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R nineT Custom: Roland Sands’ Bike with No Name

R nineT Custom: Roland Sands’ Bike with No Name

The attraction of the new BMW R nineT is not hard to see or understand. It’s a ‘blank canvas’ upon which owners can, if they so wish, start a customization journey to further enhance their bike’s looks. BMW Motorrad has produced a range of genuine accessories for anyone who wants to individualize their own nineTContinue Reading »

Coming to Oregon Show: R nineT Project, El Solitario Impostor

Coming to Oregon Show: R nineT Project, El Solitario Impostor

Here we have a sneak peak at El Solitario Impostor — a customized BMW R nineT by El Solitario bike builders of the Galician region of Spain. The final product will appear at The ONE Motorcycle Show in Portland, Oregon from February 7-9, 2014. With BMW Boxer-powered motorcycles fast becoming the ideal basis for many customizations, and with theContinue Reading »

BMW Motorcycle Magazine, Winter 2013 Available Now!

BMW Motorcycle Magazine, Winter 2013 Available Now!

The newest issue of BMW Motorcycle Magazine is now out, giving readers the latest and best with new model launches, customized classic BMWs, road tests, product reviews and more. The 2013 Winter issue features the introduction of three of the coolest new models from BMW Motorrad — ever! — the unique BMW R nineT, theContinue Reading »

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 »

BMW Motorcycle Magazine, Fall 2013 Available Now

BMW Motorcycle Magazine, Fall 2013 Available Now

The newest issue of BMW Motorcycle Magazine is now out, giving readers the best in customized classic BMWs, road tests, reviews and more. This is the 20th issue of the independent BMW publication that was first printed in 2007 and has since become a big success among BMW riders throughout the world, who appreciate itsContinue Reading »

BMW Motorrad Days 2013: Fun for 40,000

BMW Motorrad Days 2013: Fun for 40,000

The 13th BMW Motorrad Days proved that this annual event is one of the most popular motorcycling social gatherings in Europe. With record attendance on each one of its three days (July 5-7), the Bavarian town of Garmisch-Partenkirchen can also be clearly identified as ‘Mecca’ for the BMW Motorrad community. For those unfortunate to haveContinue Reading »

Classic Boxer Sprint at BMW Motorrad Days 2013

Classic Boxer Sprint at BMW Motorrad Days 2013

With the phenomenal amount of interest following the unveiling of the BMW Concept Ninety homage motorcycle at the Concorso D’ Eleganza Villa D’ Este in Italy, the timing is perfect to reveal details of the first ever Classic Boxer Sprint that will be taking place at BMW Motorrad Days in July. Organized with our partnersContinue Reading »

BMW R1200RT Modified for One-Handed Riding

BMW R1200RT Modified for One-Handed Riding

Motorcycling is like sugar – with the first taste fresh in your memory you know it needs to be part of your everyday life. But what happens when something catastrophic happens in your life to prevent you from getting that sweet rush of joy and excitement from riding a motorcycle? In the case of BertContinue Reading »

EICMA 2012: New “Air-Cooled” 90th Anniversary BMW Motorcycle

EICMA 2012: New “Air-Cooled” 90th Anniversary BMW Motorcycle

BMW Motorrad President Stephan Schaller took the stage at the 70th International Motorcycle Exhibition (EICMA) in Milan, Italy today and announced that BMW will be producing a new model with an “air-cooled” boxer engine in 2013 as a special way of marking the “90 years of BMW Motorrad” anniversary. The drawing supplied by BMW’s PR departmentContinue 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 »