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2015 BMW Motorcycle Updates. Keyless Ride and Shift Assistant on More Models

2015 BMW Motorcycle Updates. Keyless Ride and Shift Assistant on More Models

BMW Motorrad’s Keyless Ride System, which was first seen on the top-of-the-line 2014 BMW K1600GTL Exclusive, will filter down to other models as a factory option for 2015. Keyless ride replaces the conventional ignition lock and key with an ignition button and transponder fob (with flip-out key as a backup). As the fob comes within… Continue 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 knowledge… Continue Reading »

Upcoming Bimota Motorcycle with BMW S1000RR Engine

Upcoming Bimota Motorcycle with BMW S1000RR Engine

BMW Motorrad will be supplying Bimota, the Italian motorcycle manufacturer, with engines from the BMW S1000RR for their upcoming four-cylinder model. An initial concept of this new motorcycle will be introduced at the EICMA show which opens this Thursday, November 15th in Milan, Italy. Bimota boasts a long tradition of 4-cylinder supersports motorcycles. The first Bimota… Continue Reading »

On the Trail of Spanish Explorers

On the Trail of Spanish Explorers

There can be few people who push themselves and their motorcycles as far as Spanish rider Miquel Silvestre. But on his latest trip, the GS-riding lawyer-turned-adventurer will be taking on a completely new challenge – sharing his adventures with a fellow traveler. The BMW Motorrad enthusiast is currently in the early stages of an epic… Continue Reading »

GlobeBusters Tour Returns After 8-1/2-Months

GlobeBusters Tour Returns After 8-1/2-Months

After spending eight-and-a-half months on the road, crossing five continents and covering 40,000 miles, the adventure is finally over for a group of ambitious travelers. Welsh motorbike expedition company GlobeBusters set off from Austria in November and guided a team of BMW motorcycle riders across Europe, Africa, South and Central America, Australia and Asia. They… Continue Reading »

Spanish GS Days

Spanish GS Days

In sunny central Spain, a new event for BMW GS riders was held on an exclusive country estate, in Segurilla, near the town of Toledo. More than 85 GS owners from both Spain and Portugal traveled from the entire Iberian Peninsula to participate in this special event where they could enjoy their BMW bikes in… Continue Reading »

Californian Travels Around the World

Californian Travels Around the World

America’s Independence Day has a special significance for California-based motorcyclist Allan Karl. In 2005, it marked the start of his solo journey around the world, through Northern, Central and South America, then across Africa, Europe and the Middle East. The trip would realize his life-long dream to see the world, as well as combine his… Continue Reading »