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2015+ R1200/1250R LC Accessories & AppearanceThinking about buying one new, and spec-ing up the various options that I definitely need... what's the latest feeling on buying stock BMW vs aftermarket, in terms of value/quality etc: Screen (I'll use the bike for touring) Hard panniers Top box (actually I'm almost certain to go third party...
2015+ R1200/1250R LC Technical & PerformanceI am picking up a used R1200RS soon. I am a total newcomer to the RS and have not seen it in the flesh. From photos, the panniers look quite vulnerable to damage if the bike topples. Maybe the muffler also when panniers are not fitted. Are pannier protection bars a common fitment to the R and...
R1200/1250RS TechnicalHi Everyone, I'm looking buy a 2006 BMW K1200R, don't know too much mechanics of the bike but I notice this imperfection on the engine block (see image). I'm worried about being welded for a crack or something. The dealer and mechanic is assuring me this is coming from the factory. Does anyone...
2015+ R1200/1250R LC General DiscussionsI have a 1250R and think it is a great bike but for air management - many posts on here will attest to my whining on this topic. My recent but too-short test ride suggests the RS will be a better bike overall for me and my purposes, but at the cost of some 'flickability' and perhaps a decrease...
R1200/1250RS General DiscussionsGreetings. My 2015 RS is being serviced at Bahnstormer’s in Maidenhead, and they’ve given me a shiny ‘21 1250RS to play with. I thought I’d share my experience with you. The 1250 is much smoother, vibes-wise. The gearbox is pretty much the same, to me, anyway. I love the shift assist. Not much...