News Archives


FREE Rain Suit plus $250 OFF Helmets & Jackets!

FREE Rain Suit plus $250 OFF Helmets & Jackets!

Now thru July 31 with the purchase of any 2014 model listed below, Bob’s is offering $250 OFF helmets and jackets! Act before June 13, and Bob is throwing in a FREE rain suit—choose from BMW, Rev’it!, or FirstGear—up to a $160 value!

So while Bob’s BMW is singing “Rain, Rain, Go Away,” our customers are outside doing the rain dance with their fingers crossed hoping the forecast calling for rain the rest of the week does not change!

Eligible 2014 Models
Monthly Payments* ONLY at Bob’s**
G 650 GS
$99/month FREE Rain Suit plus $250 OFF Helmets & Jackets!
F 700 GS
$129/month FREE Rain Suit plus $250 OFF Helmets & Jackets!
F 800 GS
$149/month FREE Rain Suit plus $250 OFF Helmets & Jackets!
F 800 GSA $169/month FREE Rain Suit plus $250 OFF Helmets & Jackets!
C 650 GT $129/month FREE Rain Suit plus $250 OFF Helmets & Jackets!
*Estimated monthly payments include current BMW sales incentives, assume $750 down and a 48 month 3asy Ride Financing Option. 3asy subject to credit approval. Freight, Set-up, Doc, Taxes, Title & Tag fees, and accessories are additional. Offer based on non-promotional rate-rates subject to change. Current BMW savings cannot be combined with other special sales programs.

**To qualify for Bob’s rainy day promotion it must be raining at Bob’s during the sales process and/or at time of delivery; payment in full or a non-refundable $1,000 deposit is due by Friday, June 13. Any brand rain suit up to a value of $160 is applicable. This offer is non-transferable and cannot be redeemed as cash. Ask your sales representative for complete details on program eligibility and guidelines. Bob’s $250 helmet/jacket credit expires July 31, 2014 and cannot be combined with any other special sales program accept Bob’s rainy day promo.

2014 Picks from Bob’s BMW

SHOIE GT AIR HELMETS

SHOEI’s all-new stylish GT-Air makes it easier to adapt to the ever-changing conditions that Mother Nature places in our path. Features such as the convenient flip-down internal sun shield, free-flowing yet easily adjustable ventilation system, superior aerodynamics, and Pinlock Anti-Fog System ensure greater comfort and thus more time in the saddle than ever before.

REV’IT AIRWAVE PANTS

Rev’it! brings you Summer riding air mesh at its best: rugged and strong, yet soft and comfortable to the touch. Stay cool and safe at the same time. Fully equipped with CE-approved armor plus an attention to detail not usually found at such an affordable price. With a long side entry zipper, these pants can be put on and taken off in the blink of an eye – making the Airwave trousers the perfect summer commuter pants.

SCALA RIDER QZ SYSTEM

Whether you ride your motorcycle for business or pleasure, you need to stay connected at all times. The Qz allows you to safely and easily make and receive phone calls while riding, connect to your GPS and receive in-the-ear instructions, and tune into your favorite playlist.

Upgrade to the Q9 system and get helmet to helmet communication with up to 9 people!


BMW STREETGUARD WOMEN’S JACKET & PANTS

The new BMW StreetGuard jacket and pants (sold separately) offer flexibly equipped for all kinds of weather, from the heat of summer to the depths of winter, and numerous clever extras and comfort features that demonstrate detailed design and innovation. StreetGuard represents BMW’s premium touring apparel and is the first choice for riders who appreciate functionality as well as quality.

KLIM VENTED SOCK

The Klim Vented Sock is our most ventilated technical sock designed to wick moisture away from the skin allowing the foot to stay dry and comfortable. Strategically-placed soft mesh panels allow for maximum moisture removal. The Klim Vented Sock is best suited for aggressive riders and/or warmer conditions and works great for any rider looking for minimal bulk and maximum dryness.

BMW COOL DOWN VEST

You say it’s too hot to ride? Not anymore, with this new vest from BMW that uses evaporation to keep you cool The vest uses the HyperKewl system to lock in moisture. That moisture is stored in the material for up to 8 hours, providing a constant cooling effect through evaporation, reducing heat by around 11 to 22º F compared to the ambient temperature. Repeat the process as many times as necessary. And as you ride cool, your clothing stays perfectly dry! The ultra-lightweight garment fits comfortably beneath most summer-weight textile jackets.

