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BMW Gives a Glimpse of Its Electric Supersport Motorcycle

29-11-2015 Hits:140 BMW http://www.greencarreports.com - avatar http://www.greencarreports.com

BMWBMW just demonstrated its commitment to electric-powered vehicles by announcing an experimental Supersport electric motorcycle based on its S1000RR. READ ON

BMW recalls motorcycle helmets

26-11-2015 Hits:139 BMW http://beta.iol.co.za - avatar http://beta.iol.co.za

This particular helmet, identified by the model code 059241P on the chinstrap, does not fully meet the approval test requirements of the European standard UNECE R 22.05.Munich, Germany - Recalls are becoming so commonplace in the automotive world that we sometimes don't bother to report on them if it's a model that's not sold in South Africa and there's no safety risk involved. READ ON

BMW wheels out single-cylinder G 310 R motorcycle

14-11-2015 Hits:152 BMW http://www.autoblog.com - avatar http://www.autoblog.com

bmwBMW makes a lot of motorcycles, including cruisers, enduros, off-roaders, sport bikes, and scooters. The one thing it hasn't done is a single-cylinder motorcycle with less than half a liter of displacement. But that all changes with the arrival of the G 310 R. READ ON

Video review: BMW S1000XR is sportier and tourier than most sports tourers

06-11-2015 Hits:176 BMW gizmag.com/ - avatar gizmag.com/

BMW S1000XR:The BMW S1000R super-naked is an absolute monster, but now it's got a much more respectably dressed older brother in the S1000XR adventure sports machine. READ ON

BMW Concept Stunt G 310 (TVS-BMW K03) motorcycle unveiled [PHOTOS]

07-10-2015 Hits:169 BMW ibtimes.co.in - avatar ibtimes.co.in

BMW Motorrad unveiled the Concept Stunt G 310 motorcycle at the 2015 Salao Duas Roda motorcycle show in Sao Paulo, which started on 7 October. READ ON

BMW Navigator Street GPS

11-09-2015 Hits:245 BMW cycleworld.com - avatar cycleworld.com

BMW MotorradWith the new Navigator Street, BMW Motorrad is offering an inexpensive entry-level navigation system for BMW motorcycles without navigation preparation option. The new Navigator Street supplements the existing BMW Motorrad Navigator, which will remain part of the product range. READ ON

2016 BMW R1200RS - First Ride

09-07-2015 Hits:368 BMW cycleworld.com - avatar cycleworld.com

bmwThere are better touring bikes in BMW’s lineup, and better sportbikes, so we have to ask: Is there still a huge market for a traditional twin-cylinder sport-touring machine? BMW thinks so. After all, it invented the class with the original 1973 R90S. READ ON

BMW dynamic brake light to protect motorcyclists from rear-end collisions

07-07-2015 Hits:420 BMW gizmag.com/ - avatar gizmag.com/

brake lightEmergency braking often entails the risk of ending up rear-ended by a following vehicle whose operator failed to analyze the situation soon enough. READ ON

2016 BMW S1000XR – First Ride

04-07-2015 Hits:431 BMW cycleworld.com - avatar cycleworld.com

bmwYou may not realize it, but BMW’s S1000XR is really the bike you need, even if you don’t like the tall “quasi ADV meets The Jetsons” appearance. Okay, I didn’t exactly just call the XR ugly, but it doesn’t exactly speak to one’s heart in the same way BMW’s R nineT does. READ ON

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23-06-2015 Hits:349 BMW psfk.com - avatar psfk.com

Path 22 BMW has just unveiled a new motorcycle concept that’s inspired by the surf of Southern France. Named after a forest-hidden trail that leads to a secret beach, The Concept Path 22 is meant to convey a specific way of life and reconnect riders with the roots of surf and motorcycle culture. READ ON

BMW Concept 101 motorcycle unveiled

08-06-2015 Hits:440 BMW http://overdrive.in - avatar http://overdrive.in

bmwBMW Motorrad has unveiled its new Concept 101 motorcycle at the Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este. The Concept 101 is BMW’s take on an American touring bike. It manages to look radical despite the classic proportions that seem common place in the US. READ ON

BMW Motorrad Concept 101 unveiled

22-05-2015 Hits:615 BMW worldcarfans.com - avatar worldcarfans.com

bmwThe Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este continues as BMW Motorrad has taken the wraps off their new 101 Concept. READ ON

