Grand Prizes

2017 BMW MOA International Rally Grand Prizes

BMW MOA BMW R nineT Scrambler, Racer, Pure or Urban G/S, value $13,295

Four years ago, BMW Motorrad introduced the R nineT to mark "90 years of BMW Motorrad." Radiating purism and power in an undisguised form, the new R nineT skillfully blended the boxer engine’s rugged character and the design traits of overlapping eras of motorcycle design with cutting-edge technology and a modular concept offering the rider a canvas for personalization. With sales numbers exceeding expectations, in 2015 BMW introduced the second Heritage model, the BMW Scrambler. Last year, BMW expanded the Heritage lineup even further by adding three additional variations of the original R nineT: the Pure, the Racer and the Urban G/S.

We are very excited to announce that we are giving away not one, but two of the newest R nineT Heritage models. This summer in Salt Lake, two lucky rally goers will win their choice of a BMW R nineT Scrambler, Pure, Racer or Urban G/S!

Winners: Marc Mergen (Marietta, GA) and JJ Fleicher (Coeur d'Alene, ID) - Congratulations!




Adriatic Moto Tours Adriatic Riviera Tour, value $3,860

The Adriatic Riviera Tour is a great way to start or finish the season. On the Adriatic coast summer begins early and ends late with perfect temperatures, empty roads and beaches. All this combined makes Croatia's azure coast perfect for riding.

This tour is a spectacular mix of coastal and mountain riding. Riders are treated to cliff-side curves high above crystal-clear seas, delicious Mediterranean cuisine, colorful fishing villages, medieval walled cities and lush resort islands. The tour starts in Ljubljana, Slovenia, exploring the chain of terraced lakes of Plitvice National Park, followed by Mostar, an old Ottoman frontier town. The UNESCO World Heritage city of Dubrovnik is a perfect place to spend a rest day. Two more stops are made on the lush island of Hvar and in the enchanting Venetian coastal town of Zadar in Croatia before the adventure ends in Ljubljana.

The winner can choose between spring (late April, 2018), summer (late August, 2018) and autumn (late September, 2018). The Adriatic Riviera Tour prize provides for one person in a single room on a BMW F 700 GS.

The winner needs to be present at the awards ceremony to claim the prize. Prize is not transferable and cannot be redeemed for cash. Airfare not included.

Winner: Alvion Kimball (Orland, ME) - Congratulations!


BMW Motorrad Navigator VI System and Atacama Top Case, value $1,500

The Navigator VI does much more than just show you the way—it allows you to experience magical biking tours. The Navigator VI’s five-inch touchscreen provides the way to boundless driving pleasure. The display's circular polarization filter minimizes reflections and improves contrast, thereby ensuring optimal readability even during direct sunlight.

The optional private vehicle assembly kit also enables multifunctional operation. In addition, the pioneering trip technology precisely determines the right way. An optional Smartphone link offers real-time traffic information and up-to-date weather reports to keep you fully posted at all times.

Winner: Diane Cunningham (Sand Springs, OK) - Congratulations!


Clearwater Lights Gift Certificate, value $1,500

Clearwater Company has been offering award-winning customer service, well-engineered products and outstanding product support for more than 20 years. Clearwater Lights builds innovative LED lighting systems for motorcycles and is proud to support the many BMW motorcycle models with quality lighting options.

BMW motorcycles are known for their engineering, performance and innovative design, but the same technology that makes them such excellent machines can be a barrier when it comes to adapting to the rider's preferences.

The winner will be able to select the lights that will best suit his or her needs and motorcycle, no matter what model he or she rides. Winner must be present to win.

Winner: Fred Veator (Bonaire, GA) - Congratulations!


Edelweiss Bike Travel Alps and Lakes Tour, value begins at $3,840

This Classic Edelweiss Bike Travel tour is a seven-day vacation (five riding days) leading you through some of the most scenic regions of Austria and Germany (optionally also to Italy) and to the European motorcycle paradise: the Alps.

