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R1200GS “Black Edition” Accessories Arrive

R1200GS “Black Edition” Accessories Arrive

BMW Motorrad has previously made all-black, direct from the factory, style packages for the R1200GS — for example the 2016 BMW R1200GS Triple Black — but that kind of package has been missing from the most recent generation R12GS. Today, BMW Motorrad has announced specially matched ‘Edition Black’ Original BMW Motorrad Accessories for the R1200GS and R1200GS… Continue Reading »

Racing Update: Superstock One-Two in Europe and a Win in America for the BMW S1000RR

Racing Update: Superstock One-Two in Europe and a Win in America for the BMW S1000RR

Last weekend saw the FIM Superstock 1000 European Championship (STK1000) get underway with a one-two victory for the BMW S1000RR riders: Markus Reiterberger (GER) won ahead of second-placed Roberto Tamburini (ITA). In the British Superbike Championship (BSB), Michael Laverty (GBR) finished third in the Superbike class, while Keith Farmer (GBR) and Chrissy Rouse (GBR) each… Continue Reading »

BMW Motorrad 3D Prints Frame for S1000RR

BMW Motorrad 3D Prints Frame for S1000RR

The BMW Group offered insight into its current product developments, technological concepts, innovations and manufacturing processes that it says will shape the future of mobility during a “Digital Day 2018” press event this week. In addition to showing how it was embracing next generation 5G mobile data networks, utilizing artificial intelligence to evaluate large data… Continue Reading »

Racing Update: Carmelo Morales Wins Opener in Spain, One-Two for BMW Racers in Italy

Racing Update: Carmelo Morales Wins Opener in Spain, One-Two for BMW Racers in Italy

The first races of the year in the Spanish Championship (RFME CEV), the Italian Superbike Championship (CIV) and the Italian National Trophy 1000 (INT) took place last weekend. In the RFME CEV, champion Carmelo Morales (ESP) began his title defense with a win. His Graphenano EasyRace teammate, Julian Miralles (ESP), reached the podium in the… Continue Reading »

Racing Update: Season Openers in Great Britain and France

Racing Update: Season Openers in Great Britain and France

Wheels are turning again in Great Britain and France: the Easter weekend saw the start of the 2018 season in the British Superbike Championship (BSB), the French Superbike Championship (FSBK) and the French European Bikes Championship (FR EU). In the British Superbike Championship Superstock class (BSB STK), Keith Farmer (GBR / Tyco BMW Motorrad) reached… Continue Reading »

BMW BoxerCup Races Return with Identical R nineT Racers

BMW BoxerCup Races Return with Identical R nineT Racers

From 2001 to 2004, BMW Motorrad thrilled spectators with a single-brand racing series, the international BMW Motorrad BoxerCup. Featuring identically prepared R1100S motorcycles, the closely-fought races were held on race weekends alongside events such as the MotoGP and World Superbike Championship (they were even raced in events at Daytona). Now, after announcing their intention to… Continue Reading »