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BMW of North America Employees Give Send-Off to Ride of Smiles Organizer

In a show of support for Dr. Hans-Henning Buetzow’s 50,000-mile Ride of Smiles charity motorcycle journey, employees of BMW of North America, L.L.C. brought their motorcycles and their smiles to work on Friday.

Rider Magazine Staff
May 18, 2015

In a show of support for Dr. Hans-Henning Buetzow’s 50,000-mile Ride of Smiles charity motorcycle journey, employees of BMW of North America, L.L.C. brought their motorcycles and their smiles to work on Friday. Employees of BMW of North America, L.L.C. welcomed Dr. Hans-Henning Buetzow to BMW’s corporate... Read more »

2015 BMW R 1200 R Video

2015 BMW R 1200 R

Rider Magazine Staff
January 26, 2015

Rider magazine gives you a close up look at BMW’s versatile R 1200 R Roadster, which for 2015 is powered by the latest liquid-cooled version of the 1,170cc boxer engine. To read more about the motorcycle, check out our First Ride Review.

New for 2015: Big Bangs for the Buck

2015 BMW R 1200 RS

Rider Magazine
January 8, 2015

The 2015 crop of new bikes is a big one, with lots of all-new or significantly updated models. We’ve covered the new stuff from EBR, Harley, Honda, Indian and Victory in previous issues. Here’s a brief overview of what’s coming down the pike from BMW, Ducati, Kawasaki, Star, Suzuki and Zero. Unless... Read more »

BMW Motorrad USA Announces Pricing for Five 2015/2016 Models

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Rider Magazine Staff
December 20, 2014

BMW Motorrad USA has announced pricing and equipment for the five new models in its lineup for Model Year 2015/2016. The Model Year 2015 F 800 R, R 1200 R and S 1000 RR are expected to launch in early 2015. The Model Year 2016 R 1200 RS launch is planned for early in the second quarter. The Model Year... Read more »

2015 BMW R 1200 R – First Ride Review

2015 BMW R 1200 R

Mark Tuttle
December 15, 2014

Replacing the Telelever on the BMW R 1200 R with a USD fork based on the S 1000 RR’s takes nothing away from the bike’s suspension performance and may save weight. When we heard that BMW’s versatile R 1200 R Roadster would be powered by the latest liquid-cooled version of the 1,170cc boxer... Read more »

Four Custom BMW R nineT’s are Unveiled in Japan

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Rider Magazine Staff
September 10, 2014

These four custom BMW R nineT’s were unveiled during BMW Motorrad Days Japan on August 30-31, 2014. BMW Motorrad fans were treated to the premier of four BMW R nineT motorcycles during BMW Motorrad Days Japan on August 30-31, 2014. Each nineT was a unique custom conversion by leading Japanese customising... Read more »

2014 BMW R nineT—Road Test

BMW R nineT

Mark Tuttle
August 29, 2014

A wide handlebar, slight forward lean and mildly raised footpegs give thenineT good cornering ergonomics. Ground clearance is plentiful and it steers smoothly and effortlessly. It’s hard to imagine, but some riders are only interested in the practical side of a motorcycle—how much it cost, what it... Read more »

Adventure Shootout: BMW R 1200 GS Adventure, KTM 1190 Adventure, Yamaha Super Ténéré ES

These three big, capable adventure tourers offer enough power, comfort and features for any journey.

Greg Drevenstedt
August 6, 2014

These three big, capable adventure tourers offer enough power, comfort and features for any journey. (Photos by Rich Cox) Although they represent a small minority of motorcycle sales, large-displacement adventure tourers have surged in popularity recently. Buyers are drawn to their one-bike-does-it-all... Read more »

2014 BMW R 1200 GS Adventure Review

BMW R 1200 GS Adventure

Greg Drevenstedt
August 6, 2014

BMW invented the travel enduro segment with its R80G/S in 1980, and the boxer-powered, shaft-driven machine has been steadily refined and improved ever since. (Photos by Rich Cox) Introduced for 2013 on the R 1200 GS, the latest version of BMW’s air/liquid-cooled boxer twin powers two updated 2014... Read more »

BMW Introduces Cornering ABS for the HP4

BMW Motorrad ABS Pro in the BMW HP4

Rider Magazine Staff
July 22, 2014

BMW Motorrad ABS Pro in the BMW HP4 BMW has announced that it will offer ABS Pro as a retrofittable option for its top supersport model, the HP4, through BMW Motorrad dealerships. The function ABS Pro represents a consistent refinement of the Race ABS in that it now enables ABS-supported braking when... Read more »

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