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  • F 700 GS
  • F 800 GS
  • F 800 GS Adv.
  • S 1000 XR
  • R 1200 GS


Motorcycle Accessories for R 1200 GS Adventure

Aluminum luggage system

• Aluminum cases and topcase, robust and suitable for off-roading
• Capacity:
- Cases: Approx. 36 l (right), approx. 44 l (left)
- Topcase: Approx. 32 l
• Maximum payload: 22 lbs (per case), 11 lbs (topcase)
• Recommended top speed with case(s) or topcase installed: 112 mph
• Looks match those of the motorcycle
• Optional:
- Liner for cases and topcase
- Lock barrels
- Backrest pad for topcase
- Carry handle for cases and topcase

Liner for aluminum cases and topcase

• Waterproof liner
• Capacity matched to the aluminum cases and topcase
• Roll-and-seal closure with bayonet buckle
• Carry handles and removable shoulder strap
• 4 outside snap fasteners on sides for securing the liners to the cases or topcase with carry-handle set
• Large GS logotype
• Color: Black/grey

Carry handle for aluminum cases and topcase

• Carry handle makes it easy to carry the aluminum case and topcase
• Can also be used to secure items of luggage, e.g. liners, to top of case/topcase
• Scope of supply: 1 handle, 4 straps, instructions
• The straps attach to the eyelets on the case or topcase

Luggage plate

• Installs instead of the rear seat
• Better weight distribution with items of luggage set closer to the vehicle's centre of gravity
• Together with the cases, creates a large area for attaching bulky items of luggage (note: luggage plate approx. 12 mm lower than the top of the case lids).
• Easy access to standard on-board toolkit under hinged plate (with large GS logotype)
• Not in combination with Rallye seat with luggage plate

Tank bag

• Hard-wearing PVC-coated polyester fabric
• Bottom is moulded EVA, shaped for a snug fit on the fuel tank and with an anti-slip PU surface layer
• Waterproof main compartment:
- Capacity: Approx.12 l, extendible to approx. 16 l
- Liner made of nylon fabric with PU coating
- Waterproof with roll-and-seal closure with bayonet buckle and taped seams
- Zipper is lockable (lock not included in the scope of supply)
• Highly water-repellent map pocket:
- Opens wide for access by two-way zipper (in main compartment)
- Anti-slip PU coating on inside
• Water-repellent zippered outside pocket with bottle-holder function
- A pullcord on the inside secures a bottle where it is quickly accessible on a short stop.
• Carry handle and removable shoulder strap
• GS logotype on side
• Color: Black/grey
• Optional: Vario insert for tank bag provides a variable means of dividing the capacity of the main compartment

Vario insert

• Flexible division of the space available inside the tank bag:
- Flexible outer ring, width adjustable by Velcro-type fastener (LxH: approx. 100x13 cm)
- Flexible interior compartmentalisation consisting of 2 long and 2 short flexible wall inserts, each with a Velcro-type fastener at both ends. The wall inserts offer the opportunity to divide the interior flexibly into smaller compartments.
• Small zippered pocket attaches by Velcro, with BMW Motorrad logotype
• Suitable for BMW Motorrad tank bag with overall capacity of 11 litres or more
• Material: flexible EVA, with self-attaching polyester covering
• Color: Grey

Other useful luggage solutions

• Softbag 2 large, 55 l
• Softbag 2 small, 31-36 l
• Stuffbag 2, 50 l
• Strap
• bungee-cord spider

Covers for grab-handle holes

• Covers hiding holes for rear grab handles when grab handles not installed
• Visual enhancement and corrosion protection for tapped holes
• Kit contents: 4 covers (front and rear, right and left), installation instructions
• Practical addition to the accessory luggage plate (part number 77 44 8 523 742) and Rallye seat with luggage plate (part number 77 34 8 523 744), if the standard rear grab handles are removed

HP sports silencer by Akrapovič

• Slip-on silencer for throaty sound and sporty looks
• More torque at low to midrange rpm, power at the level of the standard configuration
• Hexagonal-asymmetric shape, exclusive design for BMW Motorrad.
• Material is all-titanium (shell, connecting pipe and internals)
• Carbon end cap and heat shield
• Weight: approx. 7.5 lbs including mounted parts (approx. 2.6 lbs lighter than the standard part)
• HP logo large and Akrapovič logotype small lasered into side face
• Street legal in 50 states
• Supplied complete with installation instructions

Windscreen, tinted

• Windscreen of the R 1200 GS (K50) as smaller alternative to the standard windscreen
• Scratchproof coating for unimpaired long-term transparency
• Installation only by authorized BMW Motorrad dealers

Windscreen, high, tinted

• Tinted windscreen for visual enhancement and customization of the motorcycle
• Shape identical to standard windscreen of the R 1200 GS Adventure (K51)
• Scratchproof coating for unimpaired long-term transparency
• Installation only by authorized BMW Motorrad dealers

Slipstream deflectors, tinted

• Tinted slipstream deflectors to visually match the tinted windscreen
• In shape, identical to the standard slipstream deflectors of the R 1200 GS Adventure

Front footrests, adjustable

• High-quality CNC-milled footrests, anodized gold finish.
• 3 positions selectable for height of front footrest:
- Top position same as standard footrest, 2 other, lower positions selectable (.39 in [10mm] difference between settings)
- Easy to adjust by screw
• Spring-mounted footplate:
- Comfortable spring shock absorption for seated riding
- When the rider stands on the footrests the extra weight presses the footplate down flush with the footrest. The serrated outside contour exposed in this way offers a better stance and therefore more control over the motorcycle.
• Replaceable plastic contact guard
• Width of the tread: 1.9 in (-2 mm vs standard)
• Length of the tread: 4.1 in (-1 mm vs standard)
• Lasered BMW Motorrad logo
• Installation only by authorized BMW Motorrad dealers

