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After meeting Ms Lou-Anne Fitzsimons, Edgar Kleinbergen and Chris Modise of BMW at their office in July 2017, with a view to resolving the claim that I have against BMW, it has become clear that BMW has no intention of settling my claim against them without me seeking the assistance of the High Court to bring about justice in this regard. A summons has now been served on the parties and is downloadable on the link below:
“There are few things more powerful than people united.” Vironika Tugaleva We thank everyone for signing the petition, which has been a big factor in applying pressure to BMW to bring about the global recall that has been announced...
A number of BMW R 1200 GS motorbike owners are sending a warning to the public to beware of using this bike, which is thought to be the reason for a number of accidents resulting in serious injury. After surviving a serious accident while riding his BMW R1200 GS...
BMW AG has announced a global safety recall of the BMW R 1200 GS and R 1200 GS Adventure models (models K50 and K51) from the production period November 2013 to June 2017. This was done as a precautionary safety measure because the fixed fork...
Morning has come and gone and I have not heard a single word from BMW in response to my email below, other than Donford’s arriving at my home to collect the loan bike that you have instructed them to take back...
I was on a ride in SA in September with a group. Day 11 one of our guys went down. He is an extremely good rider. Travelling on a dead straight road, speed between 120 and 140KPH. He claims the front end just fell away and he went down. There was NOTHING to hit on the road and NO potholes...
More background on this failure can be found on the following sites. This is in no way a complete list but does show a number of people have had the issue and many of them have not previously dropped their motorcycle...
A company of BMW’s level should take safety issues much more seriously. Totally unacettable.
Being a BMW driver myself (without such accident) I still think you should take your responsibility in this case. It […]
I hit a pothole at about 40 kmph and after about a couple of kilometers ahead when I locked brakes […]
I made a trip with my wife and we crashed when the bar and the crib my bike is from […]
We the undersigned, acknowledge that BMW Motorrad has announced a global recall on the 1200 GS motorcycles (2013-217) and demand that this recall is efficiently and widely rolled out in all countries.
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