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In 2011 we had the incredible opportunity to try all three types of race bikes that BMW had to offer in the World Superbike Championship: the Superstock, SBK Satellite, and Factory SBK BMW S1000RR race bikes. So here we are in 2012, at the famous Misano circuit, with the S1000RR which won its first victories in the WSBK Championship. More competitive and intriguing than ever and as has become a tradition, we are again ready to try the newest racing bikes with the famous BMW propeller on their tanks.

There are opportunities in the moto-journalism profession that are to be jumped on, and this is one of them. The opportunity to ride on a track, three SWBK motorcycles is so overwhelming that everything else became of secondary relevance. So, when I received the invite from BMW to go ride around Monza with the very best of its motorcycles, my response was simply the most obvious one…I’m COMING! Click through to read Lorenzo Gargiulo’s account of riding BMW’s Superstock, sateliite Superbike, and factory Superbike S1000RR race bikes.