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2 Misano Circuit San Marino 2012 MotoGP
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7 Sachsenring Germany 2012 MotoGP
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13 Estoril Circuit Portugal 2012 MotoGP
4 Aragon 2011 MotoGP
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1 Losail Circuit Qatar 2010 MotoGP
32 Jerez Spain 2010 MotoGP
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Church Of MO First Impression: 1998 BMW K1200RS

Church Of MO First Impression: 1998 BMW K1200RS

It's big, it's heavy, and it's undeniably BMW. In this week's Church of MO, we're going back to 1998 to see how Billy Bartels got along with BMW's autobahn burner, the K1200RS. Today the K bikes are known as sport-touring machines known more for their touring abilities, but capable of handling a...

Published on March 18 2014, 14:01
Source: www.motorcycle.com
 

MO staffer and current MO contributor, Gabe Ets-Hokin called the Bavarian muscle bike a "Gorilla In A Tuxedo." It's an appropriate term, as the 1157cc inline-Four packs an approximately 140 hp and 80 lb-ft punch. Essentially a naked version of the K1200S, the lack of any substantial bodywork... 

Sean: Funny enough, from 30′ or more away, the Kawasaki is probably the best looking bike in this test. It has a very pleasing silhouette and super sexy bags. Once you get a little closer however, you start to notice the slightly industrial finish. This utilitarian impression is further... 

Sheesh, two motorcycle manufacturers shutting their doors in less than a month. First it was Victory, and now it's Buel... errr, EBR. Coincidentally, Buell got his time in the spotlight in last week's Church feature, and while we don't normally post consecutive Church features from the same... 

Reading about Tom's ride aboard the new KTM 1090 Adventure R, and Scott Rousseau's Taste of Dakar adventure has got us on a big dirtbike kick. This got us looking through the MO archives for old adventure bike stories, and this piece on the 1997 BMW F650 was among the oldest reviews on the... 

Idle hands are the devil's workshop; idle lips are his mouthpiece. In those ancient days of MO, before the turn of the century, we were too damn busy to chisel down more than a few notes on our stone tablets at the launch of Ducati's first modern sport-touring motorcycle. That, or hackers, who... 

In 1923 Max Friz built ze first BMW Boxer, and it was good. Then there were two pesky wars that interrupted business for a few decades, but by the `50s things were back in semi-action. In 1970, BMW parted the Atlantic Ocean, and its new series of /5 air-cooled Boxers escaped to America. In 1993,... 

To the joy of American riders, Ducati has finally decided to import the 748. Considered a baby brother to the 916, Ducati's 748 has been the darling of the European motorcycling press since its introduction. Basically a smaller-displacement version of the 916, the 748 trades off torque and...