Illinois Resident Wins BMW Motorrad’s National IMS Sweepstakes

Woodcliff Lake, NJ – May 23, 2018… Steve Boydston was heading for the exit at the Chicago Motorcycle Show when his buddy pointed out an opportunity to win a 2018 BMW G 310 R at the BMW Motorrad display.   Postponing the blast of arctic February air he was about to encounter outside the convention center, Steve sauntered over and entered the BMW Motorrad 2017-18 IMS Sweepstakes.  It was his lucky day!

 

Last week, he took delivery of his new G 310 R from Cycle Werks in Barrington, IL.  And, now, with riding season in full swing, the 53-year-old Hampshire, IL resident, has a dynamic new single-cylinder roadster in his garage – a garage it shares with two other large displacement touring motorcycles.

 

“I like the fact that the G 310 R has just 34 horsepower,” says Steve, a high-voltage lineman with the Chicago Transit Authority.  “It can navigate narrow city streets as well as power along country roads, which is why I ordered the touring package.  Now, I don’t have to take out a big touring bike to run a quick errand, and I’ve already put 100 miles on the G 310 R since I picked it up the other day.”

 

Although this is Steve’s first BMW, it may not be his last.  He admits having his eye on a K 1600 B Bagger during a recent trip to Cycle Werks.

 

For now, though, Steve is enjoying the feeling of being a winner.

 

Lesson learned…some of the best entries are made at the exit.

 

BMW Group In America

 

BMW of North America, LLC has been present in the United States since 1975.  Rolls-Royce Motor Cars NA, LLC began distributing vehicles in 2003.  The BMW Group in the United States has grown to include marketing, sales, and financial service organizations for the BMW brand of motor vehicles, including motorcycles, the MINI brand, and Rolls-Royce Motor Cars; Designworks, a strategic design consultancy based in California; technology offices in Silicon Valley and Chicago, and various other operations throughout the country. BMW Manufacturing Co., LLC in South Carolina is part of BMW Group’s global manufacturing network and is the manufacturing plant for all X5 and X3 Sports Activity Vehicles and X6 and X4 Sports Activity Coupes.  The BMW Group sales organization is represented in the U.S. through networks of 345 BMW passenger car and BMW Sports Activity Vehicle centers, 153 BMW motorcycle retailers, 127 MINI passenger car dealers, and 36 Rolls-Royce Motor Car dealers.  BMW (US) Holding Corp., the BMW Group’s sales headquarters for North America, is located in Woodcliff Lake, New Jersey.

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