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BMW S1000 RRs recalled over loose kickstand bolts

BMW says that, due to a manufacturing fault, 2,385 S1000 RR motorcycles, manufactured from September 2011 through December 2012, have been recalled. The side-stand attachment bolts can loosen, causing the stand to seperate from the frame of the bike, increasing … Continue reading

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BMW Motorrad “Ride of Your Life” Tour

The celebrity judges on the panel for the BMW Motorrad “Ride of Your Life” tour on the new BMW R1200 GS are Adrien Brody, Rick Yune, Charley Boorman, and Jutta Kleinschmidt. Along with a judging panel, they helped pick five … Continue reading

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BMW to Add New Air-Cooled Boxer Model in 2013

During the press intro for the 2012 EICMA motorcycle show in Milan, BMW Motorrad president Stephan Schaller said that BMW will release a new air-cooled boxer model in 2013, to celebrate “90 years of BMW Motorrad.” In 1923, the first … Continue reading

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Roaring Down the Runway

  BMW teamed up with Bloomingdale’s to sponsor men’s fashions tied to BMW motorcycles. A BMW R1200 appears in some store windows; it’s also on the Bloomie’s website, and in its autumn catalog. Shoppers can win a bike in-store or … Continue reading

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Audi See, Audi Do

Apparently Audi wants to be another BMW, as evidenced by their sportier lineup and their recent purchase of Ducati, Italy’s high-performance motorcycle maker. And they are gearing up to close another glaring gap: production outside Germany. As recently as five … Continue reading

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BMW Official Olympics Car

The BMW Group is supplying 4000 vehicles to be used as part of the fleet of official cars running about London for this summer’s Olympics and Paralympic Games. BMW’s contribution to the fleet includes electric, diesel, and hybrid cars; BMW … Continue reading

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BMW Steps into the Maxi-Scooter market with two new models

Among BMW Groups first offerings are the BMW C600 Sport and BMW C650GT maxi-scooters. A maxi-scooter is more than a motor scooter, but less than a motorcycle. Both maxi-scooters will be built at the same BMW Motorad plant in Berlin … Continue reading

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