Single-cylinder Dukes have been KTM’s number-one selling naked worldwide for years, but they have been absent from the U.S. lineup since 2010. No more. For 2013, the 690 Duke returns with a host of upgrades aimed to keep the Single at the top of Mattighofen’s standard-bike throne. A redesigned cylinder head has dual-spark ignition (firing [...]Read Full Post | Comments(5)
Red Bull Press Release: Dallas Supercross fans, come spend Valentines Day with Red Bull KTM team riders Ryan Dungey and Marvin Musquin! The first 100 people to line up at Boomer Jacks this Thursday, February 14, by 6 p.m. will get to spend an evening up close & personal with the riders and have their [...]Read Full Post | Comments(0)
KTM Racing Press Release: Taddy Blazusiak has claimed a second successive victory in the 2013 FIM Superenduro World Championship. Adding to his winning result at the series opener in Poland the KTM rider topped the podium at the Enduro Indoor De Barcelona, Spain. With two rounds now complete, and just one remaining, Taddy sits 29 [...]Read Full Post | Comments(0)
KTM Press Release: JDR Motorsports USA and the JDR / KTM Supercross Team are excited to welcome new semi-associate level partner; Go Rhino Products. Based out of Brea, near the heart of the Motocross Industry, and centrally located in Southern California, this new addition to the JDR Motorsports USA lineup of sponsors will help carry [...]Read Full Post | Comments(0)
Bad news: U.S. buyers will have to wait until the 2014 model year for the brand-new KTM 1190 Adventure to arrive. Good news: The 990 Adventure is going out in a blaze of glory. This limited-edition model has white bodywork with “Baja” graphics, and an orange powdercoated frame. A suede-style seat, LED auxiliary lights, radiator [...]Read Full Post | Comments(0)
First Ride: KTM 1190 Adventure Superbike at Heart KTM’s Adventure goes mainstream and joins the luxury travel brigade, with more displacement, power and features.
Photographer : Courtesy of KTM
Tenerife, Canary Islands—KTM has a problem: It’s called the 1190 Adventure. As the Austrian company forges ahead to become a complete player with a comprehensive model range, it continues diving into the streetbike pool with Adventures, Dukes, SM-Ts and RC8s. And now, with its brand-new 2014 (in the U.S.) 1190 Adventure, KTM is making a [...]Read Full Post | Comments(3)
SupercrossMedia Press Release: Before 41,294 fans inside Angel Stadium, Red Bull KTM’s Ryan Dungey won his first Monster Energy AMA Supercross, an FIM World Championship, race of the season. Ken Roczen won his second consecutive Western Regional 250SX Class Main Event. Justin Brayton scored the Holeshot Award with Mike Alessi trailing in second place. Brayton [...]Read Full Post | Comments(0)
KTM Buys Husqvarna Will KTM’s international marketing power help sell more Huskies? That’s the plan.
Photographer : Jeff Allen
Poor little Husqvarna. Six years after acquiring the brand from Cagiva MV Agusta, BMW has decided there’s no place for dirtbikes in its future and sold Husky to Pierer Industrie AG, a holding company of Austrian investor Stefan Pierer, who owns 51 percent of KTM (Bajaj of India is the other major stakeholder, with 47 [...]Read Full Post | Comments(7)
Photographer : Jeff Allen
KTM is on a mission to capture more of the American motocross market–and it’s succeeding. Running on the philosophy that change sells, KTM has completely reworked its motocross line-up for 2013. That means new-generation models such as the 250, 350 and 450 SX-F. It’s nice not having to wait four or five years before a [...]Read Full Post | Comments(1)
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)