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2015 BMW Motorcycle Updates. Keyless Ride and Shift Assistant on More Models

2015 BMW Motorcycle Updates. Keyless Ride and Shift Assistant on More Models

BMW Motorrad’s Keyless Ride System, which was first seen on the top-of-the-line 2014 BMW K1600GTL Exclusive, will filter down to other models as a factory option for 2015. Keyless ride replaces the conventional ignition lock and key with an ignition button and transponder fob (with flip-out key as a backup). As the fob comes withinContinue Reading »

BMW Motorcycle Magazine, Summer 2014 Available Now!

BMW Motorcycle Magazine, Summer 2014 Available Now!

The summer issue of BMW Motorcycle Magazine is as hot as the season! Inside you’ll find four exciting road tests of the newest BMW models: the customizable R nineT, the aggressive R1200GS Adventure, the classic R1200RT tourer, and even the latest power roadster, the S1000R. Every detail is inspected, the new tech is tested, andContinue Reading »

BMW Motorcycle Magazine, Spring 2014 Available Now!

BMW Motorcycle Magazine, Spring 2014 Available Now!

The new year is here and with it comes the new, exciting 2014 BMW models we’ve been hearing so much about! The latest issue of BMW Motorcycle Magazine covers all the recent new model launches, road tests on the S1000R, R1200GS and F800GS, a special section on five unique custom boxers, reviews on the latestContinue Reading »

Custom Concept Comes to Life! New BMW R nineT

Custom Concept Comes to Life! New BMW R nineT

The original BMW Lo Rider prototype hit like a bombshell at the Milan motorcycle fair in 2008. BMW showed not just a unique roadster, but artists’ sketches of a large range of factory accessories which could be used to completely transform and personalize the motorcycle. It was a hit with BMW fans as well asContinue Reading »

BMW Motorrad 2014 Model Year Updates

BMW Motorrad 2014 Model Year Updates

A number of motorcycles will be given a facelift by BMW Motorrad for the 2014 model year. These models can be ordered in their new configurations from all BMW Motorrad dealerships as of August 2013. BMW K1600GT “Sport” As of model year 2014 the BMW K1600GT will be available as a special “Sport” model —Continue Reading »

BMW Motorcycle Magazine, Summer 2013, Available Now!

BMW Motorcycle Magazine, Summer 2013, Available Now!

Summer’s here in all its glory and BMW Motorcycle Magazine is out riding in the sunshine for this issue! Road tests of the new 2013 R1200GS water-cooled boxer, along with the newly updated belt drive 2013 F800GT, give us the real rider’s perspective on these new models. Cool custom BMWs are showing up at rallies,Continue Reading »

BMW Motorcycle Magazine, Spring 2013, Available Now!

BMW Motorcycle Magazine, Spring 2013, Available Now!

The long-awaited water-cooled GS goes on sale this spring and all the tech behind this newest generation boxer engine is analyzed in this issue, along with the inside scoop on why it’s truly revolutionary for BMW. The GS is not BMW’s only new bike, however. There’s another new Gran Tourismo on the scene as theContinue Reading »

BMW Motorrad 2013 Model Updates

BMW Motorrad 2013 Model Updates

BMW Motorrad has announced updates to their 2013 model year lineup. Not all models, colors or packages will be available in all markets so contact your dealership for specifics. They should be able to order available models starting in August 2012. While ABS was standard on models imported to the US in 2012, the bigContinue Reading »

R1200GS is Again the Best Selling BMW Worldwide

R1200GS is Again the Best Selling BMW Worldwide

BMW Motorrad recently reported their 2011 worldwide sales figures showing they delivered more motorcycles in a year than ever before in their almost 90-year history. Now we have more details of which models and where those bikes were sold. The BMW R1200GS was once again the most successful model in 2011 with 18,413 units soldContinue Reading »

BMW Introduces G650GS Sertão

BMW Introduces G650GS Sertão

BMW is adding a more off-road oriented sister to their single-cylinder G650GS, named the G650GS Sertão. Portuguese for “wilderness,” the Sertão uses the same 652 cc liquid-cooled and counter-balanced single cylinder engine as the standard G650GS — producing 48 hp at 6500 rpm and 44 ft-lb of torque at 5000 rpm — but the chassisContinue Reading »