2014 BMW R1200GS Adventure Review – First Ride

From this angle the GSA appears to be the world’s most unaerodynamic motorcycle, but it all serves a purpose beyond just being intimidating. Hand guards, taller windscreen, wind deflectors and a wider front fender all comprise to provide better protection for the rider. The high air intakes keep water from being sucked into the airbox, while the crashbars not only protect the engine and bodywork, but also those oh-so-important radiators.