Matthias Walkner is the 2021 FIM Cross-Country Rallies World Champion. Crowned in Morocco with a round of the five-event series to spare, the Red Bull KTM Factory Racing rider lifted his second world title in rally after an exciting campaign aboard his KTM 450 RALLY machine.
Monthly archives: October, 2021
There was one recognizable figure keeping a close eye on the inaugural event of the European Junior e-Motocross series at this year’s Motocross of Nations. As Red Bull & KTM stunt/FMX icon Robbie Maddison plugged in the KTM SX-E 5 of 7-year-old son Jagger to charge in the Mantova paddock, we asked the high-flying, wave-surfing likeable Australian about becoming a ‘motocross dad’…
The real – and the virtual – 2021 MotoGP™ World Championship finishes in Spain in mid-November. Valencia is a traditional curtain-closer for the series, but it’s also become the site of the tense grand finale for MotoGP eSports. Is the gaming competition harder than you think?
Electrifying history made at this year’s Motocross of Nations: A look at future talent and technology
The Motocross of Nations is the most prestigious event on the motocross calendar – it’s the Olympics of the sport let’s say, where the best of the best take part. Regular rivals become teammates to compete for their nations and they battle it out with pride for their country and the coveted Chamberlain Trophy. The event is in its 74th year, but the 2021 edition in Mantova, Italy had something extra on the agenda, with a new and futuristic junior class.
One of the illuminating and cool repercussions of the 2021 THE WORLD ADVENTURE WEEK – where people were encouraged to get out on and ride their bikes with various riding challenges throughout a week – was the discovery of riders’ stories and lifestyles in the saddle. For Tuğçe Akbayar, biking was an entirely transformative experience…