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2014 BMW F 800 GS Adventure | Quick Look Review

2014 BMW F800GS Adventure

BMW is upgrading the F 800 GS to Adventure status for 2014, giving its mid-size adventure bike expanded off-road and touring capabilities.

A new 6.3-gallon tank adds over two gallons of fuel capacity compared to the standard GS, extending its range about 100 miles. You’ll be able to ride longer on the highway thanks to a larger windshield and improved seating.

For the dirt, the GS Adventure gets a reinforced subframe, improved engine protection, wider footpegs, and a stronger, now-adjustable brake pedal.

On the electronic front, the Adventure’s Automatic Stability Control option now has an enduro mode, so the rider can increase the traction threshold on loose terrain.

2014 BMW F 800 GS Adventure Quick Stats:

  • ENGINE TYPE: DOHC parallel twin
  • BORE x STROKE: 82mm x 75.6mm
  • TRANSMISSION: 6-speed
  • SUSPENSION TRAVEL: f/r: 9.1”/8.5”
  • SEAT HEIGHT: 35 inches
  • FUEL CAPACITY: 6.3 gallons
  • WET WEIGHT: 505 pounds
  • PRICE: $$13,550 with a $495 destination charge

For a preview of the 2014 BMW F 800 GS Adventure, click here. For a look into what else 2013/2014 has to offer across the world of motorcycles, check out the latest Ultimate MotorCycling Digital Buyer’s Guide.

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Don Williams
Don Williamshttp://www.ultimatemotorcycling.com
With 50 years of riding experience, Don Williams is a fan of all kinds of motorcycles. He enjoys sport bikes, cruisers, dirt bikes, touring bikes, adventure bikes, dual sport bikes, and rideable customs. Ask Don what his favorite bike is and he will tell you, "Whatever bike I'm on."

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