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Team USA Chosen for 2014 International GS Trophy

Team USA Chosen for 2014 International GS Trophy

Some riders came to BMW Motorrad USA’s GS Trophy team qualifier competition for fun and fellowship, but Blair Young, Bobby Woolridge and Ben Profitt left the BMW Performance Center as Team USA. They will compete with the rest of world’s best GS riders at next year’s International GS Trophy event. Over 70 riders tested theirContinue Reading »

BMW Motorrad Rides to the Ace Café to Celebrate Two Anniversaries

BMW Motorrad Rides to the Ace Café to Celebrate Two Anniversaries

Hundreds of motorcyclists, including a host of classic BMW café racers from across Europe, took part in the iconic Ace Café Reunion and the famous Brighton Burn-Up ride-out. The 20th Annual Ace Café Reunion was chosen to be part of BMW Motorrad’s 90th anniversary celebrations because of the legendary café’s huge influence on the café racerContinue Reading »

Step Back in Time with BMW Motorrad at Goodwood Revival 2013

Step Back in Time with BMW Motorrad at Goodwood Revival 2013

There’s no other event like the Goodwood Revival, which offers visitors of all ages and backgrounds a chance to experience the romance and glamor of motor racing as it used to be. Always a sell-out social occasion, nearly 150,000 people dressed in period clothing last weekend (September 13-15) and relived the glory days of motoring.Continue Reading »

BMW at the Goodwood Revival 2013

BMW at the Goodwood Revival 2013

If you’re in the area of Chichester, UK this weekend you should check out a few historic BMWs at the Goodwood Revival. In September each year (September 13-15 this year), the Earl of March opens the gates to his estate outside Chichester in West Sussex, southern England for the Goodwood Revival Meeting, bringing back toContinue Reading »

BMW Boxers Punch Their Way onto the Custom Scene at Glemseck Event

BMW Boxers Punch Their Way onto the Custom Scene at Glemseck Event

As BMW Motorrad continues its 90th anniversary celebrations, not many people could have predicted just how popular its older models have become within the custom and café-racer community. Once the preserve of American V-twin or classic British bikes, a new interest in BMW boxer-powered ‘specials’ was very much in evidence at the recent Glemseck 101 sprintContinue Reading »

Charley Boorman Completes American Adventure

Charley Boorman Completes American Adventure

Charley Boorman has completed a 10-week adventure, criss-crossing the United States of America on a BMW R1200GS for his new series Extreme Frontiers: USA. Along the way, Charley’s adventures included braving the frozen Alaskan wilderness for hostile environment training with the US Army, diving in Pearl Harbor to see the wrecks, and flying a replica ofContinue Reading »

BMW Motorrad Days Japan Celebrates 10th Anniversary

BMW Motorrad Days Japan Celebrates 10th Anniversary

More than 4,000 motorcycling enthusiasts helped celebrate the 10th anniversary of BMW Motorrad Days in Japan, with a fantastic event held in the middle of the country at Hakuba, in the Nagano district. Despite heavy rain throughout most of Japan that weekend, visitors to this special biking celebration were miraculously met with sunny skies andContinue Reading »

GS Trophy 2014: Canadian Team Selected

GS Trophy 2014: Canadian Team Selected

After GS Challenges in Ontario, Quebec and Alberta, the final three team members have now been chosen to represent Canada in the forthcoming 2014 International GS Trophy competition. Teams from around the world will battle to be crowned ‘world champions’ of the GS community. BMW Motorrad subsidiaries globally are holding their own GS Challenges toContinue Reading »

Stationery for Africa – GS Riders Helping Kids’ Education

Stationery for Africa – GS Riders Helping Kids’ Education

If you’re worried that your charitable donations might not be reaching those that need it most, what could be better than traveling to Africa yourself, jumping on a BMW GS bike and riding out to the Garden Route with your panniers full of pens, pencils and paper to give directly to African schoolchildren? This ideaContinue Reading »

BMW Motorrad Days Canada 2013 Celebrations Alongside Canadian Superbike Races

BMW Motorrad Days Canada 2013 Celebrations Alongside Canadian Superbike Races

The seventh annual Canadian BMW Motorrad Days attracted hundreds of BMW Motorrad riders who visited the newly renovated Canadian Tire Motorsports Park in Bowmanville, Ontario. The weekend got off to a fantastic start with beautiful weather welcoming all the riders from across Canada and the USA. Riders signed up for the motorcycle, maxi-scooter and off-roadContinue Reading »