2020 KTM 85 SX 17/14 Review and Specs

2020 KTM 85 SX 17/14, 85cc KTM dirt bikes

The 2020 KTM 85 SX 17/14 dirt bike is a great kids dirt bike for 7-10 year olds. With this KTM dirt bike, your child will have a taste of the big league of motocross fun and even be able to venture into the pro circuit if they would like to. The whole KTM 85 SX 17/14 design imitates the big KTM bike range following in the footsteps of the champions. The mini warrior (KTM 85) is light in weight with a high-quality frame that houses a brilliant engine improving its performance and rideability. 

The 2020 model has a new transmission drive shaft fixing for better sprocket fixation which is safer. Its muffler has been reworked with better packing wool to reduce the overall weight of the motorcycle. 

KTM 85 SX 17/14 Seat height, Weight and Specs: 

2020 KTM 85 SX 17/14, 85cc KTM dirt bikes
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  • 84.9 cc displacement
  • Single-cylinder two-stroke engine
  • Bore x Stroke: 47mm X 48.95mm 
  • Kickstarter starter
  • 6-speed transmission
  • 13:46 final drive
  • Wet, multi-disk clutch with formula hydraulics
  • WP XACT PDS mono-shock rear suspension
  • 278mm front suspension travel
  • 305mm rear suspension travel
  • 240mm in diameter disc front brake
  • 210mm in diameter disc rear brake
  • 336mm ground clearance
  • 865mm seat height
  • Weight: 67kg without fuel
  • 5.2 litre fuel capacity

Key Features

KTM 85 SX 17/14 seat height
  • The new design gives a ready to race look to match the full-size (KTM) SX range.
  • Reworked wool packing reduces the weight of the bike by 40g.
  • With innovative power valve system, the cylinder is designed to be adjustable and to increase torque and controllability.
  • Lightweight crankshaft to offer inertia for peak torque.
  • The crankshaft is designed with shafts close enough to the centre of gravity.
  • Hydroformed chromium-molybdenum tubed, high-tech frame for comfort.
  • Compared to a coil spring design clutch, Its diaphragm spring clutch is more compact.
  • Sophisticated air spring design for easy adjustment on rough terrain.
  •  The cooling system has two radiators and specially designed shrouds for efficient cooling.
  • Airbox designed like larger SX models allowing the rider to change the air filter without tools.
Pros
  • High-performance harmonics engine
  • Best for 15-year old’s as well as lightweight newcomers to the class
  • Its optimized frame provides a great feeling to the rider as it is designed to soak up big hits
  • Quality handlebars, seats and footpegs
Cons
  • Not easy to fix or maintain
  • Less durable

2020 KTM 65 SX Review and Specs

2020 KTM 65 SX specs review

Young riders between 8 and 12 years can enjoy this fully-fledged 65cc kids’ dirt bike. The KTM 65 SX features AER technology, power delivery, and WP XACT front forks that set the pace in its class. Just like its superior counterparts, the bike has excellent dynamics, quality equipment, and craftsmanship that will provide winning performance for your child. The bike is best for riders who want to move to the next level of racing. Ignition has been reworked for improved performance for the 2020 model of this dirt bike. As well as this the carburetor has been adapted to provide more power.

KTM 65 SX Specs: 

2020 KTM 65 SX specs review
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  • Single-cylinder two-stroke engine
  • 64.9 cc displacement
  • Bore x Stroke: 45mm x 40.8mm
  • Kickstarter starter
  • 6-speed transmission
  • Wet multi-disc clutch with formula hydraulics
  • Double cradle, central-tube frame
  • Mikuni VM 24 fuel system
  • 14:48 final drive
  • AET digital ignition
  • WP XACT upside-down fork, front suspension
  • WP XACT mono-shock rear suspension
  • 215mm front suspension travel
  • 270mm rear suspension travel
  • 198mm diameter front disc brake
  • 160mm diameter rear disc brake
  • 64.5 degrees steering head angle
  • 750mm seat height
  • 3.5-litre fuel tank
  • Weight: 53kg without fuel

