What the mighty BMW gave us
THE LONG WAY ROUND
First of Ewan and Charley’s televised globe-trots turned to GSAS after KTM backed out. The rest, as they say, is history...
THE ADVENTURE BIKE CRAZE
‘LWR’ and the R1200 sequel Long Way Down boosted GS sales by 50%, kickstarting the adventure bike boom.
ALLOY ‘MESS TIN’ PANNIERS
Where would Touratech, Metal Mule and all the other alloy pannier manufacturers be without the success of the GSA?
BMW OFF-ROAD SKILLS SCHOOL
The GS and Adventure can be capable off-roaders... if you get taught how at Simon Pavey’s BMW Off-road Skills school…