After a summer with a lot of miles, fuel, tears, laughter, burn-outs, bum-outs and fighting (not really) the 1290 SUPER DUKE R challenge has come to an end.
Barbara Kenedi and partner Peter’s adventurous round-the-world trip on their two KTM 1190 ADVENTURE Rs continues onto its next stage through the far north of the American continent.
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.
Giacomo Agostini, Mike Hailwood, Geoff Duke and Angel Nieto – today, the world champions of the 1950s and 1960s are motorsport legends. One of their successors is the Australian Casey Stoner, who won the first road racing GP for KTM this weekend ten years ago.
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.
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.