GS Trophy Review.
Adventure, foreign cultures, new friendships, gravel, sand and dust make BMW Motorrad's International GS Trophy an Enduro challenge that is second to none. International teams compete in intensive daily stages as well as numerous special challenges.
GS Trophy 2016
The fifth International GS Trophy was yet another success. 19 international teams faced a daunting array of challenges in the hot and dusty Golden Triangle region of Thailand. Among the riders: the first international women's team. 57 lucky finalists battled their way through 1,400 kilometres of tropical rain forest and rugged mountain terrain. They learned about foreign cultures and made new friends. After a week of unforgettable challenges, a winner was declared: Team South Africa. Team Germany and Team UK tied for second place. But when you look at the faces of the International GS Trophy finalists, helpers, marshals, photographers, film-makers and bloggers, one thing is clear: Everyone is a winner here.
GS Trophy 2014
The fourth edition of the international BMW Motorrad GS Trophy for the first time took place in the northern hemisphere - with great success. Canada has been the spectacular setting with more teams and more riders than ever before.
16 teams from 18 nations competed in the Rocky Mountains. If you add the organization and logistics team to it, more than 120 people were involved in this motorbike event, for which more than 2300 kilometers were covered in the Canadian provinces Alberta and British Columbia.
In the end, the winner team was the team Middle and Eastern Europe, closely followed by South Africa and France. But all other participants felt as winners as well - if only because they had been part of it.
GS Trophy 2012
South America has been the perfect location for the third international BMW Motorrad GS Trophy. 15 teams from 32 countries altogether met the challenge in Argentina and Chile and participated in the seven days Enduro challenge.
After 2000 kilometers of diversified routes and numerous special challenges, the team from Germany emerged as the winner of this unique competition. Followed by the teams from France and Italy.
However, at the GS Trophy everybody is a winner. All participants were happy to have been a part of the tour through Patagonia and to have experienced this adventure together - a fantastic adventure that exceeded all expectations.
GS Trophy 2010
The second international BMW Motorrad GS Trophy took place in South Africa. A unique event to duly celebrate the 30th anniversary of the BMW GS. For South Africa is, without question, one of the best regions in the world for a ride with a BMW GS motorbike.
10 teams from 13 nations fought for the victory on an approximately 2000 kilometer long route across South Africa, Swaziland and Mozambique. In doing so, the participants had to pass numerous special challenges. Among them exhausting river crossings, demanding rides through the jungle as well as long and deep mud passages.
In the end, the team UK emerged as the overall winner. The team South Africa was ranked second place and the team Nordic third place.