Ok, conventional wisdom states that all new riders should only ride a Ninja 250. But why ride a 25-year old beginner bike when you could instead have what, until this year, was the fastest motorcycle ever? Yeah, that sounds like … Continued
Speaking at the launch of the BMW K1600GT/L in South Africa last week, BMW Motorrad VP Hermann Bohrer revealed the existence of a forthcoming adventure tourer from the company’s Italian dirt bike brand, plus two maxi scooters believed to draw … Continued
Our German buddy Jochen just spent the day in South Africa riding the BMW K1600GT and BMW K1600GTL. These are his first photos and first impressions having literally just climbed out of the plush saddle. — Ed.
The BMW K1600GT/GTL is significant not just because of its huge 1,649cc engine, surprisingly low price or raft of tech features. It marks the first time BMW’s contemporary automobile design language has been applied to two wheels. Angel eyes? Check. … Continued
The BMW K1600GT will start at $20,900 when it goes on sale in the US this spring and the higher-spec BMW K1600GTL will be $23,200. To say that price is surprisingly low is an understatement. The outgoing BMW K1200LT, over … Continued
A SoloMoto.es reader spied what appears to be an undisguised, liquid-cooled replacement for the BMW R1200GS testing on a Spanish highway. In addition to the new motor, it looks like the beak has been sharpened up, the paralever swingarm/drive shaft … Continued
Evoking the simple act of saddling a motorcycle as an adventure and subtly embracing the superhero image riders subconsciously adopt, these images manage to convey two-wheeled action without resorting to the cliched guy-taking-corner shot. Created for the “Get On” campaign … Continued