BMW Motorcycle Magazine, Summer 2016

Issue #31 of the BMW Motorcycle Magazine. Featuring R1200RT vs. RS comparison test, Thailand’s GS Trophy, 7 stunning customs, endurance riding, long-term S1000R with exhaust/windshield/tire tests, touring Route 66.



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GS Trophy 2016 | 900 thrilling miles through Thailand
Comparison test: BMW R1200RT vs. R1200RS | Same engine, very different chassis and trim
Practical Science | R80: 3D printing, thin film coatings, electroluminescent…
Long-Term test: BMW S1000R | 12,500 miles: tire, exhaust, screen advice

Custom Bikes

HP2 alla Gessi | Rare HP2 Sport gets retro makeover
MTS-HPN | Paris to Dakar racer replica
Landspeeder Revival | Rolling art inspired by Henne’s 1928 R37
Otto Valvole | Hybrid BMW, Ducati, Krauser roadster
ROLFS | Remodeled R100RS according to Rolf
Double Espresso | 1000cc, 4v Airhead in a 500cc racing frame


BMW’s 100 Years | A small aero-engine builder becomes a world leader
Concepts for the Next 100 | The Vision Next 100 concept debuts
Interview: Record Ride | Carl Reese discusses his record-breaking LA to NYC “Cannonball Run”
Design Competition | Cafemoto creates new look for the G310R
AMA R75/6 Raffle | Analog Motorcycles customizes BMW to support Hall of Fame
Racing | 2016 seasons begin around the world


Sandy Cohen | First century of BMW
Fred Rau | Do you have the riding sickness?
Mail | Readers’ comments


Tested: AeroFlow Touring Solution | Windscreen and deflectors for R1200GSW
Tested: Shoei X-Fourteen Helmet | New flagship sporting helmet
BMW Bags | New shoulder, backpack and rolling bags
What’s New | The latest in gear and accessories


Riding the Rails | Railroad crossing hazards to avoid


Route 66 | The mother road from Chicago to LA
Calendar | Upcoming events you can’t miss
Going-to-the-Sun | Glacier National Park, Montana



Product Info:

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