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EICMA 2011: The BMW Motorrad and Husqvarna Overview

EICMA 2011: The BMW Motorrad and Husqvarna Overview

At a packed BMW Motorrad and Husqvarna press conference on the opening day of the EICMA motorcycle exhibition in Milan, Italy, there were several themes in evidence – and all of them positive. With record worldwide sales predicted for 2011, it was the perfect time and place for the brand to unveil two more additionsContinue Reading »

BMW Introduces G650GS Sertão

BMW Introduces G650GS Sertão

BMW is adding a more off-road oriented sister to their single-cylinder G650GS, named the G650GS Sertão. Portuguese for “wilderness,” the Sertão uses the same 652 cc liquid-cooled and counter-balanced single cylinder engine as the standard G650GS — producing 48 hp at 6500 rpm and 44 ft-lb of torque at 5000 rpm — but the chassisContinue Reading »

BMW Motorrad Portugal Launches New 2011 Models with a Party

BMW Motorrad Portugal Launches New 2011 Models with a Party

BMW Motorrad fans were living it up in Lisbon when BMW Motorrad Portugal created, for the first time, an event to launch its new 2011 models. The special party took place in one of the famous clubs in Lisbon, One Belém, surrounded by the Tagus River and some of the most historical monuments in Portugal.Continue Reading »

BMW Motorcycle Magazine, Winter 2010, Available Now!

BMW Motorcycle Magazine, Winter 2010, Available Now!

The Winter 2010 BMW Motorcycle Magazine (issue #9) is now available! Order yours from our online shop and have it delivered direct to your door. Copies will also be available at your favorite retailer within the next couple of weeks. You can see a preview of pages and a list of articles on our currentContinue Reading »

Riding the Road of Bones

Riding the Road of Bones

The Kolyma highway in Siberia is M56 or the “Road of Bones.” No matter which name you know it by, it has become synonymous with adventure biking and in recent years certainly one of the last great challenging rides for bikers still wanting a desolate and memorable destination. Long before Ewan McGregor and Charley BoormanContinue Reading »

BMW’s New G650GS Single

BMW’s New G650GS Single

In addition to the new R1200R models, BMW will introduce a new single cylinder, the G650GS, at EICMA. (See all the photos in our G650GS Photo Gallery as well as our coverage of EICMA in Milan, Italy, in our upcoming Winter issue #9 of BMW Motorcycle Magazine.) With the new BMW G650GS, BMW Motorrad hasContinue Reading »