BMW R1250 GS is still a glorious ride

The Original Gets Better

BMW R1250GS updated

Think 'evolution' and not 'revolution'

Nothing Major Has Changed

There are incremental improvements across the board, all of which combine to make the big GS near irresistible

Larger TFT dash

A bewildering amount of adjustment and customisation is available via the TFT dash

It's been around for 40 years!

40 years and not only still going strong but better than it's ever been. There's no mid-life crisis here!

Big but accomplished

It might be imposingly large but it is also incredibly well balanced and capable on the dirt

No one-trick pony

As good as it is on dirt, its equally brilliant on-road. It might be the perfect touring bike.

It's all in the numbers

1254cc, 136bhp, linear torque curve, 600lbs or thereabouts and it's not cheap. But it is worth it! ,

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