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Racing Upate: Success at Season Openers in France

Racing Upate: Success at Season Openers in France

Wheels are turning again in France: last Easter weekend, Le Mans (FR) hosted the curtain raiser of the 2016 French Superbike Championship (FSBK) and the French European Bikes Championship (FR EU). In both series, the BMW Motorrad Motorsport racers enjoyed success with their BMW S1000RRs. However, the teams and riders had to cope with unpredictable… Continue Reading »

BMW Motorcycle Bag Collection 2016

BMW Motorcycle Bag Collection 2016

BMW Motorrad is presenting their 2016 collection of bags for motorcyclists including a rucksack, a roller, a luggage roll and a new Messenger Bag. The Messenger Bag is a high-quality shoulder bag that is also practical. The upper material in waxed canvas and the roll closure of the main compartment give the bag a cool, dynamic look. The… Continue Reading »

Racing Update: Reiterberger Leads the Privateers at WSBK, Two Podiums for Isaacs in South Africa

Racing Update: Reiterberger Leads the Privateers at WSBK, Two Podiums for Isaacs in South Africa

BMW S1000RR racer Markus Reiterberger caused a stir at the second round of the 2016 FIM World Superbike Championship in Thailand, while Lance Isaacs celebrated being on the podium twice in South Africa. FIM Superbike World Championship in Buriram, Thailand. For round two of the 2016 FIM Superbike World Championship (WSBK), the BMW teams, riders… Continue Reading »

BMW Motorrad Picks Up Nine Awards at Motorrad Magazine’s 2016 Reader’s Vote

BMW Motorrad Picks Up Nine Awards at Motorrad Magazine’s 2016 Reader’s Vote

BMW Motorrad received nine awards — five wins and four other “podiums” — in Motorrad magazine’s “Motorcycle of the Year 2016” awards, which were selected through a vote of its readers. This was BMW’s best result in the magazine’s 18th annual competition and included victories in the “Sports Bikes,” “Touring/Sport Touring Bikes,” “Enduros/Supermotos,” “Crossovers” and “Modern Classics”… Continue Reading »

BMW Motorrad Sales Up Globally in February but Fall in the USA

BMW Motorrad Sales Up Globally in February but Fall in the USA

In its centenary year, BMW Group continues to grow its global sales but USA sales declined. BMW Motorrad saw strong global sales growth with deliveries in February 2016 up 12.1% compared to the same month last year. Around the world, a total of 17,323 BMW motorcycles and maxi-scooters have been delivered to customers so far in 2016.… Continue Reading »

BMW Group 2015 Record Earnings, Motorrad Profit Up 62%

BMW Group 2015 Record Earnings, Motorrad Profit Up 62%

The BMW Group released their 2015 financials today, which showed their sixth record-breaking year in succession, posting new highs for sales volumes, revenues, and profit before tax despite a volatile market environment. “We have met all of our ambitious targets for the financial year,” stated Harald Krüger, Chairman of the Board of Management of BMW AG on… Continue Reading »

BMW Turns 100 — A Fascination for Mobility

BMW Turns 100 — A Fascination for Mobility

BMW Group celebrates 100 years as a company today, March 7, 2016. Over the last century, a small aero-engine manufacturer from the north of Munich has transformed into a world-leading premium manufacturer of automobiles and motorcycles. BMW has also continuously innovated, defining change and looking to the future. Today, the BMW Group is an international group… Continue Reading »

GS Trophy 2016: Day 6, The Toughest Day Yet

GS Trophy 2016: Day 6, The Toughest Day Yet

They say Thailand is the land of smiles and this was certainly evident today among all GS Trophy competitors as they faced up to, and overcame, their biggest riding challenges yet. The 98-mile (157-km) sixth day took in parts of the infamous Ho Chi Minh trail. There was a palpable tension at breakfast as chief marshal… Continue Reading »