BMW apollo streamliner motorcycle concept

20-04-2015 Hits:812 BMW slashgear.com - avatar slashgear.com

bmw conceptA new concept motorcycle has debuted from a designer named Mehmet Doruk Erdem. The concept is called the BMW apollo streamliner concept and one glimpse at it and you can tell it's more for top speed than daily riding to and from work. The concept looks like something that would be running the salt flats.  READ ON

BMW apollo streamliner motorcycle concept

20-04-2015 Hits:761 BMW Gator - avatar Gator

bmw conceptA new concept motorcycle has debuted from a designer named Mehmet Doruk Erdem. The concept is called the BMW apollo streamliner concept and one glimpse at it and you can tell it's more for top speed than daily riding to and from work. The concept looks like something that would be running the salt flats.  READ ON

BMW Motorrad Newest AIMExpo Exhibitor

10-04-2015 Hits:861 BMW http://www.motorcycle-usa.com - avatar http://www.motorcycle-usa.com

The AIMExpo event serves as a platform to host the Annual Dealer Meeting and Conference.The American International Motorcycle Expo (AIMExpo) and BMW Motorrad USA (BMW) have announced that the premium German brand will make its debut as the newest OEM partner for the third-annual event, scheduled for October 15-18 at Orlando’s Orange County Convention Center (OCCC).  READ ON

BMW Motorrad Newest AIMExpo Exhibitor

10-04-2015 Hits:713 BMW http://www.motorcycle-usa.com - avatar http://www.motorcycle-usa.com

The AIMExpo event serves as a platform to host the Annual Dealer Meeting and Conference.The American International Motorcycle Expo (AIMExpo) and BMW Motorrad USA (BMW) have announced that the premium German brand will make its debut as the newest OEM partner for the third-annual event, scheduled for October 15-18 at Orlando’s Orange County Convention Center (OCCC).  READ ON

Motorcycle of the Year 2013: BMW HP4

28-12-2013 Hits:1704 BMW Motorcycle USA - avatar Motorcycle USA

BMW HO4Every year, a new crop of bikes raise the performance benchmark. In 2013 the production sportbike class saw a handful of new models, all featuring sophisticated race-derived upgrades – including traction control. Notable entries include Ducati’s Panigale and Kawasaki’s ZX-6R, but no bike impressed us more than BMW’s HP4, MotoUSA’s 2013 Bike of the Year. READ ON

BMW re-invents its 800cc GS twins

03-07-2012 Hits:1790 BMW IOL Motoring - avatar IOL Motoring

F800 GS, right, has been re-focussed as a true dual-purpose bike, as much at home on a footpath as a freeway, while new F700 GS is geared more towards road riders who see gravel roads as a way to get to the fun rather than as a reason for riding.When BMW resurrected their venerable Rotax-engined dual-purpose single as the G650 they found themselves in the difficult positions of having two 650's in their range - one a 654cc single and the other a detuned 798cc twin (which, incidentally, also has a Rotax engine).

Now the Blue Propeller Boykies have sorted out the inevitable confusion with a masterstroke of mix-'n-match marketing - and invented a new model in the process, as well as seizing the opportunity to upgrade the existing F800 GS at the same time.

The F800 retains the full-strength version of the 798cc parallel twin, delivering an unchanged 63kW at 7500rpm and 83Nm at 5750. READ ON 

BIKES: 2012 BMW G650GS Sertao First Ride

19-02-2012 Hits:2067 BMW SPEED - Latest Headlines: MOTORCYCLING-NEW-MODELS - avatar SPEED - Latest Headlines: MOTORCYCLING-NEW-MODELS

BIKES: 2012 BMW G650GS Sertao First Ride
BMW has brought back its single-cylinder 650 dual sport motorcycle, formerly known as the F650GS Dakar, for the 2012 model year.

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BMW R1200GS Review

09-02-2012 Hits:2023 BMW Motorcycle Review - avatar Motorcycle Review

BMW R1200GS ReviewBMW R1200GS is a strong, jack-of-all-trades motorcycle which is the steed of choice for many well-heeled, adventure-seeking drivers. Its lovers feature impressive amounts of zealousness, and the bike’s 30 wedding birthday this year and nearly 30 percent discuss of BMW sales recommend that GS mania displays no symptoms and symptoms of d...

BMW K1200GT Review

08-02-2012 Hits:2443 BMW Motorcycle Review - avatar Motorcycle Review

BMW K1200GT ReviewThe current BMW K1200GT, released in 2006, is very different from past technology BMW K1200GTs. It uses BMW’s newest shape and across the shape four pump website which is a much quicker, more constant motorbike with more deluxe. BMW K1200GT Early BMW K1200GT motorbikes used BMW’s old smooth four website – a power place which BMW are phasing out. B...

