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Category: People

BUILT TO FLY: MAKING A CHAMPIONSHIP-WINNING HELMET

The most decorated motocross athlete of the century, Tony Cairoli, has claimed all of his nine FIM World Championships while helping and using Airoh helmets. The Italian star talks about his role in forging the Aviator 2.3



A HERLINGS MXGP TRAINING WEEK

How do you set a new bar for performance and preparation in a sport? We asked MXGP star Jeffrey Herlings to tell us a little of how he makes the difference in Grand Prix.



DAKAR 2020: A CAPTIVATING RACE OVER SOME OF THE MOST INCREDIBLE TERRAIN

As the dust settles on the 2020 Dakar Rally, which marked a new chapter for the event at a new location in Saudi Arabia, we at the KTM Blog have been taking a look through the breath-taking images from this year’s race.



HOW DO YOU GET READY FOR A MOTOGP™ BIKE?

In a matter of a few weeks, Brad Binder will be able to answer the question that many race fans regularly have: what does it feel like to pin a MotoGP™ factory bike?! The South African chats about three ways in which he’ll get set for the challenge…



THE HOT SEAT – RENE HOFER INTERVIEW

In 2020 seventeen-year old Rene Hofer will be the first Austrian this century to represent the most decorated team in MXGP. What’s it like to feel the full glare of orange?



AN EXCLUSIVE SNEAK PEEK AT THE BEAST PROTOTYPE

When everyone was expecting KTM to unveil the KTM 1290 SUPER DUKE R prototype, the leading European motorcycle manufacturer surprised the world by pulling the covers off the production version of the 2020 KTM 1290 SUPER DUKE R at EICMA 2019. With no one seeing the KTM 1290 SUPER DUKE R prototype in the flesh, 10 orange blooded fans had the unique opportunity to get face to face with THE BEAST prototype. 



THE EXPERIENCE OF RALLY – HEINZ KINIGADNER TALKS DAKAR AND OASIS RALLY

Heinz Kinigadner is passionate about motorsport. A two-time Motocross World Champion, the former Austrian racer has played a pivotal role in the development of KTM’s highly successful rally project, which has enjoyed 18 consecutive wins at one of the most notoriously difficult races on the planet – the Dakar Rally. ‘Kini’ is well-known for his involvement with KTM Motorsports, as well as important charitable initiatives such as ‘Wings for Life’. Kini also enjoys passing on the possibilities for riding and exploring incredible places onto KTM’s customers with the OASIS Rally, which has been running since the 1990s.



AROUND THE WORLD ON A KTM 500 EXC

When Aaron Steinmann got on his KTM 500 EXC to ride from the bottom to the top of New Zealand in 2016, he had no idea where the road would take him. Three years later, the likeable Kiwi has completed more than 125.000km crossing 50 countries on all six continents on this planet.



FOOD FOR A MOTOGP™ RACER – POL ESPARGARO DISHES UP ON CULINARY DISCIPLINE & REQUIREMENTS WHILE LIVING AT 350KMPH

In the immediate hive of Sunday’s activity after a European MotoGP™ it can be easy to find Pol Espargaró sitting in the Red Bull Holzhaus Energy Station eating a bikini. The 28-year-old is not chewing on beach clothing but a toasted ham and cheese sandwich (so called in Catalonia). It’s almost a ritual. A small ‘reward’ for the sandwich-crazy lead rider of the Red Bull KTM Factory Racing team that is deep into its third term at the pinnacle of motorcycle racing.



A RACING LIFE: HOW KTM’S FEMALE EXCELLENCE HELPS MAKE THE DIFFERENCE IN MOTOGP™

Red Bull KTM Factory Racing is a team punching its weight in the ‘prize’ division of MotoGP™. It is a collective of almost fifty full-time people of different ages, nationalities, cultures and genders. The grand prix paddock is a strange environment: a mini society of diverse backgrounds, educations, beliefs. Most of all it is a home of expertise, knowledge and enthusiasm for sport, bikes and competition.