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GS Trophy 2016: Day 3, Memorable Mountain Motorcycling

GS Trophy 2016: Day 3, Memorable Mountain Motorcycling

Today all 2016 International GS Trophy participants were treated to the ride of their lives, with more than 155 miles (250km) of some of the best trails and roads Thailand has to offer. This was combined with two challenging special tests that took the ‘friendly’ competition into its third day. With a significant distance to… Continue Reading »

GS Trophy 2016: Team Argentina Wins Day 1

GS Trophy 2016: Team Argentina Wins Day 1

The International GS Trophy competition is finally under way and will continue through March 5. The event is not a race but a team competition, pitching the international contingents against each other in a series of special tests – not all are riding tests. With the competitors camped nightly in a bivouac the event also… Continue Reading »

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 »