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Step Back in Time with BMW Motorrad at Goodwood Revival 2013

Step Back in Time with BMW Motorrad at Goodwood Revival 2013

There’s no other event like the Goodwood Revival, which offers visitors of all ages and backgrounds a chance to experience the romance and glamor of motor racing as it used to be. Always a sell-out social occasion, nearly 150,000 people dressed in period clothing last weekend (September 13-15) and relived the glory days of motoring.Continue Reading »

BMW Boxers Punch Their Way onto the Custom Scene at Glemseck Event

BMW Boxers Punch Their Way onto the Custom Scene at Glemseck Event

As BMW Motorrad continues its 90th anniversary celebrations, not many people could have predicted just how popular its older models have become within the custom and café-racer community. Once the preserve of American V-twin or classic British bikes, a new interest in BMW boxer-powered ‘specials’ was very much in evidence at the recent Glemseck 101 sprintContinue Reading »

Stationery for Africa – GS Riders Helping Kids’ Education

Stationery for Africa – GS Riders Helping Kids’ Education

If you’re worried that your charitable donations might not be reaching those that need it most, what could be better than traveling to Africa yourself, jumping on a BMW GS bike and riding out to the Garden Route with your panniers full of pens, pencils and paper to give directly to African schoolchildren? This ideaContinue Reading »

BMW Motorrad Days Canada 2013 Celebrations Alongside Canadian Superbike Races

BMW Motorrad Days Canada 2013 Celebrations Alongside Canadian Superbike Races

The seventh annual Canadian BMW Motorrad Days attracted hundreds of BMW Motorrad riders who visited the newly renovated Canadian Tire Motorsports Park in Bowmanville, Ontario. The weekend got off to a fantastic start with beautiful weather welcoming all the riders from across Canada and the USA. Riders signed up for the motorcycle, maxi-scooter and off-roadContinue Reading »

BMW Motorcycle Magazine, Fall 2013 Available Now

BMW Motorcycle Magazine, Fall 2013 Available Now

The newest issue of BMW Motorcycle Magazine is now out, giving readers the best in customized classic BMWs, road tests, reviews and more. This is the 20th issue of the independent BMW publication that was first printed in 2007 and has since become a big success among BMW riders throughout the world, who appreciate itsContinue Reading »

BMW Motorrad Days 2013: Fun for 40,000

BMW Motorrad Days 2013: Fun for 40,000

The 13th BMW Motorrad Days proved that this annual event is one of the most popular motorcycling social gatherings in Europe. With record attendance on each one of its three days (July 5-7), the Bavarian town of Garmisch-Partenkirchen can also be clearly identified as ‘Mecca’ for the BMW Motorrad community. For those unfortunate to haveContinue Reading »

New ‘90 Years BMW Motorrad’ App

New ‘90 Years BMW Motorrad’ App

A couple of weeks ago we brought you news of a new book, 90 Years BMW Motorrad, which celebrates BMW Motorrad’s history. At the time we mentioned a mobile app by the same publishers, teNeues, would be released soon. The 90 Years BMW Motorrad App can now be downloaded from the App Store for Apple’s iOS devicesContinue Reading »

Charley Boorman To Explore USA on New BMW R1200GS

Charley Boorman To Explore USA on New BMW R1200GS

Filmmaker, author and adventure rider Charley Boorman will soon be heading to the United States of America for his next television project: Extreme Frontiers USA. This is the third chapter in the popular Extreme Frontiers TV series that has previously seen Boorman travel around the most remote and wild parts of Canada, as well asContinue Reading »

GS Trophy 2014: German and Alpine Teams Decided

GS Trophy 2014: German and Alpine Teams Decided

The place to be for adventure riders over the weekend of June 14-16 was Niedereschach in the Black Forest region of Germany, where the tenth annual Touratech Travel Event took place. Attracting thousands of overland enthusiasts from across Europe, the meeting also included the GS Trophy Germany competition, where aspiring enduro riders battled for places toContinue Reading »

90 Years BMW Motorrad Book Available Tomorrow

90 Years BMW Motorrad Book Available Tomorrow

If you would like to learn more about BMW Motorrad on its 90th anniversary, a new book is available tomorrow which is appropriately titled, 90 Years BMW Motorrad. At 304 pages it includes more than 200 color and black-and-white photographs with text in both English and German. It’s full of interesting tales from the BMW archives that showcaseContinue Reading »