Chicago Region BMW Owners Association



*Two Hot Dog Rides on April 12th

We offer two destinations for our mid-April Hot Dog Ride--your choice. One is Hub's Restaurant in Skokie, a perennial favorite. The other is a new place for us: Skippy's Gyros...
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*Notre Dame Passion Ride

On Saturday, April 17th and Sunday, April 18th, join the Chicago Region BMW Club on an overnight, weekend ride on a tour of shrines and sights around legendary Notre Dame University and...
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Motoworks Track Day at GingerMan

--SIGN UP NOW! Motoworks Chicago invites you to join them on Monday, August 9th, 2021, for their 18th annual track day at GingerMan Raceway in South Haven, Michigan. This is...
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40th anniversary of the BMW GS in Wakefield Michigan

On Friday, September 11th, I met five other riders (Tom Liao, Patrick King, John Panek, Dipen Shah, and Ryan Manley) at the Full Moon Restaurant in Lake Bluff for a...
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Dirt Orcas 4th Annual Summer Classic

A short compilation video of the Dirt Orcas 4th Annual Summer Classic held on September 19, 2020. It was about 100 miles of the worst gravel and B roads that...
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Michigan Upper Peninsula CAMP S’more Motocamping Trip

A ride report on the trip to Big Snow Resort - Indianhead- with Michele Barsanti and Chicago Area Motocamping Pros (CAMP).
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A Chicago Sunrise

A few photos from our recent sunrise ride. The names of the "models" pictured in the photographs have been redacted to protect their privacy!
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Backroads & Backbeats: Neil Peart Takes the Scenic Way to Work

Reprinted from BMW ON magazine. Neil Peart, the drummer and lyricist for one of my favorite bands, Rush, is interviewed by BMW ON magazine about his extensive travelling on his...
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2020 Annual Starved Rock Ride–a Review

Short version: I had a pretty good time. You guys shoulda been there - - - - -- - - - - - - - - - Longer version: I...
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