December Specials at BMW Motorcycles of Tampa Bay

BMW’s “Oh What Fun It Is To Ride” Sales Celebration Take advantage of these incentive discounts while they last!    On 2014 S1000RR’s receive a $750 savings!   On 2014 BMW K1600 GTL’s receive a $1,700 savings! On 2014 F800GS’s receive a $750 savings! *Call or come in for all the details. Bookmark on Delicious [...]

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2015 BMW R 1200 RT Supersport Touring Motorcycle Review: Serious Mileage Machine

By Jason Fogelson My friend Bob rides BMWs. In the constantly evolving puzzle that is his garage, there’s always at least one BMW. For a little while last year, Bob and I went back and forth about trading my old Harley-Davidson Sportster for his old BMW R 1150 RT. We never made it work, and [...]

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BMW Motorcycle Holiday Gift Ideas

These are some of our favorite holiday gift ideas for the BMW motorcycle rider on your list! Products and Prices Seen In Video: BMW Motorrad GS Riding Gloves – $99.99 BMW Motorrad Soft Cases & Luggage Range – $152.79-$383.99 BMW Motorrad of Tampa Bay Hat – $21.99 BMW Motorrad Riding Jacket Range – $166.99-$599.95 BMW [...]

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2015 BMW R1200R | FIRST RIDE

They say: “More dynamic and more thrilling than ever.” We say: “And easier to ride too.” By Ari Henning Earlier this year BMW introduced the RnineT , a classically styled machine that celebrates 90 years of Boxer-powered roadsters. Not long before that BMW launched the S1000R , a freakishly fast naked bike that represents the [...]

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BMW HP Motorcycles Might Just Make a Comeback

While attending a BMW event recently we caught up with a Motorrad top hat (whose name will remain only known to us for now) and we chatted a bit over the directions the Bavarian bike-making industry is eyeing. Since nobody seems to be too eager to share info with the media when it comes to [...]

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Bikes You Should Know: BMW GS Boxers

Bikes You Should Know appears weekly as part of Two Wheel Tuesdays. Since Hooniverse primarily caters to automotive enthusiasts, this column focuses on historically or culturally significant motorcycles that are likely to interest a non-riding audience. The term “adventure bike” enjoys widespread use these days, and most riders understand immediately what it is: a large, [...]

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Interview with BMW Motorrad Chief Designer Edgar Heinrich on the new R 1200 R

born in freising, edgar heinrich is the man in charge of motorcycle design at BMW motorrad – the chief designer currently manages and leads the development for all BMW motorcycles and accessories. since 1986, heinrich has been involved with creations such as the R1100 and K1200 series, and most recently, the hugely popular concept ninety [...]

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2014 Sport-Touring Final SmackDown + Video

The Long-Awaited BMW R1200RT takes on The World! By John Burns The BMW we really wanted to take along for our epic sport tour to Yosemite back in July was the company’s new R1200RT, but a batch of faulty rear shock shafts on the ESA models put the kibosh on that, so we wound up [...]

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2015 BMW S1000RR Preview

The BMW S1000RR has received the most significant upgrades since its introduction six years ago. From a revised engine and exhaust system to a new frame and bodywork, the RR stands to maintain its dominance in the literbike field. Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook share via Reddit Share with Stumblers Tweet [...]

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2015 BMW R1200RS marks the return of the Bavarian sports-tourer

For those who want to ride long, far and fast, BMW have the new R1200RS for you… BMW unveiled the 2015 R1200RS sports-tourer last week, and the bike looks fresh and exciting. Powered by the same 125bhp/125Nm opposed-twin that’s also used on the R1200GS and R1200RT, and packed with electronics like anti-lock brakes, stability control [...]

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2015 BMW R1200RS – Welcome Back the Sport-Tourer

A bit more of a surprise at INTERMOT from the German brand, the 2015 BMW R1200RS has also broken cover, in addition to the 2015 BMW R1200R roadster model. Again using the now tried-and-true liquid-cooled boxer design, the BMW R1200RS makes an unsurprising 125hp (this should surprise no one who is familiar with BMW’s model [...]

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