1955 – that’s sixty years ago now. Everything was well in the motorcycle world, the Second World War had ended 10 years previously and the economy was picking up again. KTM founder Hans Trunkenpolz was early to see the signs of the times and presented his first motorcycle to the public in 1953.
Meet eighteen year old Pauls Jonass. The newest KTM factory rider and a youngster about to shake the FIM Grand Prix establishment.
Two years ago, in the vast, dark confines of the Chase Field Stadium in Phoenix, Ryan Dungey was being swamped by hugs, backslaps and squirts of champagne. Then 23, Dungey – who currently leads the 2015 AMA Supercross Championship on his 2015 KTM 450 SX-F – gave KTM their first premier class win within the discipline. Why was triumph in the American arenas so important?
Slovenian KTM factory stuntrider Rok Bagoroš did some amazing stunts in the commercial of the Swiss coffee brand Café Royal replacing the famous musician and entertainer Robbie Williams.
Troy Lee is a huge name in offroad. The former racer began his business painting helmets 33 years ago, before starting his own motocross race team in 2004, which has had varying success.
KTM’s American road-racing star talks AMA Superbike, RC8s, going international and always being on the ‘go‘.
Barbara Kenedi and partner Peter’s adventurous round-the-world trip on their two KTM 1190 ADVENTURE Rs continues onto its next stage through the USA.
Sweden – approximately nine million inhabitants, huge distances, and only a few paved roads. Forests as far as the eye can see. A country made for enduro riding. No wonder that a brand like Husaberg managed to establish itself here. Husaberg has belonged to KTM for 20 years now.
The KTM 1290 SUPER ADVENTURE leaves the production line fully equipped. Two new features are available as options: HHC “Hill Hold Control” and MSR “Motor Slip Regulation”.
Why the KTM 1290 SUPER ADVENTURE lives up to its name – a brief statement …