win to equal four-time World Champions Geoff Duke and John Surtees, along with three-time world champion Kenny Roberts Snr.Stoner will be looking for win No.22 this weekend, when MotoGP heads to Motegi, Japan. The Ducati rider clinched his first world
-owned by Bajaj. The Indian firm's newly-launched Pulsar 200, for instance, uses the same engine as KTM's Duke 200, and KTMs for the Indian market are made in Bajaj plants.The western-market implications of the mooted venture in the East will depend enormously
KTM'S Indian partner, Bajaj, has upped its share in the Austrian firm once more – now holding some 47 percent of the company.The link between the two has been successful so far, allowing the development and production of the KTM Duke 125 and 200
on a KTM 990 SuperDuke.
24 Karat MV ... not available at Elizabeth DukeWHILE MV Agusta are trying to knock down rumours of a Hayley-Davidson buy-out, the company is still chasing money with this incredible bit of marketing at an Italian Luxury Fair.Covered in 24 karat gold
included Giacomo Agostini, Umberto Masetti, John Surtees and Geoff Duke.Makes a poxy show in the middle of winter seem a bit poor by UK standards, doesn't it?
into into Mappin & Webb's Piccadilly store in the West End, before making off with goods worth around £50,000.The gang, made up of five men on three bikes, took less than a few minutes to take their haul. A lookout rider, on what's believed to be a KTM Duke, stands
New Duke: spied with, mmmm, convenient white backgroundMORE DETAILS have emerged of Ducati's new Mega Monster/Vyper - including a side-on shot and design drawing of the new V-twin growler.Touted by many websites as a 'spy shot', Ducati appear
.The bike woold be a clear rival for the KTM-Bajaj KTM Duke 350 in targeted markets in South Asia and a naked alternative to the Kawasaki Ninja 250 and Honda CBR250R if brought to Europe.
KTM are backing a one make series to run alongside select European WSBK races. Details aren't yet fully finalised but the series will use the recently launched single-cylinder, 72bhp, Duke 690.The series will pitch 14 to 19 year-olds together
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