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BMW Motorcycle Magazine, Summer 2017 Issue Now Out!

BMW Motorcycle Magazine, Summer 2017 Issue Now Out!

The Summer issue has it all—awesome bikes, breathtaking rides, impressive riders—and promises to surprise, inform and entertain you on many levels. Starting with a road test many have been eager to read about since BMW announced a lower-price version of the R nineT. The new R nineT Pure is $3,400 cheaper, admittedly a great savings,… Continue Reading »

BMW Authority Models, Including R1200RT, to be Shown at Trade Fair

BMW Authority Models, Including R1200RT, to be Shown at Trade Fair

The BMW Group will again be presenting a selection of tailor-made emergency and special-purpose vehicles for rescue teams, fire services, emergency physicians and police forces at the RETTmobil trade fair being held in Fulda, Germany this weekend. The event is taking place for the 17th time and ranks as Europe’s leading trade fair for rescue… Continue Reading »

BMW Group Takes Ten iF Design Awards in 2017

BMW Group Takes Ten iF Design Awards in 2017

Five BMW Group brand models received the internationally renowned “iF Design Award 2017”: A top jury honored the MINI VISION NEXT 100, the ROLLS-ROYCE VISION NEXT 100, the BMW Motorrad VISION NEXT 100 as well as the BMW Concept X2 in the category “Mobility / Professional Concept” for their innovative design and their future-oriented technologies. The… Continue Reading »

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 »

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 »

2017 BMW Motorrad Rider Equipment Portfolio Released

2017 BMW Motorrad Rider Equipment Portfolio Released

BMW Motorrad has released their 2017 apparel lineup with some new and updated products. You’ll be able to purchase them soon at your BMW retailer. But, as always, some items will not be available in some regions — for example, BMW does not import their helmets into the USA. The entirely new EnduroGuard suit is… Continue Reading »

New BMW Motorrad Airbag Jacket by Alpinestars

New BMW Motorrad Airbag Jacket by Alpinestars

BMW Motorrad is launching the BMW Motorrad Street Air by Alpinestars, an advanced airbag system offering comprehensive upper body protection and the freedom to ride a motorcycle in both on- and off-road situations. The technology adopted from the current Alpinestars Tech-Air® street airbag system – a system requiring no motorcycle-mounted sensors. The airbag system of… Continue Reading »

BMW Motorcycle Magazine, Spring 2016 Issue Now Out!

BMW Motorcycle Magazine, Spring 2016 Issue Now Out!

The Spring 2016 issue of BMW Motorcycle Magazine features a look at trendy retro scramblers! The special section starts with the recently launched BMW R nineT Scrambler, a factory-produced model with the same air- and oil-cooled boxer engine as the original R nineT café racer but with new off-road looks and a lower price.  … Continue Reading »

BMW Motorrad at CES: Laser Headlight and Head-Up Display

BMW Motorrad at CES: Laser Headlight and Head-Up Display

BMW Motorrad will be displaying two technologies for motorcyclists, a laser headlight and a head-up display, at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas on January 6-9, 2016. The laser headlight was first developed for automobiles and made it into a production vehicle aboard the BMW i8 plug-in hybrid sports car in 2014. At… Continue Reading »

BMW Motorrad Recalling BMW Sport Helmet

BMW Motorrad Recalling BMW Sport Helmet

BMW Motorrad is recalling their “BMW Sport Helmet” saying they “do not fully meet the approval test requirements according to the European standard UNECE R 22.05. BMW Motorrad has therefore decided to take these helmets off the market.” They did add that “there is no safety risk to users of the helmet.” The helmets can… Continue Reading »