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Bavaria Bound with the BMW R nineT Urban G/S

Bavaria Bound with the BMW R nineT Urban G/S

2017 BMW RnineT Urban G/S review
BMW has a truly fanatical fan base: if you need proof, a visit to the BMW Motorrad Days is all it takes. It’s an annual three-day shindig held in July, smack bang in the middle of the sun-drenched German summer, in a ski resort town called Garmisch-Partenkirchen, right on the Austrian border.

Garmisch is only about 55 miles from Munich, but you can double or triple that if you avoid the Autobahn and know the right roads. Thankfully I had a local with me: Christian Pingitzer, BMW’s marketing lead for heritage and custom. Christian’s own bike is a handsome bobber, but my ride for the trip was the new BMW R nineT Urban G/S.

2017 BMW RnineT Urban G/S review
The Urban G/S is basically a dressed-up R nineT Scrambler.…

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