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2018 BMW F 750 GS / F 850 GS

BMW presses on into adventure-bike territory with a new generation of F-GS models, the F 750 GS and F 850 GS. This adventuresome pair follows the same design as it predecessors with the 750 serving as a road tourer and the 850 set up for work in what you might call less-civilized areas be it […]

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2018 BMW K 1600 Grand America

Touring bikes are big in the U.S., both literally and figuratively, and the Bayerische Motoren Werke AG looks to take our enthusiasm for touring to the bank, also literally. Beemer paid close attention to the custom culture surrounding such bikes as well as the popular factory features from the competition to come up with the […]

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2018 BMW R 1200 GS Adventure

The Bavarian motorcycle manufacturer has been the market leader in the adventure scene with their promising GS motorcycles running the show for more than 35 years. Topping this chart is their flagship workhorse, the R 1200 GS Adventure and it’s flat-twin boxer engine that is undoubtedly the best companion for exploring the unexplored. For 2018, […]

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2017 – 2018 BMW S 1000 R

The BMW S 1000 R was on the receiving end of a facelift ahead of the 2017 model year, and it carries that enhanced package right on into MY2018. BMW’s liter-sized naked roadster rolls with a new frame, increased engine output and Euro 4 emissions compliance. That comes on top of the already impressive electronics […]

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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 […]