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BMW Motorrad Days Romania 2013

BMW Motorrad Days Romania 2013

Ninety years of BMW Motorrad is being celebrated across the world throughout 2013, with many motorcycle gatherings highlighting this landmark in the brand’s long history. Among them was one of the biggest motorcycle events in Eastern Europe, which welcomed riders from far and wide to Transylvania for a taste of two-wheeled fun, BMW Motorrad style.Continue Reading »

New BMW F800GS Adventure

New BMW F800GS Adventure

For the adventure traveler who prefers a mid-sized motorcycle, BMW today introduces a new version of the F800GS, the F800GS Adventure. Like the boxer GS Adventure models before it, this GS Adventure features updated bodywork and a larger fuel tank — 2.1 gallons more for a total of 6.3 gallons — whose weight required aContinue Reading »

GS Trophy 2012: Final Day and the Winner Is…

GS Trophy 2012: Final Day and the Winner Is…

Team Germany came into the final day with a solid 18-point advantage and they remained steady and consistent through to the very last test to take the victory in the 2012 BMW Motorrad GS Trophy. It was a test of nerves in the final day, as rain through the afternoon meant the title-deciding final trialsContinue Reading »

GS Trophy 2012: Day 6, Team Germany in Command with One Day to Go

GS Trophy 2012: Day 6, Team Germany in Command with One Day to Go

Team Germany will take an 18 point lead into the final day of the BMW Motorrad GS Trophy 2012. After a busy day that took in three special tests and the announcement of the result of the second photo competition, Germany scored highly – including a win and a runner-up – and were able toContinue Reading »

GS Trophy 2012: Day 5, Rain Creates a Play (Ride) Day

GS Trophy 2012: Day 5, Rain Creates a Play (Ride) Day

Day five of the BMW Motorrad GS Trophy 2012 was the competition’s second marathon stage which included a distance slightly over 250 miles (400km) and the complication of a border crossing to deal with as the riders returned to Chile. It was potentially even more of an ordeal given the arrival of rain that pepperedContinue Reading »

GS Trophy 2012: Day 4, Team Germany Stretch Their Lead

GS Trophy 2012: Day 4, Team Germany Stretch Their Lead

Day four of the BMW Motorrad GS Trophy 2012 was intended to be an ‘easier’ day given that it was sandwiched between two marathon stages. However, it didn’t quite turn out that way. Two riders were injured in crashes during the enduro special test and there were minor spills on the leg of the courseContinue Reading »

GS Trophy 2012: Day 3, Team Germany Moves Ahead on Longest Day

GS Trophy 2012: Day 3, Team Germany Moves Ahead on Longest Day

Day three of the 2012 BMW Motorrad GS Trophy lived up to its title – the marathon stage – with teams finishing as late as 8:30 in the evening after having set off at 7:15am. The 280 miles (450km) of the mostly off-road course proved grueling, as were the three special tests. But when theContinue Reading »

GS Trophy 2012: Day 2, Team France Takes Control

GS Trophy 2012: Day 2, Team France Takes Control

Yesterday, Team France promised to take the lead and today they delivered with a clear lead in the BMW Motorrad GS Trophy 2012. With two special tests – the first being white water rafting (the first non-bike test of this year’s event) and the second a tricky (muddy) hill climb against the clock – FranceContinue Reading »

GS Trophy 2012 Gets Started: Day 1

GS Trophy 2012 Gets Started: Day 1

The BMW Motorrad’s 2012 International GS Trophy is underway. The South America 2012 event is the third edition of the GS Trophy, with previous events taking place in South Africa in 2010 and Tunisia in 2008. This time we will see 15 teams, comprising 45 riders from 19 nations, competing. The GS Trophy will see theContinue 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 »