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International GS Trophy 2020.
Experience pure off-road adventure.
<p>Explore the world, master every challenge at the GS, and show your team spirit: The International GS Trophy is an incomparable and challenging motorcycle adventure.&nbsp;More than a dozen teams from all over the world are meeting again from 9 – 16 February 2020. The riders are in for a treat as this year's venue is New Zealand. There the participants will have the opportunity to experience a unique and once-in-a-lifetime event.</p>
The bike of the Int. GS Trophy 2020.
The F 850 GS is taking New Zealand by storm.
<p>The extreme adventure of the International GS Trophy 2020 in New Zealand is very demanding on its participants. They will not be able to overcome those challenges alone. They will master these challenges on the BMW F 850 GS – a motorcycle made for rough terrain. As indestructible as the bike is also its high-performance-kit. The equipment accompanies the participants safe and protected through extreme conditions such as moisture, cold or heat.</p>
Highlights 2020.
Learn here what awaits you.
<p>Your curiosity still isn't sated? Are you dying to learn what the next year will offer? Then you've come to the right place: We offer a number of highlights for fans and riders. Whether they are new releases to the BMW Motorrad product range or exciting events: Look with us to the year 2020 and let us show you the most exciting new motorcycle releases.<strong>&nbsp;</strong></p>
The EICMA 2019.
<p>For you in a nutshell: Relive the presentation of world debuts and what happened at the EICMA 2019 in Milan.</p> <p>See BMW Motorrad's latest show for yourself; it was more than just an exhibition booth. In addition to exciting expert talks and many international motorcycle heroes, you will get the chance to see the new models and accessories. </p>
Take the first hurdle...
...and be part of the trip of a lifetime.
<p>Even before the International GS Trophy, sweat flows - and dirt flies: The participants of the national Qualifier have to prove themselves with driving skills, sufficient fitness and a large amount of willpower. Stay up to date and see which riders have successfully completed the national Qualifier and form a team. Until all starting places for the Int. GS Trophy 2020 in New Zealand have been assigned, we will update this page for you regularly.</p>
Passion, skill and performances.
Int. GS Trophy Female Team Qualifier brings out the best GS girls.
<p>Some of the best female GS riders across the globe made the journey to southern Spain and the Enduro Park Andalusia, where from 23-26 October, the international qualifier event was held to determine which of the 31 participants from 20 different countries would win a place on an international female team to contest the BMW Motorrad Int. GS Trophy 2020 in New Zealand.</p> <p>Over three days of tough competition, the qualifier pushed the riders to their limits, while creating unforgettable experiences and new friendships along the way. In doing so, it clearly demonstrated that the unique GS spirit is truly alive and kicking across all continents.</p>
EVENT & PROGRAM.
Stunts, shows, and live music.
<p>The mix is what makes it – and in Garmisch-Partenkirchen, this mix consists of more than innovative products and world debuts from BMW Motorrad: breathtaking performances, spectacular stunt shows, and all kinds of live music await. For the adults, we offer an extensive children's program to make the BMW Motorrad Days an event for the whole family. </p>
Int. Female Team 2.
The participants in the Int. GS Trophy 2020.
<p>Already for the third time we’re welcoming our Int. Female Teams at the Int. GS Trophy. We'd like you to meet the ladies from the second team: Andrea Box (28) works as trauma nurse in her homeland Australia. Klara Finkele (54) represents Ireland and is a professional scientist. Policewoman Lisa Taylor (47) comes from the USA. All three participants can hardly wait and are looking forward to new friendships and a great time!</p>
Int. Female Team 1.
The participants in the Int. GS Trophy 2020.
<p>Although the riders of Int. Female Team 1 are all from different countries, they’re getting along very well. Claire Bichard (32) comes from France and works as an office manager. Isabela Londono (26) is an architect from Columbia. Nikki van der Spek from the Netherlands is working twenty-four-seven with bikes because she’s a motorcycle instructor. Everyone is excited to be part of the adventure Int. GS Trophy 2020 in New Zealand!&nbsp;</p>
Heritage. Pure passion.
The world of the Big Boxer.
<p><span style="font-family: Arial , sans-serif; color: black;" lang="EN">You can find all the latest news about the Big Boxer here. From custom builds to the upcoming series bike.&nbsp; Discover this exciting world with us.</span><span style="font-family: Arial , sans-serif; color: black;"></span></p>
Concept R 18 /2 makes EICMA debut.
Second BMW Motorrad cruiser concept unveiled.
<p>Just six months ago, BMW Motorrad took the custom scene by storm with the world premiere of the Concept R 18 at the Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este. Now, a second design study featuring the awe-inspiring 1800cc flat-twin engine has been successfully presented in Milan at the international EICMA motorcycle exhibition.</p>
Best BMW Motorrad Days ever!
They came, they saw, they enjoyed the World of BMW Motorrad.
<p>From ‚first-timers‘ to familiar annual visitors, their destination remained the same: the southern Bavarian town of Garmisch-Partenkirchen and the BMW Motorrad Days 2019. For some, it was a journey made every year since 2001 to reunite with motorcycling friends; for others it was their first sight of the biggest and best BMW motorcycle festival in existence. Whatever the reasons for visiting, they were not disappointed, as the BMW Motorrad community again united – as it does every year on the first weekend in July – to celebrate the joy of simply riding their BMW Motorrad bikes and to participate in the action-packed and fun-filled weekend that takes place every summer for fans of this special motorcycle brand. </p>
Together, we are stronger.
A lot of partners contribute towards the success.
<p>The BMW Motorrad Days are a successful event, not least because numerous partners make a significant contribution towards the success of the three-day event with their expert knowledge and their products.<br> </p>
Just beautiful.
BMW Motorrad Days 2018: the community loved it!
<p>It’s become a must-attend event for BMW motorbike fans. Set amidst the stunning mountains of Germany’s Zugspitze, more than 35,000 visitors came from all over the world to celebrate their common passion for motorised two-wheelers. This year’s highlights included break-neck performances by Busty Wolter and his freestyle motocrossers, as well as breath-taking shows by stunt riders Mattie Griffin and Dirk Manderbach, who got the audience cheering in astonishment. The wooden “cauldron” of the Motodrom was all about four roaring BMW R 25s, while tyres smoked and screeched at the drift show in the event arena.<br> Another must-see was the presentation of the new series colours and special paint finishes – thanks to the design range “Option 719”, colourful new combinations spruced up the atmosphere of the exhibition tent. The excitement didn’t die out in the evening either: bands and DJs did their part to keep spirits high well into the night. <br> The event was an all round success, entertaining from the start and ending on Sunday with typical German “Gemütlichkeit” (a cosy, relaxing feeling). Even as everyone started packing up to return to every corner of the world, plans are already in the works for the 19th BMW Motorrad Days, from 5-7 July 2019. Mark your calendars today! We look forward to seeing you. &nbsp;</p>
EVENT & PROGRAM.
