BMW launches Track Experience programme across the East Coast.

Track-test your bike against BMW models

BMW Motorrad Australia has launched a test-ride and track-day program across the East Coast of Australia with riding tips from professional coaches. Customers will be able to test-ride one of the new range of BMWs on a race track and bring their own motorcycle for comparison. Select riders who register with BMW before the event …

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Magnets make BMW 9cento two bikes in one

Magnets make BMW 9cento two bikes in one

Imagine a bike that converts from a solo sports bike to a two-up tourer with luggage in a matter of seconds using strong magnets. Now BMW Motorrad has done just that with their Concept 9cento, pronounced ‘nove cento’, which means 900 in Italian. The mid-sized sports tourer features magnetic clip-on luggage that also extends the seat …

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Tom Cruise Mission Impossible

Tom Cruise rides BMW Scrambler in movie

Tom Cruise is back as Ethan Hunt in the sixth Mission Impossible movie, this time riding a BMW R nineT Scrambler through Paris before t-boning a car. The 56-year-old actor insists he does all his own stunts and seems to be riding the bike the wrong way around the Arc de Triomphe in Mission Impossible: …

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Ola Stenegärd designer

BMW designer joins Indian Motorcycle

Indian Motorcycle is expected to break into new markets after the appointment of the Swedish designer responsible for the hip BMW R nineT and sporty S  1000 RR. Ola Stenegärd has been BMW’s head of vehicle design for 15 years and has now joined Indian Motorcycle as their director of product design. It leaves us wondering …

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Dab Design R nineT with Enhanced Racer Kit

Dab Design BMW R nineT rejected

French company Dab Design planned this ugly custom “Enhanced Racer” kit for the BMW R nineT that simply bolts on – no welding or grinding sparks required! Beauty might be in the eye of the beholder, but we think it’s ugly. It looks like a reject from a B-grade sci-fi movie, which is weird as …

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BMW R NineT Scrambler warning

BMW recalls models over warning light

BMW Australia has recalled their popular R nineT Scrambler (above), F Series bikes (F 700 GS, F 800 GS and F800 GS Adventure) and their scooters over a fault with an engine warning indicator light. The official Australian Competition and Consumer Commission notice says the warning light may not activate properly. “In the event of a …

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Ducati V4 EICMA surprise safe best hopes

What will be the best motorcycles of 2018?

The global motorcycle industry is struggling, yet motorcycles have never been so affordable with so many model choices available to riders, but what will be the best of 2018? The trend for more models is going to continue in 2018 with some 50-odd models being released in a wide variety of categories. It is difficult …

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Cop blooper video

Motorcycle police in embarrassing blooper video

This blooper video of a South African motorcycle officer trying to get on to their bike is one of the most frustrating things you will ever watch. The combination of a heavy BMW R 1200 RT Police, a slope and a short – possibly female(?) – rider make to difficult to get on the bike, …

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