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Tag: KTM 1290 SUPER DUKE R

KTM 1290 SUPER DUKE R

The American Dream

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.



Jon-Erik Burleson 2014

Interview of the month: Jon-Erik Burleson, master of KTM North America

“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.”



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The Birth of “The Beast”: Tech talk with engine developer Peter Gorbach

Interesting details about the powerful 1290 SUPER DUKE R´s 180hp V2 engine.



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HSR – Hot socks for Racing!

With a KTM 1290 SUPER DUKE R Peter Ubl races the SUPER DUKE Battle and carries out an interesting part time work – he produces tyre warmers. We spoke to the 51 year old German about his job, which is definitively everything but ordinary.



Philipp Habsburg, Head KTM R&D (© KTM)

Interview of the month: Re(ar)view with Philipp Habsburg, Head of KTM R&D

Short before the end of season 2013 we grabbed some precious moments with the man responsible for KTM’s vast array of models and new technology over the last decade – Philipp Habsburg, Head of KTM R&D.



Sébastien Loeb KTM 1290 SUPER DUKE R Scorpion Masters 2013 (© Fabrice Iheritier)

Sébastien Loeb riding KTMs at Scorpion Masters 2013!

In late November, Sébastien Loeb, nine-time World Rally champion, took part in the last motorcycling challenge of the year: the Scorpion Masters 2013!