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October 8, 2014

Musquin Is First Red Bull Straight Rhythm 250cc Champion

Red Bull KTM Factory Racing rider Marvin Musquin took the win in the 250cc class at the inaugural Red Bull Straight Rhythm held at the Auto Club Raceway in Pomona, California. Musquin´s new teammate, Justin Hill placed second in the 250cc class on his debut ride for the Red Bull KTM Factory Racing team. Read the full article »


October 7, 2014

Lead Then A Fall For Sofuoglu As Rolfo Podiums

Kenan Sofuoglu (San Carlo Puccetti Racing Kawasaki) looked on course for the race win in treacherously wet conditions at Magny Cours but an issue with visibility meant he fell while leading and was unable to restart. Roberto Rolfo (Team Go Eleven Kawasaki) scored a podium in third place for Kawasaki. Read the full article »


October 6, 2014

Sykes Still In The Lead After Wet French Round

In the penultimate FIM Superbike World Championship round KRT Rider Tom Sykes battled to two fourth place finishes and kept his championship lead in the process, despite losing some of his points advantage. Loris Baz (KRT) placed fifth and then seventh at his home round while KRT SBK Evo rider David Salom did not ride today, to rest his injured right hand in time to be fully ready for the final round. Read the full article »


October 5, 2014

The new BMW S 1000 RR

The new BMW S 1000 RR is receiving its world premiere at the Intermot 2014 motorcycle fair. With refined torque delivery and peak torque of 113 Nm (83 lb-ft), an increase in engine output of 4 kW (6 hp) to 146 kW (199 hp), plus a reduction in weight of 4 kg to 204 kg with a full tank of fuel and Race ABS (making allowances for equipment), the superbike that first debuted in 2009 is entering a new generation. Read the full article »


October 4, 2014

BMW Motorrad presents the C 600 Sport and C 650 GT special-edition models

To mark Intermot 2014, which takes place from 1 to 5 October 2014, BMW Motorrad will be presenting its two new special-edition maxi scooters, the C 600 Sport and C 650 GT. Read the full article »


October 3, 2014

The new BMW R 1200 RS

BMW Motorrad and the legendary RS production bikes – a model badge that continues to symbolise travel and sport in equal measure. In 1976, the R 100 RS became the first mass-produced motorcycle in the world to come with a full, frame-mounted fairing that had been developed in the wind tunnel. Read the full article »


October 2, 2014

The new BMW R 1200 R

BMW Motorrad and the roadster with the flat-twin boxer engine – it’s a partnership that has kept enthusiasts enthralled ever since the arrival of the R 32 some 91 years ago, during which time the roadster has come to symbolise the ultimate in unadulterated motorcycling pleasure. Read the full article »


October 1, 2014

Benelli Biciclette “conquered” Eurobike 2014

Great success for Benelli Biciclette at Eurobike 2014, the bike exhibition that was held 3 weeks ago in Friedrichshafen (Germany), where Benelli launched a new and exciting challenge in the world of two wheels. Read the full article »


September 30, 2014

Strijbos & RM-Z450 Gets ‘Nations MX Race Win

Kevin Strijbos wore the red, yellow and black of Belgium for the fifth time in his career, and at the age of 28, guided his works Rockstar Energy Suzuki World MXGP RM-Z450 to a first chequered flag at the Motocross of Nations today. Read the full article »


September 29, 2014

Strijbos & Suzuki Primed After Belgian ‘Nations Pole

Rockstar Energy Suzuki World MXGP’s Kevin Strijbos made an emphatic first statement for his country at Kegums in Latvia today by winning the MX Open Qualification heat of the 68th Motocross of Nations on his works RM-Z450. Read the full article »