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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 of… Continue 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 to… Continue 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 150,000… Continue 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 class… Continue Reading »

1928 BMW R52 to Go Coast to Coast in Cannonball Rally

1928 BMW R52 to Go Coast to Coast in Cannonball Rally

In September, BMW enthusiast and Vice President of the Vintage BMW Motorcycle Owners club, Darryl Richman, will be putting his 1928 R52 to the ultimate test by competing in the Motorcycle Cannonball II – a unique competition open to motorcycles manufactured up to 1929 that sees riders and their vintage machines take on the North American… Continue Reading »

Rare 1925 BMW R32 Sells for $139,000

Rare 1925 BMW R32 Sells for $139,000

In addition to the McQueen Husqvarna, the Bonhams sale of Collectors’ Motorcycles and Related Memorabilia which took place May 14 in California, included a rare 1925 BMW R32. This early example of the first motorcycle model line sold by BMW—with it’s opposed boxer twin engine and shaft drive—become the blueprint for BMW for next 90… Continue Reading »