The 17th BMW Motorrad Days in Garmisch-Partenkirchen from 7 – 9 July 2017. More than 40,000 visitors attend the world’s biggest BMW Motorrad party.
Superb summer weather – excepting the odd thunder shower – made travelling to the event a pleasant affair for the visitors allowing them to enjoy three eventful BMW Motorrad days. And as always some riders took tremendous distances upon themselves to get there. Guests came from over 20 countries and 6 continents which gave the BMW Motorrad Days a tangibly international feel this year, too. Be it in the beergarden, in the festival tent or at one of the well-attended live music parties – everybody got what they had come looking for.
Lots of new BMW Motorrad products and hands-on customizing.
Apart from the already presented BMW Motorrad models for the 2018 model year, the BMW Motorrad Days were also dedicated to showing two special innovations. It was the premiere for both the BMW Motorrad Spezial range and the new Connectivity with TFT display special equipment.
The large number of exhibitors and the action-packed program once again made for three very worthwile motorcycle days. Around 100 exhibitors from customizing, tuning, accessories and many other areas presented their wares and services. The fans made great use of the opportunity of meeting the BMW Motorrad product specialists in person and to talk shop in the exhibition tent. Urban Motor also demonstrated exciting live customizing action.
As usual at the the BMW Motorrad Days, a number of special guests once again accepted the invitation to come to Garmisch-Partenkirchen this year. Actor and documentary filmer Hannes Jaenicke, his actor colleagues Daniel Roesner and Lucas Gregorowicz, the singer Wincent Weiß as well as the photographer and adventurer Michael Martin joined in the fun with all the other BMW Motorrad Days enthusiasts.
Thrilling stunt action and skills challenge.
The BMW Motorrad Street Bike Freestyle Show in the Event Arena provided gripping action on two wheels once again this year. Stunt rider Sarah Lezito showed spectacular riding manoeuvres on her 165 hp BMW S 1000 RR for the first time at the BMW Motorrad Days. Mattie Griffin also took his BMW F 800 R to the physical limits once again.
In the “Challenge The World Champion” riding skills competition, BMW riders could strut their stuff themselves on the G 310 GS in the Event Arena and challenge world champion Bernd Hiemer on a special course. Finally spectators were in for a special thrill at the motodrome wall-ride show, where for the first time ever, four riders thundered over the wooden floorboards on their BMW R25s at the same time.