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We’re the Mid-Atlantic Riders, a club chartered by the BMW Motorcycle Owners of America (#280). We welcome everyone to join us and enjoy the thrills of motorcycling and getting together for fun. We are not...
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BMW Motorrad announces MY2025 updates

BMW Motorrad announced a slew of updates to their motorcycles for the 2025 model year; bikes with these new options will be available for ordering...
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Mastering your machine: Small changes often make the biggest impact

Photos by Kandi Spangler and Bill Wiegand and courtesy of the BMW Performance Center. "Feel your butt!" That was the phrase etched into my brain...
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It’s not easy being green

Remember Kermit the Frog’s signature song and 1970 Sesame Street super-hit? Kermit’s ode to involuntary (and sometimes unpleasant) individuality was about the literal color green,...
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Ride Vision Pro2: A groundbreaking advancement in motorcycle safety

Ride Vision’s recently introduced Pro2 system sets the standard for blind spot and distance/collision alerts for motorcycles. The Ride Vision Pro2 system features state-of-the-art AI...
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U.S. Rider Academy’s On-Road Alpine European Tour – September 2024!

Imagine an eight-day trip—with six riding days—through Germany, Austria, Slovenia and Italy, all organized and led by the U.S. Rider Academy! The tour package includes...
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BMW brings push-button shifting to motorcycles

With the new Automated Shift Assistant (ASA), BMW Motorrad presents an innovative technical solution that makes riding simpler and more comfortable. True to the motto...
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Ridin’ to Redmond

  MOA's national rally is just around the corner! click image for rally website  
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Motorcycle Revival at Duke University

Photos by Bill Snead Perhaps there’s a little moto-cultural myopia going on that causes us to consider “motorcycle training” as something that only involves actually...
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New bike fever

Obsession. Rumination. Insomnia. The angst of buying a motorcycle can be sweet torture. This ordeal may arrive unbidden. You don’t have to be out looking...
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