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BMW Motorcycle Magazine, Winter 2013 Available Now!

BMW Motorcycle Magazine, Winter 2013 Available Now!

The newest issue of BMW Motorcycle Magazine is now out, giving readers the latest and best with new model launches, customized classic BMWs, road tests, product reviews and more. The 2013 Winter issue features the introduction of three of the coolest new models from BMW Motorrad — ever! — the unique BMW R nineT, theContinue Reading »

Step Back in Time with BMW Motorrad at Goodwood Revival 2013

Step Back in Time with BMW Motorrad at Goodwood Revival 2013

There’s no other event like the Goodwood Revival, which offers visitors of all ages and backgrounds a chance to experience the romance and glamor of motor racing as it used to be. Always a sell-out social occasion, nearly 150,000 people dressed in period clothing last weekend (September 13-15) and relived the glory days of motoring.Continue Reading »

BMW at the Goodwood Revival 2013

BMW at the Goodwood Revival 2013

If you’re in the area of Chichester, UK this weekend you should check out a few historic BMWs at the Goodwood Revival. In September each year (September 13-15 this year), the Earl of March opens the gates to his estate outside Chichester in West Sussex, southern England for the Goodwood Revival Meeting, bringing back toContinue Reading »

Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este 2013

Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este 2013

The 2013 Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este provided an enthralling experience for thousands of fans of historic cars and motorcycles who made the journey to the picturesque Lake Como area of northern Italy to see some of the most beautiful cars and motorcycles in existence. Among the many surprises for enthusiasts was the world premiere ofContinue Reading »

Unique Posters Advertise Start of the 2013 Motorcycle Season in Italy

Unique Posters Advertise Start of the 2013 Motorcycle Season in Italy

It’s Spring in the northern hemisphere which means the start of a new riding season for Americans and Europeans. To mark the occasion and market dealership open houses across Italy, BMW Motorrad Italia put together several fun posters in a variety of styles (Futuristic, Art Deco and Pop Art) showing the 90 Years Special Edition models inContinue Reading »

90 Years in 90 Seconds

90 Years in 90 Seconds

It’s impossible to do justice to BMW Motorrad’s 90 year history in just 90 seconds, but BMW attempts to give you a taste in their new 90-second video. They capture some of the most iconic machines of the last 90 years but there is definitely a bias toward more modern motorcycles and toward off-road adventure.Continue Reading »

BMW Motorcycle Magazine, Winter 2012, Available Now!

BMW Motorcycle Magazine, Winter 2012, Available Now!

The water-cooled GS is finally here! This revolutionary motorcycle was launched at this year’s Intermot show in Germany and features the latest generation boxer engine from BMW. Our Winter issue brings you all the news from specs to tech to design. Through tables, diagrams and timeline, the progress from oilhead to hexhead to camhead toContinue Reading »

Corser Races R5SS for BMW Motorrad at Goodwood

Corser Races R5SS for BMW Motorrad at Goodwood

For one glorious weekend every year, time is stopped at the Goodwood Revival. In a celebration of gentle British eccentricity and history, the Goodwood Estate about 60 miles from London takes on the pace and look of bygone eras. In the air, Spitfires and Lancasters thunder overhead, while on the ground many of the approximately 150,000Continue Reading »

Art Deco 1934 R7 Wins Best-in-Class at Pebble Beach Concours

Art Deco 1934 R7 Wins Best-in-Class at Pebble Beach Concours

The BMW R7 motorcycle won best-in-class in the Motorcycle class at the 2012 Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance. The award was received by Karl Baumer, Head of BMW Group Classic. The BMW R7 motorcycle was created in 1934 at the height of the art deco movement which heavily influenced its design. It was created as aContinue Reading »

BMW Motorcycle Magazine, Fall 2012, Available Now

BMW Motorcycle Magazine, Fall 2012, Available Now

Bringing the latest in BMW news from around the globe, the Fall 2012 edition of BMW Motorcycle Magazine features new models, tech, events, gear, destinations and the best of custom machine inspirations. First, we introduce you to 2013’s updated F800GS and its sister, the newly named F700GS. These mid-class parallel twins join BMW’s popular enduro classContinue Reading »