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2013 BMW R 1200 GS – First Ride

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Greg Drevenstedt
January 28, 2013

Redesigning a motorcycle that established and continues to define a robust market segment, one that has been a perennial bestseller, inspires fanatical devotion and is the culmination of a design philosophy that has endured for nearly a century, is a major undertaking. After setting new standards among... Read more »

2013 BMW F 700 GS – First Ride

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Greg Drevenstedt
November 26, 2012

When BMW decided to update the F 650 GS for 2013, it was clearly in a generous mood. The folks in Bavaria gave the street-biased enduro model more horsepower and torque, a shorter gear ratio for quicker acceleration, a second front disc brake, new switchgear and instrumentation, and updated styling.... Read more »

BMW Motorrad Announces New Boxer Model

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Rider Magazine Staff
November 13, 2012

At the big Milan, Italy show this week, BMW Motorrad President Stephan Schaller announced that BMW Motorrad will introduce a new model in 2013 with the air-cooled “boxer” engine as a special way of marking the company’s 90-year anniversary. The very first BMW motorcycle—the BMW R... Read more »

BMW Motorrad Presents A Special K 1300 S Model

BMW Motorrad is presenting the exclusive special model K 1300 S "30 Jahre K-Modelle" to mark the 30th anniversary of the BMW Motorrad K series.

Press Release
October 26, 2012

At the EICMA motorcycle show in Milan, Italy (November 15-18, 2012), BMW Motorrad is presenting the exclusive special model K 1300 S “30 Jahre K-Modelle” to mark the 30th anniversary of the BMW Motorrad K series. It was in 1983 that BMW Motorrad launched the K 100, the first ever BMW fitted... Read more »

BMW Unveils All-new, Liquid-cooled R 1200 GS

BMW R 1200 GS

Greg Drevenstedt
October 2, 2012

The wait is over. After years of hand-wringing by the Bavarian faithful, months of rampant speculation and numerous leaked spy shots, the all-new BMW R 1200 GS has been officially unveiled at the International Motorcycle, Scooter and Bicycle Fair—better known as Intermot—in Cologne, Germany. It has... Read more »

Ridden & Rated: 2012 BMW R 1200 RT

Extensively updated for 2010, the R 1200 RT has a more powerful engine, sleeker styling and improvements to its optional ESA and audio.

Greg Drevenstedt
September 7, 2012

My, how time flies. Our last full test of a BMW R 1200 RT was back in August 2005, when you could still get money for nothin’ and mortgages for free. And an RT hasn’t ridden through the pages of Rider since July 2008, when we compared it to the Moto Guzzi Norge 1200—right about the time gas prices... Read more »

2012 BMW K1600 GT and K1600 GTL

2012 BMW K1600 GT and K1600 GTL

Rider Magazine
August 10, 2012

Rider Road Test Editor Greg Drevenstedt takes you behind the scenes of the World Press Launch of the 2012 BMW K1600 GT and K1600 GTL.

Executive Interview: BMW’s 2011 Line-Up

2011 BMW Line-Up

Rider Magazine
August 10, 2012

Rider Editor, Mark Tuttle caught up with VP of BMW Motorrad USA Pieter de Waal and VP Design for BMW Motorrad David Robb. Hear what’s new for BMW in 2011. The big news is the all-new K1600 GT and GTL, but there’s more!

RawHyde to Offer 30 Free Motorcycle Riding Clinics

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Press Release
May 3, 2012

RawHyde Adventures will be offering 30 free riding clinics at BMW dealerships around the country in 2012. The goal of these clinics is to provide new riders with a basic tool box of off-road riding skills to make them comfortable off road, but its also a great chance for veteran riders to get a quick... Read more »

2011 BMW G 650 GS Road Test

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Greg Drevenstedt
November 25, 2011

When I started working at Rider a few years ago, a friend of mine asked, “Now that riding is work, what will you do for fun?” I scoffed at the suggestion that motorcycling would ever feel like work, but my friend’s comment proved to have merit. Since I ride and write about motorcycles 9-to-5, my... Read more »

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