KTM conducted its first KTM Adventure Day in Pune on the 20th December 2020. The main purpose of this event was to spread awareness about the off-roading tips and skills to the owners of the KTM Adventure range. The programme is conducted under the guidance of KTM International Athletes. The KTM’s Master Trainers took care of all the events and kept track of the progress of the day.
The location where the event was conducted was 21 Enduro Park, near Katraj in Pune. There was a very positive response and it was attended by KTM Adventure customers from both Pune and Mumbai. The key events included multiple drills to get acquainted with the motorcycle’s capabilities and limits. The aim of this Adventure Day was to impart a thrilling experience to all the riders and also help them know more about off-road motorcycling. All the participants were awarded a Bronze Level certificate on successful completion of the course.
The Indian off-roading riding is still a new concept to a lot of riders and hence KTM wants to take this opportunity to spread awareness about the culture of adventure riding in the Indian Riding community. There were no prerequisites for this training, starting from beginners to professional riders everyone was welcomed to this event. The customers were also taught about the various bike setup and control, postures, bike lifting, long-distance trip planning and more. The drills included were the slalom, the figure of 8, power turns, hill recovery and more.
This event is scheduled to be conducted across 7 cities over the upcoming months. Currently, KTM offers the KTM 390 Adventure and the KTM 250 Adventure in the off-roading category. Customers till now have given a good response to the Adventure edition bikes of KTM as these bikes are quite capable and versatile. KTM has been increasingly adding touchpoints across the country to improve its service network and cater to a greater audience. As it stands, over 365 cities and 450 stores are currently under the KTM’s network with a customer base of over 2.7 lakhs and thus making India the largest global market for KTM.