Kurt Caselli Dead after SCORE/Baja 1000 CrashMon, 18 Nov 2013
American off-road racer Kurt Caselli has died from injuries sustained in a crash during the SCORE/Baja 1000 on Nov. 15. He was 30.
EICMA 2013: 2014 KTM RC390, RC200 and RC125 Officially RevealedTue, 05 Nov 2013
Full details about the new RC390 leaked last month, but today at the 2013 EICMA show, KTM officially revealed details about the fully-faired sportbike along with its smaller siblings the RC200 and RC125. Follow the rest of our 2013 EICMA show coverage Of course, all three models are based on previously revealed naked Duke models, so much of the information was expected anyway. The engines are the same as on the naked models, with the same performance figures.
Q3 2013 US Motorcycle Sales ResultsFri, 01 Nov 2013
Motorcycle and scooter sales in the U.S. in 2013 remain consistent with last year’s figures, according to data released by the Motorcycle Industry Council. Several manufacturers blamed poor weather for the poor start this year, and the rebounding sales in the third quarter helped to negate the slow sales from earlier in the year.
KTM 'RC640' SupermonoMon, 28 Oct 2013
I don't know much about this bike but I think it's based around a KTM LC4 640 engine. I stumbled across it while searching Google and thought it was worth sharing. It's a work of art and possibly an RC640, long before KTM had even thought of putting their engines into a sportsbike.
Leaked Details On The Production KTM RC390Fri, 25 Oct 2013
In July we broke the news of a new racebike from KTM, the RC390, which is to be used in a spec racing series in 2014. Now, we’ve received leaked information from KTM Duke 390 forum member sandy_mary with technical specs about the road going production model. Pulled from a secret page on KTM’s Canadian website, according to sandy_mary, here’s what we’ve found out.
The World’s Most Dangerous Ride – VideoFri, 11 Oct 2013
Adam Riemann is crazy. Just look at this video for proof. Here, Riemann is riding along the edge of the Himalayan country side, perilously close to a rather steep drop to the river bed below.
KTM Offers Custom Leather Racing Suits from GIMOTOTue, 08 Oct 2013
KTM has partnered with Austrian riding suit maker GIMOTO to offers made-to-measure custom leather suits. Using an online customization tool on KTM’s official website, customers can design their own GIMOTO RSX racing suits, selecting from various options such as additional protectors, text and logos. The customization tool also accepts 20 different measurements to get the suit to fit just right.
2014 KTM 1290 Super Duke R RevealedTue, 01 Oct 2013
Almost a year after it was revealed in prototype form, KTM has released final specifications and photographs of the all-new 1290 Super Duke R production model. Until now, KTM had been coy about the specs for its large-displacement naked bike, but we can now see what makes the Austrian manufacturer nickname the new Super Duke R as “the Beast”. In typical KTM style, the 1290 in the bike’s name provides only a ballpark estimate of the actual engine displacement.
2013 Motocross of Nations ResultsMon, 30 Sep 2013
Ken de Dycker led Team Belgium to victory in the 2013 Motocross of Nations at Germany’s Teutschenthal track. De Dycker was joined by Clement de Salle and Jeremy von Horebeek in winning Belgium’s first MXoN title since 2004. Team U.S.A.
KTM Adventure Rider Rally 2013 – VideoFri, 27 Sep 2013
The 10th Annual KTM Adventure Rider Rally took place September 13-15 in Steamboat Springs, Colorado. Hundreds showed up to the Steamboat Grand Hotel to enjoy a weekend of KTM activities, including appearances from KTM factory riders Andrew Short, Mike Brown, Kurt Caselli and Mike Lafferty, plus technical and riding seminars, self-guided rides, demo rides, games, camaraderie and more. The rally was such as rousing success KTM has posted a beautiful wrap video.