Spectacular stunts, great shows and a great deal of live music.
<p>Spectacular stunt shows in the event arena and a great deal of live music: with this year's program surrounding all new products and world premiers from BMW Motorrad, three action-packed days once again await you. The current product range is ready for copious test rides and in the Enduro park you will get to know the world of offroading. Together with the experts, you can talk shop in the international custom bike area. </p>
DIRECTIONS & ACCOMMODATION
All for an unforgettable visit.
<p>To make sure nothing else stands in the way of your visit to the BMW Motorrad Days, we have put together all the important information like directions, hotels and camping site for you here. &nbsp;&nbsp; </p>
FAQ
Good to know.
<p>About 40.000 motorcycle enthusiasts make the trip to the BMW Motorrad Days every year. You want to be one of them? Here you can find answers to the most frequently asked questions. &nbsp; </p>
A festival for fans and friends.
The BMW Motorrad Days 2018.
<p>When thousands of motorcyclists roll through Garmisch-Partenkirchen, a peaceful state of emergency once again prevails on the foothills of the Zugspitze. This is were the motorcycling community from Germany and overseas gathers in the small Alpine village.&nbsp;As happened this year: More than 35,000 visitors celebrated the BMW Motorrad Days from 6 to 8 July. </p>
TOGETHER WE ARE STRONG.
Our sponsors are part of it.
<p>The Int. GS Trophy is not only a challenge for all riders, but also for their bikes. Our sponsors are supporting our event in New Zealand with reliable products and services – and contribute to the success of all participants. Here, we present you the partner of this event. </p>
Adventure for the ears.
Ride and Talk – the BMW Motorrad Podcast.
<p>From moving interviews to exciting stories. Our BMW Motorrad Podcast is all about the best bikes and the people that ride them. Exciting personalities from the world of motorcycling take you with them as they tell you about their experiences. The following is about small adventures on your doorstep and great journeys of discovery in far away places. Listen in and come along.    </p>
Team Latin America.
The participants in the Int. GS Trophy 2020.
<p>Team Latin America is a keen participant in the Int. GS Trophy since 2012. In 2018 they scored the fourth place in the leaderboard. Luis Arturo Palmieri Núñez (26), Freddy Kehler (39) and Diego Penagos (37) are very eager to achieve an even better ranking this time. Luis Arturo Palmieri Núñez from Guatemala is a lawyer and notary public. Freddy Kehler lives in Paraguay and is a business owner. Diego Penagos from Colombia works as a doctor.</p>
Team Mexico.
The participants in the Int. GS Trophy 2020.
<p>Team Mexico is very passionate about representing their country in the upcoming edition of the Int. GS Trophy. Last time, they were the fifth in the leaderboard. Angel Ernesto Vazquez Ramos (47), Antonio Sanchez Aldana Cusi (45) and Manuel Enrique Montalvo Febres (19) are all from the capital Mexico City and want to show their competitors the strong bond they have. Angel Ernesto Vazquez Ramos is a businessman, Antonio Sanchez Aldana Cusi works as a sales manager and Manuel Enrique Montalvo Febres is a student.</p>
Team Korea.
The participants in the Int. GS Trophy 2020.
<p>Korea is participating for the fourth time in a row in the Int. GS Trophy. This time, they’re sending Yeonsoo Yun (23), Hyukyong Kwon (46) and Hyunwook Kim (32) to New Zealand to meet their competitors. All three of them are from South Korea. Yun Yeonsoo is a magazine editor, Kwon Hyukyong works as a cameraman for the news and Kim Hyunwook is a businessman.</p>
Team Thailand.
The participants in the Int. GS Trophy 2020.
<p>First time participant Thailand is happy to hit the unknown trails of New Zealand at the Int. GS Trophy. Patompog Laboonta (33), Phaisan Hunthai (36) and Siam Keawwatchan (37) want to show their competitors the GS spirit they have in their blood. Patompog Laboonta and Siam Keawwatchan are from Chiangmai, Phaisan Hunthai lives in Rayong.</p>
Team Russia.
The participants in the Int. GS Trophy 2020.
<p><span style="font-size: 10.0pt; font-family: &quot;BMW Group&quot;; color: black;">Since 2012 Team Russia is a vital part of the Int. GS Trophy. This time, all members come from the country’s capital Moscow. </span><span style="font-size: 10.0pt; font-family: &quot;BMW Group&quot;;">Ruslan Karimov (40), Aleksey Abroskin (36) and Grigory Biryukov (39) </span><span style="font-size: 10.0pt; font-family: &quot;BMW Group&quot;; color: black;">are very motivated to represent their country in the competition. </span><span style="font-size: 10.0pt; font-family: &quot;BMW Group&quot;;">Ruslan Karimov earns his money as a CEO, Aleksey Abroskin is an associate director and&nbsp;Grigory Biryukov works as a specialist for watch services.</span></p> <p>&nbsp;</p>
Team Japan.
The participants in the Int. GS Trophy 2020.
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Team China.
The participants in the Int. GS Trophy 2020.
<p>Last year’s debutant China is ready for its second round in the Int. GS Trophy. Chaoxian Peng (35), Xiaogui Wang (34) and Zhifeng Lai (32) are very proud to represent their country in New Zealand. Chaoxian Peng from Xishuangbanna, Yunnan Province, is owner of a motorcycle travelling club. Xiaogui Wang from Yuxi, which is also part of the Yunnan Province, founded a food brand and Zhifeng Lai, who lives in Hongkong, works as a freelancer.</p>
Team Italy.
The participants in the Int. GS Trophy 2020.
