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KTM and Husaberg Partner with SuperB


KTM News

The FMF/KTM Factory Racing Team and Husaberg Factory Racing Team are excited to announce a new partnership with SuperB that will extend throughout the remainder of the 2011 racing season.

SuperB introduced a revolutionary new battery type, specifically designed for motorcycles, that replaces the existing lead/acid battery with a lithium-ion technology.

The SuperB battery offers many advantages over conventional batteries including, lighter weight, faster charge time, more compact design, and a longer service life.

The company was founded in 2007 by Mr. M.H. Doornekamp, an enduro rider from Holland. Upset over the lifetime of his four-stroke battery-life, he began a quest to engineer a more reliable battery. Being an engineer himself, he developed a new lithium-ion light-weight battery for use in motorsport racing.

FMF/KTM and Husaberg Factory Team Manager,

Antti Kallonen (FMF/KTM and Husaberg Factory Team Manager) says: “I’m pleased to partner with SuperB for the 2011 racing season. It is important in off-road racing to have a strong and reliable battery that guarantees the bike will start every time you hit the button.

“Many of our series involve a dead engine start where it is crucial to have a good battery to get the jump you need. SuperB helps our FMF/KTM and Husaberg motorcycles get off the line the fastest each time. Having SuperB batteries on all our electric start 4-stroke KTM’s and Husaberg’s is a big advantage and a peace of mind for our riders.”

Doornekamp is equally excited about the partnership with the FMF/KTM and Husaberg Racing Teams.

M.H. Doornekamp says: “Our company is elated to partner with KTM and Husaberg, both leading brands in the off-road market. After years of testing our batteries in the Dakar Rally, motocross and multiple enduro series, we are proud that SuperB can be part of the world’s best off-road teams.”

For more information on SuperB batteries please visit


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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