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Displaying items by tag: BMW - Belt Drive Betty, serving the Canadian Motorcycle Community since 2003! - Belt Drive Betty, serving the Canadian Motorcycle Community since 2003! https://beltdrivebetty.com Sat, 29 Apr 2017 01:44:24 +0000 Joomla! - Open Source Content Management en-gb Why BMW’s C 650 GT Scooter Beats a Motorcycle Any Day https://beltdrivebetty.com/index.php/news/5438-why-bmw-s-c-650-gt-scooter-beats-a-motorcycle-any-day https://beltdrivebetty.com/index.php/news/5438-why-bmw-s-c-650-gt-scooter-beats-a-motorcycle-any-day

news feeds icon 150The BMW C 650 GT is everything you want in a motorcycle and more, finds Dan Neil.

Just don’t call it a ‘scooter’ READ ON

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    News Feeds Fri, 28 Apr 2017 09:57:32 +0000
    Carbon-Fibre BMW HP4 Race Could Debut Soon https://beltdrivebetty.com/index.php/news/5353-carbon-fibre-bmw-hp4-race-could-debut-soon https://beltdrivebetty.com/index.php/news/5353-carbon-fibre-bmw-hp4-race-could-debut-soon

    CARBON-FIBRE BMW HP4The BMW HP4 Race hyperbike, complete with carbon-fibre chassis, could be about to debut, according to guesswork from magazines like Asphalt & Rubber.

    The Internet rumours started to float around after a BMW press release promised the “world premiere of one of the most exclusive models ever offered by BMW Motorrad” at the Auto Shanghai 2017 show, which starts in less than two weeks (open to public April 21-28). READ ON

     

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      News Feeds Wed, 12 Apr 2017 09:43:33 +0000
      'B' is for BMW's Bagger - 'D' is for Daytona Bike Week https://beltdrivebetty.com/index.php/news/5295-b-is-for-bmw-s-bagger-d-is-for-daytona-bike-week https://beltdrivebetty.com/index.php/news/5295-b-is-for-bmw-s-bagger-d-is-for-daytona-bike-week

      'B' is for BMW's BaggerProving its roadworthiness, BMW Motorrad’s first ever bagger rides from Cleveland Ohio to the sunny beaches of Daytona Beach for the upcoming rally.

      BMW Motorrad’s K 1600 B Bagger made its North American debut at the Progressive International Motorcycle Show which took place in Cleveland, Ohio back in January. READ ON

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        News Feeds Wed, 08 Mar 2017 14:03:21 +0000
        BMW Motorrad names Murdie head of U.S. sales https://beltdrivebetty.com/index.php/news/5280-bmw-motorrad-names-murdie-head-of-u-s-sales https://beltdrivebetty.com/index.php/news/5280-bmw-motorrad-names-murdie-head-of-u-s-sales

        news feeds icon 150WOODCLIFF LAKE, NJ – BMW Motorrad North America has named Gregg Murdie its department head of Motorcycle Sales Operations.

        Murdie will be responsible for implementing the planning, achievement and execution of BMW Motorrad’s business in the United States, the OEM stated. “He will also work closely and collaboratively with Motorrad AG on sales strategy, retail support, and portfolio and inventory management,” it added. READ ON

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          News Feeds Mon, 06 Mar 2017 18:43:03 +0000
          BMW refreshes the F800 Series https://beltdrivebetty.com/index.php/news/5085-bmw-refreshes-the-f800-series https://beltdrivebetty.com/index.php/news/5085-bmw-refreshes-the-f800-series

          BMWBMW’s popular middleweight Twins have gone largely unchanged for a few years.

          But the time has come for changes. READ ON

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            News Feeds Thu, 10 Nov 2016 10:18:37 +0000
            BMW’s Tron-like motorcycle of the future is cool, so very cool https://beltdrivebetty.com/index.php/news/5063-bmw-s-tron-like-motorcycle-of-the-future-is-cool-so-very-cool https://beltdrivebetty.com/index.php/news/5063-bmw-s-tron-like-motorcycle-of-the-future-is-cool-so-very-cool

            BMWWhen I was young and foolish, I often wondered about why someone would chose to spend all that effort in driving a motorcycle, when they also had the option to chose a car.

            To me, it seemed as if the comfort and the safety offered by the latter was the only way to travel. READ ON

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              bdbetty@telus.net (Editor) News Feeds Sun, 16 Oct 2016 22:03:44 +0000
              BMW K 1600 B motorcycle makes world premiere in LA https://beltdrivebetty.com/index.php/news/5052-bmw-k-1600-b-motorcycle-makes-world-premiere-in-la https://beltdrivebetty.com/index.php/news/5052-bmw-k-1600-b-motorcycle-makes-world-premiere-in-la

              BMWWe’re in LA with BMW for what will be the company’s final stop during its Vision 100 presentations, and aside from looking to the future, BMW has a some more immediate vehicles to show off as well.

              One of the most eye catching reveals is its new K 1600 B motorcycle, which just received its world premiere at the event. READ ON

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                News Feeds Mon, 10 Oct 2016 21:08:18 +0000
                A week with the BMW K1600 GTL: The Tarzan of touring bikes https://beltdrivebetty.com/index.php/news/4996-a-week-with-the-bmw-k1600-gtl-the-tarzan-of-touring-bikes https://beltdrivebetty.com/index.php/news/4996-a-week-with-the-bmw-k1600-gtl-the-tarzan-of-touring-bikes

                Rebecca SinyiRiding two-up and top-heavy on the spectacular Cabot Trail near Ingonish, N.S., I wasn’t looking forward to a section with steep ascents and hairpin turns. It didn’t help when my rusty riding skills put me into a 180-degree bend two gears too tall, fighting an embankment as steep as the side of a saucer.

                No problem, my BMW K1600 GTL purred. I got this. READ ON

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                  News Feeds Tue, 06 Sep 2016 18:44:32 +0000
                  One-man Fairbanks motorcycle shop became legendary with BMW 'airheads' https://beltdrivebetty.com/index.php/news/4886-one-man-fairbanks-motorcycle-shop-became-legendary-with-bmw-airheads https://beltdrivebetty.com/index.php/news/4886-one-man-fairbanks-motorcycle-shop-became-legendary-with-bmw-airheads

                  Fairbanks motorcycle legend George Rahn FAIRBANKS — At Trail's End BMW, which became legendary among long-distance motorcyclists over the course of 47 years, the customer was not always right.

                  Those who showed up George W. Rahn's house/showroom with a dirty motorcycle hoping to get it repaired. READ ON

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                  • Motorcycle News & Reviews
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                    News Feeds Tue, 09 Aug 2016 09:15:04 +0000
                    Petrolicious Features a Hollywood Stuntman’s 1960 BMW R60 Motorcycle https://beltdrivebetty.com/index.php/news/4844-petrolicious-features-a-hollywood-stuntman-s-1960-bmw-r60-motorcycle https://beltdrivebetty.com/index.php/news/4844-petrolicious-features-a-hollywood-stuntman-s-1960-bmw-r60-motorcycle

                    BMWMore often than not, classic cars and bikes are a family affair.

                    Ownership is a communal experience, something both the parents and the children participate in. For stuntman Tom McComas, he shares the experience of ownership of his gorgeous 1960 BMW R60 motorcycle with his father. READ ON

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                      News Feeds Tue, 26 Jul 2016 12:04:30 +0000