KTM: Countdown to 2010 ISDE

2010 Six Days Enduro

It’s more than a race; it’s a legend. The International Six Days Enduro (ISDE) is the oldest FIM offroad motorcycle competition and one eagerly awaited by all those with a passion for Enduro.

For the 85th edition, Nov 1-6 in Morelia, Mexico, motorcycle riders can look forward to six great days of tough riding over challenging and interesting terrain and the remarkable camaraderie that makes this event so special.

In true "Ready to Race" tradition, KTM is again on track to ensure that the 2010 IDSE is a real celebration of Orange where riders test themselves and their machines in the company of like-minded enthusiasts.

KTM has completed preparation for the big motorcycle race and 4 x 40 ft. containers are on their way stacked with motorcycles and material to ensure that KTM’s competing motorcycle customers are cared for in the best possible way at the ISDE.

Together with KTM USA, KTM will be in Mexico for the ISDE with a support team of more than 20 including specialists from motor sports, development, customer service and marketing.

The presence of two KTM trucks in the paddock underlines that KTM, both in Europe and abroad, are always professional when it comes to first class support for participating motorcycles riders at major events like the ISDE.

This year a record number of KTM motorcycle riders have ordered the race service packages for the ISDE. This means orders for more than 50 service packages, 50 rental motorcycles and more than 100 spare parts services to underline that KTM and its support team represent an important component of this great annual event.

KTM has now been working on perfecting its service to participating riders for the past 10 years and is proud of its ever increasing support role at the ISDE.

About the KTM Race Service

The motorcycle race service at the ISDE includes access to the KTM Service Stations as well as technical assistance for the whole event. Appropriate tools and all kinds of materials will be provided. Spare parts and emergency assistance are available. The service includes first service on the bike after the pre-ride session and if required, de-restriction of the bike.

In addition, all race service customers will receive daily updates for motorcycle settings and all race information. The KTM support team also offers a technical workshop with professional mechanics on the rest day before the official start of the race and gives final tips and instructions for all stages of the motorcycle race.

KTM: proud to be the most dominant brand at the ISDE

In 2010 KTM is proud to be the most dominant brand again at the ISDE where some 50% of the competitors will be onboard the "Made in Austria" orange sports motorcycles.

Many of them will choose the special edition 2010 KTM EXC "Six Days" motorcycles. The bikes have numerous special features designed to overcome the most difficult of terrain and to ensure that riders get the best possible performance and the highest level of riding fun and satisfaction.

About the special edition 2010 KTM EXC "Six Days" Motorcycles:

2-Stroke: 125 EXC, 250 EXC, 300 EXC
4-Stroke: 250 EXC-F, 450 EXC, 530 EXC

Special Motorcycle Features

  • Basic specifications in line with the EXC 2011 Motorcycle
  • ORANGE powder coated frame
  • Engine protector for all models
  • Radiator fan for all 4-strokes
  • CNC machined triple clamps (black anodized)
  • Seat cover with logo and card pocket
  • Stealth rear sprocket
  • Axle puller
  • Quick-change brake pad pin
  • Breather valves for front fork
  • Exclusive Six Days decals

About the ISDE

First held in England in 1913, the ISDE has been held every year in various parts of the world – with the exception of during the two World Wars. Portugal was the host country in 2009, Greece in 2008 and in Chile in 2007.

The event attracts around 500 motorcycle riders and thousands of spectators. The motorcycle iders compete for individual and multiple categories of national and other team awards over six days of riding a total 1250 miles (2011 km). And because KTM highly values the commitment of privateers and IDSE enthusiasts there will again in 2010 be an unofficial tribute to KTM’s toughest club riders.

The entire KTM team looks forward to meeting and greeting all KTM riders in Morelia and is looking forward to a successful and accident-free Six Days 2010. Let’s go! See you in Morelia for a great 2010 ISDE!