Lives in Tucson, AZ (formerly Madison, WI)|
Friend of the Marque (1999)
Prof. Gerhard Kn÷chlein BMW Classic Award (2013)
Over 550,000 BMW Riding Miles
Co-Founder of BMW Motorcycle Owners of America
BMW MOA #115 & VBMWMO #2 (1972), BMW RA (1988)
Motorcycle Safety Foundation (MSF) Chief Instructor (1994)
Sixty-seven years of BMW motorcycles:
This is my BMW motorcycle dealer:
Let's talk about riding motorcycles!
| ||Pointed opinions from a long-time rider (me) about surviving on and enjoying riding motorcycles.|
| ||Do you see what you think you see?   Inattentional blindness read this and you might look again!|
||Should you wear a full-face helmet?   Ask 1.1-million-mile BMW motorcycle rider Dave Swisher, of Bowling Green, Virginia, what his opinion might be. Check out what happened to his helmet!|
| ||The BMW Motorcycle Owners of America (BMW MOA), founded in 1972, is the world's largest association of BMW motorcycle owners and a "must" for BMW enthusiasts. It offers a glossy monthly magazine, an annual international rally, and a tour book for traveling riders.|
| ||The BMW Veteran Motorcycle Club of America (BMW VMCA) is an organization formed in 2004 with the purpose of providing educational services, information, and assistance to those who are interested in owning, operating, repairing, restoring, and studying the history of vintage BMW motorcycles as well as the machines themselves.|
| ||MidAmerica Auctions has been selling vintage motorcycles at auction, including BMWs, for years. The largest is held every January in Las Vegas, Nevada. The thumbnail to the left shows Tim Stafford with an R50/2 he auctioned in 2007.|
- Older Riders The Motorcycle Safety Foundation's excellent fact sheet on Seasoned Riders.
- English to German   translations of motorcycle terms.
- German to English   translations of motorcycle terms.
Please note: From time to time, I learn that an ebay seller is using my photos to advertise something he or she is selling. When I learn this, I notify the seller to remove the photos and also attempt to notify ebay security. I do not sell anything on ebay. I created and maintain this site because of my affection and respect for BMW motorcycles and not for any commercial purpose. I do not want my photos to be used for any commercial purpose without my prior permission.
Moreover, the majority of the photos on my web pages were taken by me and are copyright under U.S. law.