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Curve-Conquering ABS Pro Retrofitted to More BMW Motorcycles

Curve-Conquering ABS Pro Retrofitted to More BMW Motorcycles

BMW Motorrad is expanding the availability of ABS Pro to more models through a retrofit program. ABS Pro prevents the wheels from locking up even if the brakes are applied hard when leaned over. The system was designed for public roads where unexpected dangers can potentially lie in waiting around the next curve. The system… Continue Reading »

Racing Update: Resch and Prášek Crowned Champions in Alpe Adria Road Racing Championship

Racing Update: Resch and Prášek Crowned Champions in Alpe Adria Road Racing Championship

Two more titles, three wins and numerous podium finishes: it was another successful weekend for the BMW S1000RR. In the Alpe Adria Road Racing Championship (AARR) the titles in the Superbike and Superstock classes went to BMW racers, with Roland Resch (AT) being crowned SBK champion and Michal Prášek winning the STK title. The season… Continue Reading »

Racing Update: Two BMW Riders in BSB “Title Showdown,” One-Two in CEV, Podiums in France

Racing Update: Two BMW Riders in BSB “Title Showdown,” One-Two in CEV, Podiums in France

Two BMW riders, Tommy Bridewell (GB) and Michael Laverty (GB), qualified to take part in the 2015 “Title Showdown” in the British Superbike Championship (BSB) last weekend. Bridewell claimed another podium finish in Oulton Park (GB) while his Tyco BMW teammate Alastair Seeley (GB) won the race in the BSB Superstock class (BSB STK) with… Continue Reading »

Racing Update: So Close at the Endurance World Championship, British SBK, and More

Racing Update: So Close at the Endurance World Championship, British SBK, and More

Privateer BMW riders have once more delivered strong performances in several championships. At the third round of the 2015 FIM Endurance World Championship (EWC), the “8 Hours of Oschersleben” (DE), they were among the very top both in the Superbike and the Superstock classes. In the British Superbike Championship (BSB), the BMW racers gave the… Continue Reading »

BMW Captures Three Awards from Motorcyclist Magazine

BMW Captures Three Awards from Motorcyclist Magazine

BMW was the only manufacturer to reach the top spot in three categories in Motorcyclist magazine’s 2015 Motorcycle of the Year (MOTY) Awards. Editors of Motorcyclist proclaimed the BMW S1000RR “Best Sportbike,”  and – for the second year in a row – named the BMW R1200GS Adventure “Best Adventure Bike” and the BMW R1200RT “Best Touring Bike.”… Continue Reading »

BMW Motorrad Sales Up 21% in July, Records Best Half-Year Revenues in its History

BMW Motorrad Sales Up 21% in July, Records Best Half-Year Revenues in its History

BMW released July sales numbers as well as their second quarter financials last week. The motorcycle division saw global sales continued to grow in July with a total of 14,168 motorcycles and maxi-scooters delivered to customers — an incredible 21.5% increase. Deliveries for the first seven months totaled 92,586, an increase of 12.0% compared with… Continue Reading »

Racing Update: “Reiti” Wins IDM Championship, BMWs Take First Six Places at Ulster

Racing Update: “Reiti” Wins IDM Championship, BMWs Take First Six Places at Ulster

The first title win of the year for a BMW Motorrad racer has arrived: Markus Reiterberger (DE) was crowned the 2015 International German Championship Superbike*IDM champion after winning both races last weekend at the penultimate round in Assen (NL). BMW riders were also been successful at the prestigious Ulster Grand Prix in Northern Ireland: Lee… Continue Reading »