International GS Trophy 2020.

Experience pure offroad adventure.

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. More than a dozen teams from all over the world are meeting again in 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.

New Zealand: Enduro fun every step of the way.

New Zealand: Enduro fun every step of the way.

It's not just the perfect film backdrop for famous fantasy films, it's also the ideal terrain for the International GS Trophy 2020: In New Zealand, rainforest meets glaciers, stepp-like flora meets subtropical flora. The island is characterized by high plateaus and mountain peaks with heights of well over 3000 meters as well as fjord landscapes, countless uplands and woodlands – the best conditions for exciting trails and gruelling challenges. Wherever the trail may go: Every meter is packed with pure enduro fun.

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The GS Trophy bike.

The GS Trophy bike.

The F 850 GS is made to push the boundaries and discover the unknown. Thanks to the two-cylinder in-line engine with 70 kW (95 hp), Int. GS Trophy riders have a robust powerhouse that will win over any terrain. The high torque and lively nature of the F 850 GS turn obstacles into exciting challenges. What's more: The special GS Trophy decal makes this bike a real eye-catcher in New Zealand.

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First national, then international.

First national, then international.

Rides through mud and water, navigation exercises and knowledge questions: This awaits you as hobby rider and owner of a GS from BMW Motorrad at the national Qualifier – the first challenge on your way to the International GS Trophy. You can also take part in the national qualifier if you are a passionate female endurance star. If you make it into the top three, you will automatically have a place on the national team. The two best women from the national qualifier secure their starting place in the qualifier for the international Female Team.

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Unique experiences.

Unique experiences.

The Int. GS Trophy is not a rally or a race; it focuses mainly on team spirit as well as skills that are tested in various ways. Sleeping in a tent and getting to know a new environment and culture as well as making new friends from around the world, these are the unforgettable experiences of the International GS Trophy, that BMW Motorrad hosts every two years­ for real offroad experts.

 

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Follow The Trails.

Right after the Int. GS Trophy in February 2020 you have the unique opportunity to follow in the footsteps of the ultimate off-road adventure and take the daily tours of the participants by yourself. Under the motto "Follow The Trails", the official BMW Motorrad partner Enduropark Andalusia offers seven-day tours on the original GS Trophy Bike. It takes you across both New Zealand islands, over mountains, through rivers and rainforests. The Enduropark Andalusia offers a total of eight tours with 24 participants each, starting from 20 February to 29 March 2020. Book one of the desired places now!

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Eight unforgettable days.

Eight unforgettable days.

Riders took on every difficult challenge they came up against for eight days at the International GS Trophy 2018 in Mongolia. 18 teams from 21 countries qualified for the sixth edition of the motorbike adventure and rode 2400 kilometres over gravel, sand, and stone. Here you can read about the participants' unforgettable moments and how they made new friends.

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Hall of Fame.

Hall of Fame.

BMW Motorrad has been hosting the great enduro extravaganza since 2008. So far, participants have ridden through Tunisia, South Africa, Patagonia, Canada, Thailand, and Mongolia. Five teams started at the first GS Trophy, now a total of 18 teams take part. For a little adrenaline kick up front: You can find a list of all previous riders in the Hall of Fame. Is your country there?

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Passion in the background.

Passion in the background.

An International GS Trophy needs assistants, organizers, Marshals and many other people. With their experience they make the event an unforgettable motorcycle adventure. We take a look behind the scenes and meet GS enthusiasts who have contributed significantly to the success of the International GS Trophy 2018.

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The preparations

Even before the International GS Trophy 2020, the excitement is noticeable: In the stories on our social media channels, we will share with you our preparations for the big event. We will show you impressions of the qualifiers, talk to experts and provide insights behind the scenes. Of course you will also learn a lot about the guides and participants who are on the road in New Zealand on the tour of their lives.

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Interview with Chris Zimmermann
Sportive Director Int. GS Trophy 2020
Interview with Mathias Horn
Project Lead Int. GS Trophy 2020
Interview with Amelie Diehl-Thiele
Project Lead Int. GS Trophy 2020

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