Second part of our visit to Akrapovič in Slovenia. The KTM BLOG went to talk to company founder Igor Akrapovič.
John Penton, founder of the eponymous American offroad brand, played a vital role in the history of KTM. In consequence of his initiative, KTM began with the series production of competitive offroad motorcycles.
Light weight, improved power, beautiful design, perfect fit, crisp sound: The exhaust systems from the Slovenian company Akrapovič don’t have a legendary reputation for nothing. The KTM BLOG went to take a look round the company’s factory.
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.
The stunt cyclist internet phenomenon bounced his way on the KTM stand at the INTERMOT 2014 show in Germany to chat about his new fascination with the KTM FREERIDE E.
For two years, the KTM 1190 ADVENTURE and 1190 ADVENTURE R are thrilling international Travel Enduro fans. Now, KTM presents its 1290 SUPER ADVENTURE, a sporting luxury touring bike that raises the bar in every respect: power, comfort and equipment.
The lights flicked on the FREERIDE E with the media launch in Austria last week. Here are a couple of reasons why we’re buzzing on electric.
Rachel Atherton is the benchmark of Women’s Downhill Mountain-biking. For the past year, Rachel and her fellow GT Factory Racing Downhill Mountain-Bike teammates and siblings, Dan and Gee, have been riding around on KTM FREERIDE 350s when away from pedal-powered competition. Here is what she has to say.
A take on the development of the FREERIDE E and KTM’s E-Mobility programme with R&D expert Nina Deitermann.
More smiles per mile: I take my helmet off and sit by the side of the bike after a long day in the saddle. I’m sweating. My heart is racing. I’d smoke if I did. Somebody hand me a beer …