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Old 12-15-2012, 01:06 PM   #1
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The John Penton Story

Don't know how many of you are even old enough to know, or care, who John Penton is. An American, who in the late 60's and early 70's worked with a small Austrian scooter company, to create the Penton motorcycle brand, which is now known as KTM.

This is a Kickstarter project for the documentary film, on his life and the bikes.
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Never had an issue informing people that KTM started from Penton, but never have been able to pronounce what the K, T, and M stand for
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i have actually ridden a couple of pentons, they were great bikes in their day.
i never owned one, just rode a couple that belonged to friends.
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And don't forget, John and his sons played a huge part in making the ISDT what is is today.
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