In a shock move, KTM CEO Stefan Pierer just bought Husqvarna from BMW, just five years after BMW itself acquired it from MV Agusta and pumped a ton of cash into development of new street models. What gives? Our friends … Continued
News of Husqvarna’s sale to KTM CEO Stefan Pierer was met with much skepticism yesterday. It shouldn’t have been. Here’s the official press release announcing the move.
Update: Nieuwsmotor.nl reports that the deal has been finalized, not between BMW and KTM, but with the Austrian company’s CEO, Stefan Pierer instead. That changes everything. MCN is reporting that a deal that would see KTM purchase Husqvarna from BMW … Continued
Back in October, Adey and I both managed to put ourselves in the hospital within a few days of each other. Now, within the last few days, we’re both back to operating at close to normal capacity. That’s me in … Continued
While KTM et al show up with massive, massively expensive support trucks and entire teams of technicians spend most of the year prepping for the Dakar, tiny, independent efforts might employ a single mechanic in a tiny team working part … Continued
First there was the Moab concept, then the Baja and, now, the Baja again, this time in what appears to be production ready form. Where the first two on that list were all LEDs and edges bolted to a BMW … Continued
The Morocco Rally or, to give it its proper, not often used in the West name, the OiLibya Rallye du Maroc is a six-day, 1300-mile off-road race that takes place through parts of the Atlas Mountains and Sahara Desert. Not … Continued