The contrast between the beautiful lakes in Southern Germany and Austria and the towering mountains that reach up to more than 10,000 ft. is nothing less than breathtaking—just think of the movie “Sound of Music,” the areas we ride through are some of the background scenes. This motorcycle vacation offers a little bit of everything: beautiful and relaxing rides through the valleys, some mountain roads and passes, and great vistas like the King Ludwig‘s palace or the historic city of Salzburg.

Experience all of this with like-minded travelers who cherish exploring the world on two wheels. Your Edelweiss tour guides, a support van which carries your luggage, plus the handpicked routes and hotels make a rider’s vacation uniquely relaxing and unforgettable at the same time. (Airfare not included, must be present to win.)

Edelweiss Bike Travel has been offering the motorcycling community the finest choices of motorcycle touring vacations around the globe since 1980. Since the company’s founding, the variety of two-wheeled vacations has included tours of any kind anywhere on this globe: from a duration of a few to 80 days; from pre-planned to exclusive tailor-made group vacations; from guided to do-it-yourself tours; from mixed motorcycle to brand-specific only tours; from rider trainings to the ultimate adventure of circumnavigating our planet on the guided world tour. All are based on the philosophy to discover “the best ride there is,” making Edelweiss Bike Travel the indisputable leader in motorcycle tourism worldwide.

Winner: Tod Millican (Middleton, ID) - Congratulations!


Elephant Moto Discover Columbia! Eight day rental for three people, value $3,840

We are ELEPHANT, the authority on motorcycle-related experiences in Colombia. At ELEPHANT we are experts at what we do, and we are proud to offer the best experiences on two wheels in Colombia and other parts of the world. We are an Official Partner of BMW Motorrad and the only company in Colombia that has a BMW Motorrad certified tour guide and instructor.

Colombia is a unique country to ride motorcycles. The diversity, the roads, the landscapes and the people make it one of the most interesting destinations to ride in South America and the world. With ELEPHANT you can make your trip a reality. The trip includes a planning session to cover route recommendations, hotel suggestions, and GPS routes so you get the most out of your trip to this amazing country. The winner will be responsible for cost of fuel, hotels, meals and personal expenses. Airfare not included.


Winner: Bart Van Syoc (Grants Pass, OR) - Congratulations!

Elephant Moto Discover Cost Rica! Eight day rental for three people, value $4,800

We are ELEPHANT. The authority on motorcycle-related experiences in Colombia. In ELEPHANT we are experts at what we do and we are proud to offer the best experiences on two wheels in Colombia and other parts of the world. We are an Official Partner of BMW Motorrad.

Costa Rica is a true gem and just waiting to be explored by you and two of your friends. This Central American country is waiting for you and promises not to disappoint. With ELEPHANT you can make your trip a reality. Trip includes a planning session to cover route recommendations, hotel suggestions, and GPS routes so you get the most out of your trip to this amazing country. Winner will be responsible for cost of fuel, hotels, meals and personal expenses. Airfare not included.

Winner: Dan Knight (Rathdrum, ID) - Congratulations!



IMTBIKE Tours Castle and Mountains Tour “Don Quixote” Country, value $3,400

This tour of Central Spain takes the rider through a forgotten motorcycle paradise of beautiful mountain ranges, green valleys and across crystal clear creeks. The route twists and turns over four mountain passes and through the valley traveled long ago by Don Quixote. Spend your days reveling in the sights and scenes of the springtime wildflowers and cherry blossoms. Visit medieval villages, 500-year-old windmills, historical cathedrals and ancient cities. Spoil yourself with gourmet meals and full-bodied Spanish wines. Your nights will be spent in the luxury of the local Paradores, historic palaces, castles and fortresses, all converted into motorcycle-friendly hotels. IMTBIKE has designed this tour with the BMW MOA member in mind! Airfare not included. Must be present to win.

