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KTM demo rides this weekend in Phoenix

Starting Saturday morning, January 16, KTM Ride Orange will provide street demo rides to interested customers free of charge. This event is sponsored by Motohouse KTM. Demo rides will start at 10:00am and go until 4:00pm. The ride will leave from the Motohouse KTM dealership and will run approximately 15 minutes in length around North Phoenix.

The following KTM models will be available to demo on the street demo ride: 690 Enduro R, 690 SMC, 690 Duke, 950 Super Enduro, 990 Adventure, 990 SMT, 990 Super Duke and the 1190 RC8. To participate in a KTM street demo ride, riders must be 25 years of age or older, have a valid motorcycle license and wear the appropriate riding gear (DOT approved helmet, jacket, long pants, gloves and boots).

Saturday night, riders are encouraged to visit Chase Field and watch the second round of the AMA Supercross Series and cheer on FMF/KTM rider Tommy Searle as he competes aboard his KTM 250 SX-F.

On Sunday morning, KTM Ride Orange will host an off-road demo day at Canyon Motocross Park in Peoria, AZ. This demo ride event is sponsored by multiple KTM dealers and will run from 10:00am – 4:00pm.

The demo rides will take place on the off-road loop which features desert terrain, sand washes and off-road trails.

KTM will have the following models available to test: 150 XC, 250 XC, 250 XC-W, 250 XC-F, 400 XC-W, 450 XC-W, 530 XC-W and the Husaberg FE 390, FX 450 and FE 570. Riders must be 18 years of age or older, have a valid photo ID and be dressed appropriately (DOT approved helmet, eye protection, jersey, gloves, pants and motorcycle boots) to ride the off-road demo.

Below are the addresses to the demo ride locations:

Street Demo Ride
Motohouse KTM
16251 North Cave Creek Road #6
Phoenix, AZ 85032

Off-Road Demo Ride
Canyon MX Park
9777 W. Carefree Hwy.
Peoria, AZ 85383


Ron Lieback
Ron Lieback
One of the few moto journalists based on the East Coast, Ron Lieback joined the motorcycle industry as a freelancer in 2007, and is currently Online Editor at Ultimate Motorcycling. He is also the author of "365 to Vision: Modern Writer's Guide (How to Produce More Quality Writing in Less Time).

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