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Interview of the Month: Roger De Coster – 5 minutes on 4 years at 70

There is little doubt on the positive effect that former world champion Roger De Coster has had on KTM North America since he was placed in a position of immense influence on the racing programme in 2011. After four years in orange and shortly after his 70th birthday celebrations we took five minutes of his time at the Motocross of Nations to ask for some perspective.



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EICMA 2014: KTM 350 SX-F FACTORY – The leader stays the leader

The covers are off the MXGP title-winning factory bike. Here’s the low-down on the changes.



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Krämer Motorcycles: Pure riding fun

To go one’s own way – who hasn’t dreamed of that? Markus Krämer dared to do it. The graduate mechanical engineer worked at KTM for seven years and now manages his own company: Krämer Motorcycles. The first prototype single-cylinder racing machines have already been produced and the intention is to enter them into small-scale production soon.



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Interview of the Month, part 2: The perfect combination – Herlings and his KTM 250 SX-F

The current and maybe future MX2 World Champion explains how he likes his title winning motorcycle.



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Interview of the Month, part 1: Tony Cairoli & why he rides motocross

On the verge of an eighth world title and sixth in a row in MXGP the absolute master of motocross racing, Tony Cairoli, reveals his roots and passion for the sport.



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#Inthisyear1984: Heinz Kinigadner becomes 250cc Motocross World Champion with KTM

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.



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Meeting RC8 board: Riding behind has never been better

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.



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Column: A damned hot pursuit – the KTM Beast Boys at the 6-H race in Oschersleben

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.



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1290 SD R Challenge: The Ride

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.



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#Inthisyear1974: Sales launch of the KTM moped Hobby III – sturdy, reliable, favourable price

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.