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Duked: Ryan Stephen’s knockout custom KTM 690

Duked: Ryan Stephen’s knockout custom KTM 690

Duked: Ryan Stephen’s knockout custom KTM 690
We don’t see many custom KTMs, but they tend to be spectacular—like Max Hazan’s supercharged art bike, or the two-wheel-drive monster built for REV’IT!

Upholding this fine tradition is a striking build from Ryan Stephen, which broke cover at the ‘Motorcycles as Art’ show at Sturgis earlier this year. Curated by famed photographer Michael Lichter, the 2017 show focused on younger builders—and it’s obvious that Ryan is a name to watch.

Duked: Ryan Stephen’s knockout custom KTM 690
By day, he’s a brake designer and test engineer for Hayes Brakes. In his spare time, he races supermoto and on ice, and provides engineering support to the Scheibe Racing/Hayes Brake BMW race team.

“I built the bike to test my skills, and push the limits of what I can do in my personal shop,” he tells us.…

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