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2013 BMW R1200GS: Specs and PR

2013 BMW R1200GS: Specs and PR

You may have read our earlier summary of the features of the new 2013 BMW R1200GS, but if you would prefer to skim the specs or read the press release as written by BMW Motorrad we have those as well. Be sure to check out our 2013 BMW R1200GS Gallery for all the photos andContinue Reading »

Win a Ride on the New 2013 R1200GS

Win a Ride on the New 2013 R1200GS

To help promote the new 2013 R1200GS, BMW Motorrad is giving motorcyclists a chance to ride the new motorcycle on one of five stages of a world tour. The “One World. One GS” tour will start in New Zealand and end in Europe with stages in Asia (Laos), Africa (Botswana and South Africa) and theContinue Reading »

2013 BMW R1200GS: Complete Photo Gallery and Video

2013 BMW R1200GS: Complete Photo Gallery and Video

The new 2013 R1200GS “wet head” was revealed today at the Intermot show in Cologne, Germany. You can read our summary of what’s new, including its next generation air- and water-cooled boxer engine, in our earlier news post. If you’re interested in seeing the bike from every angle or close-ups of the engine, we haveContinue Reading »

New 2013 BMW R1200GS Water-Boxer Officially Revealed!

New 2013 BMW R1200GS Water-Boxer Officially Revealed!

BMW finally took the wraps off its revolutionary new water-cooled R1200GS at the International Motorcycle, Scooter and Bicycle Fair (Intermot) in Cologne, Germany today. Since we first broke the news of BMW working on their next generation boxer engine two-and-a-half years ago, there have been leaked images of the engine casing, GS test mules andContinue Reading »

Water-Cooled BMW GS Revealed Next Month

Water-Cooled BMW GS Revealed Next Month

BMW Motorrad has confirmed the next generation water-cooled boxer engine will appear in the successor to the R1200GS with a world premiere scheduled for the upcoming Intermot show. The international motorcycle, scooter and bicycle fair will take place in Cologne, Germany from October 3-7, 2012. “The ‘BMW GS’ concept has embodied riding pleasure and theContinue Reading »

Where the hell is Murph and his GS?

Where the hell is Murph and his GS?

When Robert Murphy – known universally as Murph – bought his BMW R1150GS Adventure he had no idea he would end up fitting it with a sidecar and spend years traveling the world. But, three years after first getting caught up in the GS lifestyle of freedom and open roads, he has ridden through mostContinue Reading »

2012 Quebec GS Challenge and Canadian GS Trophy Qualifier

2012 Quebec GS Challenge and Canadian GS Trophy Qualifier

Canada is the latest of many countries to select team riders to represent their nation at the upcoming BMW Motorrad International GS Trophy in November this year. Because Canada is so large and the geographical layout of the country makes it such a challenge for customers to travel thousands of miles east and west forContinue Reading »

GS Trophy 2012: German and Alpine Teams Selected

GS Trophy 2012: German and Alpine Teams Selected

Two more teams have been added to the growing list of 2012 GS Trophy entrants. The latest nations to confirm their line-ups for the forthcoming South American challenge in November are Germany, Switzerland and Austria, who will enter two, three-man teams (a German and an ‘Alpine’ team) to this event. The BMW GS Challenge nationalContinue Reading »

Spanish GS Trophy Team Chosen

Spanish GS Trophy Team Chosen

The central Spanish town of Segurilla in Toledo came alive to the sound of hundreds of BMW GS engines over the weekend of June 2-3, for the GS Days 2012 event. Participants from all over Spain and Portugal enjoyed a weekend of off-road fun, interspersed with expert training and a serious competition to select theContinue Reading »

Charley Boorman’s South African Extreme Frontiers Adventure

Charley Boorman’s South African Extreme Frontiers Adventure

BMW GS-riding adventurer, actor and author Charley Boorman has set off on his second Extreme Frontiers adventure, this time to South Africa. In the follow-up to his popular TV series, which saw him travel around the most remote and wild parts of Canada, Boorman is spending six weeks journeying around the most southern nation inContinue Reading »