BMW GS Accessories

Motorbike Accessories for your BMW GS

Surfing the web to find all the best accessories & farkles for your bike!



BMW F800GS Accessories roundup

BMW F800 GS Accessories

bmw F800 GS

The BMW F800GS is one of the newest GS bikes launched by BMW, in 2008. The F800 GS uses a 79cc parallel twin cylinder engine and has a chain drive, as opposed to the drive shaft used by bigger cylinder BMW GS bikes. The engine on the F800GS has a different angle, located further backwards to allow off road oriented suspension travel, longer than standard setups.

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BMW F650GS and Dakar aftermarket exhaust round up

BMW F650GS and Dakar aftermarket exhaust

Here is a round up of aftermarket exhausts that are available for the BMW F650GS and Dakar models. There is also one video of a 650CS sporting an Adventure Pipe. For now this is just a compilation of youtube videos (mainly for the sound) but opinions, prices and sources will follow soon.

Popular and common exhaust systems for the BMW 650GS (single and twin) …

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BMW F650GS Crashbars, Engine and Tank guards

imageCrashbars, also known as engine guards or tank guards are strong metal bars or tube constructions that are attached to the sides of your F650 GS and protect both the bike and the rider from damage in case of a fall or if the bike gets knocked over. Our beloved GS bikes are able to be ridden rough, so it’s very possible that spills occur during its lifetime. If you’re thinking you’ll never crash your …

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BMW GS Panniers Overview

imageBMW GS panniers, luggage carriers or sidebags - whatever you want to call them, they are our favorite accessory for the this range of BMW bikes. Metal panniers are pricey items designed to hold your luggage when you’re on the go. Several companies in Europe and the US manufacture them and there’s quite a bit of competition in this market. There are several things to consider when you’re thinking about getting BMW GS panniers:

BMW F650 GS (twin) acessories - official motorrad accessories

imageThe old BMW F650 GS single cylinder has recently been replaced with a new twin cylinder version. Contrary to the fact it’s still called the “650”, it actually comes with a 800cc engine almost the same as the one found on the F800GS, but detuned in horsepower. If you’re lucky enough to be the owner of a BMW F650 GS twin, you’re probably in the market for BMW GS accessories to spice up your bike …

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The 3 best websites for motorcycle adventure travel

The net is a great resource for researching motorcycle travel adventures as well as for wasting a bit of time during your lunch break or “boring” working hours. The website discussed below are really great, they get your travel juices flowing, some have amazing photographs, most of them are filled with biker banter and humor and all three of them without a doubt are the best sources of information for anything at all related to motorcycle travel. If you need …

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Five reasons to get accessories for your BMW GS

imageAnyone who half likes his bike is always looking around for ways to improve it or make it look better. BMW GS Accessories are the perfect way to achieve that. They can help you personalize your bike by making it look more according to your personal tastes. There are also tons of accessories on the market to make your BMW GS more comfortable or easier to ride to suit your personal preferences. When traveling with …

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BMW R 1200 GS and Adventure now with free Vario motorcycle panniers (UK only)

imageGood news for UK future GS riders: Motorrad UK has just announced they will be offering free motorcycle panniers for BMW 1200 GS; their best selling bikes: the R1200 GS and R1200 GS Adventure series. Between April first (no joke. hopefully). and until 30 September ‘09, anyone buying one of these two models of bikes will get their motorcycle panniers for free. This comes down to a saving of around 600 UK …

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BMW F650GS Repair Manual

imageI found this official BMW F650GS repair manual today - the official english version The full F650GS repair manual contains over 300 pages of information and instructions and can be downloaded below or viewed in your browser.

The BMW 650GS repair manual is a great guide to help you carry out simple or more advanced maintenance and repair work efficiently and correctly. You can get more insight in to the various parts of your …

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Motorcycle panniers for your BMW GS

imageThe BMW GS series of motorbikes are extremely popular after “The Long Way Round” dvd series was published. Ewan McGregor and Charlie Boorman embark on a round the world trip on two BMW GS bikes. The fact they had a budget bigger than most of us will ever see in our life and were followed by several support crews drew a lot of criticism from “real” adventure bikers who had been doing these kinds of …

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Tankbags as an accessory for the BMW GS: 4 reasons to get one

imageTank bags are very useful accessories to add to your BMW GS. They come in all colors and sizes and varying degrees of quality, are easy to find and manufactured by many different companies. A tank bag for your motorcycle is usually placed in front of you, above where the petrol tank usually resides and behind your handle bars. Here are five reasons why you need a tank bag for your GS: easy of access, …

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Motorcycle Luggage carriers, baggage and panniers: 5 things to look out for

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Motorcycle panniers: how much space do you really need?

The most important decison to make when buying motorcycle panniers as an accessory to your BMW GS is deciding what volume or carrying capacity you need: the more stuff you’re bringing, the bigger the panniers have to be, the more they cost and most importantly: the heavier the bike will be. It’s easy to get carried away and bring everything you could possibly …

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Motorycle panniers for BMW R1200GS Adventure

imageThe Adventure “edition” of the R1200 GS is the top of the range adventure motorcycle manufactured by BMW. It’s built for adventure travel but does not come with any luggage options, therefore the official BMW panniers are definitetely an option to consider - if you can afford them! These panniers feature reinforced edges, a removable lid and a lower section which can be used as a seat. These panniers are robust and made out of …

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