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BMW Picks Up Eleven 2014 Motorrad Magazine Awards

BMW Picks Up Eleven 2014 Motorrad Magazine Awards

BMW Motorrad received a total of nine awards in the German Motorrad magazine “Motorcycle of the Year 2014” readers’ choice awards including three category victories. BMW Motorrad has never won so many top places in the reader survey before. As was the case last year, the BMW HP4 took first place in the “Sports Bike” category with aContinue Reading »

BMW Motorcycle Magazine, Spring 2014 Available Now!

BMW Motorcycle Magazine, Spring 2014 Available Now!

The new year is here and with it comes the new, exciting 2014 BMW models we’ve been hearing so much about! The latest issue of BMW Motorcycle Magazine covers all the recent new model launches, road tests on the S1000R, R1200GS and F800GS, a special section on five unique custom boxers, reviews on the latestContinue Reading »

BMW Motorrad USA Announces New 2014 Model Pricing

BMW Motorrad USA Announces New 2014 Model Pricing

BMW Motorrad USA has announced pricing for the five latest 2014 Model Year motorcycles. These models were either launched this winter or early spring 2014 and complete BMW Motorrad USA’s 2014 model lineup, which now includes 20 models in all. The base manufacturer’s suggested retail pricing (MSRP) is: 2014 R nineT: $14,900 MSRP 2014 R1200GSContinue Reading »

EICMA 2013: BMW Unveils Liquid-Cooled 2014 R1200RT

EICMA 2013: BMW Unveils Liquid-Cooled 2014 R1200RT

With the 71st Esposizione Internationale del Motociclo (EICMA), or International Motorcycle Exhibition, set to open to the public on November 7th in Milan, Italy, BMW has taken the wraps off two new motorcycle models. First up is the new liquid-cooled R1200RT. And while the name may be the same, the 2014 BMW R1200RT is completelyContinue Reading »

BMW Motorrad Reaches Record Sales for First Six Months of 2013 (Updated)

BMW Motorrad Reaches Record Sales for First Six Months of 2013 (Updated)

BMW announced their second quarter financial results this week with their motorcycle division seeing increased sales volume and revenue growth but profits dropped slightly. Second-quarter revenue for BMW Motorrad rose by 15.9% to € 475 million (2012: € 410 million) but profit before financial result (EBIT) fell to € 46 million (2012: € 48 million; -4.2%) with profit before tax to € 45Continue Reading »

Authority R1200RT on Display in France

Authority R1200RT on Display in France

The BMW Motorrad dealer network has supplied police forces around the world with motorcycles for many years. The latest French order of BMW motorcycles was proudly on display on Bastille Day, with a squadron of R1200RT-mounted Republican Guard bikes making an appearance at the oldest and largest regular military parade in Europe. On the morningContinue Reading »

BMW Motorcycles Capture Tour de France Action

BMW Motorcycles Capture Tour de France Action

The Tour de France captivated the world for three weeks in July. The stunning HD television images were beamed to more than 150 countries via a fleet of BMW R1200RT and R1200GS Adventure motorcycles. Millions across the globe were enchanted by magnificent scenery, picturesque villages and the day-to-day drama of the Lycra-clad riders racing forContinue Reading »

R1200RTs Keep Dutch Highways Moving

R1200RTs Keep Dutch Highways Moving

Every motorcyclist understands the benefits of powered two-wheelers as a quick and reliable way to get through traffic in busy urban areas. As one of the most densely populated nations in the world, keeping the Netherland’s road network moving is a complex task, now made easier by the use of BMW bikes. Since October, RijkswaterstaatContinue Reading »

BMW R1200RT Modified for One-Handed Riding

BMW R1200RT Modified for One-Handed Riding

Motorcycling is like sugar – with the first taste fresh in your memory you know it needs to be part of your everyday life. But what happens when something catastrophic happens in your life to prevent you from getting that sweet rush of joy and excitement from riding a motorcycle? In the case of BertContinue 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 »