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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 »

GS Trophy 2012: Day 5, Rain Creates a Play (Ride) Day

GS Trophy 2012: Day 5, Rain Creates a Play (Ride) Day

Day five of the BMW Motorrad GS Trophy 2012 was the competition’s second marathon stage which included a distance slightly over 250 miles (400km) and the complication of a border crossing to deal with as the riders returned to Chile. It was potentially even more of an ordeal given the arrival of rain that pepperedContinue Reading »

GS Trophy 2012: Day 4, Team Germany Stretch Their Lead

GS Trophy 2012: Day 4, Team Germany Stretch Their Lead

Day four of the BMW Motorrad GS Trophy 2012 was intended to be an ‘easier’ day given that it was sandwiched between two marathon stages. However, it didn’t quite turn out that way. Two riders were injured in crashes during the enduro special test and there were minor spills on the leg of the courseContinue Reading »

GS Trophy 2012: Day 3, Team Germany Moves Ahead on Longest Day

GS Trophy 2012: Day 3, Team Germany Moves Ahead on Longest Day

Day three of the 2012 BMW Motorrad GS Trophy lived up to its title – the marathon stage – with teams finishing as late as 8:30 in the evening after having set off at 7:15am. The 280 miles (450km) of the mostly off-road course proved grueling, as were the three special tests. But when theContinue Reading »

GS Trophy 2012: Day 2, Team France Takes Control

GS Trophy 2012: Day 2, Team France Takes Control

Yesterday, Team France promised to take the lead and today they delivered with a clear lead in the BMW Motorrad GS Trophy 2012. With two special tests – the first being white water rafting (the first non-bike test of this year’s event) and the second a tricky (muddy) hill climb against the clock – FranceContinue Reading »

“One World, One R1200GS” Contest Jury Announced

“One World, One R1200GS” Contest Jury Announced

Along with the introduction of a new water-cooled R1200GS at the Intermot show on October 2, BMW Motorrad announced a contest where five lucky winners would get an opportunity to ride the new GS on one of five stages around the world. Entries for the contest close on November 30, 2012 (see www.bmw-motorrad.com/gs to enter). NowContinue Reading »