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GS Trophy 2018: Day 6, Connecting with Mongolia

GS Trophy 2018: Day 6, Connecting with Mongolia

Day six of the 2018 BMW Motorrad International GS Trophy proved to be unique in the history of the event. Scouted, planned and prepared was a 176-mile (283-km) course taking in the plains and mountains of the region. But the course had to be adapted after the area experienced an outbreak of foot and mouth… Continue Reading »

GS Trophy 2018: Day 5, the Grass Is Greener…

GS Trophy 2018: Day 5, the Grass Is Greener…

A day of two halves today, on Day 5 of the 2018 BMW Motorrad International GS Trophy in Mongolia. In the morning the GS riders continued their journey with a 60-mile (100-km) ride across more of the semi-arid Mongolian Steppe. In the afternoon the riders entered into a new world, a mountain landscape where sheep,… Continue Reading »

GS Trophy 2018: Day 4, Desert Calling

GS Trophy 2018: Day 4, Desert Calling

This morning brought the calm after the storm, since last night at Camp Gobi Erdene the 2018 BMW Motorrad International GS Trophy was battered by high winds. This tested the tent erecting expertise of the GS riders and a few found they needed urgent help to save their camping equipment! The wind blew hard all… Continue Reading »

GS Trophy 2018: Day 3, Canyon Delight

GS Trophy 2018: Day 3, Canyon Delight

Today’s stage was effectively a tour with no special tests. A generous time allowance allowed the competitors to make the most of the scenery as they rode. By the end of the day all were voicing complete satisfaction as Mongolia turned magnificent. Most notably the GS riders appreciated the breathtaking Dungeene Canyon where the riders… Continue Reading »

GS Trophy 2018: 114 R1200GS Rallye Motorcycles Prepped and On Their Way to Mongolia

GS Trophy 2018: 114 R1200GS Rallye Motorcycles Prepped and On Their Way to Mongolia

With the BMW Motorrad International GS Trophy heading to Mongolia in June 2018, mechanics have been busy the last few weeks preparing the 114 BMW R1200GS Rallye motorcycles that will be used by participants. The bikes are now ready and on their way to Ulaanbaatar. Fortunately, the Rallye edition GS is already well-equipped as standard, so… Continue Reading »