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August 15, 2014

Top World Championship experience for young riders

KTM went to the FIM Junior Motocross World Championship in Lierneux, Belgium last weekend with the KTM Junior Race Service for 14 young riders from outside Europe. Being offered a fully supported service at Factory Racing level allowed the young competitors to concentrate completely on their races and have the maximum learning experience from the event. Read the full article »


August 14, 2014

Successful surgery for de Dycker

Ken De Dycker has undergone surgery to remove a plate that had been inserted in his left wrist, following an accident on the track at Lommel on December 21. Read the full article »


August 13, 2014

BMW Motorrad: Sales at 8.5% above previous year as of July.

With 11,661 vehicles sold, BMW Motorrad posted its best ever July result in July 2014. As compared to the record month of the previous year (11,241 units), 3.7% more motorcycles and maxi scooters were supplied to customers. As of July, worldwide sales likewise reached a new all-time high at 82,639 units sold, an increase of 8.5% (previous year: 76,128 units). Read the full article »


August 5, 2014

MASTER Security Scheme Working

Figures have just been released by the Motorcycle Industry Association which show a marked reduction in motorcycle theft in the UK. Read the full article »


August 5, 2014

Distinguished Gentleman’s Ride 2014

On September 28, 2014, those magnificent men on their flying machines gather for a global celebration of motorcycling, style, friendship and banter all in aid of giving a two wheel salute to prostate cancer. In over 250 cities around the world, groups of riders, all makes and models, will dress dapper and tour the town. This is the Distinguished Gentlemen’s Ride, a global phenomenon founded by a bunch of Australian friends in 2012 to offset the downbeat perception often linked to motorcyclists. Read the full article »


July 31, 2014

Herlings Undergoes Succesful Surgery After Crash at Charity Race

KTM Racing has confirmed that Red Bull KTM factory rider Jeffrey Herlings has sustained a fractured femur during a crash at the Everts and Friends charity race in Genk, Belgium on Monday. Read the full article »


July 30, 2014

Kawasaki confirms assault on World Endurance Championship

With an enviable record of achievement in one of the most challenging of motorcycle racing disciplines, Kawasaki Motors Europe have confirmed their official support for the SRC Kawasaki team in selected rounds of the 2014 World Endurance Championship and beyond. Read the full article »


July 29, 2014

BMW Motorrad International GS Trophy: Adventure and Competition

With barely a month to the start of the fourth BMW Motorrad International GS Trophy, the North America 2014 edition, the preparations of the organizers and the competitors are nearing completion. Read the full article »


July 25, 2014

Escape your daily race!

1 competition – 10 challenges. Right after crossing the finish line, KTM goodie bags and three main prizes are waiting for you: one KTM RC 390 and two RC 125! Start the race at www.ktm.com/rc. Read the full article »


July 25, 2014

KTM reveals details on its 2015 motocross model range

KTM is excited to reveal the details on its 2015 motocross model range, which is currently arriving in dealerships around Europe. The Austrian manufacturer is pleased to continue to set the benchmark in the development of offroad motorcycles with year-upon-year improvements to its ultra-successful motocross bikes with a huge investment in its R&D department to deliver the very latest in motorcycle technology. Read the full article »