BMW R1200GS

  • Nico Bakker’s 160bhp BMW GS built from a K1600GT.

    Nico Bakker’s 160bhp BMW GS built from a K1600GT.

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    Renowned chassis builder Nico Bakker’s just revealed his latest project; and it’s a custom BMW K1600GT that’s been turned into an adventure-ready GS.   Nico Bakker of Bakker Framebouw is a big name in the world of motorcycle racing – having worked for the likes of Giacomo Agostini and Phil Read back in the ‘70s.…

  • NOW ON SALE: Christini’s Two-Wheel-Drive kit for your KTM adventure motorcycle.

    NOW ON SALE: Christini’s Two-Wheel-Drive kit for your KTM adventure motorcycle.

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    Christini has now put its acclaimed two-wheel drive system for KTM’s Adventure line-up on sale to the general public – and you can get your hands on one for £3,500. Christini is pushing boundaries once again, releasing a production version of its innovative two-wheel drive system – we first showed you this back in May…

  • BMW files patent for electric front wheel drive on motorcycles. Ripe for the next big Adventures from the German factory?

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        The drawings show an all-in-one unit mounted around a front wheel hub that is used to drive the front wheel when needed in particularly gnarly off-road conditions or up steep inclines. There’s only a couple of drawings of the mechanism but in the patent’s description BMW clearly stated that the electric drive can…

  • VIDEO: Start ‘em young. Miniature electric BMW GS for kids.

    VIDEO: Start ‘em young. Miniature electric BMW GS for kids.

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    Have you seen this? It’s an awesome mini version of BMW’s iconic R1200GS. Designed by Rollplay, the little GS is aimed at children aged three and above – and is the perfect introduction to two-wheels for the little one in your family.  The mini-GS is powered by a 6-volt battery, and offers speeds up…

  • FIRST RIDE: BMW’s all-new 2019 R1250GS. Here’s what we thought from the WORLD LAUNCH.

    FIRST RIDE: BMW’s all-new 2019 R1250GS. Here’s what we thought from the WORLD LAUNCH.

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    WORDS BY: Matt Hull (in Sunny Portugal). The new BMW R 1250 GS was never going to look dramatically different – why change the best-selling large motorcycle? But the competition has been introducing more and more powerful engines, so BMW allowed their engineers some free space in the engine department for this updated model. The…

  • Planning your summer holiday? Hertz Ride is offering fully equipped BMW motorcycles for rent in Cannes, Nice, Orange and Paris

    Planning your summer holiday? Hertz Ride is offering fully equipped BMW motorcycles for rent in Cannes, Nice, Orange and Paris

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    Following the successful introduction of a BMW rental scheme in Portugal and Spain, Hertz Portugal has launched Hertz Ride in France, offering high-end BMW motorcycles equipped with Touratech gear for rent from Hertz Ride in Cannes, Nice, Orange and Paris. The BMW models available in France include the BMW F700 GS, BMW R1200 GS, BMW…

  • Video: Lego and BMW’s team-up for the flying Hover Bike concept in film

    Video: Lego and BMW’s team-up for the flying Hover Bike concept in film

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    https://www.facebook.com/LEGO/videos/10154444348708403/ Last week we first brought you news about the tie-up between Lego and BMW which resulted in a bolt-on Lego kit for the firm’s R1200GS Adventure model AND a life-sized model of the Hover Bike concept – a kind of flying bike thing that looks a bit like those futuristic motorcycles from the sci-fi…

  • Meet the Lego flying BMW GS Adventure (in both small and life-sized models)

    Meet the Lego flying BMW GS Adventure (in both small and life-sized models)

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    It’s the coolest Lego set ever. A while ago we showed you the R1200GS Adventure Lego set from BMW – and let’s face it that was pretty good – and now BMW has been working with Lego to come up with this bolt-on kit for that GS set to make this, futuristic flyer. This extra…

  • Milan show: Latest reincarnation of BMW R1200GS officially revealed

    Milan show: Latest reincarnation of BMW R1200GS officially revealed

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    BMW has updated the most popular travel enduro bike in the world, the R1200GS. With the update, BMW has introduced styling packages to the GS range. Customers can now give a BMW GS a more marked touch of enduro or distinguished style to suit its preferred area of use by ordering the style packages Rallye…

  • Wunderlich launches new wind-stoppers for the BMW S1000XR

    Wunderlich launches new wind-stoppers for the BMW S1000XR

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    Wunderlich launches new wind-stoppers for the BMW S1000XR. Designed to improve airflow and reduce buffeting and turbulence, Wunderlich Wind Deflectors are now available for BMW’s S1000XR. Plugging the gap between the screen and the lower section of the XR’s fairing, Wind Deflectors help channel wind and weather away from the rider’s upper body, bringing welcome…

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