BMW R1150GS Review

05-02-2012 Hits:1743 BMW Motorcycle Review - avatar Motorcycle Review

BMW R1150GS ReviewBMW R1150GS is hefty, costly and relatively slowly. It’s also an costly, imperfectly completed motorcycle and the website style is something Noah would acknowledge. On the flip-side the BMW R1150GS addresses superbly, will run for a long some time to will happily see over 200 kilometers from the motorcycle's container. BMW R1150GS Even really b...

BMW F650GS

22-01-2012 Hits:1565 BMW Motorcycle Review - avatar Motorcycle Review

BMW F650GSBMW F650GS’s F800 series-derived double is a baby. Smoother cameras business off high energy for a more soothing and modern energy distribution (and a learner-friendly 34bhp edition is also available at no additional cost). The outcome is high energy is down from 85bhp to a still more-than-useful 71bhp and with a balanced wodge of more low-down g...

BMW R1150R

19-01-2012 Hits:1496 BMW Motorcycle Review - avatar Motorcycle Review

BMW R1150RThe BMW R1150R is an honest-to-goodness Fighter double that will offer decades of true going assistance while not exactly establishing impulses rushing. Once you have get over the idiosyncratic sign switchgear understanding (one per bar, plus another to cancel), the uneven generator and inadequate gear box, it’s actually quite special. The BMW R...

BMW R1150RT

19-01-2012 Hits:1342 BMW Motorcycle Review - avatar Motorcycle Review

BMW R1150RTThe BMW R1150RT has all the relaxation required to overwhelm European countries – and it addresses too. Confirmation that a motorbike can take you a pillion and a lot of baggage to those Down moves can be fun once you get there. The R1150RT is light than most complete tourers of plenty of some time to wonderfully designed too – but it's no explode...

Jerry 'Motorman' Palladino reviews the 2012 BMW K 1600 GTL

18-11-2011 Hits:1104 BMW Speed TV - avatar Speed TV

MW may have introduced a whole new motorcycle category with its new K 1600 GTL, the luxury sport tourer. While there are plenty of luxury tourers on the market, the Goldwing, Harley’s Ultra and Screaming Eagle Ultra, and BMW’s recently discontinued K 1200 LT, none of those motorcycles tilted as far towards the sporting end of the segment as the K 1600 GTL. Should anyone require more sport in their luxury tourer, BMW has you covered there as well with the K 1600 GT. The GT has a riding position slanted more towards a sport bike and does away with the tour pack. All other luxury features are still included in that model. Read On: http://motorcycling.speedtv.com/article/bikes-motormans-road-test-2012-bmw-k-1600-gtl

2011 BMW G650GS Road Test

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BMW 1232 – A Brand New Look for an Original

02-07-2011 Hits:780 BMW Kneeslider - avatar Kneeslider

In 1923, BMW introduced the R32, the company's first foray into the motorcycle manufacturing business. The 500cc 8.5 horsepower boxer, set the design and styling cues that BMW still follows in many ways. A lot of enthusiasts love the look of the original, but let's face it, as an every day rider today, it's simply inadequate. So, what if you could take that original model and reinterpret it with modern technology and power, not just stuff a big modern engine in the little antique bike, but instead, scale it up and build one from scratch? What might result? Enter Jean-Luc Dupont. Read On: http://thekneeslider.com/archives/2011/07/01/bmw-1232-a-brand-new-look-for-an-original/

BMW's suspension control could rock motorcycle world

02-07-2011 Hits:709 BMW Clutch & Chrome - avatar Clutch & Chrome

It wasn’t too long ago that being able to change a motorcycle’s ride with the flip of a switch was considered cutting edge.

Following the road taken by Italian motorcycle manufacturer Ducati, others have begun to offer the ability to change a motorcycle’s suspension and consequently handling with different ‘ride modes’ though a switch on the handlebars.

