In 1984, KTM had already established itself as a successful offroad manufacturer. At the beginnig of the 1980s, KTM started its production of radiators. First intended to cover own requirements, the Austrian brand quickly began to supply other European motorcycle and automotive manufacturers.
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.
The current and maybe future MX2 World Champion explains how he likes his title winning motorcycle.
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 …
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.
19.012 kilometres, from May 30 to September 2 on the KTM 1190 ADVENTURE R – the travel log.
Never before has a South African seen the spectacle that is Red Bull X-Fighters, well not on South African soil anyway. A more scenic and historic location could not have been chosen for the SA tour finale, the Union Buildings in Pretoria, the country’s capital, hosted the 50th Red Bull X-Fighters event since its inseption in 2007.
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.