Can you ride the KTM Duke 690 on an A2 licence?
Yes, you can ride the KTM Duke 690 (2016 onwards) on an A2 motorbike licence. However, you will need to fit a restrictor kit to reduce its power output and make it A2 licence compliant!
KTM Duke 690 (2016 onwards)
The KTM Duke 690 is an A2-friendly street bike from the famous Duke series of KTM motorcycles.
Its modern design with aggressive lines make it look more like a supermoto bike rather than a standard naked bike. It is super-light and easy to handle in corners, yet very powerful. The KTM Duke 690 motorcycle is equipped with a single-cylinder engine that offers low maintenance and long service intervals.
If you are looking for a cool beginner-friendly A2 motorcycle that has insane amounts of power and very good acceleration, then the KTM Duke 690 is easily one of the best options out there! However, you will need to restrict it…
A2 Licence Compliance
The KTM Duke 690 is a 690cc A2-friendly standard bike. It has a power output of 53.7 kW (72 bhp), which exceeds the 35kW limit needed for an A2 licence. The bike has to be restricted by cca 35% to be A2 licence compliant.
You will need a restrictor to ride the KTM Duke 690 on an A2 licence. See the KTM Duke 690 specifications table for restriction info, and the restrictor kits section to see what restrictors are available for the KTM Duke 690.
|Restriction Required||35% (to restrict to 35 kW)|
|Seat height||835 mm|
|Front tyre size||120/70-17|
|Rear tyre size||160/60/17|
|Top speed||120 mph|
|Engine size||690 cc|
|Engine type||Single Cylinder|
|Engine oil capacity||1.7 litres|
|Power output||53.7 kW|
|Power output||72 bhp|
|Torque output||54.6 lb-ft|
|Fuel tank size||14 litres|
|Fuel tank range||160 miles|
|Fuel consumption||57 mpg|
|Annual road tax||£93|