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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 party… Continue 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 been… Continue 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 was… Continue 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 class… Continue Reading »

New BMW F700GS and F800GS

New BMW F700GS and F800GS

BMW Motorrad has announced updates for model year 2013 to their GS parallel twin models with the new F700GS and F800GS. Like the previous F650GS and F800GS, the model designations are misleading since both are powered by a 798cc liquid-cooled, 4-valve engine. The F800GS makes the same 85 hp at 7,500 rpm and 63 ft-lb… Continue Reading »

Squash Falconer Travels to Baja, Mexico on F800GS

Squash Falconer Travels to Baja, Mexico on F800GS

An adventurous spirit may be common to every GS rider but one British woman is even bolder than most. Louise “Squash” Falconer, who has ridden since childhood and began driving an adapted car on the family farm at the age of six, is passionate about pushing the envelope. Squash may be best known for riding to… Continue Reading »

GS Trophy 2012: UK Finalists Chosen

GS Trophy 2012: UK Finalists Chosen

BMW Motorrad UK has selected the three riders who will be representing their nation in the International Final of the GS Trophy 2012 in South America. Over 50 GS riders and their supporters showed their ‘GS spirit’ and joined BMW UK to camp and take part in the weekend-long UK Qualifier event, which was held… Continue Reading »