Five-time Dakar Rally winner Cyril Despres has signed on with Yamaha Motor France to race on the Yamaha YZ450F. Despres won the Dakar Rally in 2005, 2007, 2010, 2012 and 2013 with KTM but parted ways with the Austrian manufacturer in March. For 2014, Despres is trading in KTM Orange for Yamaha Blue, riding with […]
10th Annual KTM Adventure Rider Rally Headed for Steamboat Springs
KTM is now accepting pre-registrations for the 2013 KTM Adventure Rider Rally. Now in its 10th year, KTM USA’s national festival gives adventure riders of all skill levels the chance to ride with and learn from others. The 2013 edition of the Rally will take place Sept. 13-15 in Steamboat Springs, Colo.
The KTM Adventure Rider Rally is designed for the KTM 640, 690, 950 and 990 Adventure and Enduro owners, but riders of all brands of street-legal motorcycles are welcome to take part. Participants will learn adventure riding tips from experts and meet KTM factory riders. KTM will also offer demo rides for its current streetbike lineup.
Pre-registration is open at http://www.ktmorangeevents.com for a reduced rate of $150 per person. Those who pre-register will receive a free event T-shirt. The price does not include motorcycle expenses or lodging, though KTM has arranged for a reserved group rate at the Mount Bachelor Village Resort.