Monthly Archives: June 2014

BMW follows R 1200 RT ‘do not sell’ notice with formal recall

Publish Date: Jun 30, 2014 WASHINGTON, D.C. – After issuing a “do not sell/do not ride” advisory on the R1200 RT in early June, BMW of North America in June made it official by announcing a recall through NHTSA. To be recalled … Continue reading

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Writers and riders needed…

Hello all. I am looking for writers and riders with R1200RT ownership or interest. I would like to publish favorite riding routes, develop a calendar for rides, and write articles regarding the bike. If you are interested,  please head over … Continue reading

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BMW Motorrad Canada asks R1200RT owners to not ride their motorcycles! BMW Motorrad Canada has just advised owners of the 2014 R1200RT to not ride their motorcycle until further notice. This precautionary measure is being taken because of a potential defect in the rear spring strut. The issue only affects … Continue reading

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BMW tells customers to stop riding R 1200 RT with Dynamic ESA

June 10, 2014 Filed under News, Top Stories News Release BMW Motorrad USA is notifying all owners of the current R 1200 RT, model year 2014, fitted with the Dynamic ESA option that there is a potential defect in the rear spring … Continue reading

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BMW Motorrad Has Definitely Not Done Its Homework

Back in the day when I DARED speak (or write, for what’s worth) about the possibility that BMW seemed in a bit of a hurry to deliver its new lineup of bikes, a lot of BMW fan boys snapped their teeth at … Continue reading

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BMW USA Announces Compensations for Customers Affected by the 2014 R1200RT Recall

Finally, BMW Motorrad has made a move to solve the increasing pressure from extremely unhappy customers. As we reported earlier in June, BMW has issued a riding ban for its 2014 R1200RT tourers equipped with the Dynamic ESA suspensions. The rear shock … Continue reading

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The same BMW R1200RT that we tested in our last issue—a fully loaded model equipped with the Premium Package and options such as a lighted top case with an LED brake light ($1,796)—has joined our long-term test fleet. We’re stoked to learn … Continue reading

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