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BMW Motorrad USA Announces Most 2015 Model Pricing

BMW Motorrad USA Announces Most 2015 Model Pricing

BMW Motorrad USA has announced its 2015 motorcycle and scooter lineup at the Progressive International Motorcycle Show in Long Beach, CA today. This includes pricing and available equipment for those models which were manufactured during BMW’s August through October production schedule. It does not include BMW Motorrad’s newest models, the F800R, R1200R, R1200RS, S1000RR and S1000XR which were announced recently at theContinue Reading »

GS Trophy 2014: Team Brazil Decided

GS Trophy 2014: Team Brazil Decided

For most Brazilians, the only thing on their mind right now is ‘the beautiful game,’ and understandably so. But despite soccer fever taking over the entire country – and the watching world – during the month of June, there was in fact, another important tournament taking place in Brazil: the GS Trophy national qualifier, whereContinue 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 »

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 »

BMW Motorrad 2013 Model Updates

BMW Motorrad 2013 Model Updates

BMW Motorrad has announced updates to their 2013 model year lineup. Not all models, colors or packages will be available in all markets so contact your dealership for specifics. They should be able to order available models starting in August 2012. While ABS was standard on models imported to the US in 2012, the bigContinue Reading »

2012 Quebec GS Challenge and Canadian GS Trophy Qualifier

2012 Quebec GS Challenge and Canadian GS Trophy Qualifier

Canada is the latest of many countries to select team riders to represent their nation at the upcoming BMW Motorrad International GS Trophy in November this year. Because Canada is so large and the geographical layout of the country makes it such a challenge for customers to travel thousands of miles east and west forContinue Reading »

GS Trophy 2012: German and Alpine Teams Selected

GS Trophy 2012: German and Alpine Teams Selected

Two more teams have been added to the growing list of 2012 GS Trophy entrants. The latest nations to confirm their line-ups for the forthcoming South American challenge in November are Germany, Switzerland and Austria, who will enter two, three-man teams (a German and an ‘Alpine’ team) to this event. The BMW GS Challenge nationalContinue Reading »

BMW Racers and Journalists Head Off-road in Australia on the G650GS Sertão

BMW Racers and Journalists Head Off-road in Australia on the G650GS Sertão

As has become somewhat of a tradition, BMW Motorrad Motorsport team riders planned an off-road GS ride after their impressive showing at the opening round of the 2012 Superbike World Championship season at Phillip Island in Australia. This trip would be different, however, since it was also used as on opportunity for the national pressContinue Reading »

2012 red dot awards: BMW Group Wins 11 Prizes

2012 red dot awards: BMW Group Wins 11 Prizes

The BMW Group picked up 11 accolades from the red dot award: product design 2012, including the “best of the best” for two of its products: the BMW AirFlow 2 helmet and the Husqvarna Nuda 900R motorcycle. The red dot award also goes to the BMW’s C600 Sport, C650GT, K1600GT,  G650GS, 6 Series Gran Coupe,Continue Reading »

Good Design Awarded to K1600GT/GL and G650GS

Good Design Awarded to K1600GT/GL and G650GS

Six BMW models received the prestigious Good Design™ Award for 2011 including two motorcycles, the K1600GT/GTL and G650GS. The annual Good Design Award is the world’s oldest and most esteemed design prize and is awarded by the Chicago Athenaeum and the European Centre for Architecture, Art Design and Urban Studies. It was founded in 1950Continue Reading »