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Dakar 2013: Stage 4, Barreda Dominates!

Dakar 2013: Stage 4, Barreda Dominates!

Joan Barreda commanded a particularly hazardous fourth stage of the Dakar, Nazca – Arequipa with 180 miles (289 km) of special test, which covered all types of terrain, and was made difficult by the “fesh-fesh” dust. The Spaniard on the Husqvarna TE449RR by Speedbrain battled his way to an eight-minute lead over his nearest rival… Continue Reading »

Dakar 2013: Stage 3, Goncalves Gets on the Podium

Dakar 2013: Stage 3, Goncalves Gets on the Podium

Husqvarna Rallye Team by Speedbrain notched up another noteworthy performance. Nazca, one of Peru’s most famous archaeological cities played host to today’s stage, where it was the turn of Paulo Goncalves to take the podium in second place just seconds behind winner Lopez. Goncalves would have been in third overall place were it not for… Continue Reading »

Dakar 2013: Stage 2, Barreda Wins Stage!

Dakar 2013: Stage 2, Barreda Wins Stage!

The Dakar got well and truly underway today with Team Husqvarna by Speedbrain in the thick of the action. Joan Barreda, the Spanish rider won the Pisco – Pisco second stage, commanding the 242 km (151 miles) of special test. The stage proved to be really tough, with plenty of opportunities for errors and loss… Continue Reading »

Dakar 2013: Stage 1, Warm Up

Dakar 2013: Stage 1, Warm Up

The first stage of the Dakar 2013 got underway with the participants taking a 155-mile (250-km) transfer from Lima to Pisco where they competed in a short 8-mile (13-km) special test in the dunes overlooking the sea. The Husqvarna Rallye Team by Speedbrain made a decisive team effort prior to the next stages to be… Continue Reading »

BMW Motorrad Sales Up 10.4% in November 2012

BMW Motorrad Sales Up 10.4% in November 2012

BMW Motorrad set a November sales record by delivering to customers 6,749 motorcycles and maxi scooters worldwide. This is 10.4% more than the 6,112 sold in November 2011. This big monthly increase brings total sales of motorcycles and maxi scooters for this year up through November into the positive column by 0.2% (100,289 vs. 100,054 units).… Continue Reading »

Husqvarna: Joan Barreda 2nd at Morocco Rally

Husqvarna: Joan Barreda 2nd at Morocco Rally

At the conclusion of a successful Morocco Rally that took place from October 15-21, the Husqvarna Rally Team By Speedbrain riders took three of the top eight places, including Joan Barreda taking second overall. Paulo Goncalves and Matt Fish put in noteworthy performances too, finishing in fifth and eighth respectively. This result for the Husqvarna… Continue Reading »