Winner: Paul Connell (Blauvelt, NY) - Congratulations!


MotoTrip Tours Voucher good for any Tour, value $3,000

With experienced guides, carefully planned routes and a support vehicle for your luggage, MotoTrip Tours helps make you feel like a local on a ride with a group of friends. Restaurants we choose serve the best traditional food, while beautiful, often luxury hotels give that final punch to the whole guided tour experience organized at a professional level. We prefer riding in small groups, so we limit the maximum number of motorcycles. That allows for safer, more fluent and overall much more enjoyable riding.

Whether it's our homeland Croatia or Balkans, Alps and Dolomites, Tuscany, Sardinia or Corsica, whether it's on-road or off-road, be assured you will ride with an experienced team, devoted and excited about every tour they do and trying to make each of them a bit different, special and unique. That's us!

Winner may use the $3,000 voucher toward any of the seven tours offered by MotoTrip Tours. Choose your favorite destination and begin planning your next trip! Airfare not included. Must be present to win.

Winner: David Gritten (McAllister, MT) - Congratulations!


MotoXplorers The Great Navigators Route, value $1,587

Totally independent and free to travel at your own pace—this is the idea behind self-guided tours. Dispense with the guide and support vehicle and spend your days traveling the way you choose. All route information is accessible from a GPS, and all hotel picking and reservations are handled by Motoxplorers' specialists. We add a TourBook with all the tips, full of highlights and secrets about the region, and you are all set to live your adventure on your own. Prize includes rental of an F 800 GS, five nights (sharing) hotel and GPS with all route information. Airfare not included.

Winner: Rick Huemmerich (Las Vegas, NV) - Congratulations!


REV’IT! REV’IT Sand 3 Adventure Package, value $1,640

REV’IT has redefined the industry standards since their introduction into the motorcycle market in 1995. It is their mission to create the most innovative, functional and stylish motorcycle apparel on the market. Hours of research and development goes into every garment, so that you are prepared for whatever you have in mind, from braving the path less traveled to touring coast-to-coast.

This year’s package includes the Sand 3 pants, jacket and gloves, and Discovery Outdry boots, as well as a back protector and cooling vest.

The Sand 3 jacket and pants are made out of a tough combination of polyester ripstop and PWR shell material to make them ready to withstand serious use and abuse. You retain the ability to remove both the cozy thermal liner and the hydrate waterproof liner when the temperature climbs, allowing the massive VCS-zippered vents to do their job.

Designed for riders who need the ultimate in touring comfort and convenience with appointments for off road protection, the REV’IT Discovery Boots ford that gap. Built on high-grip, long-wearing Vibram Overland soles, the Discovery Outdry boots offer both stability on the pegs and dexterity for walking or hiking. Must be present to win.

Winner: Chuck Jones (Seabrook, TX) - Congratulations! Selection of Rukka and Kriega Gear, value $1,500

RevZilla was founded in 2007 by a core team of riders whose sole goal was bringing the best possible shopping experience to any enthusiast who visits us, in-store or online. At RevZilla, we know that a large and rider-specific product selection is a commodity within the world of motorcycle gear and parts web sites. There is a lot of competition out there and to some extent we all have overlapping product selections. We hope our straightforward and fair customer approach differentiates us from the pack and speaks to how serious we are about making our customer's satisfaction as our number one priority. For us, the customer always comes first and we do our darndest to make sure that each customer has an experience which is exemplary of our brand.

Performance has always been at the heart of Rukka. Since the company’s inception in a small farmhouse in Kokkola, Finland, back in 1950, Rukka has been dedicated to producing cutting edge activewear for outdoor enthusiasts that can stand up to the rigors of life and mother nature. Beginning with athletic gear and transitioning to waterproof apparel in the 1960’s, Rukka has a long and storied history of developing industry-leading technologies and materials to best support a life lived outdoors. 

