BMW F800GS

BMW F800GS

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When it comes to adventure tourers, the BMW F 800 GS Adventure is one of the most desirable models. And there is no wonder why as it is fitted with state of the art technologies, comes with perfect ergonomics and is fitted with a comprehensive list of Adventure oriented features.

Among the most useful features offered by the F 800 GS Adventure you’ll find a high windshield, a fuel tank protector and saddle bag mountings.

As far as colors are concerned, the 2014 BMW F 800 GS Adventure comes in Sandrover Matte or Racing Red.

The bike is propelled by a 798cc, water-cooled, 4-stroke, in-line, two-cylinder engine with four valves per cylinder, two overhead camshafts and dry sump lubrication. The engine delivers a maximum output of 63 KW (85 Hp) at 7,500 rpm and 61 Lb/Ft of torque at 5,750 rpm.

Hit the jump for more information on the 2014 BMW F 800 GS Adventure.

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Shortly after presented the standard F800GS, BMW has introduced an Adventure version of its tough motorcycle. The new model is basically an extreme version of the F800GS and follows the footsteps of the R1200GS Adventure.

Compared to the standard model the Adventure version comes with a set of unique features that make it significantly tougher.

Among them you’ll find a new 24-litre fuel tank that extends your range with up to 75 miles. ABS is offered as standard equipment, as well as a reinforced rear subframe and a new bench seat. Among the comfort amenities you’ll find wider enduro-style footrests, a bigger windscreen and an adjustable, reinforced foot brake lever.

The options list includes traction control and Electronic Suspension Adjustment (ESA).

The motorcycle is powered by a water-cooled, 4-stroke, in-line, two-cylinder engine with four valves per cylinder, two overhead camshafts and dry sump lubrication.

Hit the jump for more information on the BMW F800GS Adventure.

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The sporty MW F800GS has received a set of revisions for 2013. Like its predecessor, the new generation offers a perfect combination between on and off road riding being a fairly versatile and practical enduro motorcycle.

As far as design goes, the 2013 model received a refreshed front with a new fuel tank trim, intake snorkel, upper mudguard and a new windshield.
The 2013 BMW F800GS is propelled by a Water-cooled 4-stroke in-line two-cylinder engine with a capacity of 798 cc. The engine is rated at 63 kW (85 hp) at 7,500 rpm and 61 lb/ft (83 Nm) of torque at 5,750 rpm.

On the features list you’ll find ABS as standard and optional ESA (Electronic Suspension Adjustment) and ASC (traction control). Additionally lowering is now available as an option, which helps you create a convenient seat height of 32.3 inches.

Hit the jump for more information on the 2013 BMW F800GS.

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Some Nazi took Hitler’s VFR and crashed it. The Fuhrer was already planning on buying another one when he was announced that his crew of Nazis took the liberty to buy him a BMW GS. We can’t reproduce the rest, but you’re invited to watch the video. Try not to feel guilty for anything…that’s how well the video is made.

Source: youtube
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A problem related to the axle shaft wall thickness determined BMW of North America to recall model year 2008 F800 GS motorcycles. According to the German manufacturer, the axle shaft wall thickness may not have been manufactured according to specifications resulting into the possibility of the axle shaft to deform and increase the risk of accidents.

The correction consists in dealers inspecting the axle shaft assembly and replacing or repairing the necessary components free of charge. Although BMW has not yet started the owner notification schedule, all 2008 BMW F800 GS owners can call BMW at 1-800-831-1117 and see the solving of their possible problem from there.

Taking such a measure over a specific model does not necessarily mean that all bikes recalled are affected and that are imminent dangers riding down the streets, but that the manufacturer has a responsible approach towards their customer safety and try to exclude all possible risks of a crash due to mechanical failure.

Source: kneeslider
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Harrison Ford has recently been spotted riding his BMW F800GS R1200GS and it looks like he’s enjoying it a lot. Although not a notorious motorcyclist from Hollywood, Ford gives an important lesson of motorcycle safety as he wears the entire protective gear in a sunny day. The bike looks like brand new (or maybe it isn’t ridden that much as we all know how busy actors are) and the street tires show where Harrison Ford likes to ride most.

