what the hell does KTM stand for?

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I cant seem to find a definite answer....
thanks

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7/18/2017 8:03 AM

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Haha , those were just some of the funny ones I remember. I seriously don't know what KTM stands for.

And there goes Jeffro. One of God's own prototypes. A super high-powered mutant of some kind never even considered for mass production. Too weird to live, and too rare to die.

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7/18/2017 8:04 AM

K = Ernst Kronreif (founder)

T = Hans Trunkenpolz (founder)

M = Mattighofen, Austria (factory location)

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7/18/2017 8:04 AM

And there we go....

And there goes Jeffro. One of God's own prototypes. A super high-powered mutant of some kind never even considered for mass production. Too weird to live, and too rare to die.

Pimpin' Ho's , Rollin' fatty's......drinkin' beers , beers , beers!! ~ Ja

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7/18/2017 8:05 AM

back in the day was...........Kant Take Moto

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7/18/2017 8:06 AM

It stands for: Kronreif and Trunkenpolz, Mattighofen and that is a short abbreviation for: "transfer all your money to Cappelmans"

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7/18/2017 8:07 AM

Bear in mind that I've owned and loved my KTMs but there are some funny ones,,,
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7/18/2017 8:14 AM

It used to be:

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7/18/2017 8:16 AM

I always thought it meant "aluminum foil forks"

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7/18/2017 8:22 AM

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I'm sure there are a ton more lol

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7/18/2017 8:57 AM

First it stood for Kraftfahrzeuge Trunkenpolz Mattighofen, then after businessman Ernst Kronreif bought into Ktm it changed to Kronreif und Trunkenpolz, Mattighofen.

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Kall The Mechanic

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7/18/2017 9:51 AM

Keep Taking Marketshare

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7/18/2017 9:55 AM

I believe it's related to the band KMFDM.

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Nystrom wrote:

First it stood for Kraftfahrzeuge Trunkenpolz Mattighofen, then after businessman Ernst Kronreif bought into Ktm it changed to Kronreif und Trunkenpolz, Mattighofen.

damn .. I didn't realize there were so many ... LOL

but .. this is what I was wondering about . I kept getting these two different ones .

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