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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 »

Next Stop, Southeast Asia for the BMW Motorrad International GS Trophy

Next Stop, Southeast Asia for the BMW Motorrad International GS Trophy

After Africa, South America and Canada, the BMW Motorrad International GS Trophy heads to the continent of Asia in spring 2016. Not only is this a new location for the friendly GS challenge there will be an international all-female team lining up for the start. Anyone who would like take part in this unique adventureContinue Reading »

Calling all GS Girls: The GS Trophy 2016 Needs You!

Calling all GS Girls: The GS Trophy 2016 Needs You!

The BMW International GS Trophy has been a fun and exciting event since it burst onto the scene back in 2008. However, there has always been one important ingredient missing from this success story – women! BMW is launching a worldwide search for a trio of lady riders who are ready and willing to takeContinue Reading »

Hannigan Motorsports Invites Friends to 40th Anniversary Celebration

Hannigan Motorsports Invites Friends to 40th Anniversary Celebration

Hannigan Motorsports has announced plans to celebrate 40 years in business on Saturday, June 20, 2015. From a humble beginning in Scarborough, Ontario, Canada where the company first manufactured aerodynamic motorcycle fairings, the company has grown and diversified to become a world leader in the manufacture of motorcycle quads, trikes, sidecars, and trailers. In 1992,Continue Reading »

BMW NA Send-Off for Ride of Smiles Organizer Dr. Hans-Henning Buetzow

BMW NA Send-Off for Ride of Smiles Organizer Dr. Hans-Henning Buetzow

Employees of BMW of North America, L.L.C. welcomed Dr. Hans-Henning Buetzow to BMW’s corporate headquarters today and gave him an official send-off for his charity motorcycle ride that will traverse 50,000 miles and raise an anticipated 50,000 euros (about $57,000) for children in need throughout the world. Dr. Buetzow will complete his Ride of SmilesContinue 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 »

GS Trophy 2014: Day 7, Team CEEU Crowned Champions

GS Trophy 2014: Day 7, Team CEEU Crowned Champions

After seven days and well over 1,500 miles (2,300 km) of tough riding interspersed with 20 special stages, Team Central and Eastern Europe (CEEU) were deserving winners of the 2014 BMW Motorrad International GS Trophy, having led the competition from the first day and winning many specials, as well as both photo competitions. The teamContinue Reading »

GS Trophy 2014: Day 6, Long Day Won by Team CEEU

GS Trophy 2014: Day 6, Long Day Won by Team CEEU

The penultimate day of the 2014 International GS Trophy was a long one, taking the competitors 25 miles (400 km) through the province of British Columbia, crossing time zones and including three special stages between the starting point at Balfour and the day’s end in Fort Steele. Each special stage had been designed by chiefContinue Reading »

GS Trophy 2014: Day 5, Tough Tests and Tales of Adversity

GS Trophy 2014: Day 5, Tough Tests and Tales of Adversity

Day five of the 2014 International GS Trophy was as action-packed as it gets, with spectacular off-road highlights, extremely testing specials, the surprise of a lifetime for one of the competitors and – in a first for the Trophy – a public reception where guests were invited to come along and see what the TrophyContinue Reading »

GS Trophy 2014: Day 4, Team CEEU Extends Lead

GS Trophy 2014: Day 4, Team CEEU Extends Lead

After three consecutive high-mileage days, the BMW Motorrad GS Trophy riders today were allowed some respite with a less strenuous 143 miles (230km) stage distance planned. Only it wasn’t! The day again featured a ‘black run’ to properly test the riders’ technique and ended with a suitably physical Canadian theme – the ‘Logger Games’. TheContinue Reading »