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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 »

GS Trophy 2014: South African Team Selected

GS Trophy 2014: South African Team Selected

The team that will represent South Africa at the International GS Trophy 2014 has been announced after a selection weekend at Country TRAX, Mpumalanga in South Africa. Sixteen GS riders from South Africa entered and arrived at Country TRAX on the first weekend of August to battle for the three international team positions. In association withContinue Reading »

Authority R1200RT on Display in France

Authority R1200RT on Display in France

The BMW Motorrad dealer network has supplied police forces around the world with motorcycles for many years. The latest French order of BMW motorcycles was proudly on display on Bastille Day, with a squadron of R1200RT-mounted Republican Guard bikes making an appearance at the oldest and largest regular military parade in Europe. On the morningContinue Reading »

BMW Motorcycles Capture Tour de France Action

BMW Motorcycles Capture Tour de France Action

The Tour de France captivated the world for three weeks in July. The stunning HD television images were beamed to more than 150 countries via a fleet of BMW R1200RT and R1200GS Adventure motorcycles. Millions across the globe were enchanted by magnificent scenery, picturesque villages and the day-to-day drama of the Lycra-clad riders racing forContinue Reading »

BMW Motorrad Days 2013: Fun for 40,000

BMW Motorrad Days 2013: Fun for 40,000

The 13th BMW Motorrad Days proved that this annual event is one of the most popular motorcycling social gatherings in Europe. With record attendance on each one of its three days (July 5-7), the Bavarian town of Garmisch-Partenkirchen can also be clearly identified as ‘Mecca’ for the BMW Motorrad community. For those unfortunate to haveContinue Reading »