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BMW Motorcycle Magazine, Summer 2017 Issue Now Out!

BMW Motorcycle Magazine, Summer 2017 Issue Now Out!

The Summer issue has it all—awesome bikes, breathtaking rides, impressive riders—and promises to surprise, inform and entertain you on many levels. Starting with a road test many have been eager to read about since BMW announced a lower-price version of the R nineT. The new R nineT Pure is $3,400 cheaper, admittedly a great savings,… Continue Reading »

Racing Update: BMW S1000RR Racers Heat Up on Four Continents

Racing Update: BMW S1000RR Racers Heat Up on Four Continents

It was an action packed weekend for the BMW Motorrad Motorsport teams with several race events. The Assen round (NED) of the MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship (WorldSBK) and the FIM Superstock 1000 European Championship (STK1000) saw strong outings from privateer S1000RR racers. The BMW riders in the British Superbike Championship (BSB) stepped onto the podium… Continue Reading »

Limited Edition HP4 Race—215 hp, Carbon Fiber

Limited Edition HP4 Race—215 hp, Carbon Fiber

Last November BMW gave a glimpse of their upcoming HP4 Race, and now, during a press conference at the 2017 Shanghai Auto Show, they have provided details on this exclusive machine. Limited to a run of just 750 handmade machines, the HP4 Race will feature plenty of carbon fiber including a monocoque frame weighing just 17.2 lbs… Continue Reading »

Racing Update: Four Podiums at British Superbike Opener; WSBK Returns to Europe

Racing Update: Four Podiums at British Superbike Opener; WSBK Returns to Europe

BMW racers were in action in Spain and Great Britain last weekend. Spanish MotorLand Aragón hosted the third round of the 2017 MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship (WorldSBK) and the season opener of the new FIM Superstock 1000 European Championship (STK1000). At Britain’s Donington Park, the British Superbike Championship (BSB) 2017 season started with four podium… Continue Reading »