<p> <style>* { } * { } * { } mso-generic-font-family:roman { } mso-font-pitch:variable { } * { } * { } mso-font-alt:Calibri { } mso-generic-font-family:auto { } mso-font-pitch:variable { } * { } * { } Microsoft JhengHei { } mso-generic-font-family:auto { } mso-font-pitch:variable { } * { } p.MsoNormal, li.MsoNormal, div.MsoNormal { } * { } mso-pagination:widow-orphan { } Times New Roman, serif { } Times New Roman { } *.MsoChpDefault { } *, sans-serif { } mso-ascii-font-family:Calibri { } mso-ascii-theme-font:minor-latin { } mso-fareast-font-family:Calibri { } mso-fareast-theme-font:minor-latin { } mso-hansi-font-family:Calibri { } mso-hansi-theme-font:minor-latin { } Times New Roman { } mso-bidi-theme-font:minor-bidi { } mso-fareast-language:EN-US { } div.WordSection1 { page: WordSection1; } </style> <span style="font-size: 10.0pt;font-family: &quot;BMW Group&quot;;color: black;">Italy is among the most loyal participants in the Int. GS Trophy. They just skipped the 2018 edition and are more than ready to hit the trail again. Back in 2012 they scored the third place in the leaderboard, which is a great motivation for the new team. This time, Alberto Ballardin (27), Frederico de Angelis (42) and Michele Pradelli (39) want to go all out. Alberto Ballardin from Padova is a CNC machinist, Frederico de Angelis, who lives in Terni, works as a trade agent and Michele Pradelli from Modena earns his money as a bank manager.</span> </p> <p> </p>
Pure&Crafted goes international.
Music, motorcycles and heritage festival lights up Amsterdam.
<p>After three years in Berlin and one year ‚on the road‘, it was time for the Pure&amp;Crafted festival to reach new heights and take its unique blend of custom bike culture, live music, great food and hand-crafted heritage to an international audience. And what better choice of venue than the Taets art and event park in Zaandam, just outside Amsterdam, where the festival roared into life on Saturday 28 September. </p> <p>Motorcycle fans arrived by bike, by train and even by plane from across the globe to make some noise at the latest edition of this annual festival that was held at a magnificent national heritage site just a stone’s throw from the Dutch capital.</p>
Int. GS Trophy Female Team Qualifier 2019.
From 24 - 26 October 2019 at Enduro Park, Andalusia (Spain).
<p>It is your last chance to secure a spot at the Int. GS Trophy 2020 in New Zealand. Both islands will see at last one female team, consisting of three riders, making the road quake. The Int. Female Team Qualifier at the end of October will decide who starts in spring 2020. Only the two best riders from participating countries that are not yet set up for a national team will be invited. This year, riders will battle over the coveted spots in Spain.</p>
Team USA.
The participants in the Int. GS Trophy 2020.
<p>The USA is not only part of the Int. GS Trophy from the beginning but also won the very first competition back in 2008. Ten years later, in 2018, they scored the second place. So, this is a great basis for the new team consisting of Chris Johns (34), Harrison Kendrick (22) and Kevin Jones (41) to continue the success story. Chris Johns from Temecula is a motorcycle mechanic, Harrison Kendrick, who lives in Charlotte, is a sales engineer and Kevin Jones from Pasadena works in real estate.    </p>
Team UK.
The participants in the Int. GS Trophy 2020.
<p>The UK is one of the Int. GS Trophy’s bedrocks. Back in 2010 the team had their biggest success winning the whole competition, six years later they made it in the top 3 of the leaderboard. This time, Richard Cox (47), Roy Prescott (46) and Tim Mitchell (25) will give one’s all to make their homeland proud again. Richard Cox from Clutton is a civil engineer, Roy Prescott, who comes from Barton, works as a farmer and Tim Mitchell from Warrington earns his money as a car technician    </p>
Team Nordics.
The participants in the Int. GS Trophy 2020.
<p>Back in 2010, team Nordics was among the top 3 in the leaderboard of the Int. GS Trophy. Ten years later they are more than motivated to hit one of the front positions again. This time the team consists of Ronnie Lundberg (39), Ole Christian Kristiansen (34) and Arto Kallionen (41). Ronnie Lundberg is from Trollhättan, Sweden, and working as a school teacher for car and bike traffic. Ole Christian Kristiansen from Stange, Norway, is an electrician and Arto Kallionen from Finland works as an engineer.    </p>
Team Netherlands.
The participants in the Int. GS Trophy 2020.
<p>For the first time in the history of the Int. GS Trophy, the Netherlands is sending a team to participate in the competition. But because they are new doesn’t mean they are rookies. In fact, Xavier Tobé (22), Jaap van Hoofwegen (35) and Peet Gerards (30) are true GS enthusiasts and more than ready to meet their competition. Xavier Tobé from Oostvoorne is project assistant, Jaap van Hoofwegen from Den Bosch works as a sales director for wind turbines and Peet Gerards, who lives in Cujik, is international account manager for electronically adjustable exhaust systems.    </p>
A masterpiece made of titanium.
Revival Cycles is showcasing big boxer engines with the Birdcage.
<p>Alan Stulberg is a fan of boxer engines. He and his team have created a unique custom bike, living out his creative freedom, for a prototype two-cylinder boxer engine. Inspired by BMW motorcycles from the 1930s and racecars from the early 1960s, this one-of-a-kind bike will be on display for the first time at the Handbuilt Motorcycle Show in Austin, Texas: The Revival Birdcage!</p>
Departed.
A spectacular motorcycle construction from Custom Works ZON.
<p>The Custom Works ZON team from Japan has received numerous awards for their custom bikes. With &quot;Departed&quot;, Yuichi Yoshizawa and Yoshikazu Ueda once again cause a stir – and promptly there is the next price. The heart of the machine is the prototype of a completely new type of opposed-twin engine. </p>
Rev the engine.
Two entrepreneurs drive the community mindset forward.
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Summit with friends.
The BMW Motorrad Days 2019.
<p>For three days in Bavaria's Garmisch-Partenkirchen, everything again revolved around the same passion: Motorcycles at the BMW Motorrad Days. An elaborate program of live music and action-packed shows, current bikes and numerous world debuts drew around 40,000 visitors to the city near the Zugspitze from July 5th to 7th. And these are not just BMW Motorrad fans, riders of motorcycles of all brands come to experience a diverse event weekend – a summit for friends, families, and the motorcycle community.&nbsp; &nbsp;</p>
Concept R 18 roars into life.
BMW Motorrad custom concept unveiled at Villa d’Este.
<p>It’s the world premiere that the custom scene has been eagerly awaiting – a BMW Motorrad custom concept featuring a new prototype flat-twin engine – the highest capacity boxer motorcycle ever produced. Simply christened ‘Concept R 18’, this pure, stripped-down, raked-out bike gives more than a hint of what’s coming our way in the cruiser segment.</p>
Propellant for your soul.
R nineT modifications from the most renowned customizers.
<p>The&nbsp;R nineT&nbsp;is the perfect basis for an individual modification: in just a few short steps, its rear end transforms from a two-seater to a solo, and thanks to the separation between vehicle and engine electronics, gearheads have practically no limits in terms of what they can do. The most widely renowned customizers have run riot on the&nbsp;R nineT. With their unmistakable signatures, they show what can be done with expertise and the modern classic boxer. Curtains up for the Soulfuel bikes!&nbsp;&nbsp; </p>
Racer goes club style.
