Friday, June 8, 2007


Premiere in the USA - KTM 690 BAJA
KTM is starting in the Baja 500 with a brand new sports prototype machine. This race is a shortened version of the legendary Baja 1000. KTM’s factory rider Cyril Despres and Chris Blais will be riding together with the Baja specialist David Pearson.
The very popular Desert Races, the Baja 500 and the Baja 1000 are a new challenge for KTM and the company enters them equipped with the rich experience and success it has gathered in the Dakar rallies. The Austrian sport motorcycle manufacturer is competing for the first time in the traditional Baja race on the Baja California peninsular, right on the Mexican border. Cyril Despres, winner of this year’s Dakar Rally and his American team-mate Chris Blais, who has finished on the podium in numerous Baja races will be riding for KTM together with the experienced American Davis Pearson. All will be riding the new experimental model from the Austrian manufacturer.

Check later for a Supermoto version of the same bike!!!

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