The Summer 2010 edition of BMW Motorcycle Magazine (also known as issue #7) is available now! Order yours from our online shop and have it delivered direct to your door. Copies will also be available at your favorite retailer within the next couple of weeks. You can see a preview of pages and a list of articles on our current issue page.
If you were wondering about the capabilities of the F800GS you’ll surely want to see our hardcore test. Thirty-three bikes head out into the desert and travel a combined 60,000 miles. We give you the results.
Also for the GS fan, we have a special section to celebrate 30 Years of the GS. We cover how BMW created a new motorcycle market segment. You’ll love the selection of historic photos of the GS from the beginning to today. If you’re in the market for a GS you’ll want to see the “30 Years GS” special edition GS models BMW has created.
You’ve seen the next generation BMW six-cylinder engine in the Concept 6. Now you can see the photos of the production engine and teaser drawings of the upcoming K1600GT and K1600GTL. Sure to be smooth and powerful, these grand tourers will feature an adaptive headlight to light up the road corners, fuel by wire and all the electronics you would expect.
The S1000RR is an amazing motorcycle but how does it stack up against the rest of the world? We have the Supertest comparing the BMW with the Aprilia RSV4, Yamaha R1, Suzuki GSX-R1000, Honda CBR1000RR, Kawasaki ZX-10R and MV Agusta F4 1000.
Our exclusive look inside the factory highlights the amazing Rapid Prototyping equipment BMW uses to create and test parts overnight.
There’s also much, much more including a ride with Hendrik von Kuenheim (head of BMW Motorrad), a custom R75/6, interviews with the BMW Motorsports Director and Team Manager, a review of the Dynojet Autotune, and exercises from a Doctor of Physical Therapy.
The Summer 2010 BMW Motorcycle Magazine was mailed to subscribers on July 23th and will take the USPS one to four weeks to deliver. If you do not receive your copy by August 21st, please contact us and we’ll mail out a replacement.