2014 KTM Freeride 250R

KTM has announced the 2014 Freeride 250R for the international markets. This power packed two stroke uses the same engine on the 250EXC, with different porting, no power valve and a smaller carb. The Freeride 250R weighs 7 kilograms lighter than the 350 and even with a new 7L tank it weighs just 92.5 kilograms. The exhaust is also different from the 350, this one gets a up swept exhaust. Other changes include 55m more of ground clearance, a larger air filter and changes to the gear ratios. Suspension is the same as that on the 350. Check out the 2014 KTM Freeride 250R specifications below along with more photographs of the bike in action.

2014 KTM Freeride 250R specifications

  • Design: 1-cylinder 2-stroke engine, water-cooled, with reed intake and exhaust control
  • Displacement: 249 cm³
  • Bore: 66.4 mm
  • Stroke: 72 mm
  • Starting aid: Electric starter
  • Transmission: 6 gear, claw shifted
  • Engine lubrication: Mixture oil lubrication
  • Primary ratio: 26:72
  • Secondary gear ratio: 14:46 (12:46)
  • Cooling: Liquid cooling system
  • Clutch: Wet multi-disc clutch CSS / Formula Hydraulik
  • Ignition system: Contactless, fully electronic ignition system with digital ignition timing adjustment, type Kokusan
  • Frame: Perimeter steel-aluminium composite frame
  • Fork: WP Suspension4357 MXMA
  • Shock absorber: WP Suspension 4618 PDS DCC
  • Suspension travel: Front 250 mm, Rear 280 mm
  • Brake system front: Disc brake with radially mounted four-piston brake caliper
  • Brake system rear: Disc brake with radially mounted dual-piston brake caliper
  • Brake discs – diameter front: 260 mm
  • Brake discs – diameter rear: 210 mm
  • Chain: 5/8 x 1/4” X‑Ring
  • Steering head angle: 67°
  • Wheelbase: 1,418±10 mm
  • Ground clearance (unloaded): 380 mm
  • Seat height (unloaded): 915 mm
  • Total fuel tank capacity approx.: 7 l, Unleaded premium fuel (95 octane), mixed with 2-stroke engine oil (1:80)
  • Weight without fuel approx.: 92.5 kg