We test a lot of KTM motorcycles here at Rider, along with those from nearly 20 other manufacturers, and we realize it’s a privilege to get seat time on the latest and greatest bikes. Test rides at dealers are a rarity, so the KTM Ride Orange Demo Tour is a great opportunity to ride KTM’s street-legal range, everything from the 200 Duke up to the 1290 Super Duke R Evo, ADVs ranging from the 390 Adventure to the 1290 Adventure R, the 690 SMC R supermoto, and the 690 Enduro R and 500 EXC-F dual-sports.
There are currently 15 stops scheduled for the demo tour between March and October, with more to be added. Check out the details in KTM’s official announcement below.
MURRIETA, Calif. – The KTM Ride Orange Street Demo Tour is back for 2023, providing the unique opportunity for U.S. consumers to sample the latest models in the KTM Street range. This year’s tour will commence during Daytona Bike Week in Florida on March 9-11, and will once again be taking place alongside a wide selection of the nation’s premier motorcycle events.
Organized by KTM North America, Inc. in association with participating dealers, this will be your chance to get up close and explore the 2023 lineup together with knowledgeable KTM experts on location before taking to some of the most enjoyable roads in the country. Each ride will take place on pre-planned routes that will be sure to deliver an exceptional experience at this year’s KTM Ride Orange Street Demo Tour.
From the spectacular KTM 1290 Super Duke R Evo to the razor-sharp KTM 890 Duke R – until the new 790 Duke arrives – and KTM 390/200 Duke lightweight heavy hitters, there will be no shortage of ready-to-race performance on offer. In addition, riders will have the chance to climb aboard the current Adventure range, featuring the KTM 1290 Super Adventure R and KTM 1290 Super Adventure S models alongside the KTM 890 Adventure R, KTM 890 Adventure, and KTM 390 Adventure variants. Plus, don’t miss the KTM 690 Enduro R, KTM 690 SMC R or KTM 500 EXC-F models.
2023 KTM Ride Orange Street Demo Tour Models:
KTM 1290 Super Adventure R
KTM 1290 Super Adventure S
KTM 1290 Super Duke R Evo
KTM 890 Adventure R
KTM 890 Adventure
KTM 890 Duke R (until the new 790 Duke arrives)
KTM 690 Enduro R
KTM 690 SMC R
KTM 390 Adventure
KTM 390 Duke
KTM 200 Duke
KTM 500 EXC-F
Please note that the model list is subject to change and may vary by demo location.
Participants at the KTM Ride Orange Street Demo Tour will also receive a Ride Orange VIP Card voucher (valued up to $500 MSRP), redeemable on KTM PowerParts, KTM PowerWear and/or KTM SpareParts at an authorized KTM dealer with the purchase of a new KTM Street model.
Registrations for each stop of the 2023 KTM Ride Orange Street Demo Tour open at 9 a.m. on the morning of that event, with riding taking place between 10 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. Demos are first come, first served.
In order to participate, you must be 25 years or older for 690cc and up, and 21 years old or above for 500cc and under. Participants 21-24 years old can Only ride motorcycles 500cc and under. Experienced riders only (no beginners). No passengers are allowed at any time, and KTM staff can revoke riding privileges at any time for any reason deemed necessary.
All riders must show a government issued photo ID with motorcycle endorsement and will be required to complete a signed waiver prior to any demo rides. Proper riding apparel is essential, including but not limited to a DOT-approved helmet, eye protection, gloves, long sleeves, pants, and sturdy footwear.
For a complete list of 2023 KTM Ride Orange Street Demo Tour locations and to connect with your local participating dealer, please visit KTM’s website or email email@example.com. Follow KTM USA on all social media platforms for the most up-to-date information on events.