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R1200RT ‘Blood Bikes’ Make a Difference

R1200RT ‘Blood Bikes’ Make a Difference

Every BMW motorcycle rider knows how important their bike is. But for one UK organization, the BMW R1200RT genuinely helps make the difference between life and death. The touring machine is used by members of a network of around 20 volunteer groups, who dedicate their free time to delivering blood and other medical essentials. TheContinue Reading »

R1200RT Tops in Ride Magazine’s 2012 Reader Survey

R1200RT Tops in Ride Magazine’s 2012 Reader Survey

The BMW R1200RT has taken the top honors in Ride magazine’s annual Rider Power Survey – a survey from its UK readership. This is the fifth time in a row a BMW motorcycle has won this prize. The R1200RT won three of BMW Motorrad’s nine awards (the most won by any one manufacturer) including ‘Overall RiderContinue Reading »

Eight Podiums in Motorrad Magazine Awards

Eight Podiums in Motorrad Magazine Awards

BMW Motorrad and Husqvarna Motorcycles received eight “podium” finishes in Motorrad magazine’s Motorcycle of the Year 2012 awards on March 1st. The German magazine’s awards are decided by votes from the magazine’s readers and demonstrate the brand’s enduring popularity. In the Touring category, the new K1600GT and K1600GTL took the top spot, with more thanContinue Reading »

More R1200RT Police Bikes for Hawaii

More R1200RT Police Bikes for Hawaii

For 12 years, the Honolulu Police Department (HPD) has purchased BMW police motorcycles for its 36-member Solo Motorcycle Detail. By the end of June, 34 new BMW R1200RT-P police motorcycles will replace 34 older models in their fleet of 50 BMW police motorcycles. The 2011 model BMW motorcycles, purchased from the island’s only BMW motorcycleContinue Reading »

BMW Motorcycles Win with Motorrad Magazine Readers

BMW Motorcycles Win with Motorrad Magazine Readers

BMW Motorrad has been on a roll — not just on the road but in award competitions as well. In the 13th annual reader’s choice awards from the German Motorrad magazine, BMW took first place in four categories and reached the “podium” in three others. The 2011 awards were presented at the Motorräder Dortmund showContinue Reading »

BMW K1300S Wins RiDE Magazine’s Survey

BMW K1300S Wins RiDE Magazine’s Survey

For 2010, the BMW K1300S was voted tops in customer satisfaction by readers of RiDE magazine—the fourth time in a row a BMW has won this award. Each year thousands take part in what is billed as the biggest customer poll of its kind in the motorcycle industry. They rate motorcycles in 15 categories andContinue Reading »

S1000RR is MCN’s Machine of the Year

S1000RR is MCN’s Machine of the Year

BMW’s class-leading and first-ever superbike, the S1000RR, has taken two MotorCycle News (UK) awards: “Machine of the Year” and “Sportsbike over 751cc.” BMW’s R1200RT, meanwhile was crowned “Tourer of the Year.” MCN is the UK’s best-selling motorcycle publication. The S1000RR was praised by MCN and took the top award saying, “The BMW was head andContinue Reading »

New Paint Finishes for BMW Motorrad 2011 Models

New Paint Finishes for BMW Motorrad 2011 Models

A number of facelift measures will be integrated in the BMW Motorrad program for the model year 2011. The relevant models can all be ordered from BMW Motorrad dealerships with immediate effect. BMW F800ST From model year 2011 the BMW F800ST is available in the following new paint finishes: Sapphire black metallic Light grey metallic/SapphireContinue Reading »

BMW NA Welcomes LA Motorcycle Police

BMW NA Welcomes LA Motorcycle Police

BMW of North America, LLC Welcomes Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Motorcycle Officers Participating In National Police Week Twelve motorcycle officers from the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department will ride to BMW of North America, LLC headquarters at noon on Sunday, May 9 to kick off their participation in National Police Week, held in Washington,Continue Reading »

Spring BMW Motorcycle Magazine Preview

Spring BMW Motorcycle Magazine Preview

The Spring 2010 edition of BMW Motorcycle Magazine (also known as issue #6) is ready! A preview of pages and list of articles is now available on our current issue page. If you’re a fan of the BMW S1000RR or just wondering what all the fuss is about, we include not just a road testContinue Reading »