2017 BMW K 1600 GT Sport

BMW K 1600 GT Sport road test

A friend who has been a devoted Honda Goldwing fan for years is seriously considering buying a BMW K 1600 GTL now that it comes with a reverse gear. He’s tested the big Beemer before and was impressed with the handling, light feeling and features, but the lack of a reverse gear was the sticking point. …

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Roland Sands dresses up BMW R nineT BMW Motorrad Machined Parts

Roland Sands dresses up BMW R nineT

BMW Motorrad and Roland Sands Design are cementing their affiliation by offering specific R nineT accessories through BMW dealerships. The special relationship between the German giant and the LA custom bike shop began in 2013 when BMW designers were struggling to build a concept bike worthy of celebrating their 90th anniversary. So they asked Roland …

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BMW G 310 comic

BMW G 310 to become top seller

The new BMW G 310 R and GS models could become the company’s top-selling motorcycles, says BMW Motorrad Australia GM Andreas Lundgren. “The segment below 500cc is the biggest worldwide and we want to get a piece of it,” he says. “That’s why we decided to develop this entry level model.” While the top-selling BMWs …

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BMW R nineT Racer and Pure R nineT Bobber

No more retro BMW R nineT models

The BMW R nineT model range jumps from two to five this year, but it could be the last of the retro models on this platform. BMW Motorrad Australia GM Andreas Lundgren says the new Pure naked roadster, bubble-faired Racer (pictured above) and Urban G/S (pictured below) could be the final retro variants in the R …

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BMW K 1600 B bagger confirms

BMW confirms 2017 models and prices

BMW Motorrad Australia confirms they will introduce a host of new models in 2017 including the K 1600 B (pictured), three more R nineT variants and two learner-approved models. The Bavarian company says 2017 will feature their widest range of new motorcycles in their 101-year history. The new models include R nineT derivatives Pure, Racer and Urban G/S, the G 310 R …

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BMW HP4 Race

Handbuilt BMW HP4 Race unveiled

BMW Motorrad has surprised everyone with the unveiling of its handbuilt HP4 Race superbike at the EICMA motorcycle show in Milan. The Bavarian manufacturer sent the press embargoed releases on all its bikes to be revealed at the show, but kept this back as a surprise. It’s been a busy month for BMW releases with …

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BMW revises the F 800 R roadster and sports touring F800 GT

BMW revises F 800 R and F 800 GT

BMW revises the F 800 R roadster and sports touring F800 GT with ride-by-wire throttle, riding modes, new dials and more options. The updated models were unveiled at the EICMA motorcycle show in Milan alongside the new G 310 GS and nineT Urban G/S, updated R 1200 GS and K 1600 GTL with reverse, as …

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BMW tourer adds electric reverse

The BMW K 1600 GTL has been updated with optional electronic reverse, auto emergency call function, new styling and new colours for 2017. It was unveiled at the EICMA motorcycle show in Milan alongside the new G 310 GS and R nineT Urban G/S, updated R 1200 GS and F 800 models, as well as their ConnectedRide …

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New styles for BMW R 1200 GS

New styles for BMW R 1200 GS

For the first time, BMW R 1200 GS riders can add some new styles with special Rallye and Exclusive packages as well as optional rider aids such as hill start control. BMW unveiled the new bike at the EICMA motorcycle show in Milan alongside the new G 310GS and R nineT Urban G/S,  updated K 1600 …

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BMW Motorrad creating digital riders information apps

BMW Motorrad creating digital riders

BMW Motorrad riders may soon be able to use their smartphone with their instruments and helmet, automatically call for help in a crash, while plotting and sharing their routes. The Bavarian company has used the EICMA motorcycle show in Milan to launch their Concept ConnectedRide as “the next advancement in motorcycle connectivity for increased safety and …

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