LA Speed Shop turns nineT upside down.
<p>When it comes to choppers and bobbers, Chris Richardson from the LA Speed Shop is one of the most capable and well-known customizers in the USA. He has completely revamped the style of a BMW R nineT Racer. The result is a characterful custom bike that is inspired by the California club style and fits seamlessly into the Soulfuel series of bikes.</p>
Simple elegance.
Auto Fabrica makes the Type 18 design study from the R nineT.
<p>Less is more: That is the motto of the brothers Bujar and Gazmend Muharremi, who are among the best on the British scene with their custom shop Auto Fabrica and who are constantly setting trends. With an elegant design and curved lines, they have refined the R nineT and created a new Soul Fuel bike – the Type 18 is unexcited, but differently exciting.</p>
Mesmerising memories from Mongolia.
2018 Int. GS Trophy over but the Spirit of GS lives on.
<p>They came, they rode and they conquered the remote lands of Central Asia during an unforgettable sixth edition of the International GS Trophy. Mongolia welcomed 18 teams from 21 nations who battled hard against each other in their quest for the top spots&nbsp;in the ranking of the Int. GS Trophy. But whatever the final rankings, every participant will leave the land of Genghis Khan with unforgettable memories of this unique&nbsp;once-in-a-lifetime-experience.&nbsp; </p>
Make Life a Ride.
Wake up to life every morning with your engine running.
<p>Every moment is a crossroads. You can turn left, you can turn right, or you can continue straight ahead. You could return to your starting point and then just keep driving. A million paths lie at your feet, each better than the last and no worse than the next. Choose a new path every second and never look back. Because everything you find on the road is forever yours. And that's how you Make Life a Ride. </p>
And on and on.
The world has no limits.
<p>Pack your bags and embark on a journey into the unknown. We are curious and know that adventure awaits around every corner. Every mile reveals the undiscovered, every second lends us new perspectives, and every sight ingrains a picture in our memory. We grow with every experience, every friendship, and every adventure – that's the #spiritofGS. Get to know the people behind the &quot;spirit of GS&quot;. Try out the GS yourself or experience GS Action at GS Experience. And for all those who are currently in the middle of an adventure, tell us about it and share it with us under #spiritofGS. </p>
Made for winning.
BMW motorcycles are on the road to success from the outset.
<p>From the Six Days of the twenties to the quadruple victory at the Dakar rally: the offroad sporting history of the blue-white brand starts with the first BMW motorcycle. And the riders are keen for spectacular BMW victories and championships. &nbsp; </p>
New paint colours.
Update to the existing range of colours form BMW Motorrad.
<p>BMW Motorrad is freshening up the standard colours on numerous models. But the BMW Motorrad Spezial colours are equally surprising with effective colour combinations that make your bike look even more unique. Here is an overview of the highlights. </p>
COMPETENCE & INVENTIVE SPIRIT.
40 YEARS OF RIDER'S EQUIPMENT.
<p>Staying dry in streaming rain? Relaxingly cooled at 40 degrees ambient temperature? What is standard today were the world innovations of yesterday. Discover the milestones of BMW Motorrad now. From the most successful product lines to the highest safety standards – our engineers and designers have not only changed the future, they have created it with each and every milestone. Join us on a journey through 40 years of rider's equipment and insights into the future of BMW Motorrad.&nbsp;&nbsp; </p>
COMPETENCE & INVENTIVE SPIRIT.
40 YEARS OF RIDER'S EQUIPMENT.
<p>Staying dry in streaming rain? Relaxingly cooled at 40 degrees ambient temperature? What is standard today were the world innovations of yesterday. Discover the milestones of BMW Motorrad now. From the most successful product lines to the highest safety standards – our engineers and designers have not only changed the future, they have created it with each and every milestone. Join us on a journey through 40 years of rider's equipment and insights into the future of BMW Motorrad.&nbsp;&nbsp; </p>
Bavarian combiners in Italy.
Curtains up for the BMW Motorrad Concept 9cento.
<p>It's the stage for aesthetics, elegance and timeless design: at the Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este at Lake Como, unforgotten motorcycle classics stand alongside new concept vehicles and win over the hearts of the audience. The perfect place to introduce new ideas and designs at the traditional event. Showtime for the world premier of the BMW Motorrad Concept 9cento. </p>
Just beautiful.
BMW Motorrad Days 2018: the community loved it!
<p>It’s become a must-attend event for BMW motorbike fans. Set amidst the stunning mountains of Germany’s Zugspitze, more than 35,000 visitors came from all over the world to celebrate their common passion for motorised two-wheelers. This year’s highlights included break-neck performances by Busty Wolter and his freestyle motocrossers, as well as breath-taking shows by stunt riders Mattie Griffin and Dirk Manderbach, who got the audience cheering in astonishment. The wooden “cauldron” of the Motodrom was all about four roaring BMW R 25s, while tyres smoked and screeched at the drift show in the event arena.<br> Another must-see was the presentation of the new series colours and special paint finishes – thanks to the design range “Option 719”, colourful new combinations spruced up the atmosphere of the exhibition tent. The excitement didn’t die out in the evening either: bands and DJs did their part to keep spirits high well into the night. <br> The event was an all round success, entertaining from the start and ending on Sunday with typical German “Gemütlichkeit” (a cosy, relaxing feeling). Even as everyone started packing up to return to every corner of the world, plans are already in the works for the 19th BMW Motorrad Days, from 5-7 July 2019. Mark your calendars today! We look forward to seeing you. &nbsp;</p>
Carbon Racing.
How the HP4 RACE revolutionises automotive engineering.
<p>It is the first stock motorcycle in the world to have fully carbon chassis and rims: the HP4 RACE. A limited number of them are being crafted by specialists in the BMW Motorrad plant in Berlin. Each individual machine embodies the passion for two-wheelers, pushes boundaries and makes innovation history.&nbsp; </p>
Chasing the Impossible
HP4 RACE
<p>For many, limits are the end of the story. For some, they are only the beginning. With the HP4 RACE, we show the passion of those who like to go beyond their limits. Whatever this may entail – it is something that was previously unimaginable. </p>
Make Life a Ride.
Wake up to life every morning with your engine running.
<p>Every moment is a crossroads. You can turn left, you can turn right, or you can continue straight ahead. You could return to your starting point and then just keep driving. A million paths lie at your feet, each better than the last and no worse than the next. Choose a new path every second and never look back. Because everything you find on the road is forever yours. And that's how you Make Life a Ride. </p>
A look at the next 100 years
What will the motorcycle of the future look like?
