'Maiden Voyage - The Prequel to the Adventure of a Lifetime'

Maiden Voyage takes us on Tim Notier’s journey

February 1, 2018 Aaron Heinrich Comments Off on Maiden Voyage takes us on Tim Notier’s journey

Exclusive Review by Total Motorcycle Reviewer Aaron Heinrich. Writing a book of any sort is hard work. It’s more than just placing words together into sentences, paragraphs and pages. It’s doing so in a way that […]

See the toughest ever 2018 Dakar route

See the toughest ever 2018 Dakar route

December 25, 2017 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on See the toughest ever 2018 Dakar route

In recent years the Rally Dakar has found its home in South America. But, as the name suggests, that’s not always been the case. The Rally Dakar was born in 1978, taking competitors from Paris, […]

2018 KTM 790 Adventure R Prototype

2018 KTM 790 Adventure R Prototype Review

November 14, 2017 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on 2018 KTM 790 Adventure R Prototype Review

READY TO RACE. 2018 KTM 790 Adventure R Prototype Review on Total Motorcycle: KTM pulled the covers off its all-new, production ready KTM 790 DUKE at EICMA, Milan, today (November 7, 2017) along with a […]

2018 KTM 450 Rally Prototype

2018 KTM 450 Rally Prototype Review

November 14, 2017 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on 2018 KTM 450 Rally Prototype Review

INTENSE. 2018 KTM 450 Rally Prototype Review on Total Motorcycle: KTM pulled the covers off its all-new, production ready KTM 790 DUKE at EICMA, Milan, today (November 7, 2017) along with a KTM 790 ADVENTURE […]

2018 KTM Freeride E-XC

2018 KTM Freeride E-XC Review

November 14, 2017 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on 2018 KTM Freeride E-XC Review

SUPER. CHARGED. 2018 KTM Freeride E-XC Review on Total Motorcycle: Silence never sounded this electrifying. With an even more powerful motor, the new KTM PowerPack with enhanced capacity, ultra-fast charging times, energy recuperation and revamped […]

2018 KTM 1090 Adventure

2018 KTM 1090 Adventure Review

November 14, 2017 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on 2018 KTM 1090 Adventure Review

BRING IT ON. 2018 KTM 1090 Adventure Review on Total Motorcycle: The KTM 1090 ADVENTURE R stares down anything in its path. Bespoke WP suspension, offroad wheels and a tough yet fuel-efficient engine are ready […]

2018 KTM 1290 Super Adventure R

2018 KTM 1290 Super Adventure R Review

November 14, 2017 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on 2018 KTM 1290 Super Adventure R Review

UNSTOPPABLE. 2018 KTM 1290 Super Adventure R Review on Total Motorcycle: True adventure takes guts, so KTM’s rally experts brought out the big guns and packed 1.301cc, 140 Nm of torque and 160 hp into […]

2018 KTM 1290 Super Duke GT

2018 KTM 1290 Super Duke GT Review

November 14, 2017 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on 2018 KTM 1290 Super Duke GT Review

ADRENALINE EXPRESS. 2018 KTM 1290 Super Duke GT Review on Total Motorcycle: The 1290 Super Duke R got us thinking. What if we could match The Beast’s interstellar performance to all day, two-up comfort? What […]

2018 KTM 390 Duke

2018 KTM 390 Duke Review

November 14, 2017 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on 2018 KTM 390 Duke Review

ONE FOR ALL. 2018 KTM 390 Duke Review on Total Motorcycle: The KTM 390 DUKE breathes life into values that have made motorcycling so amazing for decades. It combines maximum riding pleasure with optimum user […]

2018 KTM 690 Duke

2018 KTM 690 Duke Review

November 14, 2017 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on 2018 KTM 690 Duke Review

SMOOTH LIKE BUTTER . 2018 KTM 690 Duke Review on Total Motorcycle: Two decades ago, the original Duke was nothing short of revolutionary. KTM’s first single-cylinder street bike grew into a cult classic, adding extreme […]

2018 KTM 1290 Super Duke R

2018 KTM 1290 Super Duke R Review

November 14, 2017 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on 2018 KTM 1290 Super Duke R Review

UNLEASH THE BEAST. 2018 KTM 1290 Super Duke R Review on Total Motorcycle: This is our punk record – pure, raw and straight to the point: speed. Its V-twin, the most powerful one we ever […]

2018 KTM 790 Duke

2018 KTM 790 Duke Review

November 14, 2017 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on 2018 KTM 790 Duke Review

THE SCALPEL. 2018 KTM 790 Duke Review on Total Motorcycle: This is our sharpest tool in the shed, developed with one task in mind: to dominate the street. A true rider knows that here, power […]

2018 KTM RC390

2018 KTM RC390 Review

November 14, 2017 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on 2018 KTM RC390 Review

RACING GENES. 2018 KTM RC390 Review on Total Motorcycle: A sports bike in its purest form. Reduced to the essentials. Agile, fast, suitable for A2 driving license and extremely sporty. Whether you are on country […]

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EICMA 2017: New Power Generation for KTM

