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Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este 2013

Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este 2013

The 2013 Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este provided an enthralling experience for thousands of fans of historic cars and motorcycles who made the journey to the picturesque Lake Como area of northern Italy to see some of the most beautiful cars and motorcycles in existence. Among the many surprises for enthusiasts was the world premiere ofContinue Reading »

BMW Sponsors Neale Bayly Ride Across Peru

BMW Sponsors Neale Bayly Ride Across Peru

Motorcycle journalist Neale Bayly has explored much of the world on two wheels, visiting 45 countries in 35 years, many of them at the helm of adventure-seeking expeditions. But this ride will be different. BMW Motorrad USA and BMW Performance Driving School are sponsoring an “extreme motorcycle adventure with a purpose” which will air asContinue Reading »

BMW Riders on Antarctica

BMW Riders on Antarctica

It’s a dream for many adventure travelers to ride on all the continents, but actually achieving this is nearly impossible, especially if you include Antarctica on your list. However, a group of BMW riders has successfully experienced the ‘white continent’ from the saddle of an F650GS, thanks to Ayres Adventures. Anyone with a little knowledgeContinue Reading »

Unique Posters Advertise Start of the 2013 Motorcycle Season in Italy

Unique Posters Advertise Start of the 2013 Motorcycle Season in Italy

It’s Spring in the northern hemisphere which means the start of a new riding season for Americans and Europeans. To mark the occasion and market dealership open houses across Italy, BMW Motorrad Italia put together several fun posters in a variety of styles (Futuristic, Art Deco and Pop Art) showing the 90 Years Special Edition models inContinue Reading »

USA Leg of “One World, One GS” is Underway

USA Leg of “One World, One GS” is Underway

First it was Asia, then Oceania, followed by Africa. And now the “One World, One GS” Tour has arrived in the USA. Frenchman Stéphane Gautronneau took the controls of the racing red BMW R1200GS that has already experienced several thousand miles of road and off-road riding from rainforests to deserts. This world tour organized byContinue Reading »

BMW Auto and Motorcycle Heritage On Display in New York

BMW Auto and Motorcycle Heritage On Display in New York

The Saratoga Automobile Museum in Saratoga Springs, New York, will showcase an array of BMW automobiles and celebrate 90 Years of BMW Motorcycles from May 6 to November 3, 2013. The “BMW – The Ultimate Driving Machine” exhibit will include road and race cars, both from pre-war to the modern era, but BMW’s two-wheeled heritage will also be a key partContinue Reading »

“One GS” USA Tour Leg Events

“One GS” USA Tour Leg Events

Last fall, BMW launched the global event: “One World. One R1200GS. The Tour of Your Life.” Tens of thousands of riders from all over the world applied for five places on a team of riders who would pilot one of the new water cooled R1200GS Adventure bikes across the world. The tour takes one motorcycleContinue Reading »

“One World. One R1200GS” Winners Announced

“One World. One R1200GS” Winners Announced

It’s been decided. The jury has selected five winners to each ride one of five motorcycling tours in Asia, Africa, New Zealand, America or Europe aboard the new R1200GS water-boxer. BMW Motorrad’s ‘Ride of your Life’ competition attracted thousands of entries from across the globe, making it difficult for the high-profile jury to make their finalContinue Reading »

GS Trophy 2012: Final Day and the Winner Is…

GS Trophy 2012: Final Day and the Winner Is…

Team Germany came into the final day with a solid 18-point advantage and they remained steady and consistent through to the very last test to take the victory in the 2012 BMW Motorrad GS Trophy. It was a test of nerves in the final day, as rain through the afternoon meant the title-deciding final trialsContinue Reading »

GS Trophy 2012: Day 6, Team Germany in Command with One Day to Go

GS Trophy 2012: Day 6, Team Germany in Command with One Day to Go

Team Germany will take an 18 point lead into the final day of the BMW Motorrad GS Trophy 2012. After a busy day that took in three special tests and the announcement of the result of the second photo competition, Germany scored highly – including a win and a runner-up – and were able toContinue Reading »