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2007 BMW Motorrad Days Photo Gallery

This July, 34,000 Beemer enthusiasts gathered in Southern Germany for the 2007 BMW Motorrad Days, and thanks to the German marque, we were there too. Check out the full story in 2007 BMW Motorrad Days Report.

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Italy's imposing and challengin Stelvio Pass.
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For our scribe, his Motorrad Days experience was unforgettable.
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Our BMW R1200S was the perfect match for our Motorrad Days experience.
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Yes the bier was a flowing and we partook, along with our friend and former editor Kevin Duke.
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The Beemers were lining the entrance of Motorrad Days, with the Zugspitze in the background, Germany's tallest peak.
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Even the authorities were sporting Beemer badges at Motorrad Days.
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Not the first or last lederhosen we saw on our adventure, but perhaps the most authentic.
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There were plenty of old-school Beemers on display.
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This rider put a new spin on BMW's reputation as a world traveler.
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The Garmisch town square had some interesting decor.
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In Germany the police were green.
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There were representatives from all over the world at G-P, including some folk in Russia.
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At least one person made the trek all the way from Alaska.
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You thought we were exaggerating about the blond hair/blue eyed beauties? Just one of the many.
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Beemers of all colors were in attendence, with some pretty flashy paint schemes on display.
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The guy with the Elvis hair looked eccentric, but his friend had some weird form of gigantism.
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The Enduro section of Motorrad Days included a display area as well as an adjoining Enduro Park to do some testing.
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Kevin Saunders chats with a Motorrad Days participant at his GlobeBusters booth.
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GlobeBusters was one of the travel tour companies who set up shop in the vendor row.
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There was a drawing for one of the free G650 models.
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The crowds get to spectating at the 2007 Motorrad Days.
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Weather threatened but held up for most of the 2007 event.
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We got an opportunity to chat with BMW cheif designer, David Robb.
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There were many aftermarket tuning companies in attendance, including AC Schnitzer.
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The same folks who created the GG Quad also brought this red BMW-powered four-wheeler.
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As you can see, some of the folks in Germany harbor, shall we call it, some resentment toward Japanese marques.
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Cutaways of the Boxer.
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Cutaways of the F800 powerplant.
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Metzler was on hand for tire changes.
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The wild looking Boxer-Design custom.
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The wild looking Boxer-Design custom.
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A replica of Chris Pfeiffer's stunter was on display and would raise into an endo for participants.
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The BMW Enduro Park gave riders the opportunity to try some off-road terrain.
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BMW designs of all sorts were in attendence.
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The Garmisch-Partenkirchen Motorrad Site is the normal home of some of the best skiing in Germany.
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There were a couple new HP2 Megamotos to be seen at Garmisch.
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Some bikes were a bit unfamiliar to us Americans.
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Many participants chose to pitch a tent during their stay at G-P.
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This was one of the many sidecars making the ride out to Southern Germany.
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Is that you Calvin? What are you doing!
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Participants were trying on the gear offered up by the many vendors.
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Pitch a tent folks. It was festive atmosphere at G-P.
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The Motorrad Days Enduro Park.
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Beer, pretzels and a big plate of meat... Our scribe (the balding fellow in the center) can't make up his mind.
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The biergartens were in heavy use all night long, and more relaxed during the daylight hours.
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Pass the pretzels please...
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For a pretzel lover (and our writer most definitely is) the trees of hanging pretzeled bread was like manna from heaven.
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A plate of swineflesh, strange sausages, smelly cheese and radishes. It was all interesting and tasted pretty damn good too.
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Dancing on the tables was par for the course once it got dark out. Even in the daytime hours the mood was very festive in the beer tent.
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The BMW Trials Kids.
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The BMW Trials Kids were a talented bunch.
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Chris Pfeiffer does his thing.
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Chris Pfeiffer
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Chris Pfeiffer doesn't do two wheels very often.
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Chris Pfeiffer whips it around.
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Chris Pfeiffer on the gas.
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Chris Pfeiffer thrills the Motorrad crowd.
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Chris Pfeiffer in action.
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Chris Pfeiffer was a popular draw.
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The X-track featured BMW's top off-road factory riders.
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Off-road action on the X-track.
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The 450 Enduro was on proud display with Smets and Eckert at the controls.
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The GS models were extremely plentiful in the Motorrad parking area.
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The X-track was a popular diversion when the BMW factory riders were out turning laps.
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The amount of BMW touring bikes was a surprise to no one.
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You didn't have to have a Beemer to attend.
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The lot was full of two-wheelers from all over the continent.
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From above you can see G-P is a combination of two towns, Garmisch and Partenkirchen.
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From dawn and well into dusk, folks were out enjoying themselves.
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There were plenty of vendors to choose from at the BMW Motorrad Days event.
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Folks admire the bikes and meander through the packed parking lots.
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It was tough finding an open parking space close to the heart of the festivities.
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There was ample camping for those that chose to rough it.
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Beemers new and old were on display.
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At least one BMW Montauk made the trek to Garmisch-Partenkirchen.
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The Urban tent was swarming with visitors.
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BMW claims over 1000 riders participated in the annual Motorrrad Days parade.
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The action on the X-track was pretty good, with the factory riders having some informal races during the exhibition.
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A good time was had by the international assemblage of Motorrad participants.
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Many rally goers participated in a parage through town.