November 9, 2017 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on EICMA 2017: New Power Generation for KTM

KTM pulled the covers off its all-new, production ready KTM 790 DUKE at EICMA, Milan, today (November 7, 2017) along with a KTM 790 ADVENTURE R prototype, hinting how the Austrian firm’s model line-up will […]

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KTM & Cairoli Celebrate Sixth MXGP Title This Century

September 12, 2017 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on KTM & Cairoli Celebrate Sixth MXGP Title This Century

Celebrations came as Cairoli headed almost every statistic for 2017. He posted the most pole positions (six), led the most laps, scored nine moto wins (a total that Jeffrey Herlings overtook on Sunday at Assen), won […]

2018 KTM 150 XC-W

2018 KTM 150 XC-W Review

August 3, 2017 Michael Le Pard 0

      MINIMAL FUSS. MAXIMUM FUN. ‘XC’ means cross-country. ‘W’ represents its wide-ratio transmission. ‘KTM’ stands for winning. This model is a race-ready bike built for closed course enduro racing. With the agility of […]

2018 KTM 250 EXC-F

2018 KTM 250 EXC-F Review

August 3, 2017 Michael Le Pard 0

      A RECIPE FOR SUCCESS. Fill an agile, state-of-the-art chassis with an engine delivering class-leading power and torque. Then dress it with top class components, ensuring that the new 4-stroke maintains its edge […]

2018 KTM 250 XC-W

2018 KTM 250 XC-W Review

August 3, 2017 Michael Le Pard 0

      PYROTECHNICS. When the smoke clears, you’ll be the last rider standing. The KTM 250 XC-W is one of the best pound-for-pound fighters in the world of Enduro, pummeling it’s more complex 4-stroke […]

2018 KTM 300 XC-W Six Days

2018 KTM 300 XC-W Six Days Review

August 3, 2017 Michael Le Pard 0

      SIX DAYS. SIX WINS. KTM has ruled off-road for decades. The special edition Six Days models celebrate this success with special performance upgrades and top-of-the-line components. In 2017 the ISDE (International Six […]

2018 KTM 300 XC-W

2018 KTM 300 XC-W Review

August 3, 2017 Michael Le Pard 0

      MORE THAN JUST LIGHTNING FAST. 4-stroke rivals, beware: this tool might just be the sharpest in the shed. It’s hard to find a better power-to-weight ratio in the world of Enduro. If […]

2018 KTM 350 EXC-F

2018 KTM 350 EXC-F Review

August 3, 2017 Michael Le Pard 0

      BUILT TO GET WILD. You don’t just become the bestseller. You have to earn it. With mud, sweat and gears. The power-to-weight ratio of its compact DOHC engine is spot on for […]

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2018 KTM 450 EXC-F Six Days Review

August 3, 2017 Michael Le Pard 0

      SIX DAYS. SIX WINS. KTM has ruled off-road for decades. The special edition SIX DAYS models celebrate this success with special performance upgrades and top-of-the-line components. In 2017 the ISDE (International Six […]

2018 KTM 500 EXC-F

2018 KTM 500 EXC-F Review

August 3, 2017 Michael Le Pard 0

      THE ALPHA. The KTM 500 EXC-F is the strongest dual sport bike in the world, although that doesn’t mean it’s hard to control. This motorcycle is as lean and civilized as a […]

2018 KTM 65 SX

2018 KTM 65 SX Review

August 3, 2017 Michael Le Pard 0

      FAST HAS NO AGE LIMIT. The KTM 65 SX is a fully-fledged piece of sports equipment for young pilots aged around 8- to 12-years-old. This year’s top student features a revolutionary WP […]

2018 KTM 85 SX 17/14

2018 KTM 85 SX 17/14 Review

August 3, 2017 Michael Le Pard 0

      STEP INTO THE BIG LEAGUES. The 11 to 15-year-old riders of the junior class are no longer beginners. These are future champions fighting for victory, no matter if it is the Junior […]

2018 KTM 125 SX

2018 KTM 125 SX Review

August 3, 2017 Michael Le Pard 0

        KICK START YOUR RACING CAREER. The whip cracking KTM 125 SX has been at the front for years. With phenomenal performance on tap, it will be there for many more seasons to […]

2018 KTM 250 SX

2018 KTM 250 SX Review

August 3, 2017 Michael Le Pard 0

        LEADER OF THE PACK. The KTM 250 SX has one of the best power-to-weight ratios in the world of dirt, forming the ultimate punch against more complex 4-stroke rivals. With the […]

2018 KTM 250 SX-F

2018 KTM 250 SX-F Review

August 3, 2017 Michael Le Pard 0

        SMALL BORE SUPERSTAR. The KTM 250 SX-F has been on top of the MX2 World Championship for many years now and just added another world title to its crowded trophy cabinet. […]

2018 KTM 350 SX-F

2018 KTM 350 SX-F Review

August 3, 2017 Michael Le Pard 0

      THE ULTIMATE COMBO. Since Tony Cairoli first took a KTM 350 SX-F to the top of the MX1 World Championship in 2010, the Red Bull KTM athlete has dominated the class aboard […]