Flashback: Super Duke GTs to Austrian MotoGP
This time last year, I was recovering from my stag weekend. It wasn’t a very civilised affair and many boundaries were broken. My soul was broken too, but there wasn’t time to mope around and contemplate the debauchery (even if the Waybuloo theme tune sparked emotional turmoil) because we... Read more
Video: KTM Super Duke GT to GP – EP03
Better late than never, the final chapter of GT2GP begins halfway though our second day of riding to the Red Bull Ring, Spielberg. Just when we thought the roads couldn’t get any sexier, we inadvertently discovered the 114: a road so stimulating, the locals call it the g-spot. If... Read more
Video: Super Duke GT to GP – EP02
It’s Saturday morning. We’re nursing gargantuan G&T hangovers and pizza comedowns after consuming far too much. The air is still thick with an overriding scent of the Partridge perfumery. There’s one of the most beautiful lakes and consequent backdrops you’ve ever seen. A pedalo elegantly dances on the water... Read more
Video: Austrian MotoGP Special – GT to GP – EP01
As many 44T regulars will have clocked, we went on a little adventure to Austria recently, beginning at Salzburg airport and culminating at the Red Bull Ring for an awesome weekend of GP action. Fresh from a solo Euro excursion, Baron met me at the airport and we started... Read more
Austrian MotoGP Special: GT to GP Teaser
For me, there were three essential, must-have steeds for 2016 before I’d even slung a leg over this season’s finest array of metal: Yamaha’s MT-10, the Kawasaki ZX-10R, and KTM’s 1290 Super Duke GT – all for obvious reasons. After testing the former pairing in vigorous fashion, it was... Read more
KTM 1290 Super Duke GT
Pioneers of orange-based hooliganism, KTM has unveiled a 1290 Super Duke GT for 2016. Given its Grand Touring pre-conceived credentials, is it a Super Duke R for your dad? Erm, looking at the technical details and new-fangled technology, and the fact it’s a KTM, no chance. The GT’s power... Read more