This week KTM launched the FREERIDE E-SM in Barcelona, Spain and we took a few minutes to talk to Arno Ebner, KTM R&D project leader for E-mobility, about the bike, designing an electric motorcycle and the future!
Marvin Musquin – East 250 Supercross Champion
Vanni Oddera is a spiritual guy with many interests and talents. As a motorcycle athlete he’s probably best known as a Freestyle motocrosser, but Vanni is also involved with motorcycle projects for disabled children, owns a pub, and is very in touch with the simple things in life. We gave him a FREERIDE E to try out and talked to him about his story, his projects and how much he enjoyed riding KTM’s first electrically powered offroad bike.
A very special kind of comparison test: KTM RC 390 CUP versus KTM 1190 RC8 R in Rijeka and Mugello, two tracks that could not be more different if they tried.
KTM’s READY TO RACE RC 390 CUP machine has found another race series to nurture emerging tarmac talents.
From 125 to 1301cc, the current KTM DUKE range is as wide-ranging and diverse as ever in 2015. The KTM BLOG attended the ‘DUKE IT’ media event in Thailand to ride the six-strong line-up back-to-back and found out more about the many changes that KTM’s first global superstar – the 390 DUKE – receives this year.
David Knight MBE is perhaps one of the more outspoken riders in Enduro, and he’s certainly a favourite with the fans. The 36-year-old Manxman once dominated everything he raced in and is a real powerhouse on a motorcycle.
Capturing the spirit of Adventure is a new lifestyle magazine from KTM – UNBOUND. The 66-page publication is filled with exclusive stories, technical features and interviews that get right under the skin of the current KTM Travel Enduro range.
The KTM Junior Supercross Challenge (KJSC) is an important program in the USA promoting the very grass roots of offroad racing, which gives juniors the opportunity of a lifetime to live a day in the life of a factory Supercross racer.
1955 – that’s sixty years ago now. Everything was well in the motorcycle world, the Second World War had ended ten 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.