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2015 BMW R 1200 GS Adventure

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2015 On-Off Road


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2015 BMW R 1200 GS Adventure

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2015 BMW R 1200 GS Adventure Specifications

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Model Type  On-Off Road
BASE MSRP(US)  $18,340.00
Dealers BMW Dealers
Warranty  36
Engine Type  Flat Twin
Cylinders  2
Engine Stroke  4-Stroke
Horsepower (bhp/kW)  125 / 92
Horsepower RPM  7750
Torque (Ft Lbs/Nm)  92 / 125
Torque RPM  6500
Cooling  Liquid / Air
Valves  8
Valves Per Cylinder  4
Valve Configuration  DOHC
Bore (mm/in)  101 / 3.98
Stroke (mm/in)  73 / 2.87
Displacement (cc/ci)  1170 / 71.4
Compression Ratio  12.5:1
Starter  Electric
Fuel Requirements  Premium
US Miles Per Gallon (Hwy)  55
Fuel Type  Gas
Fuel Injector  Yes
Fuel Injector Size (mm)  52
Carburetor  No
Number Of Carburetors  0
Carburetion Type  Fuel Injected
Transmission Type  Manual
Number Of Speeds  6
Overdrive  Yes
Primary Drive (Rear Wheel)  Shaft
Gear Ratio (1/2/3/4/5/6)  2.44 / 1.7 / 1.3 / 1.06 / 0.94 / 0.85
Reverse  No
Final Drive Ratio  2.91
Wheels & Tires:  
Wheels Composition  Steel
Tube / Tubeless  Tubeless
Front Wheel Width (in)  3
Rear Wheel Width (in)  4.5
Chromed  No
Front Tire Width  120
Front Tire Aspect Ratio  70
Front Wheel Diameter  19
Rear Tire Width  170
Rear Tire Aspect Ratio  60
Rear Wheel Diameter  17
Front Tire (Full Spec)  120/70 R19
Rear Tire (Full Spec)  170/60 R17
Brake Brand Name  Brembo® Monobloc
Front Brake Type  Dual Hydraulic Disc
Front Brake Diameter (in/mm)  12 / 305
Rear Brake Type  Hydraulic Disc
Rear Brake Diameter (in/mm)  10.9 / 276
Anti-Lock Brakes  Standard
Linked Brake System Front to Rear  Standard
Front Suspension Type  Telescopic Fork
Front Suspension Size (in/mm)  1.5 / 37
Front Travel (in/mm)  8.3 / 210
Front Adjustable Fork Pre-Load  Yes
Front Adjustable Rebound Damping  Yes
Front Central Suspension Strut  Yes
Front Suspension Brand Name  Telelever
Steering Damper  Yes
Rear Suspension Type  Single Sided Swing Arm
Rear Travel (in/mm)  8.7 / 220
Rear Adjustable Shock / Spring Pre-Load  Yes
Rear Adjustable Rebound Damping  Yes
Number Rear Shock Absorbers  1
Rear Suspension Brand Name  Paralever
Rear Suspension Material  Aluminum
Air Adjustable  No
Steering Control  Handlebar
Technical Specifications:  
Length (ft)  7.4
Width (in/mm)  38.6 / 980
Height (in/mm)  57.1 / 1450
Wheelbase (in/mm)  59.4 / 1510
Length (ft/ft)  7
Length (ft/in)  4.8
Wet Weight (lbs/kg)  573 / 260
Payload Capacity (lbs/kgs)  485 / 220
GVWR (lbs/kgs)  1058 / 480
Fuel Capacity (gal/l)  7.9 / 30
Fuel Capacity Reserve (gal/l)  1 / 4
Engine Displacement to Weight (cc)  2.04
Seat Type  Two-Piece
Adjustable  Yes
Seat Material  Vinyl
Seat Location  Driver and Passenger
Folding  No
Seat Height (in/mm)  35 / 890
Number Of Seats  2
Detachable Passenger Seat  Standard
Grab Rail or Strap  Standard
Frame  Steel
Body Material  Plastic
Hand Grips  Standard
Foot Peg Location  Driver and Passenger
Adjustable  No
Chain Guard  No
Chassis Protectors  No
Engine Case Guard  Yes
Fork Guards  Yes
Saddle Bag Guard  No
Tank Guard  Yes
Belt Guard  No
Hand Guards  Yes
Brush Guard  Yes
Heel Guards  Yes
Exhaust Guard  Yes
Radiator Cover  No
Front Fender  Standard
Rear Fender  Standard
Top Crown  Standard
Stand Type  Center / Kick
Handlebars  Standard
Skid Plate  Standard
License Plate  Standard
Digital Instrumentation  Standard
Clock  Standard
Tachometer  Standard
Trip Odometer  Standard
Trip Computer  Standard
Lap Timer  Standard
Speedometer  Standard
Temperature Warning Type  Gauge
Fuel Level Warning Type  Gauge
Service Reminder  Standard
Warranty (Condition)  Limited
Destination Charge  495
Basic Warranty (Miles)  36000
Battery Warranty (Months)  0
Generic Type (Primary)  On-Off Road
Manufacturer Country  Germany
Introduction Year  1980
Manufacturer Recommend Minimum Age  16
Parent Company  BMW
Display Name  R 1200 GS Adventure
Windshield Mounts  Standard
Paint & Finish:  
Paint  Standard
Decal Kit  Standard
Folding  Yes
Windshield Lowers  Yes
Height Adjustable  Yes
Tinted  No
Height  Mid
Rear Rack  Standard
Helmet Locks  Standard
Headlight Mounts  Standard
Halogen Headlight (s)  Standard
Adjustable Headlights  Standard
Headlight (s)  Standard
Type  Halogen
Engine Immobilizer  Standard
Power Outlet  Standard
Adjustable Handlebars  Standard
Adjustable Levers  Standard
Handlebar Lock  Standard

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Ugly Duckling with the utility of a truck and the legs of a cheetah
By Bryan(Owner), Mar. 10, 2015
I had crotch-rockets for the past 10 years but was fed-up with leaning over the gas tank and having numb body parts (i.e. back, hands, arms, butt, crotch, legs...) so I sprung for a bike that I could actually use. After taking the financial PLUNGE of over $23k for bike and panniers, and yet I still ... Read Full Review


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Great All Around Bike
By David B.(Owner), Nov. 1, 2015
I purchased my R1200GSA new this past May. I have traveled over 11,000 miles on it since then, including a two-week trip which included the Badlands of South Dakota, Bighorn Mountains, Yellowstone, Montana, Idah, Mount Hood, and the Pacific Coast Highway before finally returning back to Ohio throug... Read Full Review


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OK I finally get it.
By Tony Robertson(Owner), Oct. 28, 2015
After 25+ years of owning Kawasaki's (ZX-11, 2 x ZX-12, Concours 14), I finally plunked down on a 2015 BMW 1200 GS Adventure. I have ridden it 800 miles or so,, and already can say this bike corners better than any other bike I have ever ridden.

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