Three decades ago, KTM was spurred into action by one of its iconic athletes to offer customers the ultimate ‘taster’ of what it means to ride in orange. To this day ‘RIDE KTM’ is an enduring and popular scheme to provide unforgettable motorcycle experiences. How did it come to be?
There is the ability and there is the weight of numbers. In both ways new Moto2 World Champion Pedro Acosta can sit peacefully with the billing of a ‘generational talent’. For those who have already seen the spectacular style in which the 19-year-old handles a race bike, there here is the hard data behind #37’s surge to the top.
Exceptional, emotional, and incredible are the main words that come to mind to describe the World Championship victories of Red Bull KTM Factory Racing’s Manuel Lettenbichler and Josep Garcia. As the reality of achieving their goals sets in, on what has been quite a journey through 2023 aboard completely new KTM EXC machinery, we take a look at their FIM Hard Enduro and FIM Enduro1 World titles.
Red Bull KTM Factory Racing’s Jack Miller is reaching the end of his first term with the KTM RC16 in MotoGP. The 28-year-old Australian has now ridden and taken podiums with three different bikes in the premier class. What exactly goes into shaping and creating a race ‘package’ that can top 360 kmph?
KTM are competing on almost every continent with two wheels but they are also pretty busy with their four-wheel program. Marketing and Motorsport Manager and driver Laura Kraihamer tells us about throttling the X-BOW Models and how technology is making racers faster and younger…
KTM’s motorsports activities have delivered almost 400 FIM titles. But what’s been the best motorcycle of the bunch? Step forward the Red Bull KTM 250 SX-F; a bike that recently bagged its 15th MX2 Motocross World Championship from the last 20 seasons. Here is some of the story…
If you’re a die-hard KTM fan and have spent enough time doing an Instagram deep dive, you’ll no doubt have come across a few viral, custom-built motorcycles assigned to the handle @daan99999. We sat down with the undisputed King of KTM custom motorcycles and picked his brain.
It takes a racer to see a racer and tell a racer: Mika Kallio holds a unique role in the company’s MotoGP™ Grand Prix project so we asked him about his work and how it helps the pursuit of success…
In the midst of the mountains of Lesotho, in Southern Africa, the roar of KTM EXC excellence brought the area – famous for the ‘Roof of Africa’ Hard Enduro race…
Pedro Acosta is the name at the top of many stories or comments about the MotoGP silly season for 2024 and with good reason. Tap into some of the 19-year-old’s mindset that has carried him so far, so quickly.
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