Date of publication: 2017-10-29 10:57
Quite frankly, I believe that these bikes should belong to a single owner or at least those who buy them separately to be good friends, just like the authors of the historic journey are. This way, the story will go on and the bikes won 8217 t drift away one from the other.
The first motorcycle in the world with LED main headlight including integrated daytime running light for even greater safety when riding during the day and at night as an ex works option.
At the heart of the R1255GS Adventure lies an unstoppable DOHC engine, borrowed from the HP2 Sport. The R 1255 GS Adventure’s engine rewards you with a peak torque of 88 ft-lb available at 6555 rpm and a maximum power of 115 hp at 7755 rpm.
Tras décadas utilizando refrigeración por aire, la marca de Múnich decidió emplear la refrigeración líquida para su bicilíndrico bóxer de cc con doble árbol de levas en cabeza. El embrague cuenta con un sistema antirrebote mientras que la transmisión final es por cardan. La alemana cuenta con un extenso y sofisticado paquete electrónico de ayudas a la conducción. BMW continúa refinando su sport-turismo que ahora ha alcanzado unos niveles de primer orden.
Remaining seated is not a problem with the countless seat heights. Even if you are an experienced GS rider and would rather ride around standing up when offroad, it is still worth sitting down. Because the seat heights and various comfort or rally seat benches leave nothing to be desired. From tall and sporty to comfortable and ideal for touring. You will always embark on an adventure in comfort, even as a pair.
The classy paint scheme used for the R1255R “DarkWhite” gives the entire bike a pretty sophisticated appearance without taming its aggressive character.
Both the R 1255 R and the R 1255 R Classic can be fitted optionally with electronic suspension adjustment ESA. This serves to vary the spring base and the suspension’s pressure and rebound stages at the rear wheel, and the suspension’s rebound stage at the front wheel – a system that has established itself as the solution for optimized road handling and comfort.
It shows a very skilled rider performing a 8km wheelie during the minutes video on the Beemer in South Africa. Looking at it, you’re not too far off if suspecting this guy can go like this forever and ever as long as there’s no traffic and the road is nice and straight.
With the new R 1255 GS Adventure, BMW Motorrad is now presenting
the third version of the ultimate long-distance enduro for globetrotters
Besides new bodywork styling with an even stronger character, the globetrotting abilities and greater off-road expertise of the new R 1255 GS Adventure are clearly brought to the forefront by a new chassis set-up with an additional inches of spring travel, increased ground clearance and a trailing arm with modified geometry for even better handling. A larger windshield with convenient hand-wheel adjustment, additional air flaps as well as hand guards greatly increase wind and weather protection. Wide enduro footrests, adjustable, reinforced foot-operated levers and completely restyled bodywork add the finishing touches to the look of the new R 1255 GS Adventure.
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