In This Issue

BMW Motorcycle Magazine
Spring 2017 (Issue 34)


Road Test: BMW R1200GS Rallye | Off-road in Iceland on new hard-core GS
Road Test: Revised R1200 Series | How do Euro 4 and transmission changes affect the 2017 R1200R?
Road Test: BMW R nineT Scrambler | Riding the backwoods to Manhattan in style
Road Test: BMW G310R | Made-in-India meets ride-in-USA

Custom Bikes

Coffee Rocket | Airhead café racer from R80RT
Sparkless | K100RS turbo-diesel conversion
Extreme Dakar | Remade R80GS ready for P-D Rally
X-Bike | Flying brick stripped to essentials
FlavoRS | New character from cut-down R100RS


NEW: BMW R nineT Urban G/S | Retro Paris-Dakar Rally enduro looks
More Model Updates for 2017 | R nineT “Vintage” and “Blueplanet,” R1200GS, K1600GTL
NEW: BMW G310GS | Compact, lightweight GS at bargain price
BMW HP4 Race | Exclusive carbon fiber racing beauty
BMW F800R and F800GT | Ride-by-wire and more for 2017
G Stopped | Issue interrupts deliveries of the G310R
Water Boxer Variable Valves | Alpha Racing adds power to BMW’s boxer
Racing | BMW Motorrad Race Trophy Winners, 1-2-3 at Macau, perfect CEV finale
And More… |New Brazilian factory, LEGO GS, Digimoto concept, Connected Ride


Sandy Cohen | Different strokes for different folks
Fred Rau | Cagers
Mail | Reader feedback


Test: BMW Softbag 3 | Large, semi-soft and easy to use tail bag
BMW Motorrad Gear 2017 | Highlights of BMW’s newest apparel
What’s New | The latest in gear and accessories


Adjusting Water Boxer Valves | DIY maintenance requires specialty tools


Mel Ortner | Falling down and coming back for more


Traffic Survival | Spot the signs and avoid oblivious cagers


Calendar | Upcoming events you can’t miss
Death Valley, NV | Early spring is perfect time to visit


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