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 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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Best Sport-Touring Motorcycle of 2014

Sport-Touring Motorcycle of the Year Winner: BMW R1200RT by Tom Roderick BMW has been on an absolute tear for a number of years. Recent previous MOBO winners include the S1000RR/HP4, K1600GT/GTL and the iconic R1200GS. This year the R1200RT returns to its winning ways by claiming Best Sport-Tourer honors. It was during the R1200RT’s press [...]

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Best Touring Motorcycle 2012: BMW K1600 GTL

When BMW builds a touring motorcycle you know it’s going to be good. But none of us in the Motorcycle-USA offices ever dreamed motorcycle touring could be as good as it is behind the windscreen of the 2012 BMW K1600 GTL ($26,340), our pick for Touring Motorcycle of the Year. Powered by a high-tech six-cylinder engine [...]

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BMW Unveils New F800 GT

BMW has announced a new addition to their F800 range, the middle-weight GT. An attempt to enhance the German giant’s presence in the ‘sporty touring segment’, the GT will serve as the successor to the popular F800 ST. First impressions are that BMW have emphasized the ‘touring’ side of their new ‘sports tourer’.  Visually, the GT [...]

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Touring Carrizo Aboard a BMW G 650 GS Sertao

Written by Kelly Callan Photos by Don Williams 2012 BMW G650GS Sertao Touring Review I feel like a dog with his head out the window of the car, drinking in the rushing air and thrill of the speed. There is nothing separating me from this vast empty prairie that I’m riding through; it is in my [...]

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