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BMW Motorrad’s Year of the Enduro Continues with the Arrival of a Powerful Dual-Purpose Twin
Woodcliff Lake, NJ - August 29, 2008... There’s still time to rule the woods, the desert and a four-lane highway with a versatile new ride this summer. After much anticipation in the motorcycling community, the all-new 2009 BMW F 800 GS has arrived at U.S. BMW Motorrad dealers.

On the road, the F 800 GS offers impressive speed and acceleration with its six-speed gear box and parallel twin engine, delivering 85 horsepower and 62 lb/feet of torque. Features like heated hand grips, available ABS (which can be turned off when riding off-road) and an on-board computer provide the comfort and safety of a long-distance touring bike.

For off-road riding, the F 800 GS comes equipped with 21inch front and 17 inch rear wire spoked wheels, wide foot pegs, an underseat 4.2 gallon gas tank for better weight distribution, and a standard under-engine skid plate. Possessing the power-to-weight ratio of a high-performance enduro, the feisty F 800 GS is a lean, mean impressive handling machine - no matter where the road leads.

The 2009 F 800 GS has a manufacturer’s suggested retail price of $10,520 (excluding freight). The Standard Package, offered at a manufacturer’s suggested retail price of $12,025 (excluding freight) includes heated hand grips, Anti-Lock Brakes, an on-board computer, and white (clear lens) turn signals. It is available in two colors - Dark Magnesium Metallic and Sunset Yellow.

Rooted in BMW History
The F 800 GS is the latest addition to BMW Motorrad’s dual-sport model lineup. The bike follows in the footsteps of the highly acclaimed R 1200 GS - which traces its roots back to the early 1980s when BMW won the grueling Paris-Dakar rally four times with its trailblazing dual-purpose R 80 GS.

Finally, U.S. BMW Motorrad dealers get the much-awaited 2009 F 800 GS

BMW Motorrad’s GS model line also includes the upgraded R 1200 GS and GS Adventure. Since their debut in 2004, the versatile R 1200 GS and its rugged companion, the R 1200 GS Adventure, have earned praise from motorcycle enthusiasts and the press for their exceptional performance both on and off the road.

The R 1200 GS has earned award after award, including Cycle World’s Best Open Class Street Bike and the International Journalist’s Panel "Best Bike in the World."
The R 1200 GS Adventure was named "Best Adventure Bike" three years in a row by editors of Motorcyclist Magazine.

Ready for Competition
With its wide range of enduro motorcycles and increasing numbers of riders who enjoy the "adventure sport" lifestyle, BMW BMW Motorrad is celebrating 2008 as the "Year of the Enduro" by launching the BMW Motorrad International GS Trophy competition on new F 800 GS bikes.

The International GS Trophy is a skills-based contest with GS riders coming from all over the world for a final meeting to pick the best of the best in Tunisia, North Africa, October 15 - 24. The competition is not a race, but a lengthy and challenging ride, both on and off-road, through the rugged countryside of Tunisia.

The event will include numerous tests in individual riding skills and group teamwork to overcome natural and manmade obstacles in the course of the ride.

A team of six riders is selected to compete for the GS Trophy from each of the following BMW Motorrad markets: the United States, Germany, the UK, France, Italy and Japan. Three of the six riders will be journalists, while the remaining three will be GS owners selected by BMW Motorrad in each market. BMW GS and G 650 Xchallenge owners from the U.S. had until July 24, 2008 to submit applications to participate in the 2008 International GS Trophy Competition. For more information about the event, visit xplorGS.com

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A.C. Schnitzer radically transforms the already impressive BMW F800GS off-roader into a ready to hit the track hypermotard. The tuners have simply added 17-inch wheels wearing road rubber and retuned the suspensions for street use.

The engine remains the same 800cc unit developing 85 horsepower, as well as the entire bike, except the previous mentioned changes and adjusting. This upgrade, if you will, took place in the German performance shop and it didn’t took more than a few hours once all the parts were there.

Who knows, maybe BMW will be inspired by this creation and add it to their lineup. I sure know it looks good.


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