Thanks to our friends at Oliepeil.nl for sharing this news. Looks like BMW Motorcycles has dropped a new motorcycle — the R1200R Custom in a café racer style. This bike represents 90th anniversary of the boxer engine, possibly named the … Continued
The California Superbike school is selling their 2011 BMW S1000RR fleet to make way for the new 2013 model. The bikes range from $9,500 to $12,000, making them a few grand to a couple hundred dollars cheaper than ones in … Continued
Since 1923, BMW has been making motorcycles for the masses. Everything from airheads, to massive adventure bikes, touring bikes, roadsters and, now, even sportbikes. You can see all that in just 90 seconds.
RawHyde Adventures is where guys with really, really heavy BMWs go to learn how to ride them off-road. Doing that isn’t quite the glamorous experience it’s rumored to be, involving a lot of low speeds, a lot of drops and … Continued
“It feels a lot lighter, even though it’s the same weight as its predecessor,” describes Touratech CEO Herbert Schwarz. He just took the 2013 BMW R1200GS on a 1,500-mile trip around Madagascar, testing new parts and familiarizing himself with the … Continued
The R1200GS is BMW’s highest-selling, most important model. So, when it came time to design the new one, it wasn’t take-chances/weird-color BMW that designed it, it was uber-conservative/tradition-first BMW. The existing lines became sharper and simpler. But rather than throw … Continued
The 2013 BMW R1200GS’s engine is a bit of a pickle in that, while yes it is now water-cooled, it’s only partially so. How the heck does that work?