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BMW Introduces a Scrambler: BMW Concept Path 22

BMW Introduces a Scrambler: BMW Concept Path 22

In its fourth year, the Wheels & Waves Festival in Biarritz, France celebrates a unique intersection of custom bikes, surfing and art. The festival is a great event that provides a straightforward opportunity for people to get together in a unique atmosphere and express their lifestyle of freedom and individuality. In this special setting, BMW MotorradContinue Reading »

BMW Motorrad Introduces “Concept 101″ — A Six-Cylinder Bagger

BMW Motorrad Introduces “Concept 101″ — A Six-Cylinder Bagger

Every year, the most impressive representatives of the mobile past and future on both two and four wheels assemble at the Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este for a very special get-together on the shores of Lake Como, Italy. Amid this extraordinary blend of the traditional and the contemporary, BMW Motorrad once again presents a breathtaking conceptContinue Reading »

Deus Ex Machina Customizes BMW S1000RR for Orlando Bloom

Deus Ex Machina Customizes BMW S1000RR for Orlando Bloom

Orlando Bloom may be known as a “big time movie star,” (says Ola Stenegärd, BMW Motorrad designer) but not everyone knows about his passion for motorbikes. As a long-standing fan of BMW motorcycles, Orlando Bloom owns and rides a number of BMW models including old classics. For his own custom bike project he chose theContinue Reading »

Ignite Straight Six Project, Radical K1600 Customs from Japan

Ignite Straight Six Project, Radical K1600 Customs from Japan

BMW Motorrad has followed last year’s  “Project Japan,” which had four well-known Japanese customizers try their hands at creating something unique and personal from BMW’s new R nineT, with project “Ignite Straight Six.” This time, two Japanese customizers would radically modify BMW K1600GTL motorcycles. The people selected to create 1649cc straight six powered rolling works ofContinue Reading »

BMW Motorcycle Magazine, Spring 2015 Issue Now Out!

BMW Motorcycle Magazine, Spring 2015 Issue Now Out!

On the heels of a record-setting sales year and the launch of three new models, BMW Motorrad has introduced two more models including one that opens an entirely new market for them. The Spring 2015 issue of BMW Motorcycle Magazine has the reveal of the new 2016 BMW S1000XR “Adventure Sport” — a concept similarContinue Reading »

Custom BMW Motorcycle Parts Available from Roland Sands Design

Custom BMW Motorcycle Parts Available from Roland Sands Design

With the introduction of the BMW Concept 90 in 2013, Roland Sands Design showed their ability to customize BMW motorcycles. The shop is best known for their work on V-twins but customers are now demanding parts for BMW’s Boxer. “The Concept Ninety and the series version of the nineT have brought a taste of somethingContinue Reading »

BMW Motorcycle Magazine, Winter 2014 Available Now

BMW Motorcycle Magazine, Winter 2014 Available Now

This has been a busy time for BMW Motorrad with three new 2015 models being introduced at the International motorcycle show in Germany but the latest issue of BMW Motorcycle Magazine covers all the details. A new naked roadster, the R1200R, has been launched powered by the same cutting-edge, water-cooled engine as the R1200GS andContinue Reading »

Incredible, Unique BMW R nineT Customs from Japan

Incredible, Unique BMW R nineT Customs from Japan

BMW Motorrad Days Japan – the biggest BMW Motorrad event in the country – was held at the Hakuba47 Mountain Sports Park on August 30-31. BMW motorcycle fans were not only treated to a wide range of exhibition stands but also ’round-the-clock entertainment. However, a particular highlight on the events stage came in the formContinue Reading »

Custom BMWs at London’s Bike Shed Motorcycle Club III

Custom BMWs at London’s Bike Shed Motorcycle Club III

Have you noticed how many BMW boxer ‘specials’ are popping up at shows and exhibitions all over the world? These bikes are not just the preserve of professional builders but also come from genuine enthusiasts who find the flat-twin German models the ideal starting point for creating their vision of a unique motorcycle. Here areContinue 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 »