The 2022 BMW R nineT Urban G/S hits showroom floors in the final quarter of this year, and it features an all-new color—Imperial Blue Metallic. The striking 40 Years of GS Edition will not be available for ’22, so start nagging your dealer right away if you want one.If the standard version isn’t posh enough for you, BMW‘s $1500 Select Package is upgraded for 2022 with a smart headlight and wire-spoke wheels. Other Select Package features include Ride Modes Pro, traction control (acceleration and engine-braking deceleration), cruise control, and heated grips.
The boxer twin motor was overhauled last year to meet Euro 5 standards, so it is untouched for 2022—it still puts out 109 horsepower and 86 ft-lbs of torque. The chassis also remained unchanged from last year. Keep in mind that the Urban G/S is not part of the adventure-capable GS series—this is a styling, not engineering, exercise.We have tested the BMW R nineT Urban G/S
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This week, Senior Editor Nic de Sena gives us his impression of the outrageously cool-looking new Indian Scout Rogue. The Rogue features a larger front wheel among several other changes, and the bobbed-looks and excellent 100 horsepower motor make the Scout Rogue an interesting—and very real—competitor to the offerings from Milwaukee.
In the second segment Neale Bayly brings us the third and final segment from Brian Slark—the man who helped bring Norton motorcycles to America. Having spent 27 years and counting at the Barber Museum in Birmingham Alabama, Brian talks us through the final part of his career, that of course includes how the museum got started and where it’s going.
From all of us here at Ultimate Motorcycling, we hope you enjoy this episode!