For the first time, on 1st June, the successful German downhill mountain biker Marcus Klausmann races the Erzbergrodeo on a KTM FREERIDEE 350 – the world´s toughest single-day extreme enduro event. We talked with him about his preparations and expectations.
While the KTM factory riders grab headlines in their respective sports at any one time around the world there are those that gas a slightly different line in orange; usually one that is just as eye-catching but perhaps not so prevalent in the headlines. Therefore, we are happy to focus onto American Freestyler Aaron Colton.
We took a trip to California to find out what it feels like to be at the centre of the world’s off-road culture.
Something special is happening this weekend but it hasn´t anything to do with two wheels. This event involves the same amount of sweat, dedication and willpower as any high profile sport but the cause of the Wings for Life World Run is nobler.
What´s enroute from Australia to Alaska? At the fifth stage the Panini World Tour explores the North and South Island of the motorcycle paradise New Zealand.
Taddy Blazusiak is perhaps one of the most dynamic offroad riders of his time and the 30-year-old is as motivated as ever with no sign of anyone stopping him yet. We talked with about his Erzberg experience and the preparations for the 2014 season.
When talking about Los Angeles most people think about Walt Disney and the Hollywood Boulevard. A confirmed motorcyclist will first think of the surrounding canyons – tailor-made for the KTM 1290 SUPER DUKE R.
“I have a professional understanding and a professional training that allows me to do my job but I think my biggest strength is that I understand motorcycles and absolutely love them. I grew up around dealers, racing and the industry so I have a feel for it.”
Right before the start into the 2014 MotoGP season we paid a visit to Aki Ajo´s Red Bull KTM Moto3 workshop in Barcelona.
In 2007, the British freelance motorcycle journalist Jon Urry paid his first visit to the KTM factory in Mattighofen – it seems to be a lasting memory.