Key Features

KTM 65 sx specs, best dirt bike for 10 year olds
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  • Ignition curve has been reworked to improve performance.
  • Ready to race look.
  • The by-track is fitted with an alternative needle to fine-tune options for different conditions.
  • Light front fork for riders to easily make adjustments.
  • Sleek body for ultimate comfort and control.
  • Chromium-molybdenum steel frame for easy cornering.
  • Two-stroke technology cutting edge, 6-speed transmission, and a hydraulic clutch.
  • Black anodized aluminium rims for durability.
  • Superb grip in rough terrains by the MAXXIS knobby tyres.
  • The bike is fitted with four-piston clippers that grip both the front and rear disc brakes.
  • The progressive damping technology on WP XACT mono-shock ensures stability and maximum damping characteristics.
Pros
  • Easy to fine-tune for different tracks
  • Lighter in weight
  • With ready to race ergonomics, one can ride harder for longer
  • Freedom of movement for the rider while riding
  • Guaranteed maximum stability and strength
Cons
  • Takes time to get comfortable with it, especially if upgrading dirt bike

2020 KTM 50 SX Review and Specs

KTM 50, KTM 50sx

The KTM 50 SX 2020 is a fantastic KTM for riders aged 3 to 6 years old, who are taking their first steps into the world of motocross racing. It features a revolutionary WP XACT front fork with AER technology, cool colour, and rear suspension that can be easily adjusted. 

The KTM 50 SX, just like the rest in its family, comes with top-quality components. The power delivery is steady, the automatic clutch is ideal for beginners, and above all, it ensures budding riders concentrate on the essentials and learn the basic skills very fast.

KTM 50 SX Specs:

KTM 50 specs, 2020 ktm 50 price
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  • Single-cylinder two-stroke engine.
  • 49 cc displacement.
  • Bore x stroke: 39.5 x 40.0 mm.
  • Kick starter.
  • 6-speed transmission system.
  • Fuel; Premix @60:1 lubrication.
  • Front brake: 160 mm.
  • Rear brake: 160 mm.
  • Adjustable centrifugal clutch.
  • Wheelbase: 91.44 cm.
  • Rake: 23.6 degrees.
  • Seat height: 684 mm.
  • Ground clearance: 18.288 cm.
  • Fuel capacity: 2.3 litres.
  • Curb weight inclusive of oil, petrol, etc.: 41.7 Kg.

Key Features:

KTM 50 SX horsepower and specs, 2020
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  • The new graphics designed to match the SX range’s full-size bikes give a racing appearance.
  • The aluminium swingarm characteristics provide more stability and ease of chain adjustment.
  • The ultra-light WP XACT 35mm fork can be adjusted easily so that it fits different track conditions and the requirements of different riders. 
  • The crankshaft is kept close to the centre of gravity by the 3-stroke engine and this allows for quick handling and increased room for reed valve angle.
  • The slim profile of the KTM 50 SX, is perfect for efficient ergonomics and handling.
  • Lightweight aluminium discs combined with the hydraulic brakes give powerful feedback that can be controlled by riders of all skill levels.
  • Acceleration can be adjusted -without tools- to fit any track conditions in a matter of minutes. This acceleration is provided for by the centrifugal multi-disc automatic clutch. 
  • The black, super light aluminium rims match the MAXXIS tyres perfectly for maximum grip. 
Pros
  • The air-filter removable – simple but efficient
  • Lighter and more powerful than its counterparts
  • It takes corners well, the handling is balanced
  • The two-stroke is modern and fast
Cons
  • It loses stability at high speed

2020 KTM 50 SX Mini Review and Specs

kts 50 review and specs

When stepping into the world of MX, KTM 50 SX Mini 2020 should definitely be one of your first choices. This is because it incorporates most of the KTM 50 SX technology but with smaller wheels, a lower seat, and a friendlier power delivery. 

The high-quality components and innovative technology used to build this bike make it the best for the smallest of racers. The engine delivers steady power with an automatic clutch that is very suitable for novice riders. Additionally, it features a powerful, WP XACT front fork and shock absorber so that it can make going fast fun.

The graphics on this bike are also super cool. 

