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KTM goes Sideways: Hanson Schruf´s flat track racer in drift duel with a sportscar

The Austrian Drift Challenge has been a booming competition for years, with the Mazda MX-5 standing as the undisputed champion. High time that the latest model is challenged to a face-off with a motorcycle then. Picking up the gauntlet for two-wheels is Hanson Schruf, a master drifter with his KTM 450 SX-F – and already sitting in fourth spot in the world rankings for the flat track world championship.



KTM 620 DUKE

UNBOUND: Still good at being bad?

Over 20 years ago the original DUKE set the tone of KTM’s return to street bikes. We find out if age has been kind to the original single-cylinder bad boy.



Las Ventas ist die Heimat der FMX-Szene ©Joerg Mitter - Red Bull Content Pool

Levi Sherwood & Dany Torres go upside down at the Red Bull X-Fighters Madrid

Madrid has been synonymous with FMX innovation for the past 15 years and last Friday night was no different: The world’s best FMX riders gathered in Madrid for the 15th time to celebrate the Red Bull X-Fighters anniversary and once again push the sport to the next level.



Brad Binder´s KTM RC250 GP Doha (QAT) 2016

All in the hands (and the butt): Moto3 factory bikes

What is slightly different about the race bike at the forefront of Moto3? We ask the people taking care of it every weekend …



KTM-VollstromMädels Nina Deitermann, Lena Schneider, Nina Buchholz & Eva Reiter Langensteinbach 2016

“KTM HighVoltage Girls” in the 24-hour Enduro race in Langensteinbach

Women under voltage. You want to read a fast and peculiar story from the KTM world? There are things that are rather the exception than the rule: Young women working as e-mobility development engineers at a sportmotorcycle manufacturer. Young women riding offroad. Young women who are so crazy about offroad riding that they register for a 24-hour Enduro race. That´s the story of the “KTM HighVoltage Girls”.



KTM 1290 SUPER DUKE GT MJ2016

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Read that ‘click’. Again. Faster. Now cut it in half. That’s the amount of time KTM’s 1290 SUPER DUKE GT needs to perform one of the slickest gearshifts in the company’s history. Here’s how the wizards at KTM R&D pulled it off. And why you will want this quick shift on your next bike.



Joan Olivé (ESP) Le Mans (FRA) 2016

MotoGP through the expert’s eye

We spoke to Red Bull KTM’s Joan Olivé recently here on the BLOG and were intrigued to know how exactly the former Grand Prix rider advises and helps Moto3 racers Brad Binder and Bo Bendsneyder by watching them trackside. What can the Spaniard see? What does he observe different to the rest of us – perhaps motorcyclists but also race fans – enrapt through television or at the fences?



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UNBOUND: Latest edition of KTM´s free magazine out now

Powered by the diverse DUKE range, KTM’s lifestyle publication is packed full of exclusive content, incredible stories and amazing images.



KTM 250 EXC MY2017

Lighter, stronger, faster: The next generation of Enduro is here

Enduro has many guises, but one thing is very clear, KTM is committed to providing something that does the job, and does it well. The new generation of Enduro is here, and the R&D experts in Mattighofen, Austria have revised each and every machine from the ground up with over 90% of parts in each bike being completely new.



Ryan Dungey & KTM SX Mini line-up MY2017

Feeding the roots: KTM’s new Sportminicycle range is super-cool

KTM’s grass roots lie in offroad racing. Offroad racing’s roots are in the families that devote their weekends to practicing and competing, be it at local, national or international level, so it’s only apt that KTM devotes energy into developing a superior quality of machine for the young rider.