<p>The 100th anniversary of the BMW Group is an opportunity to look back at the historic early days of the motorised two-wheeler and ahead to the future, where the role of the motorcycle will be completely redefined in an increasingly digital world.</p> <p>It's the 7th of March, 1916. Bayerische Flugzeugwerke AG (Bavarian Aircraft Works) begins operations on Lerchenauer Strasse in the north of Munich. Three years later, Zeno Diemer sets the world altitude record of 9,760 metres with the BMW IV six-cylinder inline aircraft engine.</p> <p>The small factory will later go on to reach new heights in other vehicle segments. Soon after changing its name to Bayerische Motoren Werke AG, the company begins developing the first motorcycle, long before it enters the automobile sector.</p>
COMPETENCE & INVENTIVE SPIRIT.
40 YEARS OF RIDER'S EQUIPMENT.
<p>Staying dry in streaming rain? Relaxingly cooled at 40 degrees ambient temperature? What is standard today were the world innovations of yesterday. Discover the milestones of BMW Motorrad now. From the most successful product lines to the highest safety standards – our engineers and designers have not only changed the future, they have created it with each and every milestone. Join us on a journey through 40 years of rider's equipment and insights into the future of BMW Motorrad.&nbsp;&nbsp; </p>
Just beautiful.
BMW Motorrad Days 2018: the community loved it!
<p>It’s become a must-attend event for BMW motorbike fans. Set amidst the stunning mountains of Germany’s Zugspitze, more than 35,000 visitors came from all over the world to celebrate their common passion for motorised two-wheelers. This year’s highlights included break-neck performances by Busty Wolter and his freestyle motocrossers, as well as breath-taking shows by stunt riders Mattie Griffin and Dirk Manderbach, who got the audience cheering in astonishment. The wooden “cauldron” of the Motodrom was all about four roaring BMW R 25s, while tyres smoked and screeched at the drift show in the event arena.<br> Another must-see was the presentation of the new series colours and special paint finishes – thanks to the design range “Option 719”, colourful new combinations spruced up the atmosphere of the exhibition tent. The excitement didn’t die out in the evening either: bands and DJs did their part to keep spirits high well into the night. <br> The event was an all round success, entertaining from the start and ending on Sunday with typical German “Gemütlichkeit” (a cosy, relaxing feeling). Even as everyone started packing up to return to every corner of the world, plans are already in the works for the 19th BMW Motorrad Days, from 5-7 July 2019. Mark your calendars today! We look forward to seeing you. &nbsp;</p>
Make Life a Ride.
Wake up to life every morning with your engine running.
<p>Every moment is a crossroads. You can turn left, you can turn right, or you can continue straight ahead. You could return to your starting point and then just keep driving. A million paths lie at your feet, each better than the last and no worse than the next. Choose a new path every second and never look back. Because everything you find on the road is forever yours. And that's how you Make Life a Ride. </p>
A look at the next 100 years
What will the motorcycle of the future look like?
<p>The 100th anniversary of the BMW Group is an opportunity to look back at the historic early days of the motorised two-wheeler and ahead to the future, where the role of the motorcycle will be completely redefined in an increasingly digital world.</p> <p>It's the 7th of March, 1916. Bayerische Flugzeugwerke AG (Bavarian Aircraft Works) begins operations on Lerchenauer Strasse in the north of Munich. Three years later, Zeno Diemer sets the world altitude record of 9,760 metres with the BMW IV six-cylinder inline aircraft engine.</p> <p>The small factory will later go on to reach new heights in other vehicle segments. Soon after changing its name to Bayerische Motoren Werke AG, the company begins developing the first motorcycle, long before it enters the automobile sector.</p>
Vision Vehicles circle the globe.
<p>After making its world debut at the Centenary Event on 7 March, the BMW VISION NEXT 100 concept car embarks on a symbolic world tour to China, the UK and the US, where the motorcycle of the future is unveiled in a grand finale. The theme of the tour: "Iconic Impulses. The BMW Group Future Experience". As a visionary, the BMW Group is exploring the opportunities of digitalisation and the impact of technology on our private and professional lives.</p> <p>From Munich, the BMW VISION NEXT 100 travels to Beijing for its Asia debut. Vision Vehicles from MINI and Rolls-Royce debut in London.</p> <p>The final highlight is the world debut of the BMW Motorrad Vision Vehicle in Los Angeles on 11 October. The motorcycle of the future begins to take shape even before it is actually unveiled.</p>
Four Visions. Four Vision Vehicles.
In its anniversary year, the BMW Group looks ahead: what do the vehicles of the future look like?
<p>Over the course of the year, four vision vehicles give you an appetite for what is in store. The BMW, MINI, Rolls-Royce and BMW Motorrad brands paint a visionary picture of the future mobility world. BMW Motorrad rounds this all off splendidly by presenting a visionary motorcycle in Santa Monica in October.</p> <p>There was an inspirational preview of the futuristic designs at the festive opening event for the anniversary year in the Munich Olympiahalle. At the big birthday celebration, the first of a total of four Vision Vehicles were unveiled. The BMW brand got the ball rolling and demonstrated what mobility will feel like in the coming decades with the world premier of the futuristic car BMW VISION NEXT 100. The curtains for the remaining Vision Vehicles will be opened over the coming months.</p>
The Great Escape.
VISION NEXT 100: The motorcycle of the future.
<p>Glasses in place of a helmet, smart clothing, full balance without a kickstand: Only three of the many inventions that could become standards for riding a motorcycle and add a new dimension to the sense of freedom in an increasingly digitised world. And the best thing about it: this vision vehicle is already here. Introducing the BMW Motorrad VISION NEXT 100. </p>
Departed.
A spectacular motorcycle construction from Custom Works ZON.
<p>The Custom Works ZON team from Japan has received numerous awards for their custom bikes. With &quot;Departed&quot;, Yuichi Yoshizawa and Yoshikazu Ueda once again cause a stir – and promptly there is the next price. The heart of the machine is the prototype of a completely new type of opposed-twin engine. </p>
COMPETENCE & INVENTIVE SPIRIT.
40 YEARS OF RIDER'S EQUIPMENT.
<p>Staying dry in streaming rain? Relaxingly cooled at 40 degrees ambient temperature? What is standard today were the world innovations of yesterday. Discover the milestones of BMW Motorrad now. From the most successful product lines to the highest safety standards – our engineers and designers have not only changed the future, they have created it with each and every milestone. Join us on a journey through 40 years of rider's equipment and insights into the future of BMW Motorrad.&nbsp;&nbsp; </p>
Works of art on two wheels.
