BMW Motorrad Introduces ABS Pro: Cornering ABS for the HP4

Motorcycle riders know that especially at the limit, grip is everything. Every action we take, every input on the controls or shift of our body position has an effect on how much stick we're getting from our tires. With advances in traction control and ABS, modern bikes like the BMW S 1000 RR and the HP4 give riders that much more leeway in their control inputs.

BMW Motorrad Sales up 11.5% Worldwide. Best Sales Month Ever.

BMW Motorrad continues to enjoy a successful 2013, with April sales not just up, but totaling the best sales month in the division\'s 90 year history. BMW is reaping the rewards of a diverse lineup, competitive pricing and technological leadership — particularly in Latin America, Asia and Russian markets. Yet overall, Germany remains BMW\'s largest motorcycle buying market. Sales leaders include the all-new R 1200 GS and the venerable HP4 variant of the S 1000 RR.

Video: 2012 Macau Motorcycle Grand Prix Highlights

At the 2012 Macau Motorcycle Grand Prix, BMW rider Simon Andrews secured the first ever podium finish for BMW at this event aboard the R 1000 RR-bred BMW HP4. While it\'s no secret that it\'s the combination of rider skill motorcycle capability that brings about racing wins, what\'s often difficult to appreciate about an event like Macau is just how much more dangerous it is than say, a MotoGP race. Why? The course.