This is a somewhat different ride review than usual for us. When we went to see the debut of the 2020 KTM SX-E 5 electric mini-motocrosser at the Red Bull Straight Rhythm event, we didn’t expect to see it in action. However, KTM had built a small track for the SX-E 5, plus a couple of young pilots ready for flight duty. A big part of reviewing kids’ bikes is watching the youngsters and talking to the riders—that’s how we get a good idea of how the motorcycle works. So, we’re integrating info gleaned from the young KTM development riders into this story. 1. The 2020 KTM SX-E 5 isn’t just revolutionary because it is electrically powered—it also has an unprecedented level of ergonomic adjustability. We will get to the electricity shortly, but the big news is how adaptable the KTM SX-E 5 is to different sized riders. 2. There are two seat-height positions, but that’s just the start of the adjustability. The standard seat height is 26.1 inches. From there, the seat and surrounding bodywork can be lowered to 25.2 inches. The next step is changing the upper mount for the shock and raising the fork legs in the triple clamp. That drops the seat to 24.2 inches. A KTM PowerParts kit can lo...