SPEAKERS & MEDIA
Our guest list below includes some of the greatest minds and skillsets in the BMW Motorrad historical repertoire. And they’re bringing their experience, knowledge and stories here, for you to enjoy.
Hans A. Muth
Hans A. Muth became a designer at BMW Motorrad for the first time in 1971. In 1973, he put his passion for speed on the road with the first BMW Motorrad Superbike. The styling of the R 90 S sparks a passion in onlookers. It was followed by numerous stylistic icons in BMW Motorrad’s product history.
One of the primary innovators of the early Superbike era was Udo Gietl: He helped transform a gentleman’s touring motorcycle, the BMW R Series, into a championship-winning Superbike. Udo Gietl proved that BMW wasn’t just your dad’s brand of motorcycle. ~ Larry Lawrence
MECHANIC & RACING LEGEND
Helmut Dähne’s TT winning (factory class) BMW 750cc Imola racer. In 1972 the German mechanic turned racer rode this BMW R 75/5 based TT racer to victory in the legendary 200 mile Imola.
AMA SUPERBIKE CHAMPION
Steve McLaughlin, one of the early stars of the
Elspeth Beard is an architect and motorcyclist, noted for being one of the first English women to ride a motorcycle around the world. She later redesigned the historic Munstead Tower in Godalming, winning the 1994 Royal Institute of British Architects award for South East England. She now owns an architectural firm based in a converted stable in Godalming.
MECHANIC BMW RACING
Contributing to this one of a kind event…………
host & producer
Daren Dortin, who produces and hosts the Podcast: 247 Airheads will be the moderator at a live podcast during the event.
After immigrating to the US from West-Germany, Andy has served multiple years as a Paratrooper with the 82nd Airborne Division, and later subsequent service in the Armed Forces Reserve components. He now works in the information technology sector for a regional health care provider. You can see his work on his website AMPM Photos. While there checkout his blog, there are some great ones on BMW’s!
Post POP Artist
John Ritter is an American Post Pop Artist, whose vibrant depictions of celebrities and popular culture have consistently defined the pages of the New Yorker, Time, GQ, The New York Times and Harper’s. You can learn more about John on his PSAC page.