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GS Tropy 2014: Team USA Preps for September Event

Fri, 08/29/2014 - 12:44pm
Threatening skies and thick, humid air did not dampen the spirits of GS Trophy Team USA members during a special two-day training program held at BMW Motorrad USA’s Rider Academy at the BMW Performance Center in Spartanburg, South Carolina. “Rider training at the BMW Performance Center is exceptional,” explained lead instructor Harald Schmidt, who organized the […]

BMW Motorrad USA Picks Up 16 Magazine Awards

Wed, 08/27/2014 - 11:48am
Publishers are giving out their 2014 “best of” awards with BMW Motorrad USA picking up 16 of them. This includes six awards from, four from Motorcyclist, three of the top ten spots from Cycle World, and a Rider magazine “2014 People’s Choice Motorcycle of the Year.” For the second year, BMW Motorrad swept six […]

BMW Shows Off Authority Vehicles at European Trade Fair

Wed, 08/27/2014 - 11:48am
The biennial GPEC fair (General Police Equipment Exhibition & Conference) is Europe’s biggest industry-only special trade fair showcasing police equipment and security technology. As an important industry and technology fair, this eighth GPEC event which runs from September 9-11, 2014, will provide a range of information for trade visitors from police and other public safety […]

BMW Motorcycle Magazine, Fall 2014 Available Now!

Mon, 08/18/2014 - 2:02pm
The latest issue of BMW Motorcycle Magazine is out and includes the full spectrum of BMW Motorrad’s past, present and future. With motorcycle manufacturers gearing up for the Intermot show in Germany, it’s not surprising to hear about future models being spied testing in this issue but BMW also takes the wraps off early on a […]

BMW Motorrad Posts Best Ever July Sales

Mon, 08/11/2014 - 10:22am
BMW Motorrad posted its best ever July sales result last month with 11,661 vehicles sold. Compared to July 2013 — a record month at the time with 11,241 units sold — customers picked up 3.7% more motorcycles and maxi scooters. Through July, worldwide sales likewise reached a new all-time high at 82,639 units sold, an increase […]

BMW Financials Set Half-Year Records

Wed, 08/06/2014 - 12:28pm
BMW reported its second-quarter financial results this week. The motorcycle division saw revenues grow by 11.2% to € 528 million (about $706 million) from € 475 million ($635 million) in 2013. Earnings before interest and tax (EBIT) increased 19.6% to € 55 million ($73.6 million) from € 46 million ($61.5 million) in 2013 and profit before tax rose 20.0% to € 54 million […]

2014 R1200RT Recall Parts Availability Update

Mon, 08/04/2014 - 9:56am
The new, water-cooled 2014 R1200RT with Dynamic ESA will soon be back on the road. According to a letter sent out to owners by BMW Motorrad USA, replacement Dynamic ESA shock absorbers are being produced for the US market and are scheduled to arrive some time next week (the week of August 11). BMW Motorrad […]