Read On: http://www.clutchandchrome.com/news/news/bmw-suspension-control-rock-motorcycle-world

All Hail BMW M Power in S1000RR Superbike

16-02-2011 Hits:1004 BMW Motorcycle-USA - avatar Motorcycle-USA

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BMW R100 Scrambler

06-02-2011 Hits:1341 BMW Bike Exif - avatar Bike Exif

BMW’s R series is seriously challenging the Honda CB as the custom platform of choice; over the past few months, a remarkable number of stylish 70s BMW customs have been popping up in the Bike EXIF inbox. This one was built by Karles Vives of Barcelona, Spain, and it’s an RT model—which in BMW’s complicated lexicon, means it’s a tourer. (This was best explained by Cycle magazine’s April 1979 test: “The new RT can best be described as a full-house touring version of the RS, which is a semi-touring version of the S, which is a sporting version of the pipe rack R100T, which is a bunged-out version of the R80/7. Which is a slightly overbored and subtly refined update on the discontinued 750cc model.”) The RT was also the most expensive motorcycle in the world in the late ...

Inside the 2011 BMW K1600GT and K1600GTL - First Look

05-12-2010 Hits:1295 BMW Steve Anderson  - avatar Steve Anderson

A technical preview of BMW’s new six-cylinder tourers.

Luxury touring motorcycles are an American invention, uniquely suited to this expansive country and its uniquely unthreatening highway system. Travel Interstates from one end of the U.S. to the other, and except for a very small percentage of on- and off-ramps, you’ll be hard-pressed to find an unexpected turn, or one that requires as much as a 15-degree lean angle at the speed limit.

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Harleys and Indians once exclusively ruled this turf, and The Motor Company has never ceded it; Electra Glides and Road Kings still are among its most popular models. But Honda began a new, more technically sophisticated interpretation of American luxury touring with the Gold Wing that also proved popular, and BMW followed with K-LT ...

Special edition BMW 30 Years GS models

11-05-2010 Hits:1173 BMW Motorcycle dot Com - avatar Motorcycle dot Com

Original R80 G/S debuted in 1980

BMW Motorrad is celebrating 30 years of its “Gelande-Strasse” (GS) line with four special edition models.

The GS lineup (“Gelande-Strasse” translates as “on-/off-road”) was first unveiled in 1980 with the R80 G/S, combining on-road, touring and off-road qualities.

To read the rest of the article: http://www.motorcycle.com/news/special-edition-bmw-30-years-gs-models-89530.html

Road Test: 2010 BMW R1200GS

10-04-2010 Hits:922 BMW David Booth - avatar David Booth

Tourer gets personality transplant
Why would BMW spend the time and money required to design an almost completely new boxer engine -- OK, a completely new top end -- for just five horsepower and four pound-feet of torque? It seems a pittance, especially since the previous 1,200-cubic-centimetre opposed-twin produced a healthy 105 ponies and 84 lbft, meaning all that work was for gains of less than %.

BMW superbike hits Qatar's roads

22-03-2010 Hits:902 BMW The Peninsula  - avatar The Peninsula

DOHA: Alfardan Motorcycles, the leading motorcycles� importer in Qatar, have launched the all-new BMW S 1000 RR superbike which represents a whole new world of pure power and unique safety features.

As BMW�s first superbike, the BMW S 1000 RR is categorised for motorcycle racing that employs modified production motorcycles. Superbike racing is very popular with manufacturers, since it helps promote and sell their product, as captured by the slogan "Win on Sunday; Sell on Monday". To read the rest of the artilce: http://www.thepeninsulaqatar.com/Display_news.asp?section=Local_News&subsection=Qatar+News&month=March2010&file=Local_News2010032224747.xml

2010 BMW S1000RR Sportbike Test Ride

13-02-2010 Hits:1314 BMW Barry Winfield - avatar Barry Winfield

The new S1000RR sportbike takes on the best high-performance bikes from Asia without the traditional BMW Boxer engine or shaft drive. It's time to unlearn everything we thought we knew about BMW bikes.

Pieter De Waal, vice president of BMW Motorrad USA, says he first noticed something amiss about BMW motorcycle ownership in the States six years ago, while he was working in Germany. The average age of a BMW owner was 47 years, and it was going up by 0.7 years annually. (By that math, the average is now 51.2 years old.) To read the rest of the article: http://www.popularmechanics.com/automotive/new_cars/4345659.html

BMW S 1000 RR review

29-11-2009 Hits:786 BMW Kevin Ash  - avatar Kevin Ash

It's difficult to exaggerate the size of the task BMW undertook when it decided, five years ago, to build a full-on superbike. For years, the big four – Honda Fireblade, Suzuki GSX-R1000, Yamaha R1 and Kawasaki ZX-10R – have all reflected the excellence of Japanese motorcycle engineering. Their astonishing performance is a perfect complement to levels of reliability and quality that manufacturers of less stressed machines rarely reach. Buyers in this sector look first at outright performance: the bike with the quickest lap time will win in the showrooms, irrespective of how relevant that might be to everyday riding. Heritage and race pedigree count for something, but riders are generally happy to swap marques each year, so any bike will suffer if it is not ...

