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GS Trophy 2012: Italian Team Selected

GS Trophy 2012: Italian Team Selected

With anticipation and excitement building for the International GS Trophy event that will be starting in South America at the end of November, the latest nation to confirm its team line-up is Italy, after hard-fought qualifying selection trials last weekend. The selection event for the BMW Motorrad Italia team took place in picturesque Tuscany and wasContinue Reading »

GS Trophy 2012: Be Part of the USA Qualifying

GS Trophy 2012: Be Part of the USA Qualifying

Teams of BMW enthusiasts are being chosen from around the world in a series of off-road competitions and challenges in order to select the best three men or women to represent their country at the GS Trophy finals in South America. Riders in the United States have a chance to join the fun with theContinue Reading »

2012 Quebec GS Challenge and Canadian GS Trophy Qualifier

2012 Quebec GS Challenge and Canadian GS Trophy Qualifier

Canada is the latest of many countries to select team riders to represent their nation at the upcoming BMW Motorrad International GS Trophy in November this year. Because Canada is so large and the geographical layout of the country makes it such a challenge for customers to travel thousands of miles east and west forContinue Reading »

GS Trophy 2012: German and Alpine Teams Selected

GS Trophy 2012: German and Alpine Teams Selected

Two more teams have been added to the growing list of 2012 GS Trophy entrants. The latest nations to confirm their line-ups for the forthcoming South American challenge in November are Germany, Switzerland and Austria, who will enter two, three-man teams (a German and an ‘Alpine’ team) to this event. The BMW GS Challenge nationalContinue Reading »

Spanish GS Trophy Team Chosen

Spanish GS Trophy Team Chosen

The central Spanish town of Segurilla in Toledo came alive to the sound of hundreds of BMW GS engines over the weekend of June 2-3, for the GS Days 2012 event. Participants from all over Spain and Portugal enjoyed a weekend of off-road fun, interspersed with expert training and a serious competition to select theContinue Reading »

GS Trophy 2012: UK Finalists Chosen

GS Trophy 2012: UK Finalists Chosen

BMW Motorrad UK has selected the three riders who will be representing their nation in the International Final of the GS Trophy 2012 in South America. Over 50 GS riders and their supporters showed their ‘GS spirit’ and joined BMW UK to camp and take part in the weekend-long UK Qualifier event, which was heldContinue Reading »

First GS Trophy Competition in France

First GS Trophy Competition in France

BMW Motorrad France recently organized its first ever national GS Trophy event and the 60 competitors who signed up enjoyed three days of friendly competition amid the fantastic surroundings of the Orange region. Run in partnership with Touratech France and open to all GS machines — from the original R80G/S of the 1980s right upContinue Reading »

Interview with Michael Trammer on GS Trophy 2010

Interview with Michael Trammer on GS Trophy 2010

Now that the dust has settled in southern Africa, the organizers of the second International BMW Motorrad GS Trophy can relax, enjoying the knowledge that the 2010 event was an unrivalled success. From BMW Motorrad HQ in Germany, GS Trophy 2010 Project Manager Michael Trammer gives an exclusive interview about this amazing African adventure. JustContinue Reading »

GS Trophy 2010, Stage 7. Finale!

GS Trophy 2010, Stage 7. Finale!

The BMW GS Trophy 2010 is over. With an arduous final day and with the points totaled, the winner is Team UK. In second place is Team South Africa with Team Nordic in third. The final day included a trials special test in the Country Trax farm using BMW R1200GS motorcycles. This was followed byContinue Reading »

GS Trophy 2010, Stage 6. Team UK Takes Narrow Lead into Final Day

GS Trophy 2010, Stage 6. Team UK Takes Narrow Lead into Final Day

After 320 km (200 miles) and two special tests this day, there are three teams who have a good chance of willing the 2010 GS Trophy. The winner of the day was Team Nordic which is now tied for second with Team South Africa in the overall rankings. As we prepare for the final dayContinue Reading »