REV’IT! CHRONOS GTX JACKET

The REV’IT! Chronos GTX takes highly functional gear to the next level. This two-in-one jacket is ideal for commuters, distance tourers, and day riders alike in all weather conditions during the warm and hot seasons.
Features include large air-mesh panels for optimal ventilation, excellent reflection, plenty of adjustability to fine-tune the fit, CE-approved ProLife® armor at the shoulders and elbows, and a comfort mesh lining.
SHOEI RF-1200

The NEW RF-1200 represents a big leap in SHOEI’s sport helmet evolution. Years of development, wind tunnel testing and on-track rider feedback have contributed greatly to this model’s emergence. We’ve tried it and we LOVE it!
REV’IT! PACIFIC H2O RAIN SUIT

When Rev’it! developed the PACIFIC H2O rain suit, one of their main goals was to make it easy to put on in just a few seconds – about the time it takes you to get soaked in a heavy shower. Mission accomplished. The solution lies not only in the long, diagonal front closure, but in the newly developed, non-stick, PVC-free coating on the inside of the Power Nylon outer shell. The result is a 100% waterproof, breathable, and very practical all weather companion that will meet the demands of any rider. Convenient features include a storage pocket on the upper leg. For safety, reflection panels on the shoulders and upper legs ensure great visibility.

KLIM ALTITUDE WOMEN’S JACKET

The Women’s Altitude Jacket is a fully functional, feature rich jacket that was, from concept to completion, specifically designed to fit the female form. This jacket promises to break new ground in women’s motorcycle apparel.

The Altitude Pant for Women is a proud new addition to the Klim lineup. The fit is, of course, designed specifically for women, but you get more than just fashion.

SCORPION SG3 GLOVES

SG3 GLOVES from Scorpion are the sport rider’s gloves with high performance features designed for the track, yet comfortable enough for the street. Best of all: Affordable!
BMW AIRFLOW LINE

When it’s hot out you want AirFlow.
For 2014, the famous two-piece summer suit, for warm weather is better than ever, includes a windproof cover jacket, and is available for men and women.

The lightweight summer gloves have excellent ventilation with leather in the palms and textile on back. Choose from 2 colors: Silver or black.

The airflow boots complete the famous line and are better than ever! You don’t have to sacrifice protection or good looks to ride in cool comfort with the Airflow boots.

Bob’s High Mileage Polar Bear Challenge

It’s not too late to join the FUN!

Round 1 of Bob’s High Mileage Polar Bear Challenge is complete are the results are in! The winner for highest miles among female riders (and among male riders!) is our good friend, long time customer, and Bob’s ambassador Lisa Hecker, riding a 2008 R1200GS, and clocking in with a whopping 2,776 miles! The male winner is our new friend and customer riding all the way down from Brooklyn, New York to join the challenge, Neftali Colon! Neftali clocked in with 1,665 miles, riding a 2007 Yamaha!

Round 1 winners received brand new winter riding gear donated by our gracious sponsors, Rev’it and Gerbing heated gear. Lisa is deciding between either the Rev’it Kelvin or Element glove and Neftali is deciding between either the Gerbing T5 or G3 heated gloves.
polar-bear-sm

Round 2 is now open for registration and we encourage you to join in the fun, you too could be a winner! To date we have 24 riders on all brands—Harley’s Suzuki, Honda, Yamaha, and Kawasaki—not just BMW’s signed up! So please, help us spread the word that you do not have to ride a BMW to participate! Not to mention folks are traveling from surrounding states–New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware, and Virginia–to register in the challenge!

Each month, now through March the two riders (1 male, 1 female) with the highest miles will WIN winter riding gear provided by Rev’it USA and Gerbing Heated Gear. In addition to monthly winners, two riders will be grand prize winners for riding the most cumulative miles (December through March).

There are still monthly prizes to be won and all it takes is one good month of riding to get yourself into the running for the cumulative mile grand prize! For more information on how to register and a full list of registration and check-in dates, read more

Note to those of your currently registered, Round 2 check in is coming up January 31-February 1. I know it’s cold out there (really cold!) but you’ve got to ride to win!

Name Round 1 Results
Lisa H. 2776
Neftali C. 1665
Martin C 1640
Kelly V. 1350
D. Hagans 1234
D. Hrenchir 918
Omar A. 863
James P 764
Brian L. 664
Ted K. 522
G. Kerkeslager 494
Paul C. 408
Janet C. 224
Ken M. 220
Dave M. 159
Dawn D. 93

Looking Back Over 2013

2013-BobsBMW

Our team of certified sales advisors assisted over 350 riders last year, both current and new to the Bob’s family in their selection of new and used motorcycles—BMW’s, Harley-Davidsons, Hondas, Ducatis, Suzukis, Victorys, Kawasakis,  Vespas, Yamahas, Triumphs, Urals, Piaggios, Moto Guzzis, Can-Ams, Big Dogs as well as several sidecar rigs and trike conversions in the mix. Some were true antiques, others classics and a smaller number were what we call Project Bikes. Many of our patrons live nearby and we see them on a regular basis but others came from miles away, as far as Canada and Hawaii, wanting a greater adventure and more memorable experience when taking delivery of their motorcycle. The record for riding home from Maryland on a bike purchased from Bob’s now stands at approximately 4,600 miles!

