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BMW Motorrad R 18

Wake up to life every morning with your engine running.

Every moment is a crossroads. You can turn left, you can turn right, or you can continue straight ahead. You could return to your starting point and then just keep driving. A million paths lie at your feet, each better than the last and no worse than the next. Choose a new path every second and never look back. Because everything you find on the road is forever yours. And that's how you Make Life a Ride.

BMW Motorrad brings out the emotion in riders.

Our customers are fans - not just of BMW Motorrad, but also of the style of life it entails. We enable our customers and fans to live life to the fullest.

Two BMW R 18 at dusk

Several BMW R 18 side by side

BMW F 900 XR and BMW S 1000 XR in curves

BMW S 1000 RR with female driver on a bridge

BMW motorcycles off-road

BMW motorcycle off-road

BMW S 1000 RR on race track in curves

BMW Vision Scooter

BMW motorcycles on road

BMW R 1250 GS off-road

Surfing on the beach with BMW Motorrad in section.

Two motorcyclists on a BMW motorcycle.

BMW motorcyclist in a herd of horses.

BMW R 1250 R

A BMW motorcyclist makes a donut.

A BMW motorcyclist rides through the sand on the beach.

A group of motorcyclists in the night.

A man pushes his BMW motorcycle out of the garage.

BMW G 310 GS at dusk

Motorcyclists meet with their BMW motorcycles.

BMW K 1600 GTL

BMW NineT Scrambler

BMW Motorrad

BMW scooter

Make Life A Ride

Motorcycling is my way to experience life, an instant feeling of freedom and happiness. I get on my bike and it's just the two of us.

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Did you know …

A BMW motorcycle from 1928.

… that until 1928, lights and a speedometer were only available as optional extras on BMW bikes?

BMW motorcycle riders at the BMW Motorrad Days.

….that people clock up 90,000 km of test-drives at BMW Motorcycle Days alone? That is the equivalent of riding twice around the globe.

World recordf holder Ernst Henne on a BMW Motorrad.

… that Ernst Henne collected an incredible 76 world speed records between 1929 and 1937, riding BMW bikes? In 1937, he took his motorcycle up to 279.5 km/h, a record that remained unbroken for the next 14 years.

Prototype of the BMW R 10 scooter.

… that BMW Motorrad’s first scooter was actually developed over 60 years ago? The R10 prototype of the early 1950s came very close to series production. The project was stopped in favour of the BMW Isetta.

The BMW K75.

…that a BMW motorcycle drove the distance to the moon and back? A German motorcycle fan rode more than one million kilometres on his BMW K75.

BMW Motorrad milestones.

Five important milestones for the BMW Motorrad brand.

Man riding a BMW C Series scooter.
The BMW K 100 and K1.
BMW long-distance enduro in a desert.
Winner of the Senior Tourist Trophy, Georg Meier.
Historic glimpse of BMW motorcycle production.

More about BMW Motorrad.

Two motorcyclists riding a BMW bike.

The BMW Motorrad brand in social media.