Monday, 27 June 2016

CONCEPT LAC ROSE - R 80 GS MEETS R NINET



Lac Rose was the last stage of the Paris-Dakar in the heady days of mid-80s rally-raids.
It is the French name of the rose-coloured Retba salt lake, located 35 km North East of Dakar and less than one mile from the Atlantic coast and was the last stage of the Paris-Dakar race in 1985.

Following the many challenging stages through the African desert, the event podium was located at the side of the lake, the winners received their awards amid the roars of enthusiastic fans. 

Wednesday, 22 June 2016

GUIDE TO GOODWOOD FESTIVAL OF SPEED 2016



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...

Monday, 13 June 2016

GS CHALLENGE 2016

Another great year for the BMW GS Challenge! Despite being treated to thunder and lightning on the first night, the rest of the weekend was a beauty for the 150 riders to taking on the Brecon Beacon roads and facing the rigorous challenges of the competition.  

Fantastic team work from every team, pushing through the blazing sun.
The GS Challenge is a two-day riding tournament comprising a series of incredible challenges and tasks, all hosted by BMW Motorrad. During the competition you ride your BMW motorcycle on carefully planned routes around the Brecon Beacons before jumping on a BMW R 1200 GS for all the off road challenges and tasks, a perfect combination for the ultimate adventure.

Some highlights from a fantastic weekend of thrills and spills: