KTM has the best brake components on the market, so why
would Roczen need a works front brake with a massive
Brembo master cylinder and oversize Moto-Master Flame
rotor? It’s all about modulation. Ken isn’t tough on the front
brake, but he has the option of dragging it through corners
or stopping on a dime. This brake setup was very impressive
without being overwhelming.
Roczen’s mechanic, Kelly Lumgair, keeps a watchful eye
on the Hinson clutch, and for what he can’t watch over, he
depends on an Akrapovic engine guard for peace of mind.
We liked the bright orange frame that the factory bikes are
festooned in, but that’s because we are particular to orange.
Factory race teams spend the majority of their time at the
track dialing in suspension. Catering to a rider’s needs builds
;oth his ;onfiden;e and s;eed;two ;ital ;o;;onents. ;en
Roczen used a conventional WP spring shock at the Monster
Cup, but has been testing the air shock extensively this
winter and plans to use it.