The BMW R 1200 GS bike is a great all-around tourer! Pavement for lunch? Dirt for dinner?
MotoQuest Tours Verdict
The BMW R 1200 GS is great on the road, two-up and even loves the dirt! We use it for our tours in Alaska, Canada, New Zealand, South America and South Africa.
EngineThe 1200cc engine has great power and reliability. It is tried and true and puts out enough power for those couples who like to ride two-up.
Ride and HandlingSuperior on the tarmac, this bike is a great choice for any tour. For those who want more power, and don’t mind handling a little larger bike, it is also a great choice for our adventure tours on dirt highways.
ReliablilityIt is hard to beat the reliability of this bike in all conditions!
Equipment(In Alaska) The BMW R 1200 GS comes with tank bags and side panniers. It also has heated grips and a BMW electric outlet.
|Make||BMW||Model||R 1200 GS|
|Year||In Alaska 2006||Engine Displacement||1170cc|
|Transmission||6-speed||Fuel Capacity||5.2 gal|
|Fuel Ecomomy||45 mpg||Range||234 miles|
|Seat Height||33.1||Electrical Plugin||Yes|
|Tire Options||In Alaska Avon Distanzias or Continental TKC 80 Knobbies if Prudhoe Bay bound||Luggage Options||Panniers, Tank bag|