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The new R1200GS "waterboxer" is the first GS (indeed the first boxer-engined production bike of any kind from BMW) that can truthfully be called fast. There is power everywhere and precious little in the way of engine braking.
Read the rest of this article by David Bromfield in the July/August issue of OTL.
Motorcycling has always been a passionate pastime. For the past 90 years BMW Motorrad has been ensuring that this remains the same in the future, too. For those who like it pure and original, BMW Motorrad has now developed the perfect machine: the BMW R nineT. A motorcycle featuring purist design and numerous ways of customising it.
Your OTL Contributors and Board Trustees are riders. Here Trustee and OTL Contributor Kent Cook gets a special treat when invited by San Jose BMW to test of its race-winning R1200S. Thank you Chris Hodgson. What a thrill!
Here's is what Sundog has to say on the RA Forum:
This bike jumps on throttle-up and is very flickable...what a joy. I dreamt of being on the Dragon's Tail again hugging the turns and maintaining pavement contact. It handled like a real sport bike.
2019 BMW Riders Association Annual Rally
The 2019 rally will be in Woodstock, VA from September 5th through the 8th at the Shenandoah County Fairgrounds 300 Fairground Rd. Woodstock, VA 22664