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BMW F650
2012 BMW F 650 GS
Manufacturer BMW
Also called F650GS SE, F 650 GS SE, F 650 CS, F 650, F650GS, F650GS Dakar, F650ST, F650ST Strada, F650CS Scarver, F650CS, F 650 ST Strada, F 650 ST, F 650 GS Dakar, F 650 GS, F 650 CS Scarver
Production 1994 - 2013
Class Dual Sport
Engine liquid-cooled, four-stroke, parallel twin cylinder, DOHC, 4 valves per cylinder
Bore / Stroke 81.3mm x 81.3mm
Compression ratio 12.0:1
Top speed 115 mph (185 km/h)
Horse Power 85.02 HP (63.4 KW) @ 7500RPM
Torque 59.01 ft/lbs (80.0 Nm) @ 5700RPM
Sparkplug NGK D8EA '94-01
Battery YUASA YB12AL-A '94-01
Transmission Gear box: 6-speed, manual

Final Drive: chain

Clutch: wet multi-disc, manual
Suspension Front: 43mm Marzocchi upside-down fork
Rear: adjustable mono-shock
Brakes Front: dual 300mm discs, 4-piston calipers
Rear: single 265mm disc, 2-piston caliper
Front Tire 90/90 - 21 54V
Rear Tire 150/70 - 17 69V
Wheelbase 62.01 inches (1575 mm)
Dimensions L 89.76 inches (2280 mm)
W 35.04 inches (890 mm)
H 48.82 inches (1240 mm)
Seat height 33.5 inches (851 mm)
Weight 405.65 pounds (184.0 Kg) (dry), 178.0 kg (wet)
Fuel capacity 4.23 Gallon (16.00 Liters)
Fuel consumption 3.70 litres/100 km (27.0 km/l or 63.57 mpg)
Competition Suzuki DR650, Aprilia Pegaso 650ie, Honda XR650L, Kawasaki KL650A
Manuals Service Manual
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The BMW F 650 GS was a liquid-cooled, four-stroke, parallel twin cylinder, DOHC, 4 valves per cylinder Naked motorcycle produced by BMW between 1994 and 2013. It could reach a top speed of 115 mph (185 km/h). Max torque was 59.01 ft/lbs (80.0 Nm) @ 5700 RPM. Claimed horsepower was 85.02 HP (63.4 KW) @ 7500 RPM.

Engine[edit]

The engine was a liquid cooled liquid-cooled, four-stroke, parallel twin cylinder, DOHC, 4 valves per cylinder. A 81.3mm bore x 81.3mm stroke result in a displacement of just 798.0 cubic centimeters. Fuel was supplied via a double overhead cams/twin cam (dohc).

Drive[edit]

The bike has a 6-speed, manual transmission. Power was moderated via the wet multi-disc, manual.

Chassis[edit]

It came with a 90/90 - 21 54V front tire and a 150/70 - 17 69V rear tire. Stopping was achieved via dual 300mm discs, 4-piston calipers in the front and a single 265mm disc, 2-piston caliper in the rear. The front suspension was a 43mm Marzocchi upside-down fork while the rear was equipped with a adjustable mono-shock. The F 650 GS was fitted with a 4.23 Gallon (16.00 Liters) fuel tank. The bike weighed just 405.65 pounds (184.0 Kg). The wheelbase was 62.01 inches (1575 mm) long.

1995[edit]

1995 BMW F650


1997 BMW F 650 ST Strada[edit]

1997 BMW F 650 ST Strada

The 1997 MY BMW F 650 ST Strada has, at its heart, a liquid-cooled, four-stroke, 652cc, single cylinder powerplant paired to a five-speed manual transmission, and can produce a claimed 48 horsepower and 57 Nm of torque.

This naked machine can be fitted with accessories to fit the needs for those riders who want to spend as much time as possible in the saddle. It also comes with features such as a dual seat, a rear luggage rack, an under-seat storage compartment, laced wheels, a small windscreen and a suspension package composed of a 41mm telescopic fork and an adjustable mono-shock in the rear.


1998 BMW F 650 ST Strada[edit]

The 1998 MY BMW F 650 ST Strada boasts features such as a dual seat, a rear luggage rack, an under-seat storage compartment, laced wheels, a small windscreen and a suspension package composed of a 41mm telescopic fork and an adjustable mono-shock in the rear. In addition, it can also be fitted with accessories such as side panniers for riders who want to spend more time in the saddle.

