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BMW R1250GS ADVENTURE: FULL TEST

This year, BMW’s adventure flagship gets a new name and new technology. The BMW R1200GS has morphed into the BMW R1250GS, just as it had previously changed from an R100 to an R1100, and then to an R1150 and so forth. Each step brings a slight increase in displacement and a significant design change. The […]

HONDA’S NEW CRF250F & MILAN SHOW: THE WRAP

HONDA’S NEW CRF250F One of the small surprises from the EICMA show in Milan, Italy this week was the launch of an all-new Honda off-road bike.The CRF250F is built around a single-overhead cam, four-valve, fuel-Injected motor with electric start. It isn’t a competition model at all. This is a family-oriented bike to replace the CRF230F, […]

BMW R1250GS COMES TO THE U.S.

BMW just announced that the R1250GS will be coming to the U.S. A month ago, there was a similar announcement for the European market. Click here for the Euro BMW R1200GS announcement.  The following is the official U.S. press release. With an extensively enhanced boxer engine, the new R 1250 GS and R 1250 RT […]

2019 BMW R1250GS: ADVENTURE BIKE SPOTLIGHT

Earlier this week, BMW hosted the introduction of the 2019 R1250GS at a European press event. The new bike is slated to replace the R1200GS as the flagship for BMW’s adventure bike line. The centerpiece of the bike is a new 1254cc motor with variable valve timing, a technology that BMW calls “ShiftCam.” The motor […]