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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 »

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 »

Yellow Custom Airhead Cruiser by Francis Villedon

Yellow Custom Airhead Cruiser by Francis Villedon

This amazing one-off custom BMW cruiser is a serious head-turner. Known as ‘Mimosa,’ it was created by French bike builder Francis Villedon back in the mid-1990s. Villedon is a customizer of Harley-Davidson motorcycles but is also a BMW fan through and through—so much so that his personal transport is an R1150R roadster, much to 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 »

Blitz BSA-BMW is a British Punk Custom

Blitz BSA-BMW is a British Punk Custom

Paris-based Blitz Motorcycles has become a byword for edgy, exciting custom bikes. We brought you their half-enduro, half-cruiser “Blitz Sin” in our Spring 2012 BMW Motorcycle Magazine. Their latest creation combines sophisticated British style with a raw punk edge – and it was inspired by the bike’s owner. It is the first bike the 27-year-oldContinue Reading »