Exceptional, emotional, and incredible are the main words that come to mind to describe the World Championship victories of Red Bull KTM Factory Racing’s Manuel Lettenbichler and Josep Garcia. As the reality of achieving their goals sets in, on what has been quite a journey through 2023 aboard completely new KTM EXC machinery, we take a look at their FIM Hard Enduro and FIM Enduro1 World titles.
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KTM launched its latest KTM EXC range this week in Bassella, Spain, and we at the KTM BLOG would like to share some images of the most extreme KTM Enduro models yet in action.
Through forests, up rock faces or in rutty sand the KTM EXC models are the most supreme enduro machines and in their element in challenging terrain. With an exciting two years of revolutionary model introductions behind us, including the launch of the KTM EXC TPI 2-strokes – the world’s very first serial production, offroad competition, fuel-injection 2-stroke machines – the KTM EXC range is refined again for model year 2019.
It only seems like yesterday that Red Bull KTM Factory Racing’s Josep Garcia was crowned Enduro2 World Champion. But with KTM turning their attentions to the newly formed World Enduro Super Series, the young Spaniard is busy preparing for an altogether new challenge in 2018.
The Spanish sensation Josep Garcia stepped up to the senior ranks of Enduro this year, and while it was a decision he was questioning before committing to the Enduro2 category, having raced the Enduro Junior championship last season, it’s certainly one that paid off.
Getting your first bike is like a dream come true. I can still recall the moment when I laid eyes on my own Enduro for the very first time: A 2015 KTM 350 EXC-F. I loaded it onto the trailer and proudly drove it home.
It was a little while ago now, but special opportunities to ride factory bikes are few and far between. We let Jonathan Pearson buckle up and ride some of the best offroad motorcycles on the planet, and at the home of Antoine Meo. Sounds like the perfect day out to us at the KTM BLOG!
Freelance writer Llewellyn Pavey is no stranger to Enduro events. Llel knows his stuff about offroad bikes. The 24-year-old Aussie-come-Welshman tested out the all-new KTM Enduro range at the international launch in Spain and gave the KTM BLOG his low-down.
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.
Taddy Blazusiak is a man on a mission. The ultra-successful Enduro-ace has had a tough time in the last 12 months, but he’s finally back on track. Blazusiak joined the recent KTM Enduro Launch last week, where a new generation of bikes was unveiled, so we caught up with him on the good, the bad and the new bikes!