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GS Trophy 2014: Successful GS Challenge Italia

GS Trophy 2014: Successful GS Challenge Italia

Another team has been chosen for the International GS Trophy 2014. This time it was the Italian’s turn to host their national selection event for the BMW Motorrad off-road competition which takes place every two years. Hopefuls were selected after a two-day event that took place in the middle of Tuscany, hosted by the beautiful CastelloContinue Reading »

Team USA Chosen for 2014 International GS Trophy

Team USA Chosen for 2014 International GS Trophy

Some riders came to BMW Motorrad USA’s GS Trophy team qualifier competition for fun and fellowship, but Blair Young, Bobby Woolridge and Ben Profitt left the BMW Performance Center as Team USA. They will compete with the rest of world’s best GS riders at next year’s International GS Trophy event. Over 70 riders tested theirContinue Reading »

BMW Motorcycle Magazine, Fall 2013 Available Now

BMW Motorcycle Magazine, Fall 2013 Available Now

The newest issue of BMW Motorcycle Magazine is now out, giving readers the best in customized classic BMWs, road tests, reviews and more. This is the 20th issue of the independent BMW publication that was first printed in 2007 and has since become a big success among BMW riders throughout the world, who appreciate itsContinue Reading »

BMW Motorrad Reaches Record Sales for First Six Months of 2013 (Updated)

BMW Motorrad Reaches Record Sales for First Six Months of 2013 (Updated)

BMW announced their second quarter financial results this week with their motorcycle division seeing increased sales volume and revenue growth but profits dropped slightly. Second-quarter revenue for BMW Motorrad rose by 15.9% to € 475 million (2012: € 410 million) but profit before financial result (EBIT) fell to € 46 million (2012: € 48 million; -4.2%) with profit before tax to € 45Continue Reading »

BMW Motorrad 2014 Model Year Updates

BMW Motorrad 2014 Model Year Updates

A number of motorcycles will be given a facelift by BMW Motorrad for the 2014 model year. These models can be ordered in their new configurations from all BMW Motorrad dealerships as of August 2013. BMW K1600GT “Sport” As of model year 2014 the BMW K1600GT will be available as a special “Sport” model —Continue Reading »

BMW Motorrad Sales Up Nearly 10% for First Half of 2013

BMW Motorrad Sales Up Nearly 10% for First Half of 2013

BMW Motorrad closed the first half of 2013 with a new six-month sales record. A total of 64,941 motorcycles and scooters were sold through June 2013 (previous year: 59,189 units) — an increase of 9.7%. BMW Motorrad also saw an all-time June sales record with 12,541 motorcycles and scooters sold. An increase of 22.1% comparedContinue Reading »

BMW Motorrad Sees Double-Digit Growth in May 2013

BMW Motorrad Sees Double-Digit Growth in May 2013

BMW Motorrad had a successful May with global sales climbing 14.2% to 13,081 vehicles (prev. yr. 11,457) — an all time high for the month of May. In the first five months of 2013, BMW Motorrad increased sales by 7.1% to 52,400 (prev. yr. 48,918) motorcycles and maxi scooters. “We have achieved our best May resultContinue 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 »

New BMW F800GS Adventure

New BMW F800GS Adventure

For the adventure traveler who prefers a mid-sized motorcycle, BMW today introduces a new version of the F800GS, the F800GS Adventure. Like the boxer GS Adventure models before it, this GS Adventure features updated bodywork and a larger fuel tank — 2.1 gallons more for a total of 6.3 gallons — whose weight required aContinue 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 »