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Italian Team Selected for GS Trophy

Italian Team Selected for GS Trophy

All the line-ups for the BMW Motorrad International GS Trophy 2010 have now been confirmed. The last team were the Italians which were selected at the BMW GS Academy in Tuscany. Now that the final selections have taken place, a total of 10 teams from 13 different countries will join the Challenge in southern Africa… Continue Reading »

Organizing the GS Trophy

Organizing the GS Trophy

Jan du Toit’s relationship with BMW and the GS model range goes back a long way. Not only has the South African been riding BMW motorcycles since 1986, but the first ever GS Challenge was actually staged on his farm in 2004. That event was initiated by Pieter de Waal (now Vice President, BMW Motorrad… Continue Reading »

Kirssi captures fourth consecutive XCC victory

Kirssi captures fourth consecutive XCC victory

Simo Kirssi is on a roll. The Finn has taken yet another win in the European Cross Country Championship (XCC), as he dominated round three of the Austrian Cross Country Championship (ACC) at Türnitz. The BMW Husqvarna Motorsport rider came from behind aboard his BMW G450X to control the two-hour moto. Kirssi started with number… Continue Reading »

Letti Finishes Second at Erzberg Rodeo

Letti Finishes Second at Erzberg Rodeo

BMW Husqvarna Motorsport’s Lettenbichler claims second place BMW Husqvarna Motorsport team rider Andreas Lettenbichler has claimed a superb runner-up result at the 10th running of the Erzberg Rodeo’s Red Bull Hare Scramble. Beaten only by four-time winner Taddy Blazusiak from Poland, Letti produced a solid start-to-finish performance to place his BMW G450X on the second… Continue Reading »

The BMW Motorrad GS Trophy 2010

The BMW Motorrad GS Trophy 2010

Adventure, sports and competition in South Africa Two years ago, BMW Motorrad held its first ever international GS Trophy event in Tunisia, where BMW GS riders from Germany, Italy, Spain, Japan and the USA met up in Africa for a week of adventure riding, special tests, teamwork challenges and problem solving – all designed around… Continue Reading »

BMW Motorrad Wins in Croatia

BMW Motorrad Wins in Croatia

‘No fear, no limit’ is the daunting description of one of the most challenging enduro events on the European racing calendar – and it did not disappoint competitors at the Akrapovic Offroad Weekend in Istrien, Croatia. Not all would complete the 35km stretch of unforgiving terrain on March 7, but one rider finished way ahead… Continue Reading »