BMW is flying 25 women to South Africa to compete; three women will win a spot on the all-female team for the Mongolian event next June.
Several small but significant changes should make this machine a big improvement over the outgoing model.
BMW has given its middleweight adventure bike a significant update, with a street-biased model and a more dirtworthy machine.
The Raid Edition is supposedly designed for riders who want to go longer distances; it hasn’t been announced for our market yet.
Honda’s sensible all-rounder now has traction control and a higher redline, but power seems to be the same.