GS owners rejoice - you can now send your bike to Starbucks to get your Flat White while you stay home in your flannel onesies arguing on the internet about motor oil! I kid. BMW Motorrad brought their gravity-defying, self-riding R 1200 GS to the Las Vegas geek bazaar (bizarre?) known as the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) and set it loose in a parking lot where it likely freaked out gamblers and partiers emerging bloodshot and bleary-eyed from 36-hour,...
"Introduced to the US as a 2018 model, it is a light and naked standard machine with a surprising level of equipment for the original asking price of just $4,750. As 2019 has recently arrived, a 2018 pre-owned model can reasonably be had for our magical $4,000."
Highlights in the MAR/ APR 2019 issue: The Nostalgia from NMOTO, a tribute to the 1934 R7 prototype, built upon modern r Nine T mechanicals The Rally Raid G 310 GS, equipped with upgrades and accessories to go farther off the beaten path Corsica and Sardinia tour with Tamela Rich Wethead Brake Flush 2018 Ohio RA Halloween Rally and more! VIEW
It has been a challenging month for the leadership of the BMW Riders Association, first with the departure of club President Matt DeWald and then the unexpected passing of long-time club member, board member, and newly-elected president Karen Jacobs. Throughout this period, current club Treasurer (and former club President) George Nyktas has provided a steadying hand and called the planned board meeting on Sunday, March 17. In accordance with club bylaws, the remaining board members nominated and voted for Sibley...
It is with great regret that we announce that Matt DeWald has stepped down as President of the BMW Riders Association and relinquished his seat on the Board of Trustees to pursue other personal and professional interests. Matt has been an enthusiastic and tireless supporter and advocate for the club for several years and his departure will be keenly felt. In accordance with club bylaws, Vice President Karen Jacobs will assume the role of President and remaining board members will...
Club member and OTL journalist Matt DeWald spent a day sharpening his riding skills at BMW Performance Center in Spartanburg, South Carolina. Read his story and learn more about the Performance Center in this excerpt from the Jan/Feb 2019 issue of OTL. BMW_RA_OTL_Jan-Feb 2019 Exploring
Based upon a modern r Nine T, the Nostalgia is an homage to the 1934 R7 prototype. NOTE: This is a 360 video. Use your mouse of phone to look around. https://youtu.be/B4lsTN1K95M We spoke with NMOTO in the Jan/Feb 2019 issue of On The Level.
Highlights in the JAN / FEB 2019 issue: The Nostalgia from NMOTO, a tribute to the 1934 R7 prototype, built upon modern r Nine T mechanicals The Rally Raid G 310 GS, equipped with upgrades and accessories to go farther off the beaten path Corsica and Sardinia tour with Tamela Rich Wethead Brake Flush 2018 Ohio RA Halloween Rally and more! VIEW
Highlights in the NOV / DEC 2018 issue: Travel stories of Peru, High Sierras, Rawiga Road Rally, Alaska, Europe, and more; Restoration of the “Amigo” motorcycle; AMA Vintage Days; Touring Sport Dealer Spotlight; G 310 and F 850 reviews; “Dude, You Hit a Deer;” Triathlon and Moto photo gigs; and plenty more… VIEW
Highlights in the Mar/Apr 2018 issue: GS Trophy stories from Jocelin Snow, Bettina Nedel, and Shawn Thomas; Interview with Michael Peyton; Behind the scenes at IMS; RA history (Robert Hellman); Burbank Dealer Spotlight; Shades of Gray vintage; Battlefield Memorial Worker Rally; and the list continues... VIEW