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BMW R1200 GS Info and Accessories

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R1200GS HP2

The R1200GS HP2 is a limited production dual sport bike. It has conventional upside-down forks, weighs almost 55 pounds less than the R1200 GS, and comes with Karoo DOT knobbies. It produces 7 more HP than the GS. US pricing is not yet set, but you may expect it to be more than $20,000.

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R1200GS Links

ADV Rider
BMW Sport Touring
Internet BMW Riders
BMW Motorcycle Owners of America
MicaPeak BMW Gelanda Strasse Page,  MicaPeak R1200GS Page,  MicaPeak R1200GS.Info Page,  
UK GSer Forum
Touratech accessories overview

The following BMW dealers sell parts and accessories mail order at discount:

All the Gelande Strasse Bikes
BikeProduction YearsEnginehp
R65GS 1988 - 1990649cc 27hp
R80GS 1980 - 1996797cc 50hp
R850GS 1999 - 2000848cc 70hp
R100GS 1987 - 1996980cc 60hp
R1100GS1993 - 19991085cc80hp
R1150GS1999 - 20031130cc85hp
R1200GS2004 1170cc98hp

BMW Wine Glass
GS Wine Glass Excellent for sipping a good Merlot whilst watching the 49ers. About $5 each.


Engine and transmission

Displacement: 1170 cc (71.39 cubic inches)
Engine type: Two cylinder boxer SOHC w/ counter balance shaft
Power: 105.00 HP @ 7000 RPM
Torque: 84.8 ft.lbs @ 5500
Compression: 11.0:1
Bore x stroke: 101.0 x 73.0 mm (4.0 x 2.9 inches)
Fuel system: Injection
Valves per cylinder:4
Cooling system: Oil & air
Gearbox: 5-speed
Final drive: Shaft drive
Top speed: 125 mph

Physical measures

Dry weight: 385 lbs
Seat height: 36 inches
Wheelbase: 63.4 inches
Overall length: 92.5 inches
Overall width: 34.6 inches
Overall height: 56.3 inches
Fuel capacity: 3.3 gallons

Chassis and dimensions

Frame type: Trellis, load bearing engine.
Front suspension:Forks, tube diameter 45 mm
Front suspension travel: 270 mm (10.5 inches)
Rear suspension: Die-cast aluminum single-sided swinging arm with BMW Motorrad Paralever; WAD strut (travel-related damping), spring pre-load hydraulically adjustable, rebound damping adjustable
Rear suspension travel: 250 mm (9.8 inches)
Front tire dimensions: 90/90-21 Karoo
Rear tire dimensions: 140/80-17 Karoo
Front brakes: Single disc, 305 mm (12.0 inches)
Rear brakes: Single disc, 265 mm (10.4 inches)