With a robust history of producing tough motorcycle rain gear, Rukka was one of the first companies to make use of the Gore-Tex waterproof and breathable membrane for motorcycle gear, launching its first Gore-Tex line in 1986. Since then, Rukka has expanded its line to include some of the toughest gear on the planet and continues to combine their innovative designs with leading technical materials like Gore-Tex, Armacor, Cordura, SuperFabric, Windstopper and D3O.

Engineered to perform reliably season after season and thwart off the world's toughest conditions, Kriega makes some of the most durable motorcycle luggage available for hardcore riders. Backed by an unmatched 10-year warranty on all their packs, Kriega products are made to an unrivaled standard of quality with the finest materials.

The unique, modular design of their dry bags allows for a multitude of combinations, affording Kriega dry packs the versatility to stack on one another, piggyback on Kriega motorcycle backpacks, or mount securely to the bike, adapting easily to fit the tail, tank or as saddlebags. Kriega waterproof motorcycle luggage solutions make it easy to add capacity and develop a luggage configuration that is perfect for your bike and your needs.

Must be present to win.

Winner: Brian Hughes (Putnam, IL) - Congratulations!


Twisted Throttle Denali Accessory Package, value $1,725

Twisted Throttle and DENALI Electronics have teamed up to provide the ultimate visibility package for your motorcycle, with a bonus for the rider from KLIM! This grand prize features the new DENALI CANsmart Controller, which provides plug-n-play accessory installation with dozens of customizable settings. The package also includes two sets of super-bright DENALI 2.0 lights, with HiDrive™ High-Intensity LEDs and an interchangeable TriOptic™ Lens System; the venerable DENALI SoundBomb Two-Tone Horn; the new DENALI Auxiliary Brake Light; and the ultralight KLIM Krios Karbon Helmet with custom, retro-reflective DENALI graphics. Light and horn mounts are also included.

Winner: Mike Bloed (Merced, CA) - Congratulations!



Wheels of Morocco Atlas Adventure Tour, value $2,500

Wheels of Morocco (Official Travel Partner of BMW Motorrad) offers guided motorbike tours to the most scenic places in Morocco. SAY YES TO ADVENTURE!

The Wheels of Morocco team consists of European motorcycle enthusiasts living in that beautiful country. They know the the roads, the culture, the people and speak the language These are essential elements that ensure you experience Morocco in a best possible way, guided by BMW Certified professionals.

For a real adventure should be a unique experience, the Adventure tours provide the possibility to explore Morocco’s infinite off-road tracks on the newest BMW GS models. Ride on dirt tracks at 3000 metres and get a taste of the Sahara on a big trail. To maximise the joy and increase your confidence, you can sign up to one of their off-road trainings before you start your adventure.

Those who have no intention of leaving the comfort of the tarmac, Morocco provides exceptional scenery and wonderful roads. The Exclusive tours ensure you are lodged in maximum comfort and ride the best roads of the country in the saddle of a GS. You will get a taste of the excellent local foods and explore the Imperial cities of Morocco to submerge in the vibrant souks and medinas.

Atlas Adventure

Starting in Casablanca, you’ll be taken on an eight-day journey that will expose you to all the wonders of Morocco. This ultimate motorbike tour takes you riding on both dirt tracks and trails, through remote villages and climbing nearly 3000 metres to get the best vantage points of the mountain range below.

The Atlas Adventure tour is an unforgettable experience for any biker looking to explore roads that no other tour company does. Be guided by the knowledgeable staff of Wheels of Morocco that not only know the country but also speak the language so you’ll have nothing to worry about. By providing you with a small tour group, you’ll get to truly enjoy the open road, sights, and culture that Morocco has to offer.

The winner needs to be present at the awards ceremony to claim the prize. Prize is not transferable and cannot be redeemed for cash. Airfare not included.

Winner: Bruce Fasterling (Webster Groves, MO) - Congratulations!


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