KTM has announced a new ownership programme called the ‘Pro Experiences’ in the Indian market. The Pro Experiences programme will see owners participating in several events organized by the brand in the country.
KTM has roped in ‘Master Trainers’ to guide its owners through these experiences. These trainers are well-established riders and specialists for trails, tarmac and track. They will be the guiding force behind these programs and join the owners on these Pro Experiences to share their skills & experiences.
List of Master Trainers roped in by the brand includes Nilesh Dhumal – Head Trainer at Big Rock Dirt Park, Ouseph Chacko – Founder & Instructor at The School of Dirt, Philippe Geelhand – Founder & Instructor at PP Adventure Rides and Varad More – Trainer at 21 Enduro Park as the Master Trainers for the Adventure properties. For tarmac & track, KTM has roped in Emmanuel Jebaraj – Founder of Gusto Racing and a 7-time National Racing Champion as the Master Trainer.
Sumeet Narang, President (Probiking) at Bajaj Auto Ltd. said “KTM is the most loved European motorcycling brand among the biking enthusiasts in India and we would like to provide world-class pro-biking experiences to our customers. When they buy a KTM, they would not only get an outstanding machine but also get access to pro-experiences on track, adventure or street.”
The ‘KTM Adventure Tours’ will comprise of multiple long-distance rides with an opportunity to travel to outstanding and iconic destinations. These include Spiti, Kalimpong, Goa, Dhanushkodi, Konkan & Kinnaur Valley. Each of these tours will come with a fully equipped crew with service & medical support to help ensure a safe and secure ride. Longer 10-day rides are at Rs 27,000 and the shorter 7-day rides are priced at Rs 18,000.
The ‘KTM Rides’ are conceptualized as the perfect long weekend getaways that will be organized by the company. These are 4-day tours, starting from key cities to exciting locations and are the perfect amalgamation of great tarmac riding and bonding with fellow riders. All tours will adhere to the highest level of safety with a fully equipped crew with service & medical support. The 4-day rides are priced at Rs 8,500.
The day-long training will be held at prominent racing tracks of Buddh International Circuit-Noida and Madras Motor Race Track, Chennai. It will comprise of classroom-based & track sessions on multiple attributes of track racing like cornering, body position, vision, gear shifts, throttle control, counter-steering and more. The certification received from the training will enable the owner to participate in FMSCI certified national races. The Track session is priced at Rs 3,000 for MMRT and Rs 4,500 for BIC.