BMW F800GS

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BMW F800GS
Manufacturer
BMW
Also called F800GS Triple Black, F 800 GS Triple Black, F800GS Adventure Travel, F 800 GS Adventure Travel, F800GS Blackline LS, F 800 GS Blackline LS, F800GS Adventure TE, F 800 GS Adventure TE, F800GS Blackline, F 800 GS Blackline, F800GS Trophy LS, F 800 GS Trophy LS, F800GS Trophy, F 800 GS Trophy, F800GS Adventure, F 800 GS Adventure, F 800 GS
Production 2008 - 2018
Class Adventure
Successor BMW F850GS
Engine
twin, four-stroke
Bore / Stroke 82.0mm x 75.6mm
Compression ratio 12:1
Top Speed 120 mph (193 km/h)
Horsepower 83.14 HP (62.0 KW) @ 7500RPM
Torque 61.22 ft/lbs (83.0 Nm) @ 5750RPM
Spark Plug NGK DCPR8E `08-18 [1]
Battery YUASA YTX14-BS `08-18 [1]
Transmission Gear box: 6-speed
Clutch: multiple-disc clutch in oil bath, mechanically operated
Final Drive Chain: 525x116
Front Sprocket 16T
Rear Sprocket 42T
Suspension Front: upside-down telescopic fork, 43 mm
Rear: cast aluminum dual swing arm, wad strut (travel related damping), spring pre-load hydraulically adjustable (continuously variable) at handwheel, rebound damping adjustable
Brakes Front: double disc. abs. floating discs. two-piston calipers.
Rear: single disc. abs. floating disc. single-piston caliper.
Front Tire 90/90-21
Rear Tire 150/70-17
Wheelbase 61.93 inches (1573 mm)
Length 90.55 inches (2300 mm)
Width 37.2 inches (945 mm)
Height 53.15 inches (1350 mm)
Seat Height 34.65 inches (880 mm)
Weight 423.29 pounds (192.0 Kg) (dry), 217.0 kg (wet)
Fuel Capacity 4.23 Gallon (16.00 Liters)
Fuel Consumption 4.30 liters/100 km (23.3 km/l or 54.70 mpg)
Related BMW F700GS
Manuals Service Manual


The BMW F800GS was a twin, four-stroke Adventure motorcycle produced by BMW between 2008 and 2018. It could reach a top speed of 120 mph (193 km/h). Max torque was 61.22 ft/lbs (83.0 Nm) @ 5750 RPM. Claimed horsepower was 83.14 HP (62.0 KW) @ 7500 RPM.

Engine

The engine was a liquid cooled twin, four-stroke. A 82.0mm bore x 75.6mm stroke result in a displacement of just 798.0 cubic centimeters. Fuel was supplied via a double overhead cams/twin cam (DOHC).

Drive

The bike has a 6-speed transmission. Power was moderated via the multiple-disc clutch in oil bath, mechanically operated.

Chassis

It came with a 90/90-21 front tire and a 150/70-17 rear tire. Stopping was achieved via double disc. abs. floating discs. two-piston calipers. in the front and a single disc. abs. floating disc. single-piston caliper. in the rear. The front suspension was a upside-down telescopic fork, 43 mm while the rear was equipped with a cast aluminum dual swing arm, wad strut (travel related damping), spring pre-load hydraulically adjustable (continuously variable) at handwheel, rebound damping adjustable. The F800GS was fitted with a 4.23 Gallon (16.00 Liters) fuel tank. The bike weighed just 423.29 pounds (192.0 Kg). The wheelbase was 61.93 inches (1573 mm) long.

2008 BMW F 800 GS

The GS family from the House of Munich has received a more off-road oriented addition, in the embodiment of the 2008 MY BMW F 800 GS. At its heart lies a liquid-cooled, fours-stroke, 798cc twin cylinder powerplant mated to a six-speed manual transmission, which produces 85 horsepower and 84 Nm of torque. It comes standard with a stainless steel exhaust system, an Electronic Immobilizer, as well as adjustable brake and clutch levers. It's off-road capabilities are ensured by the lace-spoked wheels, as well as the hydraulic rear spring preload adjuster and the 45 mm USD Fork. Also, it comes with optionals saddlebags, which can make this adventure machine tackle long hauls as well.


2009 BMW F 800 GS

As all its siblings and predecessors, the 2009 MY BMW F 800 GS is sure to fit the taste of a wide variety of riders. From daily inner city commuting, to vacation touring and weekend off-roading, this machine will do it all. At its heart lies a liquid-cooled, four-stroke, 798cc, twin cylinder engine paired to a six-speed manual transmission, and can produce 85 horsepower and 83 Nm of torque. This model from BMW's GS family boasts superior off-roading skills, thanks to standard features such as the lace-spoked wheels, the USD telescopic fork, the WAD spring strut, the 21" front wheel, as well as the aluminum handlebar, which helps this machine tip the scale at only 185 kg(dry) or 207 kg(fully fueled). This means this versatile machine can tackle off-road tracks that other, heavier adventure two-wheelers may not.


2010 BMW F 800 GS

The 2010 MY BMW F 800 GS is an mid-sized adventure machine, ready to tackle a wide range of scenarios, from the concrete jungle, to woodland, gravel or desert off-road tracks. It comes with a gritty, liquid-cooled, four-stroke, 798cc, twin cylinder powerplant mated to a six-speed manual transmission, and can produce 85 horsepower and 83 Nm of torque. Lightweight and agile, it is also able to tackle even the most treacherous unpaved routes, thanks to the standard lace-spoked wheels, and the high-end 45 mm upside down front forks and the WAD cast aluminum dual swing arm rear suspension, which have lots of spring travel. Also, it comes standard with heated grips, making for a prolonged riding season, even in colder countries.


