2019 has seen two extremes for Red Bull KTM in the FIM Motocross World Championship.
2019 IS ONE TO REMEMBER
Bad luck with injury in MXGP and amazing results in MX2, with Jorge Prado dominating the class and Tom Vialle going from strength to strength on his KTM 250 SX-F.
WP has reinvented its top-line aftermarket suspension with the new 2020 XACT Pro range, including the new Supertrax shock and new spring fork fitted with cone valve technology.
But how good is the new kit and does having a shock with adjustable high and low speed rebound damping as well as
KTM's Bas Vaessen will have checks this week after a crash in Indonesia that briefly left him unable to move from the neck down. The Dutchman is currently third in the British championship, which heads to Hawkstone Park this weekend.
Vaessen before his crash in Indonesia. Pic Ray Archer
Vaessen got caught
Prado with Claudio De Carli
MX2 world champ Jorge Prado has iced any plans to go to the USA and will move up to the MXGP class to face Jeffrey Herlings and Tony Cairoli next year.
The Spaniard has signed an extension to his GP contract with Red Bull KTM until 2023
KTM released a social post explaining why Tony Cairoli and Jeffrey Herlings will miss the MXGP of Germany.
"A right leg injury for @jeffrey_herlings84 and painful right shoulder for @antoniocairolimeans that Red Bull KTM will be without both riders (the last two #mxgpworld champions) this weekend at Teutschenthal for the #MXGPGermany. Both riders will get more
We all take a sharp breath when we see new bike price tags but the offer lots of smiles for your cash.
YOLO. If you can afford the hot new bike, go for it
Every year when the manufacturers wheel out their new bikes, one important spec is often missing - and
Japanese or Austrian? That's the question most riders who fancy a quarter-litre smoker have to face.
The two-stroke scene is definitely the craze at the moment. The interest is high as the typical clubman rider can see sees the fun of riding, owing and maintaining a two-stroke 250. But if you’re thin king
Jeffrey Herlings made his return to racing in Holland yesterday. He won the first race and led the second until dropping to fourth - a sure sign of his lack of race fitness.
Check out this behind-the-scenes film from the event.
Could have been a whole lot worse for Tony Cairoli in St Jean D’Angely this past weekend. TC222 dropped it in one of the uphill corners and then gets hit in the back by another rider. Thankfully he was fine and continued the race to finish in 17th place.
Tony Cairoli: “It
The new fuel injected 150
KTM's 2020 enduro line-up includes the new model KTM 150 EXC TPI, which is homologated for Euro 4, the KTM 250 EXC TPI and KTM 300 EXC TPI 2-strokes, as well as the KTM 250 EXC-F, KTM 350 EXC-F, KTM 450 EXC-F and KTM 500 EXC-F