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  1. The unusual career of an Orange Kiwi: Red Bull KTM Factory Racing Crew Chief Paul Trevathan

    Crazy as it might sound, the last MotoGP™ weekend before the summer break, which is at Assen, was actually a home race for New Zealander Paul Trevathan (52). In fact, Miguel Oliveira’s crew chief has lived on the other side of the world to his country of birth for many years, and now calls the Dutch town of Druten home. We interviewed him to find out more about how he ended up here and what he likes to get up to when he’s not on the circuit or at the airport.

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  2. WHAT IT REALLY FEELS LIKE TO GAS A WINNING MOTOGP BIKE

    Impossible lean angles and cutting-edge technology help towards one of the biggest rushes on two wheels but what’s it really like to throttle a MotoGP™ bike (and equal the highest ever speed in Grand Prix…)? We asked the Red Bull KTM Factory Racing team for some insight…

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  3. ULTIMATE DUKE RIDER: SOLOMON DANIEL, INDIA

    Paulo Coelho once said, "When you want something, all the universe conspires in helping you to achieve it." For ULTIMATE DUKE RIDER Solomon Daniel, that phrase not only defines his entire riding career - but also his future.

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  4. THE BRAVE BIKER: HOW A FINANCIAL ADVISOR CHANGED HIS LIFE TO BECOME A TRUE GLOBAL BIKE ADVENTURER

    There are plenty of travelers and motorcyclists who stretch the full limit of their fuel tanks and wallets but for Johnny Nice a life in the wild is a pure lifestyle choice. We ask how – and why – a person commits to adventure…

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  5. ULTIMATE DUKE RIDER: BERNARD MASCARENHAS, INDIA

    For Bernard Mascarenhas, riding motorcycles came as a matter of necessity. Having moved to Bangalore, with no prior riding experience and living far from college, the best means of transportation was on two wheels. Little did he know at the time that this hard introduction to motorcycles would become his ultimate passion.

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  6. 5 REASONS WHY THE WORLD ADVENTURE WEEK IS AN EXPERIENCE YOU CAN’T MISS

    A true celebration of every rider’s adventurous spirit, THE WORLD ADVENTURE WEEK will run from the 5th to the 11th of July 2021. No matter the make of your bike, it’s a reason to saddle up, meet like-minded riders and hit the road - with a chance of being rewarded for doing what you love.

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  7. WRAPPING MIGUEL: KTM’S MOTOGP™ STAR TALKS RACING GEAR

    2021 is Miguel Oliveira’s third season in MotoGP; all with the RC16. He now has four trophies in the premier class after backing up a maiden podium of the 2021 season in Mugello, Italy with a brilliant victory in Barcelona, Spain the following weekend. The Red Bull KTM Factory Racing rider is the most experienced KTM athlete in the class and has tasted the soaring highs and the painful lows in just a few short seasons. What gear has the Portuguese counted on in that time? Using a moment in between practice sessions we decided to ask…

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  8. ULTIMATE DUKE RIDERS: CARDOSO TWINS, PORTUGAL

    Liliana and Patricia Cardoso attribute their love of riding to two things - cycling, and their father. Having put over 90,000 km on a pair of KTM 1290 SUPER DUKE Rs, this twin-sister biking duo has earned their spots in the ULTIMATE DUKE RIDER standings.

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  9. ROUND AND ROUND: HOW AND WHY KTM GO AMERICAN FLAT TRACK RACING

    Did you know the Red Bull KTM Factory Racing Team is looking to lead one of America’s oldest motorcycle sports? The two-rider crew is aiming for top honors in the ‘Singles’ class of American Flat Track, so we asked Team Manager Chris Fillmore about the project…

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  10. ULTIMATE DUKE RIDER: STEVE FRASER, AUSTRALIA

    Steve Fraser is your quintessential orange bleeder. Having no less than 4 KTMs in his garage - with an ultra-limited edition KTM 1290 SUPER DUKE RR on order - Steve enters the ULTIMATE DUKE RIDER fray with bucketloads of worldwide riding and life experiences.

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