30 years ago, almost to the day, Heinz Kinigadner became 250cc Motocross World Champion with KTM. Even today the Tyrolese, who is involved in social initiatives, is one of the most popular Austrian sportsman. Reason enough to recall Kini´s exciting season.
Any motorcyclist, who has once participated in a board meeting appreciates the pleasant ambience and feeling. It is even more special, when it’s a meeting of certain models instead of a brand meeting or a meeting on the occasion of a particular event.
After a successful start at a 7 hours race at the end of April, the KTM Beast Boys made another race appearance with their KTM 1290 SUPER DUKE Rs at a 6 hours event in Oschersleben.
Earlier in the year, four very lucky people who had put themselves forward were picked and given the privilege to ‘borrow’ a KTM 1290 SUPER DUKE R for the majority of the year to compete in a series of challenges. When the dust settles and the tyre smoke drifts away, one of them will still be holding the keys to their KTM and get to keep “The Beast” forever.
In 1974, KTM won its first Motocross World Championship, but even in terms of products there were record-breaking news from Mattighofen: various novelties, among them the KTM moped Hobby III, a long runner.
The spotlight falls on KTM’s Extreme Enduro star and Romaniacs winner Jonny Walker.
A South African MX youngster on the way up.
Some months ago, at the LC4 Triathlon in Barcelona, one of our Blog scibblers tested the KTM 690 ENDURO R and felt inspired to express his impressions in a love letter.
The current Moto3 championship leader chats about three essential pieces of his race kit.
KTM and Red Bull: two of the biggest names in their fields – motorcycle racing and energy drinks – have linked up for over ten years to hit the tracks. Here is a small examination of how and why.