Source: KTM

KTM 50 SX Mini Specs:

  • Displacement: 49cc.
  • 2-stroke, 1-cylinder engine type. 
  • Bore x stroke: 39.5 x 40 mm. 
  • Kick starter.
  • Single-speed automatic transmission system.
  • Frame design: double-cradle with central-tube frame.
  • Front suspension travel: 100mm.
  • Rear suspension: 14.7 cm.
  • Front and rear disc brakes.
  • Front and rear suspension travel: 100m x 147mm
  • Ground clearance: 18.4 cm.
  • Seat height: 55.8 cm.
  • Capacity: 2.1 litres.
  • Weight inclusive of oil, petrol, etc.: 40 Kg.

Key Features

  • The outstanding telescopic forks from WP Suspension provide outstanding stability when riding.
  • The aluminium ergonomic handlebars also provide maximum support and provide high levels of stability.
  • The black lightweight aluminium rims are matched perfectly with the tires for maximum grip.
  • The rear and front hydraulic brake give powerful feedback that allows kids of any skill level to have complete control of the bike. 
  • KTM 50 SX Mini’s slim profile makes the handling of the bike quite easy.
  • The engine has been designed in a way that keeps the crankshaft close to the centre of the bike, proving enough room for optimized reed valve angle, improved performance, and quick handling.
Pros
  • This bike is lighter than most 4-strokes
  • It can be detuned by adjusting the clutch engagement
  • Very fast
  • Longevity; kids do not outgrow the bike fast
Cons
  • It might be too fast for a beginner
  • Requires more maintenance
  • It is very loud

2020 Kawasaki KX85 Review and Specs

KX85 specs and images

KX85 age range: 7-10 Year Olds

2020 KX85 Kawasaki
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The 2020 Kawasaki KX 85 can be rightfully described as a sizeable bike in a little package. This dirt bike has been deliberately improved so that it meets the standards of youth racers looking for a bike that can give them an upper hand over their competitors. 

The KX85 comes equipped with a power valve system that is easy to use and control. 

KX85 Specs:

KX 85 Specs, KX85 for sale
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  • 84.6cc engine displacement.
  • 2-stroke, liquid-cooled, single valve engine system.
  • Final drive: Chain.
  • Electric CDI ignition with a digital advance.
  • Compression ratio speed: 9.0:1 (high) 10.9:1 (low) 
  • It has a 6-speed, wet manual clutch with return shift transmission system.
  • Fuel system: 28mm Keihin carburetor.
  • High tensile steel perimeter frame with a subframe member.
  • Bore x stroke: 48.5 x 45.8 mm.
  • Overall length: 182.88 cm.
  • Overall width: 76.6 cm.
  • Overall height: 109.98 cm.
  • Seat height: 83.06 cm.
  • Ground clearance: 28.96 cm.
  • Curb weight including oil, gas, etc.: 74.8 Kg
  • Wheel-base: 126.5 cm
  • Fuel capacity: 5 litres
  • Colour: Lime green.
  • Warranty: none available.

2020 KX 85 Key Features 

  • The adjustable handlebars provide extra room for kids’ growth. 
  • The 2-stroke engine boosts the performance of the bike.
  • The strong braking performance is exceptional, because of the improved 220mm disc at the front and 184mm disc at the rear. 
  • The slim body works provide for an easier transition when riding. Added to this is the low positioned fuel cap to make transitioning from the rear to the front part of the motorcycle easier.
  • This bike’s pull-type clutch actuation improves operations and allows for easy maintenance. 
  • The second, third, and fourth gears have hard chromed shift forks and new bushings added to them to offer positive shifting action and rugged durability. 
  • Kawasaki KX85’s image has been strengthened further by the black alunite rings, fork guards, together with the green adonized finish on the suspension adjusters. 
  • Because the radiator in Kawasaki KX85 has been enlarged, it matches the engine power perfectly. It works hand in hand with the power output. These features keep everything cool when the action gets too hot.
  • The forks on this bike offer efficient damping and higher resistance so that the rider can achieve an even higher pace with maximum comfort. 
  • Again, this bike has petal-shaped discs to provide massive stopping power.  
  • Riders of these bikes can choose between two different sizes. There is the Kawasaki KX 85-II that has 48.26cm front and 40.64cm rear wheels or the Kawasaki KX85 that comes with a 43.18 cm front and 35.56cm rear wheel.
  • Kawasaki Integrated Power Valve System; In Kawasaki KX85 the KIPS cover helps to remove the excess exhaust pressure so that the valve action is more precise and the rpm performance is improved. The spring stopper absorbs the over stroke for improved durability. The KIPS governor also works to open the cylinder valves fully. 
Pros
  • Powerful because of the phenomenal engine and a power valve
  • Comfortable seat
  • Very fast and reliable
  • Balances easily and can make amazing jumps – As you race you can jump up to 16 metres using the 3rd or 4th gear with Kawasaki KX85. That’s because it has more grunts to easily go over jumps and along trails
Cons
  • Lacks suspension a little bit
  • Occasionally the spark plug may fail
  • Learning the clutch can be tricky

