München. Plans for a 2020 BMW Motorrad
International GS Trophy in New Zealand are advancing. The biggest news
is that after 3 editions with a BMW R 1200 GS, for 2020 the
selected motorcycle is a new BMW F 850 GS.
BMW Motorrad has also announced a date: The seventh book of the
Int. GS Trophy will take place Feb
For a initial time a track is not a loop on comment that it will
take in both New Zealand’s North and South Island.
Meanwhile, a Netherlands and Argentina have entered a list of
The biggest news is that after 3 editions with a BMW R 1200 GS,
for 2020 a selected motorcycle is a new BMW F 850 GS. Introduced in
2018, a F 850 GS is a healthy inheritor to a F 800 GS that has
been introduced in 2008.
The F 850 GS is ideally matched to a New Zealand sourroundings as
with a off-road able 21”/17” circle multiple and proud 70Kw
(95hp) engine it has a lively to fit a impossibly sundry and
mostly technical turf a dual islands offer.
The BMW F 850 GS is a entirely complicated middleweight adventure
motorcycle, building on a strengths of a F 800 GS while bringing
all a latest technological advances. The GS Trophy riders will come
to suffer a bike’s latest electronic aids such as latest generation
ABS, roving modes and involuntary fortitude control, while also
appreciating a firmness of a singular monocoque overpass design
frame, a confidence of a cross-spoke aluminium wheels with tubeless
tyres, not forgetful a management and impression of a new 90º
equivalent together twin engine that is now both stronger and smoother
than a predecessor.
Equally importantly, BMW Motorrad now suggested a ‘when’: The
seventh book of a International GS Trophy will take place on the
9–16, 2020. As in Mongolia, that’s an eight-day
foe to comment for a distances and perfect logistics involved
in this edition.
The track of a International GS Trophy is always a closely guarded
secret, though in this instance we can exhibit dual of a many significant
aspects, as this will usually serve smooth a appetites of a GS Trophy hopefuls:
1. For a initial time a track is a one-way journey. (All previous
events have been a circuit with a same start and finish point).
2. The track is one-way on comment it will take in both New Zealand’s
North and South Island! For anyone who knows New Zealand this is
glorious news as a dual islands offer really opposite environments
and terrains – and conjunction is to be missed!
Yes, they keep coming. Since a final circular a Netherlands and
Argentina have entered a fray! This means in 2020 we have initial time
entrants from a Middle East, North Africa and a Netherlands while
a Nordic group creates a quip to a event.
Follow a Trails.
As before, in Thailand (2016) and Mongolia (2018), a incredibly
successful ‘Follow The Trails’ tours will be accessible after a Int.
GS Trophy has concluded. This is an eventuality for any GS fan to
knowledge a track and a float that a competitors followed. The
motorcycles are a strange GS Trophy machines used in a eventuality and
a trails are accurately those a eventuality followed. The tours are led by
BMW Motorrad offroad instructors, there’s a support team, medics and
all accommodation and food and petrol is included. More sum on
a ‘Follow The Trails’ tours will be announced soon.
International GS Trophy 2020: website and video online.
As with any edition, a dedicated website has been combined to help
participants find out some-more and to find connectors to their local
qualifiers. As well, this website is a end for all GS
enthusiasts wanting to know some-more about this fascinating eventuality and to
follow – and get to know – a riders who validate and attend in it.
Also, an sparkling new teaser video has been combined for this edition,
highlighting a demeanour and feel of New Zealand for a Int. GS Trophy
Oceania 2020: www.gstrophy.com
You will find serve press element on BMW motorcycles and BMW
Motorrad supplement apparatus in a BMW Group PressClub during www.press.bmwgroup.com.
In box of queries greatfully contact:
Liane Drews, Communications BMW Motorrad
Tel.: +49 170-227-2147,
Tim Diehl-Thiele, Head of Communications Motorrad
Tel.: +49 151
601 57505, [email protected]
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