ChapMoto 2018 Supercross Race Recap Week 2

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Last year we started a new series called the ChapMoto Supercross Race Recap, where several Chaparral Motorsports employees gave their thoughts on the past weekend’s Supercross event. That series was so fun and popular that we decided to keep it going. It’s a pretty simple concept; we pose about 8-10 questions to the group regarding […]

Martinez Wins Round 1 Of The AMA Big 6 Gp Series; Russell Captures Top 5 Finish

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(Press Release) ADELANTO, Calif. – The FMF KTM Factory Racing Team had a successful start to the 2018 AMA Big 6 Grand Prix Series on Saturday as team rider Kacy Martinez scored a big win in the WCGP Women’s Pro class, while her teammate, Kailub Russell, finished 5th overall in the WCGP Pro division. As multi-time […]

Houston SX Recap: Musquin Sits Out With Shoulder Injury; Tickle Finishes 8th

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(Press Release) HOUSTON, Texas – Following a stellar performance at the opening round, Red Bull KTM Factory Racing’s Marvin Musquin experienced a tough evening in Houston for Round 2 of the AMA Supercross Championship as he sustained a shoulder injury during 450SX Heat 2 that caused him to sit out of the Main Event. His […]

KTM Unveils 2018 U.S. Supercross Teams and 450 SX-F Factory Edition Details

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Press Release (Murrieta, Calif.) – KTM announced its 2018 Supercross teams earlier today alongside the new KTM 450 SX-F FACTORY EDITION at a special event held at its new U.S. Supercross test facility – RD Field – in Murrieta, California. The Red Bull KTM Factory Racing Team, Troy Lee Designs/Red Bull/KTM and Rocky Mountain ATV/MC – WPS […]

Dirt Bike Riders 2017 Christmas Guide: Gift Ideas For MX Fans

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If you ride dirt bikes then shopping for people on your list who share the same love of shredding tracks and trails on two wheels is pretty easy. However, if you’re on the other side of the fence and know nothing about motorcycles you might find yourself stumped on what to get that dirt rider […]

Dunlop Expands Operations at Proving Grounds

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Press Release: Buffalo, NY: Dunlop is expanding operations at the Proving Grounds in Huntsville, Alabama; a dedicated tire testing facility. In addition to significant facility and track upgrades, Dunlop has hired Taylor Knapp to join its motorcycle tire testing team. Knapp started flat track and motocross racing at age five, winning many amateur national motocross […]

2018 KTM RC 390

2018 KTM RC 390

PURE ROAD RACING SPIRIT The KTM RC 390 has the perfect ingredients to show the rear lights even to larger supersport bikes every now and then. Thanks to design refinements such as vertically stacked transmission shafts, the sophisticated DOHC single of the KTM RC 390 is extremely compact and weighs in at only 36 kg. A […]

5th Annual Kurt Caselli Ride Day Dec 2nd

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While Kurt is no longer with us his spirit and love of motorcycles lives on through the Kurt Caselli Foundation. With a mission to improve the overall safety of the offroad motorcycle community through standardizing safety precautions, encouraging the use of safety equipment, and providing a safety net that allows and encourages former racers to further their […]

FOLLOWING EXCITEMENT AT EICMA, KTM ANNOUNCES 2018 STREET MODEL LINEUP FOR NORTH AMERICAN MARKET

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PRESS RELEASE: (MURRIETA, Calif.) – Exciting news came today from the EICMA tradeshow in Milan, Italy as KTM unveiled its all-new, production-ready (EU) KTM 790 DUKE, along with a KTM 790 ADVENTURE R prototype, cuing up how the Austrian brand’s model lineup will further expand thanks to a completely new engine generation with its 799cc […]

The Right Tires for the Job: Different Types of Motorcycle Tires

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Not all motorcycle tires are created equal. Sure they are all round, and unlike automotive tires, have a curved profile to make it easier for the rider to lean in and out of corners, but where one motorcycle tire differs from the next is in their design and intended use. For example, you wouldn’t use […]