Munich. Rugged cliffs, deep valleys, raging rivers
and the breathtaking Mediterranean coastline are the challenging
terrain of the BMW Motorrad International GS Trophy from 4 to 10
September 2022 in Albania. The country is still considered a real
insider’s tip for off-road adventures, and this year 126 models of the
R 1250 GS Trophy Competition, specially built for this event, will be
available to the participating enduro riders from all over the world.
Superior thrust and power as well as customised equipment for
challenging adventures in the most difficult terrain.
While the BMW F 850 GS was used as the competition bike at the last
International GS Trophy in 2020, BMW Motorrad is returning to the
competition with the R 1250 GS Trophy
Competition featuring the flat-twin boxer engine. This offers the
original, superior power delivery, beefy torque and maximum traction
for the sometimes very demanding off-road passages, which often
require riding in low gear. In addition to boasting an exclusive
two-tone paint finish in Lightwhite uni / Gravityblue metallic matt in
combination with specially designed GS Trophy stickers, the R 1250 GS
Trophy Competition heads into the seven-day adventure featuring a
whole series of changes made especially for this competition. For the
model year 2023 the R 1250 GS will also be offered in this two-tone
For example, this year’s BMW International GS Trophy Competition Bike
features, among other things, a robust enduro engine guard made of
aluminium, a headlight protection guard, cylinder head covers that are
particularly well protected against damage and a TFT display that is
secured against damage in a fall and from falling rocks. The
particularly robust enduro footrests from the R 1250 GS Adventure and
adjustable gearshift and footbrake levers are just as much in keeping
with the tough off-road use ahead of the bikes. Metzeler Karoo 4 tyres
are mounted on the cross-spoke wheels, replacing the standard Karoo 3
tyres to ensure the best possible grip on difficult terrain. Sports
windshield, rally seat and Akrapovic rear silencer round off the
equipment of the competition vehicle.
Small Tank Bag Adventure Collection as a practical companion
during long exhausting riding days.
With its 5 litre capacity, the small tank
bag from the new Adventure Bag Collection offers the International GS
Trophy participants another practical storage option for all kinds of
utensils and some food and drink for the road. Thanks to its
fasteners, it can be used as a rear bag on the R 1250 GS Trophy
Competition. A waterproof inner bag, water-repellent and lockable
two-way zips on the main compartment, a zipped lid pocket and a cable
opening for a charging cable to the inside are further useful details
of the Small Adventure Collection Tank Bag.
You will find everything about this year’s BMW Motorrad International
GS Trophy 2022 in Albania at www.gstrophy.com.
You will find press material on BMW motorcycles and BMW Motorrad
rider equipment in the BMW Group PressClub at www.press.bmwgroup.com.
In case of queries please contact:
Tim Diehl-Thiele, Head of Communications BMW Motorrad
Telephone: +49-151-601-57505, Tim.Diehl-Thiele@bmw.de
Jennifer Treiber-Ruckenbrod, Head of Communications MINI and BMW Motorrad
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