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BMW Motorcycle Magazine, Summer 2018 Issue Now Out!

BMW Motorcycle Magazine, Summer 2018 Issue Now Out!

If you’re interested in BMW motorcycle road tests, then this issue has you covered—from the latest models to underappreciated (and now more affordable) discontinued tourers to the wrap up of a long-term fleet bike. First up, the completely new BMW F850GS and F750GS are tested on- and off-road to see how they compare to each… Continue Reading »

Good Start for BMW Group, Motorcycle Sales Up but Revenues Down

Good Start for BMW Group, Motorcycle Sales Up but Revenues Down

The BMW Group has started the 2018 financial year with a strong first quarter. Despite volatile conditions and unfavorable exchange rates, new best ever figures were recorded for sales volume and net profit. There were high upfront expenditures for future vehicles, but the automotive segment also set a new record for its result from operations… Continue Reading »

R1200GS “Black Edition” Accessories Arrive

R1200GS “Black Edition” Accessories Arrive

BMW Motorrad has previously made all-black, direct from the factory, style packages for the R1200GS — for example the 2016 BMW R1200GS Triple Black — but that kind of package has been missing from the most recent generation R12GS. Today, BMW Motorrad has announced specially matched ‘Edition Black’ Original BMW Motorrad Accessories for the R1200GS and R1200GS… Continue Reading »

Racing Update: Superstock One-Two in Europe and a Win in America for the BMW S1000RR

Racing Update: Superstock One-Two in Europe and a Win in America for the BMW S1000RR

Last weekend saw the FIM Superstock 1000 European Championship (STK1000) get underway with a one-two victory for the BMW S1000RR riders: Markus Reiterberger (GER) won ahead of second-placed Roberto Tamburini (ITA). In the British Superbike Championship (BSB), Michael Laverty (GBR) finished third in the Superbike class, while Keith Farmer (GBR) and Chrissy Rouse (GBR) each… Continue Reading »

BMW Motorrad 3D Prints Frame for S1000RR

BMW Motorrad 3D Prints Frame for S1000RR

The BMW Group offered insight into its current product developments, technological concepts, innovations and manufacturing processes that it says will shape the future of mobility during a “Digital Day 2018” press event this week. In addition to showing how it was embracing next generation 5G mobile data networks, utilizing artificial intelligence to evaluate large data… Continue Reading »

Racing Update: Carmelo Morales Wins Opener in Spain, One-Two for BMW Racers in Italy

Racing Update: Carmelo Morales Wins Opener in Spain, One-Two for BMW Racers in Italy

The first races of the year in the Spanish Championship (RFME CEV), the Italian Superbike Championship (CIV) and the Italian National Trophy 1000 (INT) took place last weekend. In the RFME CEV, champion Carmelo Morales (ESP) began his title defense with a win. His Graphenano EasyRace teammate, Julian Miralles (ESP), reached the podium in the… Continue Reading »