New BMW Sportbike On Show At Jerez

Paul Carruthers | May 1, 2009

BMW’s S1000RR sportbike was shown in public today at the MotoGP round in Jerez, Spain, the bike being used a safety bike for in the race – one week prior to its official unveiling at the World Superbike in Monza, Italy, next weekend.

The bike is the street version of the BMW currently being ridden in the World Superbike Championship by Troy Corser and Ruben Xaus.

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Paul Carruthers took over as the editor of Cycle News in 1993 after serving as associate editor since starting his career at the publication in 1985. Carruthers has covered every facet of the sport in his near-28-year tenure at America's Daily Motorcycle News Source.