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  1. #inthisyear1979: 50,000th KTM 2-stroke engine

    Just one year after KTM started production of motorcycles in 1953, the company announced its first production record – the 1000th motorcycle, a R 125 "Tourist", left the factory doors. Fast forward a quarter of a century and the 50,000th KTM 2-stroke engine rolled off the production line; as a result the Austrian Quality Seal – a quality award for Austrian Products – was awarded to the Mattighofen-based manufacturer.

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  2. THE FORGOTTEN MASTERPIECE: THE RISE & FALL OF KTM’S RC8 SPORTSBIKE – PART 2

    On the track, the RC8 was being raced to top five results in AMA Superbike by the likes of Chris Fillmore and even starring at the Isle of Man TT. In Europe KTM established a team to enter the competitive IDM German Superbike series.

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  3. MXGP: TOO FAST, TOO FURIOUS?

    Are the 450cc factory bikes of MXGP and the premier class of the FIM Motocross World Championship becoming too fast? We decided to ask…

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  4. BACKCOUNTRY DISCOVERY ROUTES: KTM BACKED US ADVENTURES ACCESSIBLE TO MORE RIDERS

    Backcountry Discovery Routes® is a KTM North America supported organization that has been opening up the American wilderness to US adventure riders for nearly a decade. With a new portal coming soon, BDR are working to bring easy access to European riders too…

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  5. A STRUGGLE FOR GLORY: THE 2019 RED BULL ROMANIACS

    The Red Bull Romaniacs is renowned as one of the toughest enduro events on the planet, and the 2019 race was no exception. A struggle from start to finish, the event saw riders endure four full days of competition in the Romanian hills following the opening day’s prologue in the local town of Sibiu.

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