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New C650 Sport and C650GT Maxi-Scooters Revealed

New C650 Sport and C650GT Maxi-Scooters Revealed

BMW Motorrad has updated their two gas-powered maxi-scooters with an eye toward further differentiation of their target audiences. The sportier option gets a numerical name upgrade from C600 Sport to C650 Sport. This is in name only as it, and the new, touring-oriented C650GT, still share the same 60 hp (44 kW) parallel twin engine.… Continue Reading »

Racing Update: Resch and Prášek Crowned Champions in Alpe Adria Road Racing Championship

Racing Update: Resch and Prášek Crowned Champions in Alpe Adria Road Racing Championship

Two more titles, three wins and numerous podium finishes: it was another successful weekend for the BMW S1000RR. In the Alpe Adria Road Racing Championship (AARR) the titles in the Superbike and Superstock classes went to BMW racers, with Roland Resch (AT) being crowned SBK champion and Michal Prášek winning the STK title. The season… Continue Reading »

BMW Motorrad Reveals Entry-Level GPS — Navigator Street

BMW Motorrad Reveals Entry-Level GPS — Navigator Street

With the new Navigator Street, BMW Motorrad is offering a less expensive entry-level navigation system for BMW motorcycles without the navigation preparation option. The new Navigator Street will be sold alongside the existing BMW Motorrad Navigator, which will remain part of BMW’s accessory lineup. The Navigator Street features a large 4.3″ touchscreen which can be… Continue Reading »

Racing Update: Two BMW Riders in BSB “Title Showdown,” One-Two in CEV, Podiums in France

Racing Update: Two BMW Riders in BSB “Title Showdown,” One-Two in CEV, Podiums in France

Two BMW riders, Tommy Bridewell (GB) and Michael Laverty (GB), qualified to take part in the 2015 “Title Showdown” in the British Superbike Championship (BSB) last weekend. Bridewell claimed another podium finish in Oulton Park (GB) while his Tyco BMW teammate Alastair Seeley (GB) won the race in the BSB Superstock class (BSB STK) with… Continue Reading »

Racing Update: So Close at the Endurance World Championship, British SBK, and More

Racing Update: So Close at the Endurance World Championship, British SBK, and More

Privateer BMW riders have once more delivered strong performances in several championships. At the third round of the 2015 FIM Endurance World Championship (EWC), the “8 Hours of Oschersleben” (DE), they were among the very top both in the Superbike and the Superstock classes. In the British Superbike Championship (BSB), the BMW racers gave the… Continue Reading »