Strength in unity: the official partners of the BMW Motorrad Int. GS Trophy 2016

The Int. GS Trophy is an extraordinary motorcycle adventure that demands the utmost from man, machine, and materials. BMW Motorrad is meeting this challenge with its GS models and adequate rider equipment like the Rally Suit.
BMW Motorrad organized the Int. GS Trophy side by side with strong partners who not only provided the teams with additional top equipment but also advised and assisted us in planning this unique event.

Original BMW Motorrad accessories – to the horizon and much further...

Mud, gravel and dust – anyone who is en route in demanding terrain needs to have confidence in all of the brought-along equipment.
As the exclusive supplier for the Int. GS Trophy bikes, it is of great importance to us that we can provide all participants with the ideal preconditions to master the challenges of the Int. GS Trophy effectively. With the original BMW Motorrad accessories, used by the participants in the areas of safety, ergonomics, and comfort, as well as storage space, you can also upgrade your own GS for the next adventure.

BMW Motorrad Accessories

ADVANTEC Original BMW engine oil – one liter can turn years into decades.

The ADVANTEC Original BMW engine oil was exclusively developed for the BMW Motorrad high-performance engines. In the process, it passed the regular tests, as well as the specially developed and demanding testing procedures by BMW, with outstanding results.
The name ADVANTEC stands for our commitment to quality and to the participants – allowing them to fully rely on their bikes during the Int. GS Trophy.



Metzeler has been the official tire partner to the BMW Motorrad Int. GS Trophy also since 2008. All motorcycles used at the event will be fitted with Metzeler Karoo tires. These studded high performance enduro tires were developed by Metzeler for tackling the most demanding motorcycle adventures, above all in off-road terrain. The Karoo is therefore the perfect choice for the hard ride in the Int. GS Trophy.



Marmot Mountain Europe GmbH has been the official outdoor-equipment supplier and partner to the Int. GS Trophy since 2012. The tradition-steeped brand from California attaches top priority to innovation, quality, performance and functionality. So Int. GS Trophy participants will be able to rely entirely on the Tungsten 2P tents and NanoWave 55 sleeping bags.
The Kompressor Speed with its 2L hydration pack will quench the thirst of the riders during long trips under high temperatures.
Furthermore Marmot provides the official GS Trophy 2016 participant with a soft travel pillow, trousers, a T-shirt and a hat produced by travel brand EXOFFICIO (bugsaway clothing) as well as the official GS Trophy 2016 t-shirt and the cap with logo. To complete the equipment, a long hauler duffle bag will be given to the participant so that he can pack the equipment inside and carry it along the way.
Since Marmot is fully committed to social and ecological sustainability, the Int. GS Trophy t-shirt is made of organic cotton. There are also many other products in the Marmot collection which are made of recycled polyester and other environmentally compatible materials.


Shangri-La Hotel, Chiang Mai - An enchanting sanctuary in an ancient Thai city.

Conveniently located in the bustling centre of the culturally rich city, Shangri-La Hotel, Chiang Mai is a beautiful “city resort” hotel, designed to cater for the needs of the most discerning guests, for either business or leisure. The hotel’s prime location offers guests a great opportunity to explore this legendary city, with just a few steps away from the famous night bazaar and only 10 minutes drive from Chiang Mai International Airport. The hotel is situated within nearly seven acres of lush greenery, ensconced herself in the shadow of frangipani, bamboo and ginger with serene lotus ponds.

Shangri-La hotel


Leatt is the protective equipment supplier to the Int. GS Trophy and a long-standing partner of BMW Motorrad.
The Body Protector 5.5 is a hard shell reinforced CE certified 3DF body protector that offers optimal hard shell chest, back, elbow, shoulder & flank safety for riders who are interested in maximum protection offered by any Leatt body protector!
Designed by medical doctors, biomedical engineers and independently backed by science, Leatt is redefining protection with a range of high-performance personal safety equipment for off-road riders.
Renowned for the award-winning Leatt-Brace®, Leatt has extended their range to include revolutionary helmets, body protectors, hydration systems, knee braces, elbow guards, protective gloves and other leading-edge products that are redefining protection and inspiring confidence in the world of extreme sports.
Independently backed by science and testing – and trusted by some of the fastest riders in the world – Leatt® protects athletes who constantly push the limits.


Tropicare - Tropicare’s Care Plus product series protects the International GS Trophy 2016 participants against insects and sunburn.

Tropicare® stands for carefree travelling and carefree summers. Travels and outdoor fun are unique experiences, but involve health risks.
Hence, the travelers’ and outdoorsy people’s health comes first – before, during and after the holiday period. The company has established its travel & health concept for travelers worldwide.
The innovative Care Plus® product range is available in 27 European countries and covers insect and sun protection, first aid kits as well as toiletries. Tropicare also offers comprehensive information on risk awareness and solutions for outdoor trips.
The Company is located in Almere (NL) with a subsidiary in Düsseldorf (GER) and was founded in 1991 out of a wholesale for vaccines and had a breakthrough four years later with the introduction of Care Plus® Deet, the most powerful insect repellent on the European market.



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