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MRO Powerbike blog: Snetterton 300

Michael Neeves, 12 July 2011 16:12

Another good weekend racing in the bag, with two second places and a third. It’s the second time we’ve visited the Snetterton 300 circuit this year and we’re back again in September racing on the smaller ‘200’ layout. It’s very hard to grind out a good lap time around this place. There’s a real mix of ultra-fast, heart-in-the-mouth turns and ...

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BMW S1000RR racers ridden

Michael Neeves, 07 July 2011 10:34

What happens when you take one of the most powerful, best-handling sportsbikes, loaded with the latest electronic rider aids and turn it into a racer? To find out, BMW let us ride four S1000RRs, back-to-back at Monza. We got familiar with the track on a bog-standard road bike, then tried Lorenzo Zanetti’s BMW Team Motorrad Italia FIM Superstock 1000 Cup ...

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MRO Powerbike blog: Cadwell Park

Michael Neeves, 13 April 2011 12:17

It was one of the best racing weekends for me so far on my beloved BMW Park lane S1000RR. The weather was glorious and I managed three thirds in Powerbikes, with a best lap time of 1.33.01. That’s over two seconds faster than I went here last year on the same bike and over a second quicker than my personal ...

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Video: BMW S1000RR vs European rivals

MCN, 31 March 2011 14:39

In February we tested the BMW S1000RR against the Yamaha R1, Honda Fireblade, Suzuki GSX-R1000 and new Kawasaki ZX-10R and it dominated the test. This week we put the BMW up against the Europeans - the Ducati 1198SP, KTM RC8R, Aprilia RSV4 Factory APRC and MV Agusta F4 1000R - to see if it can maintain its dominance of the 1000cc sports bike class. ...

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MRO Powerbikes blog: Preparing for the first race

Michael Neeves, 09 February 2011 10:52

I’ve been away for the past few weeks testing all the 1000cc superbikes in Almeria and the fabulous new GSX-R750 in Monte Blanco, near Seville. It’s times like these I still have to pinch myself – I’ve definitely got the best job in the world! Now I’m back in Blighty, I’m looking forward to riding my race bike for the ...

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MCN to race BMW S1000RR in MRO Championship

Michael Neeves, 21 January 2011 10:14

We may have just clicked into 2011, but my racing season has well and truly started. I’m pleased to be riding for the BMW Park Lane team again on their rapid BMW S1000RR in the MRO championship. Instead of racing with the Stocksport 1000 boys, like last year, I’m returning to the open-class Powerbike championship. The best thing about MRO ...

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BMW S1000RR races car on Top Gear this Sunday

Andy Downes, 19 January 2011 14:57

After years of ignoring bikes, Top Gear has finally seen sense. This Sunday's show will feature a BMW S1000RR racing against a £150,000 Ariel Atom V8 around the BBC show's famous test track. MCN gate-crashed the event to get the lowdown on filming. Find a BMW S1000RR for sale The BMW S1000RR was completely standard but ridden by British Superbike EVO ...

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US tuner creates naked BMW S1000RR

Tim Carrithers/Motorcyclist, 21 December 2010 13:09

BMW has already officially dismissed rumours of a naked version of the class-leading S1000RR superbike, but that wasn't what top US tuner Ken Zeller wanted to hear.  Find a BMW S1000RR for sale Zeller is the boss of tuning house Evoluzione Cyclesports based in California. He sells tuning parts for European firms like BMW, Ducati, KTM, Benelli, Bimota and Aprilia ...

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Video: Stunting a BMW S1000RR

Dan Aspel, 16 September 2010 17:01

Want to see someone stunt an S1000RR? Get past the bizarre intro [what the hell is an R1000S…?] and you’ll see some pretty tricksy riding.  

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BMW S1000RR: the wait is almost over

Phil West, 16 November 2009 08:54

This week MCN tests BMW's long-awaited S1000RR superbike – and boy has it been a long time coming. All the latest info on the S1000RR In 24 hours we'll tell you if it's been worth the wait. In the meantimes, here's how the story unfolded:   27 November 2007: BMW’s WSB challenge revealed Exclusive spy shots show a BMW rider track ...

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