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The Euro Way: How bikes are turning to the new rules

One of the dominant themes at the 2016 EICMA show in Milan was how the newest road bikes are all taking form around the Euro 4 ruling. We asked for some more details.



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2016 EICMA bike show highlight? Go the full 790

There was a range of little details and fresh ‘oranges’ on the robust stand at the EICMA show last week but it was clear that the appearance and growl of the new 790 DUKE was firmly center stage. We spoke to Product Marketing Manager Adriaan Sinke on the prototype that everybody was talking about …



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UNBOUND: Café Racer

John Hensley is a familiar sight riding the streets of L.A. on his new KTM 690 DUKE. The American actor und café owner talks to UNBOUND about finding two wheels, falling for racing and how he´s using organic food and awesome coffee to introduce motorcycling to a new crowd.



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Interview of the month: Rok Bagoroš thrills the crowds in Palestine

Rok Bagoroš recently added another ‘first’ to his inimitable ‘box of tricks’ when he became the first international motorsport athlete to perform for the fans in Palestine, the first to leave his tire tracks in Bethlehem, and the first to form a bond between Palestinian and Israeli two-wheel aficionados. The moral of the story? Sport knows no boundaries!



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Jeremy just can’t stop himself

He might be 52, but whenever the opportunity to leap onto a racing bike presents itself, Jeremy McWilliams does not need to be asked twice. The one-time Grand Prix rider has maintained a close relationship with KTM for many years, and so he was not going to pass up the chance to join other ex-motorsport riders for the KTM 690 DUKE Battle in Assen.



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Rok Bagoroš: Dream big, never give up – and go to Jordan!

Rok Bagoroš is the first stunt rider in the world to perform his tricks 432 meters below sea level – and the first to leave his tire tracks in the ancient and majestic Jordanian city of Petra.



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#inthisyear1996: First series production of the KTM LC4 engine with electric starter

In 1996, almost ten years after the launch of the LC4 engine, KTM presented an electric-start version of the water-cooled unit. However, the new engine was in no way intended to signal a renunciation of the hard enduro philosophy; instead the aim was to attract new consumer groups.



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Cutting KTMs: Roland Sands talks slicing the orange

The KTM BLOG makes an exclusive visit to the custom star’s workshop in California for his view on the orange.



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The LC4 wizard: How the KTM 690 DUKE flies along the road

A chat with KTM’s four-stroke engine designer Sebastian Faistauer on how the new KTM 690 DUKE has dumped weight, upped the power and reduced the shake from a single …



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Moving the Mountain – 2016 KTM 690 DUKE runs wild: The Verdict

Only a matter of weeks before they hit showrooms and dealer floors the new KTM 690 DUKE and KTM 690 DUKE R tore up some of the scenic mountain roads in Gran Canaria this week as a gathering of media from across the continents gave their verdict on the new LC4 propelled bikes.