BMW S1000XR

The prospect of an S1000RR engine in a road-adventure bike chassis seems almost too good to be true. Time to see if reality matches the promise with continental trips and maybe even a hillclimb.
andy.downes@motorcyclenews.com

  • MCN Fleet: BMW S1000XR tyre update

    19 August 2016 by Andy Downes

    MCN Fleet: BMW S1000XR tyre update

    The XR has been treated to a new set of tyres as I wanted to try something new after being forced to remove the Dunlop RoadSmart IIIs because the rear got covered in oil when an inspection bolt worked...

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  • Video: MCN Fleet report on BMW S1000XR

    02 August 2016 by Andy Downes

    Video: MCN Fleet report on BMW S1000XR

    'I love this bike, but it's not been plain sailing.' MCN Senior Reporter Andy Downes gives the lowdown after 5000 miles on the BMW S1000XR. Click here for more updates about the BMW S1000XR Looking to...

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  • MCN Fleet: S100XR's positive vibes

    19 May 2016 by Andy Downes

    MCN Fleet: S100XR's positive vibes

    Search the internet for info about the S1000XR and the subject of vibration will quickly surface, but it does seem to be an inconsistent theme. What some owners and those on test rides have perceived...

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