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Category: Bikes

Rok on DUKEs

Freestyle stunt rider Rok Bagoroš began his professional career in 2011 with the KTM 125 DUKE. Since then, he’s performed around the world on every single cylinder DUKE in the range. KTM BLOG caught up with the Slovenian rider to see what he thinks to the recently updated KTM 125 DUKE, KTM 250 DUKE and KTM 390 DUKE and to ask him what he loves about the new generation and what made the previous models so good for stunting.



Stop! How braking differs from MXGP to MotoGP™

MXGP and MotoGP™ are two racing disciplines that are like chalk and cheese in many ways and the aspect of braking is one of the great separators. We gained some insight from the Red Bull KTM factions of both paddocks to understand further …



Rok Bagoroš: World record bit in the Himalayas

The popular Slovenian stunt rider Rok Bagoroš has been traveling the world and bringing excitement to people with his shows and his KTM DUKEs for almost 10 years. With his latest project he wanted to set a new world record …



#inthisyear2018: 50 Years of Penton

During a high-profile visit to Milan Avenue in Amherst, Ohio, KTM North America Inc. was able to welcome some very special guests. On the second weekend in March, members of the Penton Owners Group gathered for an anniversary celebration, as almost 50 years ago to this day, the first Penton motorcycles arrived in the US. To mark the occasion, we took a look back at John Penton’s legacy and his motorcycles that paved the way to KTM becoming the long-standing leader on the offroad market half a century ago.



Desert Adventure: Red Bull KTM Rally Factory Racing Team back in action

Just months after a disappointed Sam Sunderland crashed out of the Dakar Rally, the British-ace is back on the podium with a runner-up spot in the Abu Dhabi Desert Challenge.



The time has come to go again: MotoGP™ 2018

Engines will scream into the dusk and desert landscape in Qatar this weekend as the nineteen-round 2018 MotoGP™ season begins at Losail. Red Bull KTM will not be making up the numbers …



Almost five years on the road: Anna Grechishkina & her travelling dream

Equipped with a KTM 1190 ADVENTURE and the burning desire to travel, Ukrainian Anna Grechishkina set out on a journey. She is now almost breaking records and is nearly five years in the saddle. This is her story …



Interview of the Month: Product Manager Adriaan Sinke – Managing expectations

Product Management are a department within KTM tasked with the difficult responsibility of juggling all the subdivisions within KTM – Marketing, Sales, Production, R&D, Kiska Design, KTM PowerParts … Using their collective experience of motorcycling, engineering and customer behavior, their purpose is to make sure that new or updated KTM products are introduced to the market in a way that satisfies the core values of KTM, hit the initial concept target and excel the expectations of the end user. Managing this mammoth myriad of motorcycle must-haves for the exciting new KTM 790 DUKE was the task of Adriaan Sinke, so the KTM BLOG grabbed a chat with him.



Moving to the other side of the stopwatch: Tyla Rattray

After a distinguished racing career in MXGP and AMA Supercross and Motocross, 2008 MX2 World Champion Tyla Rattray jumped away from a motorcycle at the end of 2015 and straight into a role as protégé to famed trainer and fellow countryman Aldon Baker and to head up the KTM AG’s 250 rider development program in Florida. We asked about the rapid change of life from racing at the top to preparing others to do the same …



Orange Squash? 2018 MXGP could be Cairoli vs Herlings

Two Red Bull KTM 450 SX-Fs finished 1st and 2nd in the 2017 FIM Motocross World Championship winning 12 (6 each) of the 19 Grands Prix between them. Little surprise that many are forecasting a battle royale for 2018. We asked the protagonists themselves about the potential duel …