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Motojournalist Kevin Ash Dies in Accident During BMW Press Launch

Motojournalist Kevin Ash Dies in Accident During BMW Press Launch

We regret bringing you the news that British motorcycle journalist Kevin Ash passed away following an accident during a BMW press launch of the 2013 R1200GS in South Africa. With respect to his family, details of the January 22, 2013 accident have not been released. Kevin was a well-liked and respected freelance writer of motorcycleContinue Reading »

BMW-Powered MonoTracer at BMW Motorrad Days

BMW-Powered MonoTracer at BMW Motorrad Days

In addition to the line-ups of BMW and Husqvarna models on display at this year’s BMW Motorrad Days, there are some very unusual machines for visitors to see on site at Garmisch-Partenkirchen, including the BMW-powered MonoTracer and new MonoTracer-E from Swiss company Peraves. Is it a bike or is it a car? Whatever your opinion,Continue Reading »

BMW’s HvK Elected European Motorcycle Industry President

BMW’s HvK Elected European Motorcycle Industry President

Hendrik von Kuenheim, General Director BMW Motorrad, was elected as the new President of the ACEM (Association des Constructeurs Européens de Motocycles), the European Motorcycle Industry Association. Based in Brussels, the ACEM represents European manufacturers of motorcycles, scooters, tricycles and quadricycles. Hendrik von Kuenheim has been involved in ACEM’s activities since 2009 when he becameContinue Reading »