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Hot Bike – 2014 BMW S1000RR

Standard features include 4 Riding Modes, Race ABS, Dynamic Traction Control, Electronic quick shifter, Adjustable steering damper, heated grips and a Slipper Clutch When we build a superbike, we have no time for second best. Presenting the very latest in racing power, the 2014 S 1000 RR. With an aluminum bridge-type frame, radial brakes, a super […]

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BMW Plans Third Bike On S1000 Platform, An Adventure

The S1000RR is the most successful bike for BMW and needless to say the fastest and quickest motorcycle in the world. When it was launched it simply blew away the competition in one shot. BMW Motorrad is now keen on repeating the successful easy to ride chassis and engine by modifying it for other roles. […]

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Michael Dunlop and BMW S1000RR Triumphant in the Senior TT on the Isle of Man

Michael Dunlop in action at Cronk-ny-mona during the Senior TT race. Photos by Gavan Caldwell.   Michael Dunlop, IOM TT senior race winner.   BMW Motorrad and Michael Dunlop (NI) have repeated history, echoing Georg “Schorsch” Meier’s (DE) legendary Senior TT victory of 1939 on the Isle of Man. Dunlop’s third BMW-powered victory of the […]

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2014 BMW S1000R – First Ride

Just exactly who is the new S1000RR-with-an-R-missing for, and why would anyone want it? Why the question above? Simple. We’ve too often witnessed a manufacturer offering a handlebar version of its open-class sportbike, only to be disappointed when we learn that the machine has also lost its character, performance, and smarts. So, getting right to […]

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SPIED: BMW S1000 ADV

An S1000-Based Adventure Superbike! Written by: Aaron Frank BMW already rules the adventure-touring category with its iconic R1200GS, but for the ever-growing contingent of ADV buyers who never venture beyond paved roads, the ultra-rugged, boxer-powered GS gives up some ground to more street-biased, superbike-influenced competition like Ducati’s Multistrada and Aprilia’s all-new Caponord. Not for much […]

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2014 BMW S1000R – First Ride

Just exactly who is the new S1000RR-with-an-R-missing for, and why would anyone want it? By Peter Jones Why the question above? Simple. We’ve too often witnessed a manufacturer offering a handlebar version of its open-class sportbike, only to be disappointed when we learn that the machine has also lost its character, performance, and smarts. So, […]

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2014 BMW S1000R Was Made for Riding Hard [Video]

Few lucky motorcyclists get to become test riders and these guys have all the fun in the world, especially as they get to ride new machinery. One of these lucky fellows is this BMW Motorrad tester who gives the all-new 2014 S1000R a spin. The 2014 S1000R is the semi-naked version of the acclaimed and […]

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BMW’s Melandri & Davies Wrap up Jerez Test

Written by Sam Sims The 2013 BMW Motorrad factory World Superbike team wrapped up a two-day winter test Wednesday at the Jerez circuit in the south of Spain. The riders – Marco Melandri and newcomer Chaz Davies – evaluated the new developments on the BMW S1000RR. All together, Melandri, who finished third in the 2012 World […]

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The Troy Corser Interview – Motorcycle-USA.com

Written by Adam Waheed Source: Motorcycle USA In the first part of this Troy Corser BMW World Superbike Interview, the two-time World Superbike champ and BMW Brand Ambassador revealed how the S1000RR superbike transformed from a mid-pack machine to one capable of race wins. He also commented on the success of Marco Melandri and the […]

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New WSBK Rules: Pit Stops To Replace Restarted Races

Written by David Emmett World Superbike is to see pit stops introduced from 2013 onwards during wet races. Races affected by changing conditions – either rain falling during a dry race or a track drying out after rainfall – will no longer be stopped, except for ‘extraordinary conditions’, or conditions which affect rider safety. Instead […]

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2013 BMW S1000RR HP4 Intro Video

2013 BMW S1000RR HP4 Taking the S1000RR one-performance step further, BMW introduces the HP4 for 2013. The HP4 (High Performance inline 4) builds upon the 193-horsepower S1000RR platform, adding Race ABS that features with IDM setting for maximum brake performance, a 200/55 ZR 17 rear tire, finely adjustable Dynamic Traction Control in “Slick” mode, launch […]

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