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USA Leg of “One World, One GS” is Underway

USA Leg of “One World, One GS” is Underway

First it was Asia, then Oceania, followed by Africa. And now the “One World, One GS” Tour has arrived in the USA. Frenchman Stéphane Gautronneau took the controls of the racing red BMW R1200GS that has already experienced several thousand miles of road and off-road riding from rainforests to deserts. This world tour organized byContinue Reading »

BMW Motorrad Wins Four of the Eight Motorrad Magazine Award Categories

BMW Motorrad Wins Four of the Eight Motorrad Magazine Award Categories

Once again, BMW Motorrad topped the prize results in Motorrad magazine’s readers choice “Motorcycle of the Year 2013″ awards. They won in four categories, ”touring bike,” “sport bike,” “trial/enduro” and “scooter,” and placed in three others in the 15th edition of the German magazine’s awards. In the “sport bike” category, the BMW HP4 placed number one.Continue Reading »

“One GS” USA Tour Leg Events

“One GS” USA Tour Leg Events

Last fall, BMW launched the global event: “One World. One R1200GS. The Tour of Your Life.” Tens of thousands of riders from all over the world applied for five places on a team of riders who would pilot one of the new water cooled R1200GS Adventure bikes across the world. The tour takes one motorcycleContinue Reading »

2013 R1200GS Pricing and Packages Announced for USA

2013 R1200GS Pricing and Packages Announced for USA

BMW Motorrad USA has announced pricing for the all-new, water-cooled, 2013 R1200GS. The next generation flat twin enduro will have a base Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price (MSRP) of $15,800 when it reaches dealerships in March. The Base Model comes equipped with: Integral ABS (Disengageable) Aluminum Engine Guard Center Stand Power Accessory Socket White Turn SignalContinue Reading »

BMW Motorcycle Magazine, Spring 2013, Available Now!

BMW Motorcycle Magazine, Spring 2013, Available Now!

The long-awaited water-cooled GS goes on sale this spring and all the tech behind this newest generation boxer engine is analyzed in this issue, along with the inside scoop on why it’s truly revolutionary for BMW. The GS is not BMW’s only new bike, however. There’s another new Gran Tourismo on the scene as theContinue Reading »

“One World. One R1200GS” Winners Announced

“One World. One R1200GS” Winners Announced

It’s been decided. The jury has selected five winners to each ride one of five motorcycling tours in Asia, Africa, New Zealand, America or Europe aboard the new R1200GS water-boxer. BMW Motorrad’s ‘Ride of your Life’ competition attracted thousands of entries from across the globe, making it difficult for the high-profile jury to make their finalContinue Reading »

“One World, One R1200GS” Contest Jury Announced

“One World, One R1200GS” Contest Jury Announced

Along with the introduction of a new water-cooled R1200GS at the Intermot show on October 2, BMW Motorrad announced a contest where five lucky winners would get an opportunity to ride the new GS on one of five stages around the world. Entries for the contest close on November 30, 2012 (see www.bmw-motorrad.com/gs to enter). NowContinue Reading »

EICMA 2012: “90 Years of BMW Motorrad” Special Edition Motorcycles

EICMA 2012: “90 Years of BMW Motorrad” Special Edition Motorcycles

In addition to a special “air-cooled” new model to be named later, BMW will also be celebrating their 90 years of motorcycle production with three “90 Jahre BMW Motorrad” (“90 years of BMW Motorrad”) models. The special edition R1200GS Adventure, R1200R and R1200RT each feature unique color treatments and logos but are otherwise similar to baseContinue Reading »

BMW Motorcycle Magazine, Winter 2012, Available Now!

BMW Motorcycle Magazine, Winter 2012, Available Now!

The water-cooled GS is finally here! This revolutionary motorcycle was launched at this year’s Intermot show in Germany and features the latest generation boxer engine from BMW. Our Winter issue brings you all the news from specs to tech to design. Through tables, diagrams and timeline, the progress from oilhead to hexhead to camhead toContinue Reading »

BMW Motorrad Sales Continue Rebound in September 2012

BMW Motorrad Sales Continue Rebound in September 2012

After faltering in the the middle of the year due to the difficult economic market environment — especially in Europe — BMW Motorrad has repeated its accomplishment of the month of August by achieving a new all-time retail sales high in September 2012. With 9,215 units, BMW sold 7.0% more motorcycles in September 2012 than theContinue Reading »