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KTM Announces 2006 Motorcycle World Championship Plans Austrian Manufacturer KTM will field two teams in next year’s 125-cc-Motorcycle-World Championship. Apart from the official works team with Mika Kallio (Finland) and Julian Simon (Spain), KTM will also field a Junior Team: Stefan Bradl, son of former German 250-cc-star Helmut Bradl, and Austrian Michael Ranseder will be …

Here are photos and specifications for the upcoming KTM 950 Supermoto V-twin! Photos and text are courtesy of KTM Motorcycles. KTM claims around 425 pounds wet (minus fuel) for this motorcycle.  The engine is based on the very proven 950 Adventurer system and is claimed to have somewhere around 118 bhp. See also the wBW information page on …

KTM Announces North American Motorcycle Adventure Tours KTM North America has announced a series of KTM Adventure Tours for North America. Following in the tracks of the extremely successful KTM Adventure Tours program already established in locations around the world, the KTM North American Tours program will expand into Mexico, Canada and the United States. …

KTM Announces Powerful New 990 Adventure (Specifications and more photos below). KTM, the Austrian company renowned for its championship wins in the Dakar Rally and international off-road events, is releasing the 990 Adventure “Travel Enduro” motorcycle. The 990 Adventure is a revised version of the relatively successful 950 Adventure. The 990 has greater displacement, electronic …

2008 KTM Stunt Concept and 2008 KTM Motorcycles KTM presented three newly-developed single cylinder motorcycles, the 690 Duke, the 690 Enduro and the 690 SMC at the recent Paris innovations fair, the Mondial de deux Roues. KTM also presented a super-cool concept bike, the Stunt 690.  All of these new KTM’s with the 690cc engine …

Track Day With the KTM RC8 and KTM 990 Super Duke Fastrack Riders and KTM teamed up to hold a KTM demo day at Auto Club Speedway where KTM staff were on hand to sign up riders who wanted to ride their impressive line-up of motorcycles. All the goodies were there: The KTM 1190 cc …

BMW and KTM Developing Spine Protection System for Motorcycle Riders Effective protection of the neck and spinal areas is crucial, especially for off-road motorcycle riding. BMW has collaborated with KTM move forward with the development of an adequate system of protection for this extremely sensitive area.  The objective is to reduce the risk of injury …

KTM 990 Super Duke Front Wheel & Brake Photographer: H. Mitterbauer

KTM 950 Supermoto Fuel Tank – Seat Photographer: H. Mitterbauer    

January 17, 2013 – I stopped by JT Motorsports in Frederick, Maryland for an oil filter for the DR650 (blog) and discovered three brand new KTM 1190 Adventure bikes on the showroom floor! Being a good webBikeWorld correspondent, I had my camera with me and whipped it out for a few quick pics. Two of these are the standard …

2012 KTM 990 Adventure November 20, 2011 – Not a lot to report here actually, just a few quick photos and a video of a nice-looking KTM 990 Adventure with Touratech luggage. The bike was on display in the KTM booth but the lighting, the black shiny floors and bright orange colors with white background …

KTM RC8 The New KTM RC8 Superbike! Here are some photos of this fantastic-looking machine, and… Photos Courtesy of KTM.  Photographers:  H. Mitterbauer (Studio photos).  P. Friedl  (Track photo).  R. Schedl  (KTM On-track). More:  Stefan Nebel named as KTM RC8 test rider (below) KTM 1190 RC8: Official Superbike premiere in Milan!  KTM first released some computer-generated …

KTM 990 Super Duke R and 690 Supermoto November 15, 2006 – KTM has announced that the 2007 Super Duke R and 690 Supermoto will be released at the EICMA Trade Fair in Milan. KTM stated that the bikes are the “spearhead of sporty street fighters”, with improvements to the Super Duke 990 for 2007 …

Dakar 2005: Death of Fabrizio Meoni January 11, 2005 Photos courtesy KTM 7.00 p.m. Official statement from KTM, Mattighofen, Austria Fabrizio Meoni’s fatal accident Fabrizio Meoni was in a serious crash during the 11th stage of the Dakar Rally. Despite immediate medical attention, it was not possible to save Fabrizio Meoni’s life and he died of …