KTM Racing Press Release: Factory FMF/KTM rider Mike Lafferty reflects on his championship career, including 8 National Enduro titles, and what racing has meant to him. 20 Years of Racing with Mike Lafferty: Special guest appearances by Russell Bobbitt, Alan and Melissa Randt and Mark Hyde. Lafferty will return to the Factory FMF/KTM Team for [...]Read Full Post | Comments(0)
KTM Racing Press Release: The USA Trophy Team earned 2nd overall at the International Six Days Enduro (ISDE) held on the island of Sardinia. This marked the first 2nd place position for Team USA since 1982. The six-rider team consisted of KTM riders Kurt Caselli, Mike Brown and Charlie Mullins as well as Thad Duvall, [...]Read Full Post | Comments(1)
KTM North America Press Release: Factory FMF/KTM rider Charlie Mullins was crowned the 2013 AMA National Enduro Champion after winning the ninth round of the series to clinch the title one round early. Mullins was on the gas all day as he won the first two special tests and tied for the lead in the [...]Read Full Post | Comments(0)
AMA Press Release: The International Six Days Enduro is one of the longest-running world championship motorsports competitions. Each year the American Motorcyclist Association sends a team of talented and seasoned racers to compete for the ISDE World Trophy — the sport’s most-coveted and prestigious team award. For 2013, the contest will take place in Sardinia, [...]Read Full Post | Comments(0)
RES Market Press Release: It was the rally he hadn’t intended to race, but after a second invitation to compete in the Tuareg Rally, Ned Suesse, the only American to finish the 2012 Dakar Rally, decided to throw his helmet in the ring. After 7 days worth of dust settled in Tunisia, the “If You [...]Read Full Post | Comments(0)
Watts It All About, Shane? Remedial roosting at the Dirtwise Academy of Off-road Riding with Shane Watts.
Photographer : Jeff Allen
I was perfectly content for many years to ride motorcycles off-road only by accident, as the old joke goes, o ho ho ho… Then I had a child and we started going to the motocross park with a PW50, which logically ended with me getting a Husqvarna TE250 when they built the first street-legal one [...]Read Full Post | Comments(0)
Speedbrain Press Release: Tomorrow sees the start of the Dakar 2013 which sets off from Lima in Peru and finishes in Santiago, Chile on 20th January, covering 8000 km (5000 miles) in fourteen stages and includes 4100 km of special test. 459 vehicles and 189 bikes will make the journey in this incredible and fascinating [...]Read Full Post | Comments(0)
Taddy Blazusiak: Off-Road Extremist The motorcycle racing world has never seen anyone quite like him.
Photographer : Fran Kuhn, KTM Images
EnduroCross, hard enduro and world rally: Taddy Blazusiak does it all. Unquestionably among the world’s best off-road motorcyclists, he’s a technically brilliant fireball who has expertly merged his world-class trials-riding finesse with blazing motocross speed and, in the process, rewritten the racer’s playbook for extreme off-road competitions. The 29-year-old Team KTM star is from Nowy [...]Read Full Post | Comments(0)
Future7 Media Press Release: KTM/Red Bull rider Taddy Blazusiak heads to Lodz in his home country of Poland this coming weekend where the newly crowned US Endurocross champion will take to the start of the 2013 FIM Superenduro World Championship. Winner of the event 12 months ago – then the second round of the 2012 [...]Read Full Post | Comments(0)
One year after winning Cycle World’s Best Enduro Bike honors in 2011 with its FE570S, Husaberg did not import any four-stroke models in 2012. But there is better news for ’13, as three new four-stroke ’Bergs are in the U.S. lineup: the FE 250, FE 350 and FE 501. The TE 250 and TE 300 [...]Read Full Post | Comments(1)