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Racing Update: Wins for the S1000RR in Britain, Belgium and Malaysia

Wed, 07/27/2016 - 2:20pm
BMW Motorrad racers were successful In the British Superbike Championship (BSB), International Road Racing Championship (IRRC) and Malaysia Superbike Championship (MSC) last weekend. In total, they claimed five wins and a further seven podium finishes. British Superbike Championship in Thruxton, Great Britain. For the sixth round of the 2016 British Superbike Championship (BSB), the BMW teams […]

New BMW Motorrad Soft Bag System for GS Motorcycles

Tue, 07/26/2016 - 10:38am
BMW Motorrad USA has introduced a new set of soft luggage for GS models which they are say are primarily for off-road riding. The Atacama Adventure Luggage System is attached to the bike’s hard case mounts, which may need to added if not already equipped, of 2004 to present R1200GS/GS Adventure and 2008 to present F650/700/800GS/GS Adventure models. The roll-top […]

Racing Update: Dunlop Dominates Southern 100, Prášek Crowned in AARR

Sun, 07/24/2016 - 10:25am
Michael Dunlop (GB) dominated the Southern 100 on the Isle of Man with his Hawk Racing BMW S1000RR. In the Superstock class of the Alpe Adria Road Racing Championship (AARR STK), Michal Prášek (CZ / Rohac and Fejta motoracing team) secured the title with races to spare after finishing twice on the podium in Most […]

BMW Partners with Rever for Social Riding

Mon, 07/18/2016 - 8:00am
Planning the most beautiful routes, riding them with like-minded motorcyclists, sharing experiences during the day and talking gasoline at night. With this in mind, BMW Motorrad has entered into a strategic partnership with the technology start-up Rever in order to build up a global community of motorcyclists. Since launching in 2015, Rever users have tracked […]

Racing Update: Hutchinson Dominant at BSB, Success at IDM

Wed, 07/13/2016 - 8:59am
Ian Hutchinson (GB) proved once more that he’s not only a brilliant road racer: last weekend, the Tyco BMW rider continued his streak of success in the Superstock class of the British Superbike Championship (BSB STK) racing his BMW S1000RR to his first win of the season in the series. His fellow BMW riders in the […]

BMW Motorrad’s Best First Half of Year in History

Tue, 07/12/2016 - 10:57am
For the fourth time in a row, BMW Motorrad has set a new record for sales for the first half of a year. A total of 80,754 motorcycles and maxi scooters were supplied to customers worldwide through June 2016 (prev. yr.: 78,418 units). This is an increase of 3.0% and it’s the first time BMW Motorrad was able […]

Racing Update: Wins & Podiums for the S1000RR at CEV, FSBK, FR EU and CIV

Wed, 07/06/2016 - 8:28am
Chilean Maximilian Scheib picks up another win in the FIM CEV Superbike European Championship (CEV). There were also wins and podiums in the French Superbike Championship (FSBK), the French European Bikes Championship (FR EU) and the Italian Superbike Championship (CIV). And for the BMW Motorrad Race Trophy there are now 129 BMW racers registered – a new record. […]

BMW’s 2017 Model Updates Include New R1200GS Adventure Triple Black, R nineT Scrambler Launch Date and More…

Fri, 07/01/2016 - 11:02am
BMW Motorrad has announced facelifts to some 2017 models as well as technical changes so all models meet European EU4 regulations. These requirements include side reflectors (which we have had in the United States for some time) and an on-board diagnostic (OBD) indicator light in the cockpit to indicate a malfunction. Like the R1200GS Adventure, all liquid-cooled boxer […]

BMW Motorrad Smartphone Cradle Available Now (Except in the USA)

Fri, 07/01/2016 - 10:37am
BMW Motorrad announced their Smartphone Cradle last October and it’s now available from dealers — except in the United States. According to our contact at BMW Motorrad USA, the cradle will not be available in the US market for the foreseeable future due to concerns over legal liability related to distracted riding. For those in other markets, […]

2017 BMW F700GS, F800GS, F800GS Adventure Updated To Meet EU4 Regulations

Fri, 07/01/2016 - 9:49am
BMW Motorrad is updating the F700GS, F800GS and F800GS Adventure for the 2017 model year with new color combinations and to make them compliant with European EU4 regulations. While just updated last year, the F700GS will be available in Light White, Racing Red or Singapore Grey while the F800GS will come in Light White, Blackstorm and Ostra Grey. The F800GS Adventure, […]