BMW Motorcycle Magazine, Summer 2012

Issue #15 of the BMW Motorcycle Magazine. Featuring G650GS Sertão test, C650GT and C600 Sport tests, long-term R1200R test, two café racer builds, and two sidecar rigs (one powered by the S1000RR superbike and one a classic Steib with airhead). Plus 20 essential accessories to gear up your GS, hot weather riding apparel tests and new gear from the 2012 Dealer Expo.




Test: BMW C650gt And C600 Sport A motorcycle alternative or not?
Test: BMW G650gs Sertão The F650GS Dakar returns under a new name
Cream and Sugar Two lifetime café racer projects
BMW HP2 Megamoto Misunderstood
S1000RR Powered Sidecar Super car by Ruko
Café Racer Sidecar Custom Airhead with Steib hack
Long Term test: BMW R1200R 12,000 miles on the R1200R roadster
Ultralight Battery Interview with BMW on lithium-ion batteries


Sandy Cohen The high price of gas
Guest: Will Guyan Daytona 2012
Fred Rau Get Lost!
Mail Readers give us their opinions


Panda Moto C12R A modern R90S
Mad Max Bike Project Continental-Wunderlich S1000RR
Personnel Changes at BMW The game of musical chairs continues
Racing WSBK 2012 and S1000RR success
Marco Melandri Interview with BMW factory rider
And More… R900RT donation, Gerbing’s in America, tour group updates


Taking Charge Picking a battery charger
Juliet’s Workshop
When a stored bike won’t start


Special: 2012 Dealer Expo New gear at your dealership soon
Hot Weather Gear Tested: Held Amarillo-Pezzo suit, Held Agadir gloves, Silver Eagle Kula-XD vest
Gear Up Your GS The 20 essential accessories
Tested: Shoei Neotec New modular helmet


Mastering the Throttle Control and technique for corners


Ocracoke, North Carolina Visiting the Outer Banks
Calendar Upcoming events you can’t miss
California Dreaming
Day ride: LA to Carmel, California



Product Info:

100 Pages
8.38 x 10.88 in. (21.3 x 27.6 cm)
Perfect Bound
Four Color Process