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ISDE Mexico: Compete on a Leased KTM

ISDE 2010 News

For riders who want to experience the International Six Days Enduro in Morelia, Mexico, Nov. 1-6, KTM is offering exclusive leasing of their EXC “Six Days” motorcycles.

But it doesn’t stop there. Sticking to their “Ready to Race” motto, the Austrian company is offering full transport service, along with KTM spare parts service for those unexpected ISDE occurrences. KTM and KTM are also offering customers the special Race Service packages to ensure participants can get down to the serious business of riding, competing and having fun in a great atmosphere at the 85th edition of the Six Days in Mexico.

The KTM Race Service this year will provide this support for 50 riders from 15 nations, which includes access to the KTM Service Stations as well as technical assistance for the whole event in accordance with the FIM regulations.

KTM says appropriate tools and all kinds of machinery material will be provided. Spare parts are available and emergency assistance will be on-site. Air filters (two per race day); “Ready to Race” carburetor setting; first service on the bike after the pre-ride session and if required, de-restriction of the bike will be offered.

In addition, all Race Service customers will receive daily updates for settings and all race information. The KTM Support Team will also offer a technical workshop with the professional mechanics on the rest day before the official start of the race to give last instructions for all stages of the race.

For 2010, KTM will be represented by about 50 percent of the competitors who will be using the famed orange dirt bikes, with many choosing the special edition KTM EXC Six Days bikes that are offered for leasing.

The 2010 KTM EXC “Six Days” come in the following models: 2-Stroke: 125 EXC, 250 EXC, 300 EXC; 4-Stroke: 250 EXC-F, 450 EXC and the 530 EXC. This models offer numerous special features to master even the most impassable terrain and to assure the best possible performance for the riders.

In other ISDE 2010 news, KTM says that following the official FIM inspection of the site and facilities for the legendary endurance race, all FIM regulations have been fulfilled for the event in Morelia, Michoacan in Mexico.

KTM says all the participating riders can now look forward to a great edition of the oldest offroad competition in the motor sports calendar with six great days of tough riding over challenging and interesting terrain.

Igancio Verneda, FIM motorsport coordinator for this event, has confirmed that the local organizers have satisfied all of FIM’s requirements for the event and are all set to welcome the international ISDE family to Mexico.

Every year, the ISDE is a unique opportunity to test personal riding skills against the elements and nature while enjoying six days of camaraderie with like-minded people beyond comparison.

Ron Lieback
Ron Lieback
One of the few moto journalists based on the East Coast, Ron Lieback joined the motorcycle industry as a freelancer in 2007, and is currently Online Editor at Ultimate Motorcycling. He is also the author of "365 to Vision: Modern Writer's Guide (How to Produce More Quality Writing in Less Time).

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