‘The 1150GS is reliable, sweet-handling and feels so planted and safe to ride’
Of course, it might all have been so different – Mcgregor and Boorman had been primed to ride KTMS before the Austrian manufacturer U-turned.
“At the time it was a massive disappointment,” said Boorman. “Ewan was always keen on the BMW, though I wasn’t convinced this gigantic bike would be the right tool for the job. But after some training days down in Wales I ended up thinking it was fantastic!”
The 1150GS has that effect on people. Lots of them.