Seat versions

• Front seat, olive grey/black or blue/black, height-adjustable (Figs. 1 and 2):
- Standard seat
• Front seat, low, black, height-adjustable:
- Optional extra from factory or accessory
- Easier for rider to put his/her feet on the ground, so motorcycle easier to balance when stopped
• Rallye seat with luggage plate, black/white grey (in picture):
- Accessory seat (not available as optional extra)
- Seated position and seat hardness adapted for off-roading
- Slim, narrow silhouette underscores the adventure look.
- Small luggage plate with GS logo
- Approved for 2 persons (two-up riding)
- Optional: Covers for grab-handle holes
- Not in combination with accessory luggage plate

Seat heights
• Front seat (standard): 35.0 in / 35.8 in
• Rallye seat: 35.2 in
• Front seat, low: 33.0 in / 33.8 in

Seated-arc lengths
• Front seat (standard): 76.7 in / 78.3 in
• Rallye seat: 77.5 in
• Front seat, low: 72.8 in / 74.4 in

Heated handlebar grips

• Replacements for the existing grips (multifunction switch for right handlebar fitting also has to be replaced).
• Installation and enabling only by authorised BMW Motorrad dealers (installation instructions on the RSD (Repair Service Data BMW Motorrad) service-data DVD).

BMW Motorrad Navigator V

• Bluetooth-compatible GPS satnav device optimized for use on motorcycles
• Large, bright 5" display
• Pre-installed map of North America
• Free lifelong map updates (only for the options with pre-installed map data)
• 8 GB integrated memory
• Optional Garmin Smartphone Link for congestion information in real time, up-to-the-minute weather forecasts and more
• Extended data interchange via LIN bus (My Motorcycle pages, warnings)
• Optimized and extended HMI control options by means of the Multi-Controller

Aluminum adventure engine guard

• Robust shield made of aluminum, 0.7 in (2 mm) thick, anodized
• Bracket is made of special steel
• Protects the bottom of the engine against flying stones and contact with the ground or obstacles
• Considerably wider and longer than the standard engine guard
• Enhances the machine's off-road character
• Weight: Approx. 3.3 lbs
• Installation only by authorized BMW Motorrad dealers

Headlight guard

• Protects the headlight against flying stones when the motorcycle is used for off-roading.
• Snap-lock system for straightforward, speedy installation and removal
• Street use not approved
• Initial installation of the brackets only by authorised BMW Motorrad dealers

LED auxiliary headlights

• Powerful LED auxiliary headlight in die-cast aluminum housing
• Vehicle's visibility profile is better
• More safety on the road
• Modern LED technology:
- LEDs are so long-lasting as to be virtually wear-free, so operation is fault-free and maintenance-free as well
- White LEDs emit light of a color very close to that of daylight for differentiated illumination of the road ahead
• Diameter approx. 2.8 in, length approx. 4.3 in
• Installation and enabling by authorized BMW Motorrad dealers only


It is technically possible to retrofit the following optional extras.
• LED headlight
• Tire pressure monitoring (RDC)
• Cruise-control system

Note: Automatic stability control (ASC) and riding modes are standard.

Anti-theft alarm

• Acoustic and visual signals as alarm in the event of change of position or vibration
• Locking the motorcycle activates the anti-theft alarm
- No remote control needed

Safety plug for oil filler neck

• Cap for oil filler neck, lockable with special cranked-tip tool
• Protection against theft of the cap and also to keep foreign substances from entering the oil system
• Aluminum, milled, surface anodized silver
• BMW Boxer logo
• Supplied complete with special cranked-tip tool and O-ring

On-board toolkit service kit

• On-board toolkit service kit for simple maintenance work and upkeep
• Small, light and multifunctional:
- Quicker and easier to snap together and take apart, with snap adapter and ball lock
- Standard bit adapter and standard tool adapter (9x12 mm and 3/8") mean that other components can be added to the kit in accordance with individual preference.
• Tool quality and finish (surface, harness, etc.) are of course outstanding
• Including practical tools wallet in black artificial leather
• Scope of supply:
- Spark plug wrench, telescopic, w/f 14
- Allen key, w/f 19 3/8"
- Bit adapter 3/8" square - 1/4" hex
- Adapter, adjustable 3/8" - 9x12 mm
- Open-ended spanner, w/f 10 and 14 - 9x12 mm
- Ring spanner, w/f 17 - 9x12 mm
- Bits, cross-head PH1 and PH2 - 1/4" hex
- Bit, plain 6 mm - 1/4" hex
- Bits, Torx 25, 30, 40, 45 and 50 - 1/4" hex
- Socket wrench insert, w/f 13 - 3/8" square
- LED flashlight (without battery¹)
- Wallet for on-board toolkit service kit
- Operating instructions
• The adapter for the direct ignition coil must be ordered separately. The tools wallet has an empty slot to accommodate this optional tool.

¹ The device takes 4 button cells, 1.5 V, type LR-41.

Paddock Stand

• Paddock Stand for rear wheel swinging arm, made of strong rectangular-section special-steel tubing, welded
• For lifting the motorcycle quickly and holding it securely in position
• Universal for many BMW Motorrad models (K2x, K4x, K71, K5x)
• How it works: The tubular holder of the Paddock Stand is simply pushed through the hollow rear axle and pressure is then applied to the lever to lift the rear wheel. There is an adapter for matching the diameters of tubular holder and hollow rear axle.

Other useful accessories

• Extra socket
• LED light for socket, 16 in
• Battery charger
• Repair kit for tubeless tires
• Motorcycle cover
• Motorrad Total Cycle Cleaner
• BMW Motorad HP Engine Oil