The BMW R1150GS Adventure is far better than it has any right to be. The BMW R1150GS Adventure is a tall, heavy and ungainly version of the already tall and beefy BMW R1150GS – but once you bin the standard equipment knobbly tyres it’s a great road motorcycle with neutral (if hefty) handling and superb long distance ride and comfort.
The BMW R1150GS Adventure has since overshadowed by the newer, 110bhp BMW R1200GS, this version of BMW’s venerable boxer twin all-round motorcycle is able and bulletproof – if a little on the soft side power-wise. But for peace of mind, not many motorcycles come close to a BMW R1150GS Adventure.
The BMW R1150GS Adventure is about as rugged and reliable as motorcycles get. Paint is good (although the logos etc are stickers that are not lacquered in come off far too easily), metal finishes are hard wearing. BMW R1150GS Adventures get a hard life – but they’re a well made motorcycle, too. Don’t worry about seemingly high mileages. It’s what these motorcycles were built for…
The BMW R1150GS Adventure was Range Rover money when new (well over £10K fully BMW R1200GS (which some don’t rate as highly) they’re still in demand now which limits depreciation on this motorcycle. Find a BMW R1150GS Adventure for sale.
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The BMW R1150GS Adventure has everything including the kitchen sink. Well, almost. Compared to the stock BMW R1150GS, the BMW R1150GS Adventure gets a bigger tank, knobbly tyres, taller screen and jacked up suspension. Other goodies (like the metal panniers and top box, engine guards etc) are extras on this motorcycle – but definitely recommended if you want the full monty Camel Trophy Land Rover look for your motorcycle. Compare and buy parts for the BMW R1150GS Adventure in the MCN Shop.