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BMW R 1200 GS

The BMW R 1200 GS bike is a great all-around tourer! Pavement for lunch? Dirt for dinner?

MotoQuest Tours Verdict 5 out of 5 rating

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.

Engine 5 out of 5 rating

The 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 Handling 5 out of 5 rating

Superior 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.

Reliablility 5 out of 5 rating

It is hard to beat the reliability of this bike in all conditions!

Equipment 4 out of 5 rating

(In Alaska) The BMW R 1200 GS comes with tank bags and side panniers. It also has heated grips and a BMW electric outlet.

Bike Spec

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