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Dan Kruger's blog: Recovering from a major crash - what most people don't see, Part I

By now, most people know I had a serious accident at the Suzuka 8-Hour World Endurance Event in Japan back in July. I high-sided my Superbike coming onto the front straightaway, which was targeted to be my fastest lap ever around the Suzuka Circuit. I was pushing hard and still had a heavy fuel load, with tires that were still not fully up to temp. Although I don’t remember any part of the accident, a photo sequence (see later in the story) along with onboard data allowed my team to piece it all together.

Wednesday, 21 October 2015 10:38 Published in Dan Kruger


BMW Shows Off 310 cc Single-Cylinder Stunt Concept Bike in Brazil‏

@BMWMotorrad • São Paulo. With the world premiere of the BMW Concept Stunt G 310 at South America’s largest motorcycle show, BMW Motorrad is presenting a completely new side: the uncompromising interpretation of an aggressive and agile stunt bike based on a single cylinder study.

Wednesday, 07 October 2015 15:45 Published in Industry News


BMW Motorrad Days- 2015 Recap

@BMWMotorrad • Richmond Hill, ON.  The weekend of August 14-16 saw Ontario live up to its reputation for hot and humid summer days, with temperatures hovering around 30 degrees Celsius, and the humidex making it feel closer to 40 degrees. Temperatures, however, didn’t deter record numbers of BMW riders and enthusiasts from descending on Canadian Tire Motorsport Park, just northeast of Toronto, to celebrate the 9th annual summer motorcycle event – BMW Motorrad Days.

Friday, 18 September 2015 14:40 Published in News


Online review: 2015 BMW R1200R (exclusive)

@BMWMotorradCA • @BMWMotorradUSA • Two days in the canyons outside of Los Angeles proved the perfect test bed for the revised 2015 BMW R1200R.

Sunday, 24 May 2015 23:01 Published in Feature Stories


BMW returns as Official Car of MotoGP

Munich/Doha, 30th March 2015. The opening round of the 2015 MotoGP World Championship in Qatar marked the start of a 17th season as “Official Car of MotoGP” for BMW M. BMW has been involved in MotoGP since 1999 and provides the official fleet of vehicles. BMW M Division’s commitment also incorporates many other activities, including the presentation of the coveted BMW M Award.

Monday, 30 March 2015 14:42 Published in Industry News


BMW recalling BMW R and K models sold in Canada from 2003-2011

BMW Motorrad is carrying out a global Technical Campaign, pertaining to the rear wheel carrier flange on all BMW R and K models produced between November 2003 and April 2011.

Thursday, 12 March 2015 14:14 Published in Industry News


Dual Sport Plus celebrates new era with grand opening

Dual Sport Plus owner Rob Long, General Manager Clint MacBride and their friendly staff welcomed hundreds of adventure enthusiasts to the new location at 581 West Street in Brantford, ON on November 8 for an open house to celebrate the next era of Dual Sport Plus. Former owners Les Clarke and Catharine St. Denis took a break from their No Agenda World Tour, flying up from Arizona to greet new and former customers. Industry stalwarts present included Larry Bastedo, Warren Milner, BMW’s Chris Duff, Honda’s Kim Moore and several others.

Saturday, 15 November 2014 14:14 Published in Feature Stories


BMW Introduces the New F800R.

November 4, 2014- The new F800R is the latest in the line of characterful parallel twin-cylinder motorcycles from BMW Motorrad. Consistent development of its all-round qualities has ensured the dynamic roadster is ready to delight owners with its sporty performance, agile handling and even greater versatility – all wrapped up in a dynamic package.

Tuesday, 04 November 2014 12:24 Published in Industry News


BMW Motorrad Achieves 7.7% Growth in May

Munich- For the fifth month in succession BMW Motorrad has maintained a stable course of growth. In May 2014, 14,088 (previous year: 13,081 units) motorcycles and maxi scooters were supplied to customers worldwide.

Tuesday, 10 June 2014 17:02 Published in Industry News


The 14th Annual BMW Motorrad Days Set For a Celebration

Munich/Garmisch-Partenkirchen- The first weekend in July (4-6 July 2014) is the time when the BMW Motorrad family comes together again, the extended family of all those who are related not by blood but by engine fuel.

Wednesday, 04 June 2014 12:22 Published in News


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