BMW MOTORRAD CHRISTMAS GIFT GUIDE
The holiday season is always a stressful time of the year, everyone hurrying to avoid a last-minute shopping dash. Don’t fear if you’re struggling to find something for the BMW Motorrad lover in your life, we’re here with a few helpful suggestions…
Since debuting in the WorldSBK championship in 2009, the S 1000 RR has proven itself as a formidable track weapon straight out of the box. But for those looking for the ultimate track-day machine, BMW Motorrad has a range of track day and race focused parts. From brakes to tuning to garage carpets, the track day demon in your life is only another Christmas day or two away from having their very own WorldSBK garage setup.
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Get all the details on the DoubleR Race AIRWith the HP4 RACE still a little way off, the DoubleR Race AIR stands as BMW Motorrad’s fastest product –the suit’s airbag activating in just 45 milliseconds. When you come off at the track you want to be sure you’re protected, and that’s exactly what the DoubleR Race AIR sets out to do. This one-piece leather race suit is like few others, boasting a fully integrated and intelligent inflatable protection air-bag.When you’re riding on track feel is everything. As such, each DoubleR Race AIR is made to precise measurements of the customer.While the DoubleR Race AIR is designed exclusively for the circuit, BMW Motorrad have expanded their airbag protection to the street with the BMW Street AIR. The collaboration with Alpinestars has helped to bring technology previously reserved for MotoGP riders to every rider. Like the DoubleR Race AIR, the Street AIR’s airbag provides supreme protection to the back and shoulders, ready to deploy within 85 milliseconds when you’re on the road.
There's a whole catalogue of pieces to choose fromBMW Motorrad don’t just make products for when you’re on your bike, there’s also a wide range of lifestyle products on offer, perfect for the rider who already has it all when it comes to their bike. For work, for going out or even for the great outdoors – there’s always a way to show you’re a BMW Motorrad rider.Why not hit the town in the stylish Roadster Jacket? An ideal complement to your BMW R nineT. Or go for the more rugged look in a GS Sweatshirt Jacket, a great looking piece and perfect as the temperatures continue to drop.
Get linked upThere’s almost nothing better than hitting the road with a partner, be it on your own bikes or as a pillion. Silence can give you a chance to enjoy the open road and the sound of a unique boxer engine but sometimes you need to communicate. There’s no need to miss that turn-off ever again with BMW Motorrad’s communication system. Link straight to your partner’s helmet or the Navigator V. All of this can be controlled from the bike or by using the three buttons on the helmet itself.
Build your perfect bikeThe ultimate GS makes for the ultimate Christmas gift. Black, black and even more black – the special R 1200 S Adventure Triple Black leaves a permanent impression. It’s an optical centrepiece that retains all the function you’d expect from an R 1200 GS Adventure, the 1,170 cc engine ready for anything you can throw at it. ABS, ‘Rain’ and ‘Road’, a 30-litre fuel tank and an on-board computer as standard give the Triple Black the edge over the rest.
Learn from the bestOr why not give the gift that keeps on giving and ignite the passion for motorcycling in a loved one? At BMW Rider Training you can go from being a complete novice to being a full-licence holder in under a week. Led by the best instructors in the country, quality tuition is a guarantee on all Rider Training courses. A Direct Access (DAS) 7 Day Course is the perfect stocking stuffer for someone who wants a straight forward and refined way to get their full motorcycle licence.
Trade snow for sunshine and unforgettable ridingIf you’re one for planning ahead, why not get your Christmas 2017 plans all wrapped up and see the world? BMW Motorrad Tours have combined two of their most popular tours into an unrivalled adventure across Thailand and Cambodia. Uninterrupted beaches wait before venturing to Angkor, The City of Temples – the largest religious monument in the world. Winding mountain roads are bountiful on the road of 1864 bends to Mae Hong Son – a real pleasure to ride as you travel North to the Angkhang Royal Project. At 24 days, the tour gives you ample time to soak up the local culture and enjoy every moment on and off the bike.
Great skills, great memoriesHelmed by Dakar legend Simon Pavey, BMW Off Road Skills have continued to build on their reputation as the very best in the business. For those who have always wanted to head off-road, a Level One course with BMW Off Road Skills is the perfect starting point. With gift vouchers available, it’s a wonderful present for those who are a little hard to shop for.
(Via BMW MOTORRAD UK.)