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BMW Motorrad Rides to the Ace Café to Celebrate Two Anniversaries

BMW Motorrad Rides to the Ace Café to Celebrate Two Anniversaries

Hundreds of motorcyclists, including a host of classic BMW café racers from across Europe, took part in the iconic Ace Café Reunion and the famous Brighton Burn-Up ride-out. The 20th Annual Ace Café Reunion was chosen to be part of BMW Motorrad’s 90th anniversary celebrations because of the legendary café’s huge influence on the café racerContinue Reading »

Step Back in Time with BMW Motorrad at Goodwood Revival 2013

Step Back in Time with BMW Motorrad at Goodwood Revival 2013

There’s no other event like the Goodwood Revival, which offers visitors of all ages and backgrounds a chance to experience the romance and glamor of motor racing as it used to be. Always a sell-out social occasion, nearly 150,000 people dressed in period clothing last weekend (September 13-15) and relived the glory days of motoring.Continue Reading »

BMW at the Goodwood Revival 2013

BMW at the Goodwood Revival 2013

If you’re in the area of Chichester, UK this weekend you should check out a few historic BMWs at the Goodwood Revival. In September each year (September 13-15 this year), the Earl of March opens the gates to his estate outside Chichester in West Sussex, southern England for the Goodwood Revival Meeting, bringing back toContinue Reading »

Happy 30th Birthday K Series

Happy 30th Birthday K Series

It was 30 years ago on October 3, 1983, at the Paris motor show when BMW Motorrad took a leap into the unknown with the unveiling of the four-cylinder K100 and K100RS. It was a quantum leap forward. At the time there had been rumors of a new four-cylinder model, but it was now aContinue Reading »

BMW Concept Ninety Pays Homage to Iconic R90S

BMW Concept Ninety Pays Homage to Iconic R90S

As a tribute to both the 90th anniversary of BMW Motorrad and the 40th anniversary of the iconic R90S, BMW is showing a special concept motorcycle at the Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este 2013 in Cernobbio, Italy. The “BMW Concept Ninety” was created by BMW Motorrad design team and in partnership with custom bike company RolandContinue Reading »

BMW Motorcycle Magazine, Winter 2012, Available Now!

BMW Motorcycle Magazine, Winter 2012, Available Now!

The water-cooled GS is finally here! This revolutionary motorcycle was launched at this year’s Intermot show in Germany and features the latest generation boxer engine from BMW. Our Winter issue brings you all the news from specs to tech to design. Through tables, diagrams and timeline, the progress from oilhead to hexhead to camhead toContinue Reading »

Auction of Rare BMW Racing Motorcycles in January

Auction of Rare BMW Racing Motorcycles in January

Early next year, a motorcycle auction will be revving up interest among enthusiasts and collectors with a quartet of competition BMWs going under the hammer, including a rare pre-war Kompressor. This unique collection of four BMW racing motorcycles will be offered at the Bonhams Las Vegas Motorcycle Sale on January 10, 2013.   Headlining theContinue Reading »

Edwin Features BMWs in Latest Promo Film

Edwin Features BMWs in Latest Promo Film

The Edwin clothing company is featuring several classic BMW motorcycles and an automobile in their latest moody promo film. Edwin was founded in Japan in 1969 to manufacturer jeans and now sells a range of men’s and women’s clothing through stores in Europe, Asia and Australia. The film was shot in the UK late lastContinue Reading »

BMW Motorcycle Magazine, Fall 2012, Available Now

BMW Motorcycle Magazine, Fall 2012, Available Now

Bringing the latest in BMW news from around the globe, the Fall 2012 edition of BMW Motorcycle Magazine features new models, tech, events, gear, destinations and the best of custom machine inspirations. First, we introduce you to 2013’s updated F800GS and its sister, the newly named F700GS. These mid-class parallel twins join BMW’s popular enduro classContinue Reading »

Troy Corser at Goodwood on McLaughlin’s R90S

Troy Corser at Goodwood on McLaughlin’s R90S

The annual Goodwood Festival of Speed again lured over 100,000 ‘petrol-heads’ to Goodwood House near Chichester in southern England to see today’s motorsport stars, heroes from the past, and an amazing collection of historic and modern race vehicles. BMW Motorrad was represented this time by brand ambassador Troy Corser. The two-time Superbike World Champion wasContinue Reading »