Tuesday, 25 August 2015

"WOULDN'T THAT BE COOL!" A HISTORY OF BMW CONCEPT BIKES.




The concept bike is a time-honoured tradition from BMW Motorrad. It is an opportunity for designers and engineers to create something beautiful and pure, without the restrictions of funding, practicality, environmental or sales concerns.

And that's why they're so striking and cool. So, here is a brief summary of some of the most influential, cool or unusual concept motorcycles bearing the BMW roundel. Which is your favourite?


Friday, 21 August 2015

HP, PCP, SELECT, BALLOON PAYMENT, AND GFVs. CONFUSED? CHECK OUT OUR SIMPLE GUIDE TO THE NOT-SO-COMPLEX WORLD OF MOTORBIKE FINANCE.




We asked our very own Phil Thornton, Regional Manager for BMW Financial Services and a self-confessed motorbike enthusiast, to explain to us a little about what the different options are and why they’re changing the way people buy motorbikes for the better. 


Monday, 17 August 2015

BMW MOTORRAD UK'S MISSION IMPOSSIBLE: ROGUE NATION COMPETITION.


Your mission, should you choose to accept it, is to enter our competitions to win some fantastic Mission Impossible: Rogue Nation merchandise courtesy of Paramount UK.

Friday, 7 August 2015

28 DAYS LATER: FROM L-PLATES TO ROAD TRIP.



BMW Rider Training's Chief Instructor Ian Biederman has seen thousands of riders through their tests over the years. However, not many go so quickly from L-plates to their dream road trip as recent visitor David Blundell.


Tuesday, 4 August 2015

"IT ALL STARTED WITH A MONKEY BIKE IN THE GARDEN!" CHARLEY BOORMAN EXPLAINS HIS OFF-ROAD ADDICTION.


Charley Boorman is a regular visitor to BMW Off Road Skills, whether we want him or not... (just kidding!) On his most recent visit, we asked him where his life-long for off-road riding came from. And the answer was worth sharing.