The second world premiere from BMW at the 2015 Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este was the BMW Motorrad “Concept 101″. The name “Concept 101″ indicates the capacity of the concept bike, which has its roots in the USA. The capacity of the six cylinders is 1,649 cc – approximately equivalent to 101 cubic inches. “Concept 101″ [...]
It’s been a decade since BMW cancelled the R1200C, but the firm has always intended to make a return to the cruiser category. Now we’ve seen the first indications as to how it will go about it. First there were boxers then came the bricks… Recent patent documents suggest W-3s might be BMW’s next powerplant [...]
In 2013, BMW motorrad unveiled the concept ninety, a collaboration with american expert custom bike builder and road racer roland sands, that envisioned a re-interpretation of the 1973 R 90 S. during the occasion of concorso d’eleganza villa d’este 2014 at lake como, the german luxury brand previewed the future of boxer-powered engines once again, [...]
The BMW Concept Ninety — a modern intrepration of the original R90S — dropped jaws when it debuted at Villa d’Este last week. We caught up with Roland Sands, who built the bike for BMW and talked about what that was like. RideApart: How’d RSD end up building a BMW concept bike? Roland Sands: I [...]
90 years of BMW Motorrad, 90 years of two-wheeled history – hardly another motorcycle manufacturer can boast such a longstanding and successful heritage as BMW. The BMW R 90 S likewise has cause to celebrate: the BMW Motorrad design icon turns 40 this year. As a tribute to both these anniversaries, the BMW Group is [...]
Nicolas Petit is a young French designer who has made a name for himself in the business thanks to his many elegant graphic concepts, mainly based on BMW models. Actually, Petit has recently crossed the boundaries of the mere graphic renditions when he worked in cooperation with the renowned German aftermaket company Wunderlich to create [...]
Following the BMW Group’s sustainability strategy, BMW Motorrad aspires to consistently pursue electromobility at this early stage, especially in the urban environment. In a similar way to BMW i in the automotive division of the BMW Group, BMW Motorrad’s accelerated development of single-track mobility likewise stands for visionary vehicle concepts and mobility services – as [...]
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It is with great sadness to inform you of the passing of Roger Edwards on Thursday, June 18th. Roger had a heart attack while getting his truck ready for the upcoming Summer Adventure ride in Georgia. As many of you know, Roger was the BMW Riders of Tampa Bay Vice President and webmaster and donated countless hours of his time to the club. Roger will be remembered for his love of family and motorcycle riding. We will always remember that big smile on his face after riding a great road in the "zone". There will be a memorial service for Roger on Tuesday, June 23rd from 3 - 5:00 PM at; Serenity Meadows Memorial Park 6919 Providence Road Riverview, FL 33578 1-813-677-9494 There will be a group ride lead by Rich Edwards to Serenity Meadows on Tuesday, June 23rd leaving the McDonalds near the intersection of SR 54 and US 41. Kickstands up at 2:00 PM. The club is making a donation to the American Heart Association in Roger's name per the request of his family.
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