BMW S1000RR: German bike a rising son

28-11-2009 Hits:788 BMW  Costa Mouzouris  - avatar Costa Mouzouris

Inspired by elite models, BMW S1000RR proves a worthy challenger to its Japanese competition

Portimao, Portugal–The rider who'd just sneaked ahead of me entering a high-speed right-hand turn was BMW Motorrad's Stephan Zeit. That move marked the first time I'd ever been overtaken – while riding around a racetrack at a nine-tenths pace – by the project manager of the motorcycle I was riding. He pulled away.

We were on BMW's latest and boldest creation, the S1000RR, at the bike's media introduction, at the recently opened Autódromo Internacional do Algarve. To read the rest of the article: http://www.wheels.ca/reviews/article/783181

Life With the BMW F 800 GS

04-01-2009 Hits:1060 BMW alig8r - avatar alig8r

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2009 BMW F800GS

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BMW goes fully naked with 2009 F800R

04-01-2009 Hits:927 BMW alig8r - avatar alig8r

The Biker Gene

BMW’s F800S and ST have been around for a couple of years now, and the combination of the 87 horsepower, midsize parallel twin and its compact, flickable chassis have won many fans worldwide. Britain’s BIKE magazine even referred to it as “the new VFR” - high praise indeed. And since super-stunter Chris Pfeiffer rode a stripped F800 to the 2007 and 2008 Streetbike Freestyle World Championships, many of us have been wondering how long it would take for BMW to get a production naked happening.

To read the rest of the article: http://www.thebikergene.com/naked-bikes/bmw-goes-fully-naked-with-2009-f800r/

Honda

Honda Motorcycle to roll out CB Shine from Karnataka facility

Two-wheeler manufacturer Honda Motorcycle & Scooter India (HMSI) is revamping its Karnataka facility, from where it plans to roll out the 125-cc motorcycle CB Shine amid rising demand for the model.

The company, which is a wholly owned subsidiary of Japanese auto giant Honda, currently manufactures the model at its Tapukara plant in Rajasthan.

"It is a strategic decision taken by the company. In order to cater to the demand for the CB Shine, we are coming up with changes in our Bangalore facility. So CB Shine will become the fourth model to roll out from the Bangalore facility," HMSI Vice-President (Sales and Marketing) Y S Guleria told PTI.  READ ON

2014 Honda CB500X

2014 Honda CB500XEspecially developed for adventure lovers, the Honda CB500X is a versatile motorcycle that puts comfort, reliability and performances on top of its priorities list.

Thanks to its flexible character, the 2014 Honda CB500X feels similarly comfortable both in the city and on the tougher tracks, being ready to reward you with an enjoyable ride every time you fire up its engine. READ ON

2014 Honda Street Bike First Looks

 CBR1000RRWhile Honda’s CTX1300 and CBR1000RR SP were the big announcements in Big Red’s 2014 motorcycle line-up, a few existing models also receive upgrades and a number of mounts come in fresh new colors for the new model-year.

"Whether you're a new rider or an experienced enthusiast, this announcement of new street models offers something exciting for you," said Honda Press Manager Bill Savino. "Over the course of the last two years, Honda has introduced many exciting new models across all segments, and we will continue to strengthen our model line-up as evidenced by this announcement.  READ ON

EICMA 2013: 2014 Honda Crosstourer

2014 Honda CrosstourerThe Honda Crosstourer was launched in 2012 as Honda’s range-topping adventure sports touring motorcycle. The original design team set out to create a machine that gave the rider a sense of challenge and the facility to explore. Powered by a 1237cc V-Four, it became a unique contender in its class.

Despite not being sold stateside, the Crosstourer was improved for 2014 to enhance rider comfort, evolve its existing technology and apply new touches. The new Honda Selectable Torque Control system allows the rider to select three different levels to control engine torque and resultant drive to the rear wheel; the system can also be switched off. Honda’s six-speed DCT gearbox has also received software refinements to deliver an even more intuitive and natural performance, whether on highway or back road. READ ON

2014 Honda CRF150R

2014 Honda CRF150RBuilt with the less experienced riders in mind, the 2014 Honda CRF150R is a great platform for learning how to deal with the dirty tracks.

The Honda CRF150R is propelled by a liquid cooled single cylinder, four stroke engine with a displacement of 149 cc. READ ON

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