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  1. Re: Orlando Bloom's custom BMW S1000RRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 19 | Bike EXIF

    You don't get many customs based on high-tech, 160 mph roadsters. But this stunning new BMW from Deus has the 'go' to match the show.


  2. The 11 Most Important Motorcycles of All TimeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 18 | Motorcyclist Magazine

    As we stand around and consider the Yamaha YZF-R1's recent Motorcycle of the Year award, it's not the worst idea in the world to put it into historic context. There have been some amazing machines in the 100-plus years of motorcycling, a fact not lost on us when we put our heads together and crowned the Motorcycle of the Century.


  3. 2016 BMW Motorcycle UpdatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 18 |

    BMW has announced new paint schemes for several models for 2016 and the addition of ABS Pro-which works in corners-to the K 1600 GT/GTL and GTL Exclusive as standard and as part of the Ride Modes Pro option on the S 1000 XR, R 1200 GS and R 1200 GS Adventure. Interestingly, BMW also announced that a Dynamic Brake Light function will also be available on the above bikes in Europe, but not in the U.S. The DBL flashes the brake light under strong braking at speeds below 31 mph , and the brake light and hazard warning lights together at speeds under 9 mph .


  4. BMW R nineT: RSD InstallRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 18 | Motorcycle Cruiser Magazine

    The Gauge Housing is the most noticeable difference when riding the bike , and in my opinion, a big upgrade from the stock BMW one. The RSD Breastplate was the only piece that was a little difficult to install, as there were two hex bolts that were a little tough to reach.


  5. Motorcyclist's Road Test Ratings: What Is a 10? | Cook's CornerRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 18 | Motorcyclist Magazine

    Like it or not, acknowledge it or don't, but we consume information differently than we used to. The "electronic age" has condensed important topics into 140-character tweets, 140-word web posts, or 140-second intellect bites.


  6. K&N Filters Talks with Roland Sands and Gets a Behind the Scenes RSD Shop TourRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 17 | K&N Racing News

    Many bikes in Roland's collection have been infused with his style, while others remain in a period-correct state of existence The projects on this particular visit to the Roland Sands shop include a BMW GS Adventure, a BMW r9t, and a BMW S1000RR Roland Sands Design is working on a one-off frame cradling an Indian Motorcycle engine like those found in the Indian Scout Roland Sands is a contemporary custom bike builder and motorcycle visionary. The Roland Sands Design studio in Los Alamitos, California calls to motorcycle riders like a beacon promising freedom without barriers plus a dash of style and flare.


  7. Lakeville Retreads ride the classicsRead the original story

    Monday Aug 17 | Lake Orion Review

    The Lakeville Retreads include Scott Sutphin with his 1947 Harley Davidson Knucklehead, Bill Jarski and his 1942 Harley Davidson 45, Paul Carthew and his 1971 BMW R75/5 and Bruce Pearson with his 1947 Indian Chief. Photo by CJC.


  8. Re: BMW R65 + surfboardRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 16 | Bike EXIF

    A bike has to be pretty special to stand out at the annual Wheels & Waves festival in Biarritz: it's the motorcycling equivalent of a beach full of French supermodels. But this lovely 1979 BMW R65 with a surfboard rack stopped passers-by in their tracks with its understated elegance.


  9. Choosing the 2015 Bike of the YearRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 17 |

    Sabie, Mpumalanga The 2015 Pirelli Bike of the Year shootout attracted an unprecedented 16 finalists, from 11 manufacturers, covering three major genres and with two odd ones out. And here they are, in alphabetical order because, although I know how I scored them, I won't know the winner until the official announcement on Wednesday evening.


  10. Larry Miller: Cars and trigger mechanismsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 16 | Deming Headlight

    News flash: recently BMW, the high end German automobile, motorcycle and engine manufacturing company, went back 80 years in time to find a technology that would increase fuel economy and power in their automobiles. Water vapor was the answer they found.


  11. Harley-Davidson seeks dealer diversityRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 16 | Automotive News

    Harley-Davidson wants a more diverse dealer body. Here's Harley's market share among buyers of motorcycles with 601cc and larger engines in several demographic groups.


  12. MrHonda in the clutcha slip, sliding awayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 16 |

    This week's lessons surrounded two bikes; a CB450K0 and 1971 CB500 Four and their issues with slipping clutches. Honda has had somewhat of a history of clutch slipping problems, dating back to the 1960s with the CB77s.


  13. Marlipins Museum to celebrate companyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 16 | Shoreham Herald

    Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. A NEW exhibition held at Shoreham's Marlipins Museum will celebrate the centenary of Shoreham's oldest and most successful global company, Ricardo plc.


  14. 2015 Pebble:10 of our favorite cars from The Quail: A Motorsports GatheringRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 15 | Automobile Magazine

    You couldn't have ordered up a better day for the 13th annual edition of The Quail: A Motorsports Gathering. The exclusive show featuring of some of the world's most amazing cars and the people who own and love them has become one of the signature events of the Pebble Beach/Monterey weekend.


  15. 2015 Quail Motorsports Gathering offers a supercar smorgasbordRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 15 | Autoblog

    If you want to get up close to some immaculately restored, classic sports cars while sipping a glass of champagne, the Quail Motorsports Gathering is the place to be during Monterey Car Week . Situated in a surprisingly compact area, the event displays a vast array of exclusive machines that you can walk right up to.


  16. 2015 Best Sportbike MOTY Winner: BMW S1000RR | 2015 Motorcycle of the Year AwardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 14 | Motorcyclist Magazine

    Every time we ride BMW 's 999cc S1000RR we're blown away . Not only is the double-R the most powerful bike in the category-slamming down a bona fide 184 hp in our latest test-but it's also the most civil superbike available and without a doubt the best daily rider in the class.


  17. Everything, All the Time: 2015 BMW X5 M TestedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 14 | Car and Driver

    The BMW X5 M is a perplexing vehicle. Viewed through the eyes of a purist, it is everything a sporting BMW shouldn't be.


  18. Best Touring Motorcycle of 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 14 |

    If your dream motorcycle trip involves long distances and limited time, we don't think there's a better way to bridge that gap than BMW 's K1600 platform. Consisting of the sporty GT , luxo GTL and opulent GTL-Exclusive , the K16s allow ambitious and well-heeled riders to comfortably and ably burn up miles by the thousands, no matter if the roads are straight or coiled.


  19. Report: BMW Is Working On Carbon Fiber Motorcycle FramesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 14 | Jalopnik

    Sounds like BMW has just patented designs for two carbon fiber motorcycle frames, along with plans for efficient assembly. Apparently one would fit sport bikes specifically, while the other could be worked into a more diverse range of body styles.


  20. Microfiber ropes for cleaning nooks and cranniesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 14 | Boing Boing

    Getting grime out of tight places on my bikes can be a real pain. This microfiber line lets me clean, and shine, even the toughest spots! Keeping my old BMW airheads looking pretty is not always the easiest thing on Earth.