM SX-F range is a highly advanced technical platform that will form the basis of Red Bull KTM Factory Racing’s championship ambitions. The potential of the KTM SX-F foundation is beyond doubt, and boasts the DNA of countless wins, podiums, and titles in the upper echelons of motocross and supercross competition through the last decade.


APEX PRO COMPONENTS FOR THE KTM 990 DUKE 1At WP Suspension, we are proud to announce the launch of two groundbreaking PRO COMPONENTS tailored specifically for the new KTM 990 DUKE – the APEX PRO 6500 Cartridge and the APEX PRO 6746 Shock. These cutting-edge suspension upgrades epitomize precision, control, and the ultimate riding experience.

Focus on the first corner, continuous pressure on the throttle, the rubber finds its grip crushing on the asphalt. Every bump is swallowed by 100% motorsport technology. Every wrinkle of the road transferred to the rider in the form of the most direct feedback in the game. WP APEX PRO COMPONENTS are moulded by the influence and experience of first-class MotoGP™ riders and their teams and have celebrated for their superiority in every class.APEX PRO COMPONENTS FOR THE KTM 990 DUKE

APEX PRO 6746 Shock:

Crafted for perfection and meticulously adapted to the unique demands of the KTM 990 DUKE, the APEX PRO 6746 Shock takes shock absorber technology to new heights. Drawing from years of motorsport expertise, this shock absorber promises excellence in damping, control, and unadulterated riding pleasure. With a plethora of adjustment options, riders can finely tune the shock absorber to suit any track, ensuring optimal performance in every driving situation. The APEX PRO 6746 Shock's exceptional spring performance and rapid rebound provide unparalleled control, while the enlarged nitrogen tank guarantees consistent damping performance, preventing overheating for a flawless ride.

Technical Features:

Adjustable high-speed compression damping

Adjustable low-speed compression damping

Adjustable rebound damping

Adjustable spring preload

Excellent cooling properties

Consistent performance

Greater comfort

APEX PRO 6500 Cartridge:

Engineered with a singular goal – dominating the Middleweight class track records – the APEX PRO 6500 Cartridge redefines performance with exceptional damping capabilities and unparalleled responsiveness. This fully adjustable open cartridge system, made from top-tier materials, offers riders enhanced control and expanded tuning options. With adjustable spring preload, rebound damping, and compression damping, the APEX PRO 6500 Cartridge ensures peak performance and responsiveness, delivering the ultimate handling prowess for the ride of your dreams.APEX PRO COMPONENTS FOR THE KTM 990 DUKE 2

Technical Features:

Adjustable spring preload

Adjustable rebound damping

Adjustable compression damping

Greater stability

Improved damping behaviour

Improved and calmer ride

Greater comfort

Front fork springs need to be ordered separately*


yamahaR1 copyYamaha remains fully committed to racing the R1 in the premier production race classes worldwide, including the FIM Superbike and Endurance World Championships. This commitment also extends to supporting teams and customers who race Yamaha’s flagship SuperSport model or utilise it as the ultimate track tool.

Global production of the R1 will continue in the future, as will the development program that has seen the bike secure world titles in both WorldSBK and EWC. While the requirements of Yamaha’s customers have evolved in recent years, the R1 remains a popular choice for teams looking to secure a competitive and cost-effective race package and for individuals focused on enhancing their track experience.

This is why from 2025, considering the challenge of meeting the Euro5+ homologation requirements, in South Africa the R1 will be made available with specifications aimed exclusively at track use, as was done previously with the R6.

Yamaha has invested heavily in making available to customers a range of GYTR performance parts for the R1, leveraging the experience of the same engineers responsible for the development of the R1 WorldSBK campaigned this year by six-time Superbike World Champion, Jonathan Rea. 

The R1 is a proven race-winning package, and Yamaha is committed to ensuring that it remains so for the foreseeable future, both in national and international competition.


WP REPLICA TEAM WEAR 2024CUTTING-EDGE AND RACE-INSPIRED

WP Suspension is thrilled to introduce the latest addition to its line-up – the WP REPLICA TEAM WEAR 2024. This cutting-edge and exceptionally practical apparel collection has been crafted to cater to the diverse needs of riders, whether they find themselves on the trackside or in the paddock.

Tailored for all team members working collaboratively towards a shared objective, as well as individuals who are driven by the desire to maintain precision and control in their pursuits.

In response to the varied requirements of motorsport enthusiasts, the WP REPLICA TEAM WEAR has been meticulously developed drawing upon decades of expertise within the #1MOTORSPORTCOMMUNITY.

With a completely renovated line-up of clothing and accessories, with the WP REPLICA TEAM WEAR 2024, you will elevate your racing experience. The unparalleled quality and style, designed to meet the dynamic demands of the motorsport community is in your hands.


 

 

 

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