KTM has been kicking ass on both ends of the engine displacement spectrum, but like the rest of the industry, something's been missing – mid-size V-twins. KTM is finally rectifying matters and spreading the wealth to its siblings at Husqvarna.
If you're hankering for a great-handling, lightweight, attainable, fully-faired or naked thumper, KTM has finally seen fit to bring both the RC 390 and 390 Duke to the U.S. And it's about time. »
Had he chosen to stick around, Hunter S. Thompson would have been 77 years old today. We're just going to share this photo of the man on his ranch, annotated to point out the incredible awesomeness included therein, and we'll also say this: If you haven't read him, read him. His legacy is disquieting to this day. »
Riding a motorcycle on ice is normally reserved for Swedes and Finns — and other citizens of the Vodka Belt — riding four-stroke Jawas on frozen lakes with studded tires, in between swigs of akvavit, chilled by trackside. At least, that's how I picture it. »
Factory KTM Stunt Rider Rok Bagoros, clearly, knows how to ride a bike. More than that, he knows how to unleash his inner dragon and pull off a kind of bike-to-human interaction only possible with an almost romantic attachment to the bike. Two wheels good. Two wheels very good. »
The good news is that KTM's X-Bow track sled is coming to the US. The bad news, depending on your circumstances, is that it'll start at $88,500. Oh, you wanted an engine? Get ready to shell out big money. »
These dirt bikers are riding a trail atop a cliff that's no more than a foot wide. The video is appropriately titled "Big Balls Trail Ride." »
Rumor has it that Volkswagen is in talks with KTM about partnering up to produce VW brand motorcycles. For you car folks, KTM is an Austrian firm known for its race-ready dirt and street bikes - think Ducati but with less of the pretense and more of the color orange. As the rumor has it, this could even result in… »