KTM’s Employment of Roger DeCoster as U.S. Manager Signals Renewed Commitment
If we are honest, it wasn’t that long gone that KTM was a second category factory here in the United States albeit it came on motocross and supercross competition. Although the bikes were good, and successful customary Europe, KTM’s refusal to leg it its odd rear suspension system over its motocross/supercross models, and the resulting leftover impression on riders most familiar among Japanese machinery, presumptively impacted its success customary the States. Ultimately, KTM did win races, and even U.S. championships, but you suspected there was added level it could reach here.
If you apprehending KTM signaled its commitment to world-wide domination connected with the sport, incorporate customary the U.S. market, by its hiring of Stefan Everts to develop its untrodden 350cc machine, and its decision to embrace tail end shock linkage, then you won’t be surprised by the hiring connected with Roger DeCoster.
DeCoster assumes the office connected with KTM’s U.S. motocross/supercross producer because 2011. DeCoster is externally put through the wringer the most successful producer of the indicated sort in history, both with factory set and with his unmatched record on the Motocross of Nations. Expect KTM on sign untrodden clarification talent to office with DeCoster customary 2011.