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Once a year the international #bmwmotorrad fan community comes together to celebrate for three days, to talk shop and to enjoy Bavarian motorcycling culture and customs. Once again the #bmwmotorraddays – the world’s biggest #bmwmotorrad meeting – will be held at the base of the Hausberg in Garmisch-Partenkirchen from July 1st to 3rd 2016 and will be offering a packed programme.
Partytime, power and personalities at the Hausberg.
This is where the #bmwmotorrad scene, motorcycle enthusiasts and everyone interested in motorcycles meets. The #bmwmotorraddays have long established themselves as an #event for all types of motorcycle fans. There will be lots of fun and something for every sports, touring and enduro rider, for customizing freaks and even visitors without a motorcycle license. During the day there is a packed motorcycle programme as well as the delightful beergarden for relaxing. In the evening live music and numerous parties will entertain visitors. Among the big names at the #bmwmotorraddays will be German actorHannes Jaenicke, ice wheelie world record holder Robert Gull, Superbike riderSabine Holbrook, the International GS Trophy winning team as well as theInternational GS Trophy female team, comic artist Riccardo Burchielli and many more.
Boxer sprint, stunt show and wall-ride action.
The Boxer Sprint provides a great deal of live action where especially ambitious BMW boxer motorcyclists drag-race over the traditional furlong distance (eighth of a mile). BMW 2 and 4-valve boxers are eligible to enter and a jury selects a team of 16 racers from all applicants. The more outstanding the tuned or customised bike is, the higher the chances are of getting onto the starting grid.
Visitors can inspect all the unique custom bikes in detail in the Custom Village – accompanied by live Rockabilly music in the evening.
If you want to experience how a motorcycle can seemingly defy the laws of gravity, then make sure you visit the amazing stunt show with freestyle artist Mattie Griffin or go toDonald Ganslmeier’s Motodrome. Donald and his team perform breathtaking wall rides on historic motorcycles in the world’s oldest motodrome – barely more than an arm’s length from the spectators.
Riding out into the mountains together.
Visitors can test ride a wide selection of current BMW motorcycle models. Registering is recommended and is possible from the beginning of June under: www.bmw-motorrad.com/motorraddays
You can explore the Zugspitz region around Garmisch, one of the most scenic regions in Germany, in full or half day tours as well as on panorama tours with local guides.
Enduro riding fun and GS try-out trophy – a real challenge for newcomers.
If you are looking to experience offroad riding on your own BMW GS, you will be thrilled by the GS try-out trophy 2016. Teams of 3 participants always set off together and taking part is free of charge. However, the number of starting places is limited. The winner of the GS try-out trophy will win a valuable prize: a BMW motorcycle. Detailed information will follow shortly on the #bmwmotorrad homepage www.bmw-motorrad.com
Another exciting attraction also awaits slightly less ambitious enduro enthusiasts: the offroad track at the base of the Hausberg where experienced instructors show participants how much fun offroad riding can be. Under professional guidance, offroad enthusiasts can explore what a BMW Enduro is really capable of.
Trade fair and exhibitor area, fun for children in the Kinderland and Social Media Lounge.
The #bmwmotorraddays are also a big get-together for people from all over the world who want to find out all about the world of #bmwmotorrad in the big trade fair and exhibitor tent. 100 exhibitors will be presenting new ideas and clever accessories. In the Kinderland children will be entertained and cared for right into the early evening hours. An exciting circuit and an action-packed weekend await the young ones. Visitors can relax and socialise online in the Social Media Lounge. Smartphone and tablet battery chargers are available free of charge. Photos can be posted on #bmwmotorraddays.
Talking directly to the people who develop BMW motorcycles.
Being able to talk directly to the #bmwmotorrad developers, engineers and test riders to get a close-up look into how #bmwmotorrad developers work. In the motorsports tent, visitors can inspect the brand’s white and blue racing bikes and experience many #bmwmotorrad motorsports riders live.
Music, partytime and possibly a new motorcycle.
Last but not least the #bmwmotorraddays are also always a cheerful celebration among like-minded enthusiasts. This year, too, everything is set for the big party with free admission. A tent site on the nearby field is available for € 7.50. A tent can be rented for € 25.
Traditionally the highlight of the evening is when the Blechblosn band and the Bogus Brothers bring the party to a boil in the big beer tent and when even the most introverted begin singing along with gusto and start dancing on the beer tables.
And finally every visitor can also win a brand new BMW motorcycle by buying an #event pin.
You will find press material on BMW motorcycles and #bmwmotorrad rider equipment in the BMW Group PressClub atwww.press.bmwgroup.com.
In case of queries please contact:
U lrike Lange, Motorcycle Communications
Tel.: +49 89 382-61001, Fax: +49 89 382-28567
Markus Sagemann, Head of Communication MINI, BMW Motorrad
Tel.: +49 89 382-68796, Fax: +49 89 382-28567
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