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  1. A CHIP OFF THE OLD BLOCK? THE MADDISONS GET FAST AGAIN

    There was one recognizable figure keeping a close eye on the inaugural event of the European Junior e-Motocross series at this year's Motocross of Nations. As Red Bull & KTM stunt/FMX icon Robbie Maddison plugged in the KTM SX-E 5 of 7-year-old son Jagger to charge in the Mantova paddock, we asked the high-flying, wave-surfing likeable Australian about becoming a ‘motocross dad’…

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  2. GETTING REAL: THE DEMANDS OF MOTOGP™ ESPORTS

    The real - and the virtual – 2021 MotoGP™ World Championship finishes in Spain in mid-November. Valencia is a traditional curtain-closer for the series, but it’s also become the site of the tense grand finale for MotoGP eSports. Is the gaming competition harder than you think?

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  3. Electrifying history made at this year’s Motocross of Nations: A look at future talent and technology

    The Motocross of Nations is the most prestigious event on the motocross calendar – it’s the Olympics of the sport let’s say, where the best of the best take part. Regular rivals become teammates to compete for their nations and they battle it out with pride for their country and the coveted Chamberlain Trophy. The event is in its 74th year, but the 2021 edition in Mantova, Italy had something extra on the agenda, with a new and futuristic junior class.

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  4. #THEWORLDADVENTUREWEEK STORIES – “MOTORCYCLES CHANGED MY LIFE”

    One of the illuminating and cool repercussions of the 2021 THE WORLD ADVENTURE WEEK – where people were encouraged to get out on and ride their bikes with various riding challenges throughout a week – was the discovery of riders’ stories and lifestyles in the saddle. For Tuğçe Akbayar, biking was an entirely transformative experience…

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  5. ULTIMATE DUKE RIDER #9 8211; KEVIN LEUENBERGER, USA

    When Kevin Leuenberger from San Francisco is not crunching numbers in the financial realm, he’s wheeling his 2017 KTM 1290 SUPER DUKE R and wondering "I can't believe they actually sell this thing to people. I can't believe I'm legally allowed to have this!"

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  6. HOW TO MAKE A 200,000 KM BIKE READY TO EXPLORE THE WORLD ONCE AGAIN

    KTM 1190 ADVENTURE and I have seen a lot in the past five years. Clocking close to 200,000 km already, I knew it was time for a complete rehaul…

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  7. ULTIMATE DUKE RIDER #8 8211; THIBAUT CLERC, FRANCE

    French rider Thibaut Clerc grew up riding the epic alpine roads in and around Grenoble, cutting his teeth on the sweeping switchbacks of the mountains. On a DUKE, these roads are the perfect playground - one that Thibaut knows all too well.

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  8. GROWING THE ORANGE: KTM AND RACING TALENT

    The KTM GP Academy is driving fresh and exciting talent into MotoGP™ in the same way that the KTM system of ‘product-discovery-support-nurture’ unearthed such rich results in motocross and MXGP. We asked two of the youngest and clearest examples – Jorge Prado and Rene Hofer – for their stories…

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  9. ULTIMATE DUKE RIDER #7 8211; MICHAEL GROVE, SOUTH AFRICA

    South African-born Michael Grove is no stranger to the KTM world or getting his hands dirty, be it when riding in the dirt or wrangling tools in the workshop. When it comes to being a true rev-head, Mike has his hand tightly around the throttle grip.

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  10. #THEWORLDADVENTUREWEEK STORIES – HOW TO MAKE 5,014 KM IN A WEEK WHILE LIVING 038; WORKING ON THE BIKE

    With THE WORLD ADVENTURE WEEK seeing more than 2000 riders racking-up a total of 1.5 million kilometres across the globe, it was Raul de la Jara who topped the rankings for the longest distance ridden. Completing more than 5000 km on his 2013 KTM 1190 ADVENTURE, the engineer from Chile had his fair share of adventures along the way. We called Raul to learn the full story…

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