Saddling up in Christchurch

My name is Herbert. I’m 50 years old and live in Bavaria, Germany. I have been selected to ride the new R 1200 GS on the South Island of New Zealand for 8 days, and it is difficult for me to explain the joy and pride being here right now brings me.

When I arrived in Christchurch yesterday, I was welcomed by the T3 team and Frank from the BMW Motorrad team who wished me all the best for my ride over the island at the end of the world. …

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