Mike Sleeter | Testing, Testing, 1, 2, 3…

The 2015 KTM 450 SX-F Factory Edition has been under development for 18 months. Mike Sleeter played an important role in its development.

Mike Sleeter | Testing, Testing, 1, 2, 3…

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When KTM introduced the 2015 KTM 250 and 450 SX-F Factory Edition bikes to the media last week, there were plenty of proud KTM employees in the building. None of them, however, may have felt as much pride in the project as test rider Mike Sleeter, who has been instrumental in the development of the bike on the North American side of things. A former TransWorld Motocross test rider, Sleeter has been a key player in the develoment of KTM’s motocross bikes for several years now. We caught up with Sleeter after the presentations to chat about the adventure that his career has been. If you’re into behind-the-scenes stuff, Sleeter is certainly an interesting guy with some tales to tell…