In the tech/engine department, it sports a liquid-cooled, four-stroke, 652cc, single cylinder powerhouse paired to a five-speed manual transmission, that reaches a maximum power output of 48 horsepower and 57 Nm of torque.


1999 BMW F 650 ST Strada[edit]

The 1999 MY BMW F 650 ST Strada is a middle-class naked machine that has been created especially for urban environments, but can also be fitted with accessories that allow it to tackle longer journeys, as well as light off-roading. It has, at its heart, a liquid-cooled, four-stroke, 652cc, single cylinder engine mated to a five-speed manual transmission, and can reach a claimed power output of 48 horsepower and 57 Nm of torque.

It also comes with a dual seat, a rear luggage rack, an under-seat storage compartment, laced wheels, a small windscreen and a suspension package composed of a 41mm telescopic fork and an adjustable mono-shock in the rear.


2000 BMW F 650 GS Dakar[edit]

The 2000 MY BMW F 650 GS Dakar is an off-road machine that can also tackle paved roads and even the busy traffic of the concrete jungle, without putting a strain on the rider. It has, at its heart, a liquid-cooled, fuel-injected, four-stroke, 652cc, single cylinder powerhouse paired to a five-speed manual transmission, and can produce a claimed 50 horsepower and 60 Nm of torque.

It also comes with a special, race-inspired, paint scheme, laced wheels with off-road tires, a 41mm telescopic fork with a stabilizer bridge, a continuously adjustable mono-shock in the rear, front and rear disc brakes, a dual seat, a windscreen, a rear luggage rack and an under-belly to under-seat exhaust system.

2001 BMW F650GS Dakar[edit]

2000 BMW F 650 ST Strada[edit]

The 2000 MY BMW F 650 ST Strada can take is well-suited for the role of an agile yet gritty daily commuter, but can also be fitted with accessories like side panniers for longer hauls, or off-road tires for the more adventurous among riders. It comes with a dual seat, a rear luggage rack, an under-seat storage compartment, laced wheels, a small windscreen and a suspension package composed of a 41mm telescopic fork and an adjustable mono-shock in the rear.

Also, it boasts a max power output of 48 horsepower and 57 Nm of torque from its liquid-cooled, four-stroke, 652cc, single cylinder engine.


2000 BMW F 650 GS[edit]

The 2000 MY BMW F 650 GS sports a fuel-injected, liquid-cooled, four-stroke, 652cc, single cylinder powerhouse mated to a five-speed manual transmission that can produce a claimed 50 horsepower and 60 Nm of torque. It also comes standard with features such as laced wheels, road-ready tires, an under-belly to under-seat exhaust system, a dual seat, a rear luggage rack, a small windscreen, lightweight, aluminium-alloy wheels and a suspension package composed of a 41mm telescopic front fork and an adjustable mono-shock in the rear with a progressive system.


2000 BMW F 650[edit]

The 2000 MY BMW F650 is one of the most versatile machines designed by the House of Munich, being capable of assuming the roles of an everyday commuter, a weekend leisure bike and even a off-roader. At its heart lies a liquid-cooled, four-stroke, 642cc, single cylinder engine mated to a five-speed manual transmission, and can produce 48 horsepower and 57 Nm of torque.

Standard features such as the Telelever front suspension, the Paralever rear suspension, the saddlebag mounting brackets, center stand, as well as the three-position adjustable seat height and the adjustable front brake lever ensure the versatility of this machine, making a favorite among Beemer fans worldwide.

2001 BMW F 650[edit]

The 2001 MY BMW F650 sports an liquid-cooled, four-stroke, 652cc, single cylinder engine mated to a five-speed manual transmission, and can produce 50 horsepower and 60 nm of torque. It comes standard with features such as the single-wall stainless steel exhaust pipes and lace-spoked wheels. The suspension system, composed of a 41mm telescopic fork and a pre-load adjustable monoshock rear, ensures a plush and agile ride, whether on a paved road or a off-road track.

Optional features such as the ABS-N, hand protectors and heated grips, not only make for a safer ride, but a more comfortable one, as well.

2001 BMW F 650 GS Dakar[edit]

The 2001 MY BMW F 650 GS Dakar boasts standard features such as a special, race-inspired, paint scheme, laced wheels with off-road tires, a 41mm telescopic fork with a stabilizer bridge, a continuously adjustable mono-shock in the rear, front and rear disc brakes, a dual seat, a windscreen, a rear luggage rack and an under-belly to under-seat exhaust system.

