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BMW Motorcycles of Jacksonville Demo Event
By David Sturgis
Posted on 11/20/2020 2:14 PM

It’s always exciting when you have the opportunity to ride some of the latest and greatest motorcycles from BMW Motorrad. There was a great selection of motorcycles for this event, including the S1000R, many GS models and the new R18.

The sign-up experience was available in advance online, and many riders used that to get on the waiting list for bikes. I came specifically to ride the S1000R, since I had heard so many good things about it. I was not disappointed! I saw several demo ride groups roll out onto the demo circuit, so many riders had the opportunity to ride new BMW motorcycles.

The demo route was a mix of suburban roads and highways. We were able to get comfortable on the motorcycles in slower-speed areas with stop signs, street lights, crossing busy roadways and lots of turns. Then we rolled out onto 295 for a few miles at highway speeds.

The ride leaders were respecting the speed limits and traffic flow on the roads, which resulted in a safe and enjoyable ride on some of the 2021 BMW Motorrad motorcycles.

Special thanks to BMW Jacksonville for hosting the Demo Event this weekend.

BMWNEF
P.O. Box 9857
Fleming Island, FL 32006-0035