2020 Kawasaki KX 85-II Review and Specs

Kawasaki KX85-II review, Specs

Age Range: 7-10 Years Old

The Kawasaki KX 85-II 2020 is a solid offering in the 85cc kids’ dirt bike range. It has been specifically designed to dominate in the Junior MX circuit. It relies heavily on its nimble handling, instantaneous power, and its race-inspired styling. Its two-stroke engine has been improved with a high KIPS (Kawasaki Integrated Power Valve System). This generates a simple-to-use, widespread powerband. Kawasaki KX85-II stands above any of its competition with its power and reliability.

The 84cc proportionate engine power and the overall improved technology give young racers an upper hand in winning championships and developing the skills they need to sharpen their technique.   

KX85-II Specs:

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  • 2-stroke, water-cooled, 1-cylinder engine type – This engine is not just designed with a low friction piston for high performance but also a sharp throttle response. This bike combines high performance designed features such as a single ring piston for reduced friction and high power, a swift throttle response, and a high-power combustion chamber.  
  •  84cc displacement. 
  • Clutch: manual, wet multi-disc.
  • Bore x stroke: 48.5 x 45.8 mm. 
  • Compression ratio speed: 9.0:1 (high) – 10.9:1 (low).
  • Electric ignition with improved digital advance.
  • 6-speed transmission system.
  • Chain final drive.
  • Performance: front suspension/ wheel travel.
  • Overall length: 1920 mm.
  • Overall width: 765 cm.
  • Overall height: 1150 mm.
  • Seat height: 87 cm.
  • Curb weight: 77 Kg.
  • Fuel capacity inclusive of oil and petrol: 5 litres.
  • Wheelbase: 1310 mm.
  • Colour: lime green.

Key Features 

  • This bike has a large radiator for extra cooling. The size of the radiator has been increased so that it works hand in hand with the power output. 
  • Kawasaki KX 85-II features adjustable handlebars. The forward-backward adjustment has two positions while the optional spacer has 3 options for height adjustment. 
  • The rear shock suspension is lightweight, easily adjustable, and stable. This feature improves the overall riding experience of the bike.
  • Inspired by the KX 250/KX 450 models, The Kawasaki KX 85-II is sleek, aggressive and stunning. The general bodywork is minimalist. The slim fuel tank with a flat seat enables racers to go faster. The generally streamlined bodywork takes on the shape of the rider so that they can fit into the bike perfectly. 
  • The rear shock contributes a stable feeling and easy adjustability.
  • The spicy graphics bring a professional look to Kawasaki KX85-II in the racing field.
  • Thanks to the ergonomic fitting system with 6 adjustable positions, young racers can now grow with this motorcycle. 
  • The performance of this bike is directly proportional to its power. This feature ensures Kawasaki KX 85-II brings its proven performance to the amateur ranks. 
  • There are two sizes: the KX85-II has 48.3cm front and 40.6cm rear wheels; the KX85 has 43.2cm front and 35.6cm rear wheels. 
  • It’s possible to fit the small Kawasaki KX85 accessory wheels on to Kawasaki KX85-II.
  • Using the Accumulating Shim Type Valving that is mostly used in the larger KX models, the front suspension performance has been doubled. 
  • The pull-type clutch actuation ensures operations are smooth and the maintenance is easy.
  • To make the bike even more stylish, the 2020 Kawasaki KX85-II features petal shaped discs just like in the full-sized KX250 and KX450 models. The discs give the bike massive stopping power.
  • Kawasaki Integrated Power Valve System (KIPS); For improved horsepower and torque, the KIPS system has incorporated a varied exhaust port height. To improve the valve function, and rpm performance the breather in KIPS is designed to relieve more pressure. 
  • The stopper springs in the Kawasaki Integrated Power Valve System absorbs over stroke so that the bike has improved durability. The long-stroke in this system also helps to open the valves wider.
Pros
  • Improved performance through the integrated power valve system
  • It can be converted to a KX100 for those who wish
  • It is a fast dirt bike
Cons
  • This bike will not fit taller riders
  • For an 84cc bike, it is pretty small

