Following Fillmore Episode 2KTM has released Episode 2 of “Following Fillmore,” a series that documents the life of AMA Pro National Guard SuperBike HMC KTM rider Chris Fillmore.
During Episode 2, Fillmore, who finished 10th and 8th at the opening round of the AMA SBK Championship at Daytona, discusses his new teammate Taylor Knapp, Michigan memories and his dad.Speaking of the film, KTM says “join us in the “bedroom” of Chris Fillmore (Calm down, ladies, that’s just what he calls his hotel room with the KTM SuperBike Team at the Long Beach International Motorcycle Convention) to talk with Fillmore and his new teammate about how Knapp landed a spot on the KTM team, the parallels in their Michigan childhoods, the incredible Dad’s who helped them get where they are, and their strategy for the coming season.”The 25-year old began professionally racing in 2003 in the inaugural AMA SuperMoto series. Due to his strong finishes, Fillmore got a ride with factory Red Bull KTM at the age of 16, the youngest racer in the series. Fillmore continued to race in AMA, winning the 2011 AMA Pro Vance & Hines XR1200 Series, and delivering various podiums aboard the KTM RC8 in the SuperBike Championship.“Following Fillmore” Episode 2: • Director: Limore Shur • Director of Photography: Anthony Sansotta • Creative Director: TJ McCormick • Editors: Livia Cheibub and Rose Bloomfield • Post Producer: Sara FerrenceStay clicked to UltimateMotorCycling.com for further episodes.Following Fillmore Episode 1
This week, Senior Editor Nic de Sena rides the all new Ducati Monster. Big changes have been made by Ducati–has the company ruined the considerable heritage of the iconic Monster–or are the changes worth it? In the second part of the show, we chat with Nick Ienatsch, Founder and Head Instructor at the Yamaha Champions Riding School. He says: “We aim to change your riding life by introducing you to Champions Habits: The techniques, approaches, skills, and the mindsets of the best riders in the world. These Champions Habits are the foundation of safety and consistency to whatever speed you ride, in any venue on any bike. Street riders, this is just as much for you as track riders. The best way to make safe riders is to make good riders.“ We hope you enjoy this episode!