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BMW Motorcycle Magazine, Spring 2017 Issue Now Out!

BMW Motorcycle Magazine, Spring 2017 Issue Now Out!

The Spring issue features a GS blow-out! Three new GSs are covered, starting with BMW’s new hard-core R1200GS Rallye, road tested over Iceland’s formidable terrain. The new R nineT Urban G/S is then introduced, paying homage to legendary Paris-Dakar racing bikes. Finally, the new G310GS is presented. Made in India, it’s compact, lightweight, and best… Continue Reading »

New Navigator VI GPS Receiver Introduced by BMW Motorrad

New Navigator VI GPS Receiver Introduced by BMW Motorrad

BMW Motorrad has introduced a new GPS receiver, the Navigator VI, which has a number of new features. It will be available starting in March 2017 alongside the existing Navigator V. The new unit retains the same external dimensions as before so it should be a drop in replacement to all BMW motorcycles that accept the previous Navigator V. Like… Continue Reading »

BMW Motorcycle Magazine, Winter 2016 Issue Now Out!

BMW Motorcycle Magazine, Winter 2016 Issue Now Out!

BMW has begun to roll out its new and updated models for 2017, and this issue covers all the latest news plus road tests of several models. It starts with the expanded Heritage line which now includes the new R nineT Racer and the R nineT Pure. You’ll find every detail and difference between the… Continue Reading »

BMW Motorcycle Magazine, Fall 2016 Issue Now Out!

BMW Motorcycle Magazine, Fall 2016 Issue Now Out!

The R1200GS has for decades been the king of the big off-road enduros, but now the new S1000XR “adventure sport” is poised to give it some serious competition. In the latest issue of BMW Motorcycle Magazine, the two models are taken out for a serious comparison test. While they both target similar riders, they are… Continue Reading »

New BMW Motorrad Soft Bag System for GS Motorcycles

New BMW Motorrad Soft Bag System for GS Motorcycles

BMW Motorrad USA has introduced a new set of soft luggage for GS models which they are say are primarily for off-road riding. The Atacama Adventure Luggage System is attached to the bike’s hard case mounts, which may need to added if not already equipped, of 2004 to present R1200GS/GS Adventure and 2008 to present F650/700/800GS/GS Adventure models. The roll-top… Continue Reading »

BMW Partners with Rever for Social Riding

BMW Partners with Rever for Social Riding

Planning the most beautiful routes, riding them with like-minded motorcyclists, sharing experiences during the day and talking gasoline at night. With this in mind, BMW Motorrad has entered into a strategic partnership with the technology start-up Rever in order to build up a global community of motorcyclists. Since launching in 2015, Rever users have tracked… Continue Reading »

Limited-Edition Akrapovič Exhausts Celebrate 25 Years and Support Charities

Limited-Edition Akrapovič Exhausts Celebrate 25 Years and Support Charities

Founded 25 years ago in Slovenia by motorcycle racer Igor Akrapovič, the Akrapovič brand has grown to be the leading manufacturer of exhaust systems for motorcycles and gained international prominence through its support of motorsport teams, including BMW. To mark its 25th anniversary, Akrapovič has chosen to build a very limited-edition range of just 25 exhausts… Continue Reading »

BMW Motorrad Presents BMW GS Survival Tool

BMW Motorrad Presents BMW GS Survival Tool

All motorcyclist adventurers are familiar with the challenges: a slip-up out in the bush causes a technical failure – the bike is out of action, the nearest garage is hundreds of miles away and there’s no phone signal. Normally this would mean that the long-planned motorcycle adventure was over. In view of the constantly growing… Continue Reading »