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Jonny Walker (#22, GBR) KTM 300 EXC & Sam Sunderland (GBR) KTM 450 SX-F Cowm Quarry 2016

Sam Sunderland: Ready and riding again

The KTM and Red Bull network encourages riders to get together and train, so when Sam Sunderland and good mate Jonny Walker went on a recent (very cold) riding day in Cowm Quarry, UK, we at the KTM BLOG took the opportunity to catch up with them.



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Cutting KTMs: Roland Sands talks slicing the orange

The KTM BLOG makes an exclusive visit to the custom star’s workshop in California for his view on the orange.



Tony Cairoli, Glenn Coldenhoff, Jeffrey Herlings, Pauls Jonass & Davy Pootjes KTM team shooting 2016

MXGP 2016: Shooting the stars

The start of the new MXGP season is less than one month away and for the Red Bull KTM Motocross Factory Racing Team the season traditionally starts with the team´s official photoshoot….



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The forbidden place: Lifting the lid on KTM R&D

An extremely rare peek at the birthplace of orange motorcycles was afforded to a select few press at Mattighofen last week and as we can sometimes escape corporate binds here on the BLOG this is what we found in the depths of R&D …



Marvin Musquin (FRA) 2016

Interview of the Month: Going Large – Marvin Musquin talks switching to the 450s

Watch an AMA Supercross Main Event and its now possible to spot three factory Red Bull KTMs in the premier 450 SX class. KTM boosted their 450 SX ranks for 2016 by giving 2015 East Coast SX Champion Marvin Musquin a path to ‘graduation’.



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Casey Lytle: Creating the perfect dirt bike

Being the R&D Manager at KTM North America is an incredibly important task, but one that Casey Lytle has grabbed with both hands and influenced with his years of experience. A former professional rider, test rider, and team manager, Lytle is well known in the industry. Now into his second year in his current role, during which time we’ve seen the latest SX range released, we caught up with Casey to get a take on all things R&D.



KTM 250 SX-F Factory Edition MY2016 & KTM 450 SX-F Factory Edition MY2016

A factory kick off to the Supercross season

Paul Malin discusses the KTM SX Factory Edition Launch and AMA Supercross Team Introduction ahead of the new season.



Pentti & Nita Korhonen

Back to the future

The golden era of road racing – 1970s – was known of the heroes like 15 times World Champion Giacomo Agostini, 13 times World Champion Ángel Nieto, 7 times World Champion Phil Read and many others. This was the decade of Continental Circus, era of heroes and tough battles, legendary paddock life and true friendship when all the riders were like one big family.



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The LC4 wizard: How the KTM 690 DUKE flies along the road

A chat with KTM’s four-stroke engine designer Sebastian Faistauer on how the new KTM 690 DUKE has dumped weight, upped the power and reduced the shake from a single …



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#inthisyear1955: KTM presents the Mirabell Scooter

In the 1950s, scooters were just as common a sight on urban streets as they are today – even if the design was more than a little different. Scooters have long been a part of KTM’s proud history too. Sixty years ago the young motorcycle manufacturer introduced its first scooter: the Mirabell, named after Mirabell Palace, one of the most famous tourist destinations in Salzburg.