By Ryan Adams
ISDE veteran Scott Bright plans to show the world just how versatile the KTM 1090 Adventure is, whether rallying through the desert or cruising the Baja Peninsula. Bright plans to do both. Colorado native Scott Bright has been competing in various forms of motorcycling racing for more than 20 years. Focusing his efforts on rally and enduro-style events over the past years, Bright has been a force to be reckoned with in the art of off-road racing. After winning the Baja Rally Championship in 2014, Bright took a nasty spill while filming an Icon Raiden promotional video a couple years later, suffering two broken arms among other injuries. That didn’t stop the determined racer, and months later after plenty of painful rehab, Scott competed in his first ever Dakar Rally, finishing 53rd overall.
Scott now plans to head back to the Baja Rally aboard a 500+ lb motorcycle to show the world the capabilities of modern adventure motorcycles, specifically the KTM 1090 Adventure R. Some may scoff at the idea of taking an adventure bike on a rally of this level, however, Scott has full confidence in both the motorcycle and his own ability. Those who question Scott need not look further than his list of International Six Days Enduro accomplishments, rally history, and a previous Baja Rally championship win.
To further illustrate that the 1090 Adventure R is not only an incredible off-road machine but an amazing all-around motorcycle, Scott will have his wife Cindy join him aboard the KTM for a road trip all the way down the peninsula to Cabo. To those close to Scott, it may be no surprise that he would be happy to spend a more …read more