Albuquerque, New Mexico, is a long way from Austria, but there's a strong bond that transcends physical distance, a bond that even some hard-core dirt riders might find amazing. There, a 73-year-old spends his days riding or planning his next ride and more often than not, it'll be on a KTM.Though he's never been a KTM employee or factory-sponsored racer, Len Faltyn is probably one of the most die-hard KTM enthusiasts in the country, if not the world. You see, the 30-year Homelite employee has purchased at least one new KTM every year since the early Penton days, his first being a '73 Penton 175 Jackpiner.Now, he's eyeing an '11 300 XC-W for year 38, the next goal being 40 years of KTM purchases to coincide with reaching 75 years of age. He hasn't bought every single model KTM's ever produced (he was just a a regular working guy, after all), nor has he kept them all, having never intended in the first place to take his orange obsession this far.Faltyn's became a dirt rider on doctor's orders-sort of. "There was a point in time there at the end of McCulloch where I think I had a panic attack or whatever," he recalls. "I had a doctor tell me that there was nothing wrong with me, and I thought I was going to die.