More Online: Summer 2010

Each issue of the BMW Motorcycle Magazine is carefully crafted to give you the best information and content we can fit onto the printed page. But sometimes you want more. More coverage of topics from the latest BMW Motorcycle Magazine including material that can’t be included in a printed magazine.

BMW Motorcycle Magazine, Summer 2010 (Issue 7)

Page 6, Editorial, Sandy Cohen: Got any comments or questions about the BMW Motorcycle Magazine? Use our online contact form to send a letter directly to the editor.

Page 7, Mail: Send a letter to the editor using our handy contact form and it may be printed in a future issue.

Pages 8-9, K1600GT and K1600GTL: See all the original teaser images in our K1600GT and K1600GTL Gallery. More info on this exciting model is expected this fall in time for the INTERMOT show and will be posted on our news page.

Pages 10-19, 30 Years of the GS: You can check out all the original and uncropped photos from the magazine article in our 30 Years of GS Gallery. Plus we have many photos which didn’t make it into print.

Pages 20-21, “30 Years GS” Special Edition: We have all the pics of the special edition GS models BMW is selling to celebrate 30 years of the GS in our online gallery. We’ve also included the original “30 Years GS” Special Edition press release from BMW.

Pages 30-35, Racing: The latest racing news and results:
07.11.10: FIM World Superbike Championship in Brno, Czech Republic. Best Results for Xaus! Also: Corser Crashes. Corser Out.
06.27.10: FIM World Superbike Championship in Misano, Republic of San Marino. Another Podium!
05.31.10: FIM World Superbike Championship in Tooele, Utah USA. Two more top five! Also: Qualifying. Superpole.
05.09.10: FIM Superbike World Championship race in Monza, Italy. Podium Finish! (w/Video)
05.07.10: Australian Superbike Championship. Top 10 Finish for Aus. Craig Coxhell.
05.07.10: Championship Cup Series in South Carolina. 7 out of 7 for Nate Kern.
05.02.10: French Superbike Championship in Nogaro.
05.02.10: 2010 CEV Spanish Championship. BMW Motorrad Espana takes 1st and 2nd!
04.25.10: FIM Superbike Wold Championship in Assen, Netherlands. Top five.
04.16.10: 2010 Qtel FIM Endurance World Championship.
04.11.10: FIM Superbike World Championship in Valencia, Spain. 4th place for Corser.
03.28.10: FIM Superbike World Championship in Portimao, Portugal.

Pages 28-29, S1000RR Land in Argentina: Click below to see the fabulous footage of the S1000RR launch event in Argentina. This includes aerial footage from the custom painted, “Welcome to Planet Power” helicopter. See the bikes on the track and, yes, there’s video of the models.

Pages 44-48, GG Taurus: Now that you’ve read the story of the creation of the GG Taurus and seen it in amazing white/orange/blue paint, perhaps you would like to see it in a more “subtle” white/silver/gray color combo?

Pages 50-55, En Route with HvK: Are you interested to learn more about the head of BMW Motorrad, Hendrik von Kuenheim? Click this link to a short article, “Riding the scenic route to BMW bike biz: Von Kuenheim turned down the silver spoon” from David Booth of the Canadian National Post which describes his rise through the ranks.

Pages 62-69, BMW F800GS Hardcore Test: Have you wondered what it’s like to participate in the BMW GS Trophy? Our sister magazine, MO Motorrad Magazin, put together the following 10-minute journal video (narrated mostly in German) from the 2008 event:

Pages 70-72, GS Trophy 2010: We’ll keep you up-to-date on our news page as teams are selected and the International GS Trophy is contested. Film footage of this year’s BMW Motorrad GS Challenge can be viewed on the Touratech Web-TV by visiting

Pages 84-87, Gear: After seeing the AltRider accessories in the Summer issue are you wondering what’s required to install them? You’ll find instructions and installation videos on the AltRider website. Here’s a direct link to the AltRider Crash Bar installation video.

Pages 88-91, Skills: In this issue, David Hough discusses the need to understand corning control. To underscore this need he provides this sobering link to a fatal motorcycle crash.

Pages 92-93, Skills: The doctor is in. If you have a question for Lorienne Fisher, Doctor of Physical Therapy, about her article or future articles, please use our contact form.

Pages 94-95, Garage: Our garage is expanding to cover repair and maintenance issues of interest to BMW motorcyclists. What would you like to see? Use our contact form to email the Editor.

Pages 96-97, Destinations, Calendar: If you would like your event listed on our calendar, please use our calendar update form.


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