img_5724Our team of certified apparel advisors helped customers in person and online to select the perfect riding gear for their needs and budget from great vendors including BMW, Olympia, Rev’it, KLIM, First Gear, Gerbings, Schuberth, Arai, Scorpion, Sidi, Shoei and many others. Some of that protective riding gear got used and we are so very thankful it was there to take care of them! Our team of parts and accessory experts provided electronic and personal guidance on accessory purchases from Airhawk, GoPro, Ohlins, PIAA, Cardo, RKA, P3, Kryptonite, J-Pegs, Clearview, ZTech, Garmin, Dow, Illium, R&G and dozens of other top level suppliers so worldwide adventures or simply the commute to work would be that much more enjoyable.

Our inventory and shipping team, in addition to insuring it’s all on the shelf when needed and then making it all go out on time and arrive as ordered, also helped our certified BMW parts experts deliver thousands of individual orders of genuine BMW parts plus countless reproductions and aftermarket replacements so our friends and customers here in the US and in dozens of other countries around the world could maintain, repair, refurbish and restore their motorcycles at home in their own garage or work space while hundreds and hundreds chose to bring their machines to us so our expert technicians could provide all the care they desired so they could simply go out and enjoy the ride. From crush gaskets to complete transmissions we’ve got everything you and your bike require to remain safe, roadworthy, comfortable and fun all year long.

In 2013 Bob and Suzanne hosted two very exciting group tours taking along with several dozen friends, customers and even some fellow dealers. They went to Morocco with Edelweiss Bike Travel and then to South Africa with Ayres Adventures for once-in-a-life-time group motorcycle adventures…LUCKY! The good news is if you were unable to join-in one of these adventures Bob is already planning a 2015 group adventure to Cuba! Anyone interested is encouraged to take the survey below so he can plan the best trip possible based on customer input…please serious inquiries only are asked to complete the survey.

Just before the 2013 Open House which turned out to be one of the biggest turnout yet, Bob and the team spent days updating the Vintage Museum, rotating in many new and never before seen bikes from Bob’s personal collection. We (Bob especially as the vintage BMW’s are his true passion) especially love sharing the machines, artifacts, memorabilia and other pieces of BMW history in the Vintage Museum with guests.

img_6132Customers helped us remain involved and engaged raising significant amounts of money for very worthwhile causes like the Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation via the Ride for Kids ® events as well as support several other local non-profit organizations to help insure we are giving back to our community wherever possible. Throughout 2013, we were also able and happy to send out thousands of dollars in door prizes to BMW clubs all across the country because they too are part of our family!

Without people like you none of this would be possible. We do this because we want to, it’s our chosen profession and we do this so we can deliver the Ultimate Motorcycle Experience to as many people as humanly possible each year and have fun doing it because it is our passion. We hope that shows when you visit the dealership, shop online, and every time we speak or exchange an email!

We are in the works planning an exciting year ahead! Please stay tuned for our forecast on what’s in store for 2014 and may this year be the Happiest New Year for you, your friends, and family!

Sincerely,
Bob, Suzanne and the entire team at Bob’s BMW.

Join Bob's BMW on Facebook Bob's BMW on YouTube Join Bob's BMW on Twitter
Bob's BMW Motorcycles is one of the largest, most respected BMW dealerships in North America, and the winner of numerous awards for overall excellence, merchandising, customer satisfaction, and community service. Bob’s is well known throughout the world for the passion and professionalism they bring to this business and sport. Bob's impressive brick and mortar Retail store, Dealership and Vintage Museum, serving the bustling Washington DC — Baltimore — Northern Virginia – Suburban Maryland area as well as surrounding mid-Atlantic region is the destination of choice for BMW enthusiasts everywhere for over 30 years. Bob's is a National leader in sales and service of new and used BMW motorcycles along with clean used offerings from most all brands and Bob’s offers complete refurbishing and restorations on any year BMW built since 1950. Since the beginnings in 1981 Bob’s has won praise for their huge inventory of genuine BMW parts, Accessories, and Riding Gear for all riders plus casual Apparel. Their ability to deliver what customers need when they need it is unparalleled. Bob's also specializes in high quality Used BMW motorcycle parts and hard-to-find Vintage BMW parts and accessories. One visit, one phone call or a few mouse clicks opens up the whole world of BMW Motorcycles.

Bob’s BMW Motorcycles - 10720 Guilford Road - Jessup, MD - Phone: 301-497-8949