Customizers transform bikes into unique items.
<p>He is an originator, a designer, an aesthete: the customizer gives the standard motorcycle an unmistakeable face and a soul. Each and every one of his creations is a work of art. New colours, new shapes. Other materials, other mechanics. It attracts all the looks and makes your heart beat faster.&nbsp;&nbsp; </p>
Propellant for your soul.
R nineT modifications from the most renowned customizers.
<p>The&nbsp;R nineT&nbsp;is the perfect basis for an individual modification: in just a few short steps, its rear end transforms from a two-seater to a solo, and thanks to the separation between vehicle and engine electronics, gearheads have practically no limits in terms of what they can do. The most widely renowned customizers have run riot on the&nbsp;R nineT. With their unmistakable signatures, they show what can be done with expertise and the modern classic boxer. Curtains up for the Soulfuel bikes!&nbsp;&nbsp; </p>
Howl if you want.
The Coyote by Fuel Motorcycles is a tough old dog for the roughest of terrain.
<p>They say coyotes are smart and adaptable. A real tough dog and survivor that is at home on all types of terrain. Even in the desert, its wild howling can be heard. Karles Vives, a customizer from Spain at Fuel Bespoke Motorcycles, was fascinated by coyote dogs and felt sufficiently inspired to name his conversion of an R nineT Urban G/S after the predatory animal. </p>
Just beautiful.
BMW Motorrad Days 2018: the community loved it!
<p>It’s become a must-attend event for BMW motorbike fans. Set amidst the stunning mountains of Germany’s Zugspitze, more than 35,000 visitors came from all over the world to celebrate their common passion for motorised two-wheelers. This year’s highlights included break-neck performances by Busty Wolter and his freestyle motocrossers, as well as breath-taking shows by stunt riders Mattie Griffin and Dirk Manderbach, who got the audience cheering in astonishment. The wooden “cauldron” of the Motodrom was all about four roaring BMW R 25s, while tyres smoked and screeched at the drift show in the event arena.<br> Another must-see was the presentation of the new series colours and special paint finishes – thanks to the design range “Option 719”, colourful new combinations spruced up the atmosphere of the exhibition tent. The excitement didn’t die out in the evening either: bands and DJs did their part to keep spirits high well into the night. <br> The event was an all round success, entertaining from the start and ending on Sunday with typical German “Gemütlichkeit” (a cosy, relaxing feeling). Even as everyone started packing up to return to every corner of the world, plans are already in the works for the 19th BMW Motorrad Days, from 5-7 July 2019. Mark your calendars today! We look forward to seeing you. &nbsp;</p>
Soul-searching in the metal.
A futuristic work of art from Blechmann.
<p>Bernhard Naumann is also known as the Tin Man in the customising scene. He primarily creates sheet metal parts for custom bikes that are reminiscent of futuristic art. When he gets an R nineT, he does precisely what shouldn't be done. </p>
The spirit of a legend.
Paris-Dakar feeling with the R nineT Urban G/S.
<p>The Paris-Dakar Rally is legendary, just like the people and machines that competed in it. Joy Lewis explores the early days of the epic desert rally in the cities where the race started and finished. Her two companions: Hubert Auriol, who won the Paris-Dakar Rally twice with BMW in the 80s; and the R nineT Urban G/S – a motorcycle whose design is reminiscent of the legendary R 80 G/S. &nbsp; </p>
Speed intoxication.
Amelie Mooseder and Rolf Reick put their foot down in the Factory Class.
<p>The Sultans of Sprint call speed a religion. It may well be that they believe in speed. Nevertheless, this is anything but a serious affair. Because the 1/8 mile race is a great deal of fun and creativity. Amelie Mooseder and Rolf Reick took to the start line at four sprint races for BMW Motorrad in the Factory Class that was newly founded in 2018. </p>
Make Life a Ride.
Wake up to life every morning with your engine running.
<p>Every moment is a crossroads. You can turn left, you can turn right, or you can continue straight ahead. You could return to your starting point and then just keep driving. A million paths lie at your feet, each better than the last and no worse than the next. Choose a new path every second and never look back. Because everything you find on the road is forever yours. And that's how you Make Life a Ride. </p>
COMPETENCE & INVENTIVE SPIRIT.
40 YEARS OF RIDER'S EQUIPMENT.
<p>Staying dry in streaming rain? Relaxingly cooled at 40 degrees ambient temperature? What is standard today were the world innovations of yesterday. Discover the milestones of BMW Motorrad now. From the most successful product lines to the highest safety standards – our engineers and designers have not only changed the future, they have created it with each and every milestone. Join us on a journey through 40 years of rider's equipment and insights into the future of BMW Motorrad.&nbsp;&nbsp; </p>
A new generation of twin-cylinder boxer engines.
Almost 100 years old - and it's only just reaching its prime.
<p>The new twin-cylinder boxer engine fascinates in its diversity from the very first moment. Its character is unmistakeable – in every engine speed range. It offers you increased performance and smooth running at low speeds. The BMW ShiftCam variable camshaft control ensures more powerful torque development over the entire engine speed range, providing greater control in every riding situation. Giving you power whenever you need it. More cubic capacity, more power – with higher efficiency. The strong performance with fewer gear changes gives you sovereignty. A masterpiece of engineering prowess. </p>
Bavarian combiners in Italy.
Curtains up for the BMW Motorrad Concept 9cento.
<p>It's the stage for aesthetics, elegance and timeless design: at the Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este at Lake Como, unforgotten motorcycle classics stand alongside new concept vehicles and win over the hearts of the audience. The perfect place to introduce new ideas and designs at the traditional event. Showtime for the world premier of the BMW Motorrad Concept 9cento. </p>
Just beautiful.
BMW Motorrad Days 2018: the community loved it!
<p>It’s become a must-attend event for BMW motorbike fans. Set amidst the stunning mountains of Germany’s Zugspitze, more than 35,000 visitors came from all over the world to celebrate their common passion for motorised two-wheelers. This year’s highlights included break-neck performances by Busty Wolter and his freestyle motocrossers, as well as breath-taking shows by stunt riders Mattie Griffin and Dirk Manderbach, who got the audience cheering in astonishment. The wooden “cauldron” of the Motodrom was all about four roaring BMW R 25s, while tyres smoked and screeched at the drift show in the event arena.<br> Another must-see was the presentation of the new series colours and special paint finishes – thanks to the design range “Option 719”, colourful new combinations spruced up the atmosphere of the exhibition tent. The excitement didn’t die out in the evening either: bands and DJs did their part to keep spirits high well into the night. <br> The event was an all round success, entertaining from the start and ending on Sunday with typical German “Gemütlichkeit” (a cosy, relaxing feeling). Even as everyone started packing up to return to every corner of the world, plans are already in the works for the 19th BMW Motorrad Days, from 5-7 July 2019. Mark your calendars today! We look forward to seeing you. &nbsp;</p>
It's not about where you come from. It's about where you go.
