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WSBK 2013: BMW Team Off the Podium and Out of the Championship Race

WSBK 2013: BMW Team Off the Podium and Out of the Championship Race

The BMW Motorrad Goldbet SBK Team finished off the podium in both races at “Circuit de Nevers, Magny-Cours” near the French towns of Magny-Cours and Nevers. At the 13th round of the 2013 FIM Superbike World Championship, factory rider Marco Melandri (ITA) finished fifth and seventh while teammate Chaz Davies (GBR) retired in the firstContinue Reading »

Liquid-Cooled R1200GS Adventure Announced!

Liquid-Cooled R1200GS Adventure Announced!

BMW Motorrad has added its latest model to the liquid-cooled boxer lineup, the 2014 R1200GS Adventure. As you would expect, it’s based on the 2013 R1200GS introduced at the end of last year but updated with parts and accessories to appeal to those looking to cover larger distances. You’ll immediately notice the new bodywork withContinue Reading »

WSBK 2013: Split Race Days End with a Second and Third for BMW at Laguna Seca

WSBK 2013: Split Race Days End with a Second and Third for BMW at Laguna Seca

The BMW Motorrad GoldBet SBK Team headed west to the famous “Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca” near Monterey, California for the 12th round of the 2013 FIM Superbike World Championship. The last visit of the series to the Californian circuit dates back to 2004 but it’s familiar terrain for both BMW factory riders. Marco Melandri (ITA)Continue Reading »

New BMW Motorrad Navigator V GPS Receiver

New BMW Motorrad Navigator V GPS Receiver

BMW Motorrad has updated their lineup with a new GPS receiver, Navigator V. It features a new larger and brighter 5″ TFT Display (800 x 480 pixels and 65,000 colors) than the previous generation NAV IV. The Navigator V’s new trip technology allows users to create longer and more detailed tours with up to 3,750 referenceContinue Reading »

BMW R1200GS on Top Down Under

BMW R1200GS on Top Down Under

It’s another award for the new liquid-cooled 2013 R1200GS. This time the Australian Motorcycle News (AMCN) has named it “Motorcycle of The Year.” After two weeks of testing against a diverse group of motorcycles, the GS came out on top. This award comes just several months after the HP4 took the top prize in the magazine’s ‘Austest’,Continue Reading »

Markus Reiterberger Crowned 2013 IDM Champion on S1000RR

Markus Reiterberger Crowned 2013 IDM Champion on S1000RR

After securing the Manufacturers’ title two weeks ago, BMW had even more reason to celebrate at last weekend’s penultimate round of the 2013 International German Motorcycle Championship (IDM) at Hockenheim, Germany, as the fight for the Riders’ title was decided, with one round to spare. In his first full season in the closely-fought IDM SuperbikeContinue Reading »

BMW NineT: Final Air-Cooled BMW Boxer Model Spotted!

BMW NineT: Final Air-Cooled BMW Boxer Model Spotted!

Thanks to our sister publication in Germany, BMW Motorräder, we have the first photos of the new retro roadster from BMW. Rumor has it this last “air-cooled” boxer model will be finally presented to the public on October 16th. Its existence was originally teased during the EICMA show in 2012. Only a few weeks beforeContinue Reading »

New BMW R1200R “DarkWhite” Introduced

New BMW R1200R “DarkWhite” Introduced

A couple of weeks ago, Heiner Faust, BMW Motorrad Head of Sales and Marketing, said we would be seeing five new models in the coming months, and we get our first new motorcycle introduction today with the new BMW R1200R “DarkWhite.” This special edition R1200R differs from the standard roadster by its unique color schemeContinue Reading »

BMW Motorrad Wins MCN, Pirelli and OttoCar Awards

BMW Motorrad Wins MCN, Pirelli and OttoCar Awards

A Record Five MCN Awards for BMW Motorrad BMW Motorrad is celebrating after being presented with a record five MCN Awards, the most the manufacturer has ever received in one year. The awards from the UK’s Motorcycle News honored BMW for Manufacturer of the Year, MCN Bike of the Year (BMW R1200GS), Adventure Bike of the Year (BMW R1200GS), SportsbikeContinue Reading »

BMW Motorrad Rides to the Ace Café to Celebrate Two Anniversaries

BMW Motorrad Rides to the Ace Café to Celebrate Two Anniversaries

Hundreds of motorcyclists, including a host of classic BMW café racers from across Europe, took part in the iconic Ace Café Reunion and the famous Brighton Burn-Up ride-out. The 20th Annual Ace Café Reunion was chosen to be part of BMW Motorrad’s 90th anniversary celebrations because of the legendary café’s huge influence on the café racerContinue Reading »