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It’s Been a Great Ride!

It’s Been a Great Ride!

We’re sorry to announce that BMW Motorcycle Magazine is discontinuing publication effective with the Fall 2018 issue, mailed in early August. Despite our pride in the magazine’s success over the past nine years, we have come to the conclusion that it’s time to retire. We thank all of our subscribers, advertisers and dealerships for their… Continue Reading »

50% Off BMW Motorcycle Magazine Back Issues

50% Off BMW Motorcycle Magazine Back Issues

While supplies last, the entire collection of back issues from BMW Motorcycle Magazine is on sale! Now is your chance to catch up on all the BMW road tests, unique customs, garage tech, gear reviews, destinations and our informative, exclusive articles. Each of the high quality issues are just $3.48 so it’s the perfect time to purchase… Continue Reading »

BMW R57 Kompressor Wins at Goodwood Revival

BMW R57 Kompressor Wins at Goodwood Revival

The man in the suit looked surreptitiously around all the classic cars, then he slowly opened the left-hand side of his jacket – lots of pocket watches were dangling inside his jacket. “Special price, special price,” he murmured to the astonished onlookers… Scenes like this are typical for the Goodwood Revival Meeting: It’s a spectacle… Continue Reading »

Racing Update: IDM Top Three Lockout for BMW, Podiums in the UK, Spain and USA

Racing Update: IDM Top Three Lockout for BMW, Podiums in the UK, Spain and USA

BMW racers have completed another successful weekend. They celebrated a top-three lock-out in the International German Championship (IDM) and a total of five podium finishes. It was decision time in the British Superbike Championship (BSB): Peter Hickman (GBR) reached the best six riders’ Showdown. Two wins and five podiums were scored in the British Superbike… Continue Reading »

Self-Driving BMW R1200GS Motorcycle Presented at BMW Motorrad Techday 2018

Self-Driving BMW R1200GS Motorcycle Presented at BMW Motorrad Techday 2018

BMW Motorrad’s first autonomous motorbike was presented last week at the BMW Motorrad Techday 2018. A BMW R1200GS made its first rounds in front of assembled journalists, as if by magic without a rider, at the BMW Group testing ground in Miramas, southern France. Developed by graduate engineer Stefan Hans and his team, the vehicle… Continue Reading »

Racing Update: More Championship Titles for BMW Racers

Racing Update: More Championship Titles for BMW Racers

In the International German Championship (IDM) and the French European Bikes Championship (FR EU), BMW S1000RR racers claimed more top-three lock-outs to move further ahead of their competitors. Kenny Foray (FRA) also celebrated his fourth win of the season in the French Superbike Championship (FSBK). Michal Filla (CZE) was crowned champion in the Superstock class of… Continue Reading »

Racing Update: Webb Celebrates Road Racing Championship Title

Racing Update: Webb Celebrates Road Racing Championship Title

Just one week after Jordan Szoke (CAN) won the Canadian Superbike Championship (CSBK) title, the BMW Motorrad Motorsport family celebrates its next champion. Danny Webb (GBR), of Wepol Racing by Penz13, clinched the championship title at the penultimate round of the International Road Racing Championship (IRRC) season at Hořice (CZE). BMW racers were also in… Continue Reading »

Racing Update: BMW Racer Szoke Earns 13th Championship. First Podium for Carbon Fiber HP4 Race

Racing Update: BMW Racer Szoke Earns 13th Championship. First Podium for Carbon Fiber HP4 Race

The international BMW Motorrad Motorsport family can celebrate the first title win of the 2018 season: Jordan Szoke (CAN) has been crowned champion of the Canadian Superbike Championship for the 13th time. In international road racing, the Ulster Grand Prix also ended in success when BMW rider Peter Hickman (GBR) claimed victory and was named… Continue Reading »