Across the western USA on the K 1600 B.
<p>There's always something magical about leaving the past behind, to change your life, or simply see something new. Those who take long motorcycle trips gain new perspectives, see new things and learn about themselves and the world around them. Biker, author, and globetrotter Andreas (Andy) Salazar is no exception. He often sets out on his motorcycle to discover new paths and to give his life that crucial drive. Over the years he has learned that it is important to keep reinventing yourself. To find out what he means by saying all of this, we joined him on his tour of the western USA with the new K 1600 B. What we learned: &quot;It’s not about where you came from, but where you’re going next.&quot; </p>
Make Life a Ride.
Wake up to life every morning with your engine running.
<p>Every moment is a crossroads. You can turn left, you can turn right, or you can continue straight ahead. You could return to your starting point and then just keep driving. A million paths lie at your feet, each better than the last and no worse than the next. Choose a new path every second and never look back. Because everything you find on the road is forever yours. And that's how you Make Life a Ride. </p>
In the beginning was the quarry.
25 years full of freedom, adventure and off-road competence in Hechlingen.
<p>A small town with global appeal: Hechlingen am See, with around 600 inhabitants, may be a tiny spot on the map. Nevertheless, the district of the Heidenheim market is known beyond its Middle Franconian borders all over the world. At least among the community of GS riders. Because the Enduro Park Hechlingen promotes great things. Where once stones, sand and gravel were mined, certified instructors have been bringing the enthusiastic &quot;Homo Enduro&quot; the necessary riding skills for off-road riding all over the world for a quarter of a century.<strong></strong> </p>
Lord of the Enduros.
Dirk Thelen overcomes the hurdles of the Enduro d'Agadir atop the BMW F 850 GS.
<p>For Dirk Thelen, things are only heading in one direction: forwards, onwards and upwards. Where other participants of the four-day long Enduro d’Agadir overcome rocky gravel, sandy pistes and wet-clay mud with their hard Enduros, the four-time German Enduro champion effortlessly sets the pace – atop the new F 850 GS. A long-distance touring enduro subjected to a brutal test and terrain, right through Morocco.&nbsp; </p>
Meet the moderator
Isaac Johnston to present Int. GS Trophy daily highlights.
<p>You may recognise adventure lifestyle photographer Isaac Johnston from the new BMW F 750 GS film and stories but in June he’ll be swapping his trusty camera for a microphone, to bring you all the Int. GS Trophy news direct from the depths of Mongolia. </p>
Preparing a successful event.
All the ingredients to bring the International GS Trophy to the world.
<p>The Int. GS Trophy is one of the biggest and most complicated logistical exercises imaginable. We speak to the team working tirelessly behind the scenes to make it happen — and the film producer on location tasked with bringing all the highlights to everyone watching around the world.&nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp; </p>
Mesmerising memories from Mongolia.
2018 Int. GS Trophy over but the Spirit of GS lives on.
<p>They came, they rode and they conquered the remote lands of Central Asia during an unforgettable sixth edition of the International GS Trophy. Mongolia welcomed 18 teams from 21 nations who battled hard against each other in their quest for the top spots&nbsp;in the ranking of the Int. GS Trophy. But whatever the final rankings, every participant will leave the land of Genghis Khan with unforgettable memories of this unique&nbsp;once-in-a-lifetime-experience.&nbsp; </p>
Hall of Fame
Pioneers, voyagers and heroes of the Int. GS Trophy.
<p>The biggest challenge of a lifetime, new experiences and pure riding pleasure: the International GS Trophy is and will always be a legend of Enduro-adventures. Here are all of them, since the beginning in 2008 – the riders, who strove and conquered the yonder. Find your champion here, at the Int. GS Trophy Hall of Fame. </p>
A desert tour with a mission.
GS bikers provide clean drinking water in Mongolia.
<p><em>The committed people of Waves for Water have set their sights high: the globetrotters' initiative with filter systems and on-site training around the world ensures that contaminated water becomes potable drinking water. Their mission led the team through the Gobi Desert to the most remote corners of Mongolia, on their BMW R 1200 GS, as part of &quot;Follow the Trails of the GS Trophy&quot;.&nbsp; &nbsp;</em> </p>
COMPETENCE & INVENTIVE SPIRIT.
40 YEARS OF RIDER'S EQUIPMENT.
<p>Staying dry in streaming rain? Relaxingly cooled at 40 degrees ambient temperature? What is standard today were the world innovations of yesterday. Discover the milestones of BMW Motorrad now. From the most successful product lines to the highest safety standards – our engineers and designers have not only changed the future, they have created it with each and every milestone. Join us on a journey through 40 years of rider's equipment and insights into the future of BMW Motorrad.&nbsp;&nbsp; </p>
A new generation of twin-cylinder boxer engines.
Almost 100 years old - and it's only just reaching its prime.
<p>The new twin-cylinder boxer engine fascinates in its diversity from the very first moment. Its character is unmistakeable – in every engine speed range. It offers you increased performance and smooth running at low speeds. The BMW ShiftCam variable camshaft control ensures more powerful torque development over the entire engine speed range, providing greater control in every riding situation. Giving you power whenever you need it. More cubic capacity, more power – with higher efficiency. The strong performance with fewer gear changes gives you sovereignty. A masterpiece of engineering prowess. </p>
Adventure Kit.
The participants are ideally equipped for the Int. GS Trophy.
<p>Mongolia brings riders and motorcycles to their limits: But the R 1200 GS Rallye is up to all these requirements – even in the standard equipment, it is robust and versatile, but is also upgraded with original BMW motorcycle accessories. In addition, it is important to equip the riders with the best gear to master the challenges of the Int. GS Trophy and bring the victory home. </p>
Bavarian combiners in Italy.
Curtains up for the BMW Motorrad Concept 9cento.
<p>It's the stage for aesthetics, elegance and timeless design: at the Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este at Lake Como, unforgotten motorcycle classics stand alongside new concept vehicles and win over the hearts of the audience. The perfect place to introduce new ideas and designs at the traditional event. Showtime for the world premier of the BMW Motorrad Concept 9cento. </p>
Just beautiful.
BMW Motorrad Days 2018: the community loved it!
