Chris Birch is at it again, but this time with Kriega for a dirty little adventure on the back of brand-new bikes. 

Fresh off the showroom floor, Chris Birch and both of his friends, Matt and Liam, take their showroom-fresh KTMs out on the trails. Birch took the 2023 KTM 890 Adventure R out for the ride. KTM’s freshest and newest middleweight adventurer is updated for this year with rally bike-inspired styling and new colors. Alongside it is the brand-new 2023 KTM 690 Enduro, and a prior generation 890 Adventure R. 

What a break in this is. Instead of going on a mountain road, taking a few turns around town, or just a simple fire road, Birch and his buddies opted for a mud bath going up a mountain. What’s wilder is that the ride was done right before a hurricane (or “cyclone” as they call it in Australia). 

Gallery: 2023 KTM 890 Adventure R

Apart from the adventure, this is actually an advert for Kriega. The luggage brand outfitted the group with its line of adventure bags and accessories like the Trail 9 Backpack the R20, the R3 Waist Pack, and more in the way of on-bike stuff. 

Towards the later half of the video, we get a little in-studio look with Chris Birch after the adventure, getting a closer look at the Kriega OS-Base Syste and Kriega Tool Roll, as well as the other stuff that Birch packs with him on his adventure. 

Birch stuffed quite a bit of kit in his Kriega bags. From recovery ropes to a pump, to a first aid kit, to a raincoat, to a shovel, and to a saw, you never know what you may need while going to far-flung places and Birch has pretty much all bases covered. 

Following that, it’s a little tour of the Trail 9, complete with a hydration bladder and a phone pouch. 

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