Husqvarna being sold to KTM?

High-placed motorcycle industry sources have tipped MCN off that BMW is negotiating the sale of Husqvarna to Austrian firm KTM with an announcement expected as early as the end of this week to officially confirm it. German giant BMW bought Husqvarna from MV Agusta in 2008; just as the world entered a financial crisis but […]

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Interview with Ralf Rodepeter, head of BMW Classic

  It’s not just the latest F 800 GS and R 1200 GS BMWs that are taking part in the GS Trophy 2012. Head of BMW Classic Ralf Rodepeter is following the same tracks and trails of South America, but on a 28-year-old R 80 G/S Paris Dakar. In this exclusive interview, hear Ralf talk […]

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A New BMW Boxer For 2013

In his speech at the EICMA international motorcycle show in Milan, Italy, today BMW Motorrad President Stephan Schaller announced that BMW Motorrad will be presenting a new model with an air-cooled ‘boxer’ engine in 2013 as a special way of marking the 90th anniversary of BMW Motorrad. In 1923, the first BMW motorcycle – the BMW R […]

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2013 BMW R1200GS – A Water Cooled Icon

Written by Jensen Beeler Source: BMW Group Building off of three decades of tradition and 170,000 units sold worldwide, the 2013 BMW R1200GS has some big shoes to fill. Officially debuting today at the INTERMOT show, the Bavarians have kept most of what makes a GS a “GS” intact, while of course adding a much speculated, […]

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World tour on a BMW motorcycle in 3 minutes

Miquel Silvestre rides the whole world on a GS 1200 BMW Motorcycle in just 3 and a half minutes. Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook share via Reddit Share with Stumblers Tweet about it Subscribe to the comments on this post

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BMW makes ABS standard on all motorcycles

BMW’s Motorrad division has made a number of changes to its 2013 model-year range, most of it having to do with paint colors. The preeminent development is that all of its bikes, worldwide, will come with ABS standard. The move comes three years ahead the European Union’s 2016 requirement that all motorcycles sold there come […]

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2011 Adventure Motorcycle of the Year

Overland motorcycles are one of the only growing markets in the motorcycle industry. The reason for this is best compared to the popularity of SUVs, where a single vehicle can serve many purposes. Much like the SUV, the adventure motorcycle market is beginning to fracture and segment, some bikes serving more as highway cruisers than […]

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Voted International Bike of the Year 2012

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2012 BMW S 1000 RR

Never before has it been so easy to keep so much power under control. This is as true on public roads as it is on the racetrack. The RR is a full-blooded racing bike, even though it can be ridden with a number plate attached. To top it all off its power plant is our […]

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