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BMW Motorrad GoldBet SBK Team - WSBK - Testing - Motorland Arag?n
The BMW Motorrad GoldBet SBK team conducted two more days of testing at Spanish ?Motorland Arag?n? this week. Factory riders Marco Melandri (ITA) and Chaz Davies (GBR) mainly worked on the chassis and engine of their BMW S 1000 RRs. They were able to evaluate several settings and updated parts despite the fact that, unfortunately, weather conditions were not ideal in the north of Spain. Yamaha Dominate in the Dry as Mugello Begins Canepa to bring extra confirdencce at Portimao Weather hampers BMW test at Aragon


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On the Street Roland Sands on the BMW Concept Ninety BMW Embraces The Garage ? But What Does This Mean? (Bike Reports) (News)
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?German precision? used to evoke nothing but positive emotions in the consumers who lusted after the Bavarian designed and manufactured goods that populated the upper tier of transportation industries. So why would BMW team up with Roland Sands? little shop in California and put out a video featuring plenty of greasy, tattooed characters, both German BMW S1000RR based naked bike on the way? BMW K100RW worries 2013 Honda CB1100 review Earle Motors builds a Ducati tracker and there will be kits

NHTSA ID No. 13V212000: Triumph
Dated: MAY 15, 2013 Triumph Motorcycles (Triumph) is recalling certain model year 2012-2013 Speed Triple ABS motorcycles manufactured June 2012, through January 2013. The transmission on some motorcycles may have been b.. Villa d'Este 2013 ? The Soviests are coming Yamaha claims it will change the Sport Motorcycle World on June 11

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RECALL Tansport Canada, BMW issued a recall on the C650GT model
On certain motorcycles, the fasteners which secure the accessory luggage rack may loosen over time. This could allow the luggage rack to separate from the scooter and strike another vehicle, a stationary object,*

The phrase ?when worlds collide? is usually applied when two or more differing forces come together. Usually the outcome is less than favourable and there is rarely an exception to this, especially when the worlds of motorcycling and automobiles are brought together. However, the BMW Motorrad powered Campagna T-Rex 16S looks to be a fantastic exception to the rule...More

When BMW Motorrad announced late in 2012 that it would introduce a retro-styled machine as part of its 90th anniversary celebrations, a simple design impression sketch was all that was shown, along with an invitation to ?wait and see?. Fast forward six months and the reality is better than anyone could have imagined ? prepare to be blown away by the Concept Ninety ]...More

The 2013 Concorso d?Eleganza Villa d?Este provided an enthralling experience for thousands of fans of historic cars and motorcycles who made the journey to the picturesque Lake Como area of northern Italy to see some of the most beautiful cars and motorcycles in existence. Among the many surprises for enthusiasts was the world premiere of the BMW Concept Ninety ]...More

The Concorso d?Eleganza, Villa d?Este last weekend in Cernobbio was the first presentation of Rolls-Royce Wraith in Italy. Guests were treated to the boldest and most powerful Rolls-Royce in history, a two-door coup? with fastback design that hints at the ultra-luxury model?s promise of extraordinary power, style and drama.

The journey is its own reward: BMW Sports & Classic Rally underway.
The third race weekend of the year started on Thursday for the eight BMW DTM drivers. At 11:30hrs they took their places alongside BMW Motorsport Director Jens Marquardt at the wheel of historic BMWs, such as the BMW 328 convertible, the BMW M1 and the BMW 3.0 CSL, and set off for Spielberg (AT) and Sunday?s third round of the DTM. ]...More

Day two in the Alps: BMW Sports & Classic Rally stops off at K?nigssee.
BMW cars steeped in history, picturesque Alpine scenery and a meeting of sport stars from different disciplines: the participants on the BMW Sports & Classic Rally have so far enjoyed an exciting programme en route from Munich (DE) to Spielberg (AT), the venue for the third DTM race of the year. Friday morning saw the eight BMW DTM drivers, media representatives and other BMW sport stars, including BMW Group Sports Ambassador Katarina Witt (DE), BMW Brand Ambassador Prince Leopold of Bavaria (DE) and BMW Running Ambassador Jan Fitschen (DE) stop off at K?nigssee (DE). They were greeted there by athletes from the German Bobsleigh, Luge, and Skeleton Federation (BSD)...More

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TED: Jackson Katz: Violence against women?it's a men's issue - Jackson Katz (2012)
Domestic violence and sexual abuse are often called "women?s issues.? But in this bold, blunt talk, Jackson Katz points out that these are intrinsically men?s issues -- and shows how these violent behaviors are tied to definitions of manhood. A clarion call for us all -- women and men -- to call out unacceptable behavior and be leaders of change.

April Fools Day on the Howdy Doody Show (April 1, 1952)

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ThrowbackThursday ? The 1953 R 25/3 featured a more powerful engine, full hub brakes, 18 inch wheels and a hydraulically damped telescopic fork which ensured comfort, safety and motorcycling pleasure. With 47,700 units sold, the R 25/3 remained the best selling BMW Motorrad model until the 1990s. See more 1950?s BMW Motorrad history at: