Waking up in the morning to find your bike lost under a huge pile of snow, riding endless snow-covered roads while averaging 40 km/h… the winter trip to the northernmost part of mainland Europe has been a challenging one.
There are plenty of travelers and motorcyclists who stretch the full limit of their fuel tanks and wallets but for Johnny Nice a life in the wild is a pure lifestyle choice. We ask how – and why – a person commits to adventure…
A true celebration of every rider’s adventurous spirit, THE WORLD ADVENTURE WEEK will run from the 5th to the 11th of July 2021. No matter the make of your bike, it’s a reason to saddle up, meet like-minded riders and hit the road – with a chance of being rewarded for doing what you love.
If bikers get their adrenaline rush by exploring new paths and pushing beyond limits, for me the effort to quench the endless thirst for adventure saw me cross more than 40 countries while clocking 200,000 km aboard my KTM 1190 ADVENTURE over the past six years. Across four continents and after many border crossings, here’s five of my best places to ride a bike in this world.
How legendary Enduro and Rally racer Giovanni Sala used the feedback collected from thousands of racing miles to help chisel a lineage that stretches through the latest KTM ADVENTURE production machines.
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.
Locate those lesser-known roads outside the city and let the KTM 390 ADVENTURE take care of the rest. Built to satisfy your restless spirit, this versatile single-cylinder travel-enduro machine has a sporty attitude that is ideally demonstrated in the action highlight clip accompanying its recent launch.
Taking place earlier this summer in Bjelašnica, the 2019 European KTM ADVENTURE RALLY allowed 150 KTM riders from 24 different countries to live the experience of a lifetime riding through…