BMW’s number one high performance driving school is called the BMW Advanced M School. The “M” part of the name should really be more like “MMMMMM” as in”MMMMMM Good” like the Campbell Soup commercials. “MMMMMM Power” or “MMMMMM Handling” also would work. So would “MMMMMM M3″! The 2 day BMW Advanced M School that I [...]
For the last 8 miles I was standing up on the pegs using my legs as an extension of the suspension as my 2009 BMW R 1200 GS bounced, lurched and powered itâ€™s way up a dirt trail called Parsons Branch. The sign back at the start of this stretch of our journey said â€œParsons Branchâ€¦a primitive road.â€ It was definitely â€œprimitiveâ€; the â€œroadâ€ part was very questionable. Suddenly the dirt ran smack into asphalt, the famed â€œTail of the Dragon.â€ Youâ€™d think that would spell the end of my motorcycling fun. Actually, it was just the beginning on this dual sport BMW.