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Cycle News 2021 Issue 36 September 8

Cycle News is a weekly magazine that covers all aspects of motorcycling including Supercross, Motocross and MotoGP as well as new motorcycles

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KTM Introduces 2022 450 SMR Supermoto K TM announced the return of it its 450 SMR supermoto. KTM's 2022 450 SMR supermo- to shares the same platform as its motocross cousin. The SMR is powered by the same motor, which weighs 59.5 pounds, that powers the 450 SX-F but, as before, "has been adjusted and modified for optimum supermoto use," says KTM. Gear shifting is handled by a Pankl Racing Systems five- speed gearbox with a Suter anti- hopper clutch. Brakes are made up of a Brembo four-piston radial caliper 310mm disc up front and a 220mm disc in the back. Suspension features a WP Xact AER 48mm fork and a WP Xact rear shock. The SMR is fitted with super- moto 16.5/17-inch Apina wheels and Bridgestone racing slick tires. Claimed dry weight is 224.8 pounds. The 2022 KTM 450 SMR will be available at KTM dealers in October. CN VOLUME 58 ISSUE 36 SEPTEMBER 8, 2021 P29 KTM announced the return of its 450 SMR supermoto with new graphics.

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