2020 Kawasaki KX 65 Review

2020 Kawasaki KX 65 review, kx65 specs

Age Range: 7-10 Year Olds

The Kawasaki KX 65 (2020) is a consistent performer in the Kawasaki KX line. The KX65 is an amazing kids’ dirt bike for any child that is 7-10 years old. It has been improved to include 0.33cm front forks and a rebound damping that can be adjusted, making it capable of performing at its best condition even in very rough terrain. Kawasaki KX 65 offers good engine improvement influenced by Kawasaki’s racing attempts for more power.  

The durability and reliability of this model creates a dependable platform for kids who are just starting in racing. It is an essential tool for kids who are stepping out into the world of competitive racing for the first time. The Kawasaki KX 65 is likely to produce champions.  

If your goal is to introduce your kid to the competitive ranks of motocross, then the KX 65 should be your ideal choice. With proven durability, agility, and a 64cc engine, the rider will be able to build their skills on an absolutely solid platform.

Kawasaki KX 65 Specs:

2020 Kawasaki KX 65 review, kx65 specs
  • 64.7cc, single, 2-stroke engine:

KX 65’s digital ignition includes rare magnets that make it light and long-lasting. The reduced inertia improves the small-rpm response. The powerful ignition distributes a more powerful subordinate voltage for a more powerful spark. Using lock-nuts, the primary gear has been secured to reduce mechanical noise.

Engine reliability has also been improved using a stopper on the oil seal on the left crankcase. The generator, water pump elbow, and water pump cover all have an improved sealing using meta form gaskets.

  • 6 speed chain drive transmission:

The 6-speed transmission improves shifting action made possible through the shift forks that are chromed. This manual clutch provides for ultimate control and performance. 

  • Fuel system: Carburetor. Mikuni VM24SS.
  • Adjustable Uni-Trak rear suspension.
  • CDI w/digital advanced ignition system.
  • Fuel capacity: 3.8 litres. 
  • Weight: 60 Kg including oil and fuel.
  • Seat height: 76 cm.
  • Liquid cooling system.
  • Semi-double steel frame.
  • Bore x stroke: 44.5 x 41.6 mm.
  • Compression: 8.4:1.
  • Front and rear brakes: both are single-disc hydraulic.
  • Front-wheel travel: 21.0 cm.
  • Rear-wheel travel: 24.0 cm.
  • Overall length: 159.0 cm.
  • Overall width: 75.9 cm.
  • Kick starter.
  • Wheelbase:11.20 cm.
  • Lx W x H: 15.9 x7.60 x 9.55 cm. 
  • Colour: Lime green.

Kawasaki KX65 Key Features

  • This bike might be a small dirt bike, but its high-performance engine makes it extremely efficient. The 6-speed transmission creates high power that can satisfy any aspiring racer.
  • The Kawasaki KX 65 has a rear Uni-Trak link feature that is not just fully adjustable but also has a four-position rebound damping providing almost 29 cm of travel.
  • The light and powerful rear and front brakes provide continuous braking performance. This results in a firm and responsive brake system that improves driving confidence and sharpens skills with small riders.  
  • A low 76.0 cm seat height with a high tubular semi-double steel cradle frame provides a dependable platform that allows riders to gain experience and build skills comfortably. 
  • The hard-chrome finished forks are wear-resistant.
  • The graphics are beautifully updated on the Kawasaki KX 65 as inspired by the KX 250 and KX 450.

Kawasaki KX 65 Pros and Cons

Pros
  • High-performance bike
  • Easy to handle even for smaller riders
Cons
  • Stiff riding quality
  • Ergonomically tight for tall riders
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