The bike is on the way
My stories / 7. December 2021
The secret is revealed: Štefan Svitko will ride a KTM 450 Rally Replica on his 13th Dakar. The bike is already on its way to Saudi Arabia.
On Wednesday, November 24 2021, Stefan Svitko presented his new bike for the next season of Dakar 2022. It was revealed on the press conference for media representatives, however, thanks to the livestream on social media all fans and the public could have watched this event. Though it is the last year’s model, the bike is brand new with fine-tuned suspension. “We have tested the new features at Rallye du Maroc where we joined training and competing,” describes Svitko. Right after the press conference the bike was loaded on the van and transported to the shores of France from where it took the journey to Saudi Arabia, where Dakar 2022 will be held starting January 02, 2022.
Extreme conditions of the world’s toughest motorcycle race requires the highest quality of lubricants and chemicals. Svitko uses MOL Dynamic and EVOX ranges of products. The MOL Dynamic Moto 4T Racing 10W-50 synthetic motor oil is used for high performance during racing and the MOL Dynamic Moto Chain O-X 400ML is used for the chain protection. To keep the head and mind fresh and activated Slovaft, Svitko’s long term partner, has packed 15 kilograms of Fresh Corner coffee for the driver and his team.