Many of us got our first glimpse of two-wheeled excitement when we were little, probably aboard a mountain bike specially designed for kids. Back then, however, these machines were little more than children’s bikes with a small gasoline engine attached to the frame. Nowadays, however, kids have the option of getting started on a Factory Racing Edition machine from one of the world’s most respected off-road vehicle manufacturers. Man, kids these days really understand everything, don’t they?
That’s right, KTM has just released the 2022 version of the KTM SX 50 Factory Edition, a competition off-road bike aimed at kids that will put some mature, budget enduro machines to shame. Remember, however, if you are looking to get your kid into the sport of motocross, you might want to look elsewhere as this bike packs a lot of oomph, making it ideal for kids looking to step into the arena. competitive motocross. It is equipped with a range of premium components from the same companies that propelled KTM to international racing success, such as the suspension from WP and an exhaust system from FMF.
According to the KTM press release, the KTM 50 SX Factory Edition “gives a perfect taste of the performance, capabilities and possibilities of the entire KTM SX range.” The 50cc two-stroke engine features a high-performance single-cylinder configuration paired with an FMF free-flowing exhaust system. Meanwhile, the 50 SX Factory Edition features a lightweight, high-strength chromoly chassis that strikes the perfect balance between longitudinal stability and torsional stiffness, delivering a consistent, performance-oriented ride ideal for when the most. little ones tackle aggressive switchbacks and massive jumps.
For kids who want to take their competition to a whole new level, KTM offers a factory graphics kit as an optional accessory for the 50 SX Factory Edition. With the iconic orange and dark blue colourway from the KTM and Red Bull collaboration, kids can hit the track looking and feeling like their motocross heroes. So parents, just a few months away from Christmas, maybe it’s time to upgrade your kids’ off-road racing machine. The KTM 50 SX Factory Edition is now available with full technical specifications and options available on the KTM website linked below.