BMW Motorcycle Magazine, Summer 2017

Issue #35 of the BMW Motorcycle Magazine. Featuring a comparison test of the R nineT and R nineT Pure, one-year/12,500-mile test of R1200R plus accessories, seven hot customs, retro gear, GS Adventure ride and how to change the final drive oil.



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Comparison Test: BMW R nineT vs. Pure | What do you give up to save $3,400 on a retro roadster?
Marathon Ride | Journalist can no longer resist an around-the-world GS adventure
Long-Term Test: BMW R1200R | A year with our second water-boxer — are the kinks worked out?

Custom Bikes

Turbo Charge | 300 hp, 185 mph, S1000RR upgrade
Sixty Six | R nineT custom for a 50th birthday
Midlife Krisis | Slimmed-down K100RS roadster
Hybrid Performance | HP2 Megamoto/HP2 Sport mashup
R1200 SGS | Combining GS style with S speed


Wunderbeast | Wunderlich builds a better R1200GS
Hover Ride | Full-size flying carpet concept
Land Speed Racer | A Great White turbocharged K75
Racing | 2017 season begins at tracks worldwide
And More… | Mission south, GS Trophy 2018, Carl Reese record, UK electric vehicle subsidy


Sandy Cohen | The countdown
Fred Rau | Rookie mistakes


Test: Rev’It Discovery OutDry Boots | A new kind of adventure boot
New Continental Tires | Improvements to their tire lineup
What’s New | The latest in gear and accessories
Retro Boutique | Timeless style and fashion from the past


Final Drive Oil Change | DIY drivetrain maintenance


Robert Bellospirito | A new chapter for adventure rider


Cornering Control | Staying safe by learning control


The Grenzkamm | Ego-crushing ride over legendary trail
Calendar | Upcoming events you can’t miss
Black Hills, SD | Peter Norbeck National Scenic Byway



Product Info:

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