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GS Trophy 2012 Gets Started: Day 1

GS Trophy 2012 Gets Started: Day 1

The BMW Motorrad’s 2012 International GS Trophy is underway. The South America 2012 event is the third edition of the GS Trophy, with previous events taking place in South Africa in 2010 and Tunisia in 2008. This time we will see 15 teams, comprising 45 riders from 19 nations, competing. The GS Trophy will see theContinue Reading »

BMW Motorcycle Magazine, Winter 2012, Available Now!

BMW Motorcycle Magazine, Winter 2012, Available Now!

The water-cooled GS is finally here! This revolutionary motorcycle was launched at this year’s Intermot show in Germany and features the latest generation boxer engine from BMW. Our Winter issue brings you all the news from specs to tech to design. Through tables, diagrams and timeline, the progress from oilhead to hexhead to camhead toContinue Reading »

GS Trophy 2012: The FAQ

GS Trophy 2012: The FAQ

We are now just a few weeks away from the start of the third BMW Motorrad GS Trophy and so, BMW Motorrad has put together some FAQ of what to expect. The 2012 edition of the International GS Trophy will take place on the tracks and trails of the lower Andes of Chile and Argentina inContinue Reading »

GS Trophy 2012: Social Media Determines Team USA

GS Trophy 2012: Social Media Determines Team USA

The United States held twin GS Trophy 2012 qualifying events in Moab, Utah and Spartanburg, South Carolina, drawing participants from every corner of the country with the promise of hard riding, fun competition and unforgettable camaraderie. For the six finalists who emerged on top after the riding events, it would be their skill in buildingContinue Reading »

GS Trophy 2012: Latin American Team Finally Selected

GS Trophy 2012: Latin American Team Finally Selected

With the BMW Motorrad International GS Trophy coming to Chile and Argentina for the first time, there is plenty of excitement in Latin America. Many of these countries have already completed pre-qualifying tournaments, from which the most successful riders were recently sent to Panama to compete in the GS Trophy Regional competition for the LatinContinue Reading »

GS Trophy 2012: Latin American Pre-Qualifiers

GS Trophy 2012: Latin American Pre-Qualifiers

The organization of the 2012 BMW Motorrad International GS Trophy continues at full speed, with a fleet of specially-prepared F800GS machines having already left the Touratech factory to make the journey across the Atlantic Ocean to Chile. Team qualification is also in full swing with many new Latin American participants hoping to join the partyContinue Reading »

GS Trophy 2012: South African Team Announced

GS Trophy 2012: South African Team Announced

Yet another team has been confirmed for the forthcoming International GS Trophy in South America, bringing the total number of teams that are participating in this exciting event to 15—the highest number yet. Following a grueling three-day challenge at the Country Trax off-road academy in Mpumalanga, the three members of Team South Africa have beenContinue Reading »

GS Trophy 2012: Italian Team Selected

GS Trophy 2012: Italian Team Selected

With anticipation and excitement building for the International GS Trophy event that will be starting in South America at the end of November, the latest nation to confirm its team line-up is Italy, after hard-fought qualifying selection trials last weekend. The selection event for the BMW Motorrad Italia team took place in picturesque Tuscany and wasContinue Reading »

BMW Motorcycle Magazine, Fall 2012, Available Now

BMW Motorcycle Magazine, Fall 2012, Available Now

Bringing the latest in BMW news from around the globe, the Fall 2012 edition of BMW Motorcycle Magazine features new models, tech, events, gear, destinations and the best of custom machine inspirations. First, we introduce you to 2013’s updated F800GS and its sister, the newly named F700GS. These mid-class parallel twins join BMW’s popular enduro classContinue Reading »

GS Trophy 2012: Be Part of the USA Qualifying

GS Trophy 2012: Be Part of the USA Qualifying

Teams of BMW enthusiasts are being chosen from around the world in a series of off-road competitions and challenges in order to select the best three men or women to represent their country at the GS Trophy finals in South America. Riders in the United States have a chance to join the fun with theContinue Reading »