Publisher – Motocross Action Magazine is the worlds leading publication about motocross and supercross. The core of Motocross Action magazine is its bike tests. We spend a lot of time testing everything as thoroughly as possible to better inform you about the good, the bad and the ugly of modern motocross machines. The same holds true for the R&D departments of every motorcycle manufacturer. There are men who have dedicated their lives to building the best possible bike they can—within the budget, time and patience constraints of corporate bureaucracies. Sometimes they build something wonderful and sometimes—well, you already know what happens when things go sideways. KTM has been building motocross bikes for decades, but it wasn’t until recently that KTM became a serious contender in American motocross (and more importantly, on American showroom floors). MXA wanted to go back to 2007 and show you the progress that KTM has made in the last 12 years. All the copy is pulled from the MXA  bike tests of each model year. See what we thought back then and how our KTM 450SXFs have changed over the passing of time. What follows is the good, the bad and the ugly of 12 years wor...