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New Graphic Novel Features BMW Motorcycles

Fri, 06/24/2016 - 8:27am
BMW Motorrad not only travels the roads of the real world but now pursues fictional paths, too. In collaboration with the publisher Panini Verlags GmbH, a graphic novel entitled “Riders in the Storm” is currently being created with release planned for October 2016. The story is being written by Croatian author and illustrator Darko Macan, while the illustration of […]

Racing Update: Second Double Win for Prášek in STK Road Racing; Plus WorldSBK, STK1000, SWC Racing

Wed, 06/22/2016 - 9:12am
Czech rider Michal Prášek continues to dominate the Superstock class of the Alpe Adria Road Racing Championship (AARR STK), celebrating another double win with his BMW S1000RR last weekend in Rijeka (HR). There were also podium finishes in the Superbike class (AARR SBK) and in the FIM Sidecar World Championship (SWC), who raced in Rijeka […]

Racing Update: One-Two at Isle of Man Senior TT for BMW Racers Dunlop and Hutchinson

Wed, 06/15/2016 - 9:45am
The 2016 Isle of Man Tourist Trophy ended with an amazing one-two win for BMW S1000RR racers Michael Dunlop (GB) and Ian Hutchinson (GB) in the prestigious Senior TT — including new speed, lap and race time records. This past weekend also saw successful outings for the BMW Motorrad Motorsport racers in other championship, as […]

Extended F700GS Demo Rides Available For Sisters’ Centennial Motorcycle Ride Participants

Wed, 06/15/2016 - 9:21am
Participants in the upcoming Sisters’ Centennial Motorcycle Ride have the opportunity to try out a 2016 BMW F700GS for a full- or half-day demo ride. Riders who donate $50 or more to the charities benefitting from the event can have their own bike trailered while they try out the versatile new lightweight, low suspension adventure machine. […]

BMW Motorrad Continues Sharp Sales Decline in North America but Increases Globally in May

Fri, 06/10/2016 - 1:27pm
Worldwide sales continue to grow for BMW Motorrad, which saw motorcycle and maxi-scooter deliveries increase 1.2% in May 2016 compared to same month last year. Year-to-date figures show an increase of 4.5% to 65,761 units. BMW Motorrad USA, however, have had sales drop, year-over-year, for four out of the first five months. In May 2016, just 1,221 motorcycles were sold, which is a 40.0% decrease from the 2,034 sold in […]

Racing Update: Dunlop and Hutchinson Win on the Isle of Man, Success at IDM and AARR

Wed, 06/08/2016 - 10:08am
The 2016 Isle of Man Tourist Trophy has begun, and the BMW S1000RR is the dominant bike in the 1000cc categories. BMW road racers Michael Dunlop (GB) and Ian Hutchinson (GB) have won the two first races held in this category – both setting new records. There was also more success for the BMW S1000RR […]

BMW Motorrad Concept Lac Rose Shown at Wheels & Waves Festival

Tue, 06/07/2016 - 9:20am
Inspired by past Paris-Dakar Rallye heroes and their victorious BMW machines, BMW Motorrad is showing off a new interpretation of the BMW R nineT, the BMW Motorrad Concept Lac Rose. Its spirit is perfectly in line with the Wheels & Waves Festival and therefore that event was the ideal place for the unveiling. Wheels & […]

Authority BMW R1200RT, F700GS, F800GS Shown Ahead of Trade Fair

Fri, 06/03/2016 - 9:27am
At the international General Police Equipment Exhibition & Conference (GPEC) in Leipzig, Germany, the BMW Group will be presenting their range of “Authority” vehicles for police and other security forces. These vehicles will include authority versions of their BMW R1200RT, F700GS and F800GS motorcycles seen here as wells as the 318d Touring, 220d xDrive Gran Tourer, BMW X5 […]

Racing Update: Busy Weekend for BMW Racers with Six Wins and 18 Podiums

Wed, 06/01/2016 - 9:25am
It was a weekend full of racing with events in nine different championships on four continents. And it was another successful weekend for the BMW S1000RR, with a total of six wins and 18 podium finishes. The 2016 BMW Motorrad Race Trophy has also reshuffled with Raffaele De Rosa (IT) re-taking the lead. MOTUL FIM […]