BMW Motorrad GS Challenge returns in 2023 with thrilling off-road challenges

BMW Motorrad GS Challenge returns in 2023 with thrilling off-road challenges

KUALA LUMPUR: Following the success of last year's BMW Motorrad GS Challenge, the competition has returned to test the limits of the local GS riders. The competition tests the participants based on their navigation and riding skills and individual challenges across various off-roading obstacles. What makes this year's event even more exciting is that riders get a once-in-a-lifetime chance to ride alongside the 2024 International GS Trophy Tour in the alluring terrain of Namibia.

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  • When was the BMW Motorrad GS Challenge 2023 held?

    The BMW Motorrad GS Challenge 2023 was held from the 23rd to the 24th of September in Putrajaya.
  • What was special about this year's BMW Motorrad GS Challenge?

    What made this year's event even more exciting is that the top riders got a once-in-a-lifetime chance to ride alongside the 2024 International GS Trophy Tour in the alluring terrain of Namibia.
  • BMW Motorrad GS Challenge 2023

    The challenge was held from the 23rd to the 24th of September in Putrajaya. The unique two-day challenge celebrated the true spirit of GS and established a connection among riders who shared a passion for BMW Motorrad.

    BMW Motorrad GS Challenge 2023

    BMW G 310 GS owners got the chance to embark on the 'Follow the Trails' course that was specially tailored for their bikes. These riders also competed to participate in the 'Follow the Trails' Tour of the International BMW GS Trophy that will take place in 2024 in Namibia. The top 10 finalists of the event were also rewarded with exclusive prizes courtesy of official tyre sponsor Metzeler.

    BMW Motorrad GS Challenge 2023

    Hans de Visser, Managing Director of BMW Group Malaysia, said, "We are thrilled to be bringing back the BMW Motorrad GS Challenge this year to our passionate community of GS riders here in Malaysia. Following its successful reception last year, it is a joy to see our participants experience the same freedom, power, and spirit of adventure again as they traversed through the challenging terrain, embodying everything that our GS motorcycles were designed for." 

    BMW Motorrad GS Challenge 2023

    Five finalists who mastered the challenge to win a spot on the FTT Namibia 2024 tour are - Asmawi Bin Ali, Affendy Syed Omar, Diwaagar A/L Tambychandran, Azlan Shah Bin Ahmad Suhaimi, and Zulkifli Bin Zainal Abidin.

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