Turn-by-turn navigation on your bikes dashboard has been introduced for the KTM 1290 SUPER ADVENTURE S and R (2018 and 2019) as well as KTM 1290 SUPER DUKE GT 2019 (Owners of 2017 KTM 1290 SUPER ADVENTURE S & R can also benefit by having the cost-free software upgrade installed and activated at an official KTM dealer.).
Connecting a Bluetooth-enabled Smartphone means more than just co-ordinates and directions. Trips and routes can be saved and loaded for repeat use to allow for forward-planning, and an offline mode means a specific map can be downloaded and used without consuming mobile data in roaming. KTM dealers and the network for servicing and assistance come as custom icons on the map.
Simply negotiate the ‘pairing’ process to make the phone and the bike ‘talk’ to each other and the information can then be relayed. The App transmits turn-by-turn guidance, the distance to the next navigation point, the street name and the arrival time/distance to the destination. In addition, audio guidance in various languages and offline maps are also available.
KTM MY RIDE also allows incoming calls and music, displaying battery life and signal strength. All this data appears on the dash and can be managed with the mode switch, keeping your hands where they belong: on the handlebar.
• Set the starting point while planning your route manually
• Modify your current route without exiting the navigation
• Select between two alternative routes
• Skip the upcoming waypoint with just one click within the KTM MY RIDE Navigation app
• Updater for your downloaded offline maps
• Preparation for connectivity improvements with new Dashboard Firmware (planned for Q1 2019)
• Design tweaks and bug fixes
Ratings and Reviews
Great bike—bad app!
Buy the 1290 with the TFT display because it is a wonderful bike! Save your time and money and avoid the app. Among its many flaws, fully covered by all the reviews, let me add that the app will not stay running on my iPhone X. In the app’s map mode while driving the screen goes black as per my iPhone settings. Within the app and with settings there is no way to have the screen stay lit. Other maps offer of this setting choice but not KTM. As a result this app offers no value for navigating while driving the motorcycle. What a shame that such a great motorcycle company is willing to put out such a poor interface!
Does not show up on the dash of your ktm1290
Thought this was the app that would enable dashboard nav prompts on my 1290 its not
Starting to get a little angry with ktm as this My Ride was sold to me as a lot of things that it simply cannot do. I was suppose to be able to see incoming calls and texts as well as have gps guidance. The incoming call feature went away with the first hardware update to the ecu and I have never had any call functionality or gps guidance. The KTMMYride is really only good for stereo volume and channel changes. This app does nothing to improve that.
KTM my ride 1290R
App works as advertised. It annoying if you deviate from proposed route it never recalculates to your new route. It will try for hours to take you back to the original route. Then you finally have to pull over to disable it or start a new route. Come on KTM just let apple maps link with the TFT. Don’t try to reinvent the wheel. There are great mapping sources already available.
- KTM Sportmotorcycle GmbH
- 103.6 MB
Requires iOS 10.2 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.
English, French, German, Italian, Spanish
- Age Rating
- Rated 4+
- This app may use your location even when it isn't open, which can decrease battery life.
- © KTM Sportmotorcycle GmbH
With Family Sharing set up, up to six family members can use this app.