Chicago Region BMW Owners Association boasts over 250 members... the largest and most active BMW Motorcycle Club in the region. Meeting on the SECOND Thursday monthly, 7:30 pm 'til 9 pm at Elmhurst Elks Lodge, 711 W. St. Charles Rd, Elmhurst, IL 60126.


January 31 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM


February 12 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM


February 13 - February 15


February 12 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Mike Tolar

Time for the SHOW!

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It's almost time for our favorite off-season activity-- the motorcycle show! Our Association will of course have its annual presence, and our special feature this year is the BMW MOA Foundation's SmarTrainer. Show dates are Friday, February 13 through Sunday, February 15 (yes, it's a week later than last year). Get more information at the show website here. We still need volunteers, so if you're interested in helping at the booth, contact president This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for details and a time slot!

New Membership Application / Renewal Form Available

In case you mislaid the copy in your January newsletter, you can find the new membership form in the "About CRBMW -> Become a Member/Renew" area of this site!

Got a Technical Question?

Question MarkOur CHITECH committee members have a wide range of experience with BMW motorcycles from the Earles-fork /2 models up to the K16 and S1000 models. And one thing they all enjoy is sharing what they know with others. This is the reason that CHITECH offers clinics, demonstrations, and seminars. Sometimes, of course, those of us who work on our bikes have questions that haven't been addressed by a CHITECH event. Well, here is a way to get a more timely answer: ask your question by sending an email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. (click on this link for a shortcut). And, the best questions may well become topics for future technical activities!

Club Logo Apparel Now Available

As noted in the newsletter, shirts and jackets with the Chicago Region logo are now available on-line. For pictures and ordering information, go to the "Links and Advertisers" area of this website.

(...So, Where Do I Log In?)

Welcome to our website! To Log In (or to create an account), you'll need to click on the "Forum" tab above. Here, you can sign in to your account if you already have one, or create an account if you don't. Once you've done that, you can add forum posts or respond to those already here. You can also view and print our newsletter and other documents.

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