<p>It’s become a must-attend event for BMW motorbike fans. Set amidst the stunning mountains of Germany’s Zugspitze, more than 35,000 visitors came from all over the world to celebrate their common passion for motorised two-wheelers. This year’s highlights included break-neck performances by Busty Wolter and his freestyle motocrossers, as well as breath-taking shows by stunt riders Mattie Griffin and Dirk Manderbach, who got the audience cheering in astonishment. The wooden “cauldron” of the Motodrom was all about four roaring BMW R 25s, while tyres smoked and screeched at the drift show in the event arena.<br> Another must-see was the presentation of the new series colours and special paint finishes – thanks to the design range “Option 719”, colourful new combinations spruced up the atmosphere of the exhibition tent. The excitement didn’t die out in the evening either: bands and DJs did their part to keep spirits high well into the night. <br> The event was an all round success, entertaining from the start and ending on Sunday with typical German “Gemütlichkeit” (a cosy, relaxing feeling). Even as everyone started packing up to return to every corner of the world, plans are already in the works for the 19th BMW Motorrad Days, from 5-7 July 2019. Mark your calendars today! We look forward to seeing you. &nbsp;</p>
Pure excitement in Mongolia.
Daily news and pictures of the Int. GS Trophy 2018.
<p>Which team has the strongest nerves and will prevail? What do they experience and what are their hardships during the Int. GS Trophy 2018? If you love the off-road adventure in Central Asia as much as we do, you should not miss the spectacular pictures and exciting daily reports. Follow the ranking and learn more about the teams and participants every day.&nbsp; &nbsp; </p>
International GS Trophy 2018.
Mongolia calling.
<p>Discover the world. Explore the unknown. Make lasting friendships. And tackle any challenge on your GS. The International GS Trophy is a motorcycle adventure that puts the world at your feet. Teams from all around the world battle it out in intensive daily stages and numerous special challenges&nbsp;and experience the tour of their lives from 3 to 10 June 2018! </p>
Searching for the unknown.
Isaac and Taylor follow their instincts and discover new roads.
<p>They don't know each other, but one thing connects them more than anything: They both need new perspectives like they need air to breathe. Jump on the bike and set off into the unknown. The destination is everywhere. When Isaac Johnston and Sterling Taylor start their engines, they dive into the weekend and just ride – the F 750 GS and F 850 GS have everything they need.&nbsp; </p>
Highlights 2019.
Something to look forward to.
<p>BMW Motorrad gives you the right experience – and the right motorcycle – for every opportunity, trip and terrain. From new products through innovations right up to countless events: discover what highlights BMW Motorrad has in store for you in 2019. &nbsp; </p>
I chase excitement.
Curiosity and enthusiasm are what drive Isaac Johnston.
<p>He's his own boss. Years ago, Isaac Johnston traded his office job for a life as a storyteller and lifestyle photographer. Today, the American from Montana lives for unexpected experiences and loves exciting and inspiring places. Above all, nature holds a special allure for him. &nbsp;&nbsp; </p>
Completely in his element.
Sterling Taylor loves to push his own limits.
<p>As he feels his way upward, he finds a foothold with his toes and grabs hold of a protruding rock with his hands: Sterling Taylor is a climber and is not deterred by his fear of heights. He loves challenges – and his motorcycle. </p>
And on and on.
The world has no limits.
<p>Pack your bags and embark on a journey into the unknown. We are curious and know that adventure awaits around every corner. Every mile reveals the undiscovered, every second lends us new perspectives, and every sight ingrains a picture in our memory. We grow with every experience, every friendship, and every adventure – that's the #spiritofGS. Get to know the people behind the &quot;spirit of GS&quot;. Try out the GS yourself or experience GS Action at GS Experience. And for all those who are currently in the middle of an adventure, tell us about it and share it with us under #spiritofGS. </p>
COMPETENCE & INVENTIVE SPIRIT.
40 YEARS OF RIDER'S EQUIPMENT.
<p>Staying dry in streaming rain? Relaxingly cooled at 40 degrees ambient temperature? What is standard today were the world innovations of yesterday. Discover the milestones of BMW Motorrad now. From the most successful product lines to the highest safety standards – our engineers and designers have not only changed the future, they have created it with each and every milestone. Join us on a journey through 40 years of rider's equipment and insights into the future of BMW Motorrad.&nbsp;&nbsp; </p>
Just beautiful.
BMW Motorrad Days 2018: the community loved it!
<p>It’s become a must-attend event for BMW motorbike fans. Set amidst the stunning mountains of Germany’s Zugspitze, more than 35,000 visitors came from all over the world to celebrate their common passion for motorised two-wheelers. This year’s highlights included break-neck performances by Busty Wolter and his freestyle motocrossers, as well as breath-taking shows by stunt riders Mattie Griffin and Dirk Manderbach, who got the audience cheering in astonishment. The wooden “cauldron” of the Motodrom was all about four roaring BMW R 25s, while tyres smoked and screeched at the drift show in the event arena.<br> Another must-see was the presentation of the new series colours and special paint finishes – thanks to the design range “Option 719”, colourful new combinations spruced up the atmosphere of the exhibition tent. The excitement didn’t die out in the evening either: bands and DJs did their part to keep spirits high well into the night. <br> The event was an all round success, entertaining from the start and ending on Sunday with typical German “Gemütlichkeit” (a cosy, relaxing feeling). Even as everyone started packing up to return to every corner of the world, plans are already in the works for the 19th BMW Motorrad Days, from 5-7 July 2019. Mark your calendars today! We look forward to seeing you. &nbsp;</p>
Highlights 2019.
Something to look forward to.
<p>BMW Motorrad gives you the right experience – and the right motorcycle – for every opportunity, trip and terrain. From new products through innovations right up to countless events: discover what highlights BMW Motorrad has in store for you in 2019. &nbsp; </p>
The city at your feet.
The BMW Motorrad Concept Link takes new, connected paths.
<p>Big city. Endless urban canyons, among which there is something new to discover around every bend. But it is also the desire for movement, freedom and the possibility to get from one place to the next quickly. With the Concept Link, which BMW Motorrad will be unveiling at the Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este 2017, a concept vehicle has now set about to combine the challenges of urban mobility of tomorrow with the opportunities of a digitalised world. &nbsp; </p>
One fast Swede.
Eva Håkansson holds the speed record with her homemade streamliner.
<p>Fast can also be clean – Eva Håkansson is sure of this. The mechanical engineer with a doctorate wants to prove to the world that environmentally-friendly electric vehicles are fast and fun, and that mechanical engineering is an outstanding choice of profession for women. On the move with the fastest female motorcyclist in the world, who posted a new world record of 434 km/h with her homemade "KillaJoule" streamliner.</p>
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