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Team USA Ready for the BMW Motorrad International GS Trophy 2016

Charles Lucht, Dennis Godwin and Thomas Asher, who won East Coast, West Coast and Central GS Trophy U.S. qualifiers last Fall, had never met before arriving at BMW’s U.S. Rider Academy at the BMW Performance Center in Spartanburg, South Carolina. Yet, after two grueling days of riding and training on challenging courses in torrential rain, high… Continue Reading »

GS Trophy 2016: 114 BMW R1200GS Motorcycles Set Sail for Thailand

GS Trophy 2016: 114 BMW R1200GS Motorcycles Set Sail for Thailand

The 2016 BMW Motorrad International GS Trophy may be almost three months away, but the 114 identically-prepared R1200GS motorcycles participants will use (and 14 R1200GS Adventure bikes for the event marshals) have set sail for Thailand. They left the BMW Motorrad headquarters in Munich, Germany and will take around 40 days from leaving port in… Continue Reading »

GS Trophy 2016: US Qualifying Rounds Announced

GS Trophy 2016: US Qualifying Rounds Announced

BMW Motorrad USA has announced three qualifiers to select the team to represent the USA in next year’s BMW Motorrad International GS Trophy. That adventure challenge, started in 2008, has been run every two years and pits international teams against each other aboard identical R1200GS motorcycles in grueling daily stages and special challenges—amidst sand, gravel, dust, and… Continue Reading »

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 Motorrad… Continue 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 Smiles… Continue Reading »