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BMW Motorcycle Reviews

Review: BMW G 310 GS, Entry Level Dual Sport

Small, light, and affordable, the newest GS is well suited for women and men looking for adventure on and off the road

7/18/2018, By Tricia Szulewski, Associate Editor
BMW’s newest GS offers new adventure-seekers premium fit and finish in an affordable entry-level package.
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Review: 2018 BMW K 1600 B, a Bagger Loaded with Innovative Features

Riding “Black Beauty” takes the motorcycling experience to the next level

9/28/2017, By Jamie Elvidge, photos by Kevin Wing
With features like reverse assist, hill start control, and optional clutch, the K 1600 B makes it easy to ride a bagger.
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Review: 2016 BMW R nineT

Classic roadster that's light, nimble and built for pure motorcycling fun

11/22/2016, By Tricia Szulewski, Assistant Editor
The BMW R nineT is a sporty standard motorcycle for riders looking for a high-quality roadster but with just enough technology to keep you focused on the pure essence of riding.
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Video Reader Review: BMW F 700 GS

Cruiser rider transitions to a dual sport and tells us why

8/30/2016, By Genevieve Schmitt, Editor
WRN reader Michele Karaffa Cage used to ride a cruiser, but she wanted to ride on gravel roads. Listen to her tell us why she chose the BMW F 700 GS as her do-all motorcycle.
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Top 5 Touring Motorcycles Women are Riding Now

Our list of the most popular heavyweight bikes among female riders today

By Genevieve Schmitt, Editor
More women are riding bigger motorcycles to take them on their long distance adventures. Find out what the most popular touring bikes women are riding now.
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Motorcycle Review: 2013 BMW F 800 GT, A Sport Tourer You'll Love!

An economical way to buy into the BMW family

8/13/2013, By Evans Brasfield, Photos by Jonathan Beck
What’s in a letter? That’s the challenge BMW set out to tackle. The BMW F 800 ST carried the company’s middleweight sport touring flag for six years, but after listening to ST owners—and wannabe ST owners who felt something was preventing them from pulling the trigger—BMW decided the bike needed more gran turismo (i.e., touring elements).
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Scooter Review: 2013 BMW C 650 GT and C 600 Sport

Powerful scooters that act like motorcycles—but no shifting!

6/4/2013, By Donya Carlson; Photos by Kevin Wing and Donya Carlson
When you think of BMW motorcycles, chances are an image of a GS Adventure pops in your head. After all, the German company is widely credited with creating the adventure-touring category of motorcycles. But associate BMW with scooters? Not so much.
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MOTORCYCLE REVIEW: 2009 BMW K 1200 LT - Aging Gracefully

If it ain't broke...

1/25/2010, By Tricia Szulewski, Photos by Bob Feather
With all of last year's attention focused on the upgraded K 1300s, it seems the 2009 K 1200 LT had been left to collect dust in the back of the East Coast motorcycle press fleet shed. Is this on purpose? Could the aging LT be next in line to receive the new engine and upgraded components?
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By Monica Holmes, New York, New York

5/13/2009, Monica's height: 6 feet
The BMW R 1200 GS is one of the most successful production models for the company. BMW began as a producer of aircraft engines in 1913, and it began producing motorcycles before it produced cars. In 1921, BMW developed the M2 B15, also known as the first "Boxer" motorcycle.
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MOTORCYCLE REVIEW: BMW G 650 GS: Versatile and Affordable

A bike aimed at new and returning riders

2/27/2009, By Perri Capell, Photos by Jonathan Beck
BMW believes its success in the US motorcycle market now and in the future requires grabbing hold of newcomers and not letting go. The company has identified many newcomers as women, in addition to older and returning riders and, surprisingly, people of smaller statures.
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