2011 BMW F 800 GS

2011 BMW F 800 GS 2011 BMW F 800 GS

The 2011 MY BMW F 800 GS is an enduro-oriented adventure bike. At its heart lies a liquid-cooled, four-stroke, 798cc, twin cylinder powerplant mated to a six-speed manual transmission, that produces 85 horsepower and 83 Nm of torque. It comes standard with lace-spoked wheels and a suspension package composed of a 45 mm upside down fork and a WAD strut cast aluminum dual swing arm rear suspension, which ensures it will cross even the most rugged off-road tracks. Also, improved ergonomics and a small, sporty windscreen increase its long haul capabilities.


2012 BMW F 800 GS

For riders who want a mid-sized bike that can take head on the concrete jungle, weekend strolls through the countryside, as well as dirt or gravel off-road tracks, the House of Munich has launched the 2012 MY BMW F 800 GS. It comes standard with wire-spoked wheels, enduro tires, plastic engine guard and wider footrests, for treacherous unpaved tracks, as well as a frame-mounted cockpit fairing and a windshield for better protection for the elements. Also, it can be rode even two-up, thanks to the one piece dual seat and the pillion footrest and grab handles.

At its heart lies a liquid-cooled, four-stroke, 798cc, twin cylinder engine mated to a manual, six-speed transmission, that produces 85 horsepower and 83 Nm of torque.


2013 BMW F 800 GS Adventure

The House of Munich brings good news for mid-sized adventure bike fans, they have launched a more off-road ready version of their acclaimed F 800 GS, in the embodiment of the 2013 MY BMW F 800 GS Adventure. It features, as opposed to the base model, a more robust bodywork, a larger, 24 liter fuel tank, ABS as standard, a reinforced rear subframe, a more comfortable dual seat, a large windscreen, wide enduro footrests, an adjustable foot brake lever, an engine protection bar, and a pannier rack which also servers as a tank protection bar.


2013 BMW F 800 GS

The 2013 MY BMW F 800 GS comes with new paint schemes, Kalamata metallic matte, Cordoba blue and Alpine white 3. Also, new accessories are available for purchase, such as the lowered suspension kit, a new center stand, besides the usual technologies and parts the House of Munich offer with all their models. Also, it comes with ABS as standard, as well as a sporty 45 mm upside down fork, which help it tackle even the most ruthless enduro tracks.

At its heart lies a liquid-cooled, four-stroke, 798cc, twin cylinder powerhouse mated to a six-speed transmission, and can produce 85 horsepower and 83 Nm of torque.


2014 BMW F 800 GS

When it comes to versatility, few can match the 2014 MY BMW F 800 GS. It sports a liquid-cooled, four-stroke, 798cc, twin cylinder lump, mated to a six-speed transmission, and produces 85 horsepower and 83 Nm of torque. Improved safety is achieved with the addition of the BMW Motorrad ABS as standard, while features such as the wire-spoked wheels, the 45 mm upside down telescopic fork and the cast aluminum, dual swing arm with WAD strut rear suspension ensure improved off-road capabilities, as well as a comfortable ride for day-to-day use. In addition, it comes with a frame-fixed cockpit fairing and a windshield, for improved protection against the elements.


2015 BMW F 800 GS

The 2015 MY BMW F 800 GS addresses those riders who want a mid-sized adventure bike, capable of performing well both on daily commutes and weekend off-road tracks. At its heart lies a liquid-cooled, four-stroke, 798cc, twin cylinder engine mated to a six-speed manual transmission and can produce 85 horsepower and 83 Nm of torque.

Technology-wise, it comes with the BMW Motorrad ABS as standard, and can be fitted with a number of optional technologies, such as the Automatic Stability Control and the Electronic Suspension Adjustment. In addition, for the 2015 MY, the engineers from the House of Munich have given it a face-lift, which also improves its performance.


2015 BMW F 800 GS Adventure

The 2015 MY BMW F 800 GS Adventure is a more off-road ready version of the F 800. It comes standard with features such as wire-spoked wheels, enduro tires, a luggage rack, as well as a detachable windshield, as opposed to the base model. At its heart lies a liquid-cooled, four-stroke, 798cc, twin cylinder powerhouse mated to a six-speed manual transmission, and can produce 85 horsepower and 83 Nm of torque. It comes standard with BMW Motorrad ABS, which ensures improved safety, even when the going gets tough.

As all its BMW siblings, it can be personalized and improved with a wide range of optional accessories and technologies, which will make sure this machine is up for any task and can fit the needs of every rider out there.


2016 BMW F 800 GS Adventure

The 2016 MY BMW F 800 GS Adventure is equipped to handle even the most difficult off-road tracks, but can also tackle busy city traffic and highway cruising. It comes with BMW Motorrad ABS as standard, wire-spoked wheels with knobby tires mounted on them, a luggage rack, as well as a detachable, large windshield, which improve its versatility. In addition, it can be equipped with ASC and ESA, for increased safety and comfort levels.

In the tech/engine department, it sports a liquid-cooled, four-stroke, 798cc, parallel twin cylinder powerhouse paired to a six-speed manual transmission, and can produce a claimed 85 horsepower and 83 Nm of torque.


2016 BMW F 800 GS

The 2016 MY BMW F 800 GS comes with laced wheels, a dual seat, passenger grab rails, a small windscreen, a nose-fairing, a digital and analogue instrument cluster, an under-belly to under-seat exhaust system and ABS. In addition, it can be equipped with Electronic Suspension Adjustment (ESA) and Automatic Stability Control (ASC).

In the engine department, it boasts a maximum power output of 85 horsepower and 83 Nm of torque from its liquid-cooled, four-stroke, fuel-injected, 798cc, parallel twin cylinder powerhouse.


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