BMW

2015 – 2018 BMW S 1000 RR

BMW has always had a presence in the motorcycle racing world, in fact the word “Beemer” was coined specifically for BMW’s race bikes of old, and the factory continues its blitz into the 21st century. The S 1000 RR is already part of that history, and it is marketed as a race bike, though truth […]

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2017 – 2018 BMW G 310 R / G 310 GS

BMW’s G 310 R roadster got a brother as it moved into the 2017 model year with the addition of the adventuresome G 310 GS. The “GS” builds on the success of the “R” with a few subtle changes that shift the design toward the adventure bike end of the spectrum. Sharing the same 313 […]

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2017 BMW HP4 Race

Public demand for race-ready road bikes has never been higher, and the folks down at the Bayerische Motoren Werke are trying to take that momentum to the bank with its HP4 Race. Like many of its track-day competitors have recently done, BMW set about the business of mini-mass producing a bike that carries as much […]

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2014 – 2018 BMW R 1200 RT

The BMW marque has long been associated with top-shelf engineering and luxury, and that reputation is justified once again with the updated-in-2014 R 1200 RT. A true sport-tourer, the RT brings 125 horsepower to the table along with an array of electronic gadets to help manage the power and provide a low-stress riding experience. As […]

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MotoGP: Zarco isn’t your normal rookie in more ways than one

Monster Yamaha Tech 3’s Johann Zarco has certainly been impressing many with his speed as a MotoGP rookie, but most don’t know the Frenchman’s slightly unorthodox path to the premier class. Photo courtesy of Michelin He has no tattoos, doesn’t sport designer sunglasses or a personalized cap; he doesn’t use Twitter, doesn’t smile to look […]

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Nicky Hayden injured after being hit by car while cycling

Former 2006 MotoGP World Champion is currently listed in “very serious condition” from injuries he sustained after being hit by a car while cycling in Riccione, Italy. Photo courtesy of Honda Pro Racing Former MotoGP World Champion/AMA Superbike champion and current Honda WSBK racer Nicky Hayden is in serious condition at an Italian hospital after […]

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The back story behind the American flag that Hayden carried on his 2006 MotoGP championship victory lap

The American flag that Nicky Hayden carried on his cool-down lap after winning the 2006 MotoGP World Championship at Valencia, Spain, was given to him by a person who was keeping a promise made earlier that year. Photo by Gold & Goose With the story I’m going to tell you, you’ll understand why I will […]

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Indian Motorcycle Sweeps OKC Mile for Eighth Consecutive Win

Jared Mees taking first at the OKC Mile, and Indian filling up the podium Indian Motorcycle Indian Motorcycle Racing and the Scout FTR750 captured its fourth sweep of the season at the OKC Mile held at Remington Park to remain undefeated through eight races. Jared Mees came-from-behind on the penultimate lap to pass Wrecking Crew […]

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MotoAmerica Round 1 COTA Preview

On September 11, 2016 Cameron Beaubier was crowned for a second straight time as the MotoAmerica Superbike Champion at New Jersey Motorsports Park. Now, seven months later, Beaubier and his rivals are ready to take to the track again with the opening round of the 2017 series set for this coming weekend, April 21-23, at […]