Wednesday, 24 June 2015

BMW MOTORRAD UK’S GUIDE TO ‘GLORIOUS GOODWOOD’.



If you’ve never been to Goodwood, imagine this:
You’ve parked some cars and motorbikes on your lawn and you’ve invited your mates to race up your driveway in some classic race cars.
Well, if your name is Lord March and you own the vast historic Goodwood Estate in Chichester, that becomes a far more appealing concept. Especially when the ‘driveway’ is a legendary 1.2-mile long uphill tarmac ribbon that's hosted the most iconic cars and drivers in the world...

Wednesday, 10 June 2015

THE BMW F 800 R - STAR OF THE NEW RIDER OFFER.



When we put together the industry-leading New Rider Offer, we had to choose a motorcycle to headline it. There was only one choice: the updated F 800 R.

Here's why we think it's the perfect motorcycle (not just the perfect learner, or novice motorcycle) - and we've drafted in a few journalists to help explain our choice.


Tuesday, 9 June 2015

GOODWOOD TICKET COMPETITION INFORMATION


BMW Motorrad UK - Goodwood Festival of Speed competition information.


Running Monday 13 June - Sunday 19 June, we will be giving away two pairs of tickets via the BMW Motorrad UK Facebook page

To enter, visit the page and comment on one of the competition posts. Winners will be informed on Monday 20 June 2016 via a return comment on their entry.


Friday, 5 June 2015

SO WHAT IS THE BEST ROAD IN THE WORLD?



Richard Millington, Director of Motorrad Tours, explains why a simple question doesn’t always have a simple answer.

If you had a blank piece of paper, then what roads would be on your bucket list to ride? For many people the snap answer is “A Round the World Trip” which is great but where would you actually go?

BMW MOTORRAD UK'S GUIDE TO THE 2015 ISLE OF MAN TT


The wait is over! TT race week begins Saturday 06 June with the Superbike TT race at 11:00.

So, what do you need to know, where can you watch it, and when is it happening? Check out our guide to the greatest race on Earth for the full low-down.

HOW DO YOU PASS YOUR MOTORBIKE TEST? BIKE SOCIAL'S BSB REPORTER CAME TO WORLD OF BMW.




Oli Rushby is the racing reporter for Bennetts BIke Social, covering MotoGP, World Superbikes, BSB and Road Racing. However, he hadn't yet passed his bike test. 

Spending weekends at race meetings proved to be the motivation he needed to get his A2 licence with Chief Instructor Ian Biederman at BMW Rider Training in Royston, Hertfordshire.

Thursday, 4 June 2015

BMW MOTORRAD ANNOUNCES INDUSTRY LEADING NEW RIDER OFFER.





GAIN £2,680 WORTH OF RIDER TRAINING 
AND BMW RIDER EQUIPMENT FOR £500 
WHEN YOU PASS YOUR BIKE TEST WITH BMW.†

BMW Motorrad UK is offering an industry leading package for new riders to get them on the road. The ‘New Rider Package’ offers a convenient and great value solution for new riders. 

New riders ordering a BMW F 800 R on BMW Select will be offered a seven-day Direct Access course with BMW Rider Training and head-to-toe BMW Rider Equipment all for £500.


Tuesday, 2 June 2015

STORIES & PHOTOS FROM THE GS TROPHY.


Now that the dust has settled on what is likely the biggest GS Trophy Qualifier event ever held, we've had a chance to look back on our favourite memories and moments from the UK Qualifier in South Wales. Here are a few interesting stories, moments and people who embodied the 'GS Spirit'.

WHAT IS THE GS TROPHY?

The GS Trophy is a huge bi-annual international riding tournament hosted by BMW Motorrad. Teams from over 15 nations are sent to compete in a series of incredible challenges and tasks along a 2000-km off-road riding route.