In the tech/engine department, it sports a liquid-cooled, four-stroke, 652cc, single cylinder powerhouse mated to a five-speed manual transmission, and can produce a claimed 50 horsepower and 60 Nm of torque.


2001 BMW F 650 GS[edit]

2001 BMW F 650 GS 2001 BMW F 650 GS

The 2001 MY BMW F 650 GS boasts standard features such as laced wheels, road-ready tires, an under-belly to under-seat exhaust system, a dual seat, a rear luggage rack, a small windscreen, lightweight, aluminium-alloy wheels and a suspension package composed of a 41mm telescopic front fork and an adjustable mono-shock in the rear with a progressive system.

In the tech/engine department, it sports a liquid-cooled, four-stroke, fuel-injected, 652cc, single cylinder powerplant paired to a five-speed manual transmission, and can reach a maximum power output of 50 horsepower and 60 Nm of torque.


2001 BMW F 650 CS Scarver[edit]

The 2001 MY BMW F 650 CS Scarver has been designed as a successor to the F 650 ST Strada, and boasts visual improvements that are sure to fit the taste for the younger among Beemer fans, such as a more aggressive overall look and continuous lines from nose to rear. It has, at its heart, a liquid-cooled, four-stroke, 652cc, single cylinder powerhouse paired to a five-speed manual transmission, and can produce a claimed 50 horsepower and 62 Nm of torque.

It also boasts standard features such as a 41mm telescopic front fork, an adjustable mono-shock in the rear with progressive linkage, front and rear disc brakes, lightweight, cast-aluminium wheels, a dual seat, a rear luggage rack and an analogue instrument cluster.


2002 BMW F 650 GS Dakar[edit]

The 2002 MY BMW F 650 GS Dakar boasts a maximum power output of 50 horsepower and 60 Nm of torque from its liquid-cooled, fuel-injected, 652cc, single cylinder powerhouse paired to a five-speed manual transmission. It also comes with a special, race-inspired, paint scheme, laced wheels with off-road tires, a 41mm telescopic fork with a stabilizer bridge, a continuously adjustable mono-shock in the rear, front and rear disc brakes, a dual seat, a windscreen, a rear luggage rack and an under-belly to under-seat exhaust system.


2002 BMW F 650 CS Scarver[edit]

The 2002 MY BMW F 650 CS Scarver sports a liquid-cooled, four-stroke, 652cc, single cylinder powerplant mated to a five-speed manual transmission, and can reach a maximum power output of 50 horsepower and 62 Nm of torque.

In addition, it comes with a 41mm telescopic front fork, an adjustable mono-shock in the rear with progressive linkage, front and rear disc brakes, lightweight, cast-aluminium wheels, a dual seat, a rear luggage rack and an analogue instrument cluster.


2002 BMW F 650 GS[edit]

The 2002 MY BMW F 650 GS has, at its heart, a liquid-cooled, fuel-injected, four-stroke, 652cc, single cylinder engine mated to a five-speed manual transmission, that produces a claimed 50 horsepower and 60 Nm of torque.

This adventure machine can tackle both paved and unpaved roads, and comes with features such as laced wheels, road-ready tires, an under-belly to under-seat exhaust system, a dual seat, a rear luggage rack, a small windscreen, lightweight, aluminium-alloy wheels and a suspension package composed of a 41mm telescopic front fork and an adjustable mono-shock in the rear with a progressive system.


2003 BMW F 650 CS Scarver[edit]

The 2003 MY BMW F 650 CS Scarver is a middle-class, naked machine that is sure to appeal to the younger among riders, thanks to its modern and aggressive design, as well as premium features such as the 41mm telescopic front fork, an adjustable mono-shock in the rear with progressive linkage, front and rear disc brakes, lightweight, cast-aluminium wheels, a dual seat, a rear luggage rack and an analogue instrument cluster.

In the tech/engine department, it sports a fuel-injected, liquid-cooled, four-stroke, 652cc, single cylinder engine paired to a five-speed manual transmission, and can produce a claimed 50 horsepower and 62 Nm of torque.

2003 BMW F 650 GS[edit]

2003 BMW F 650 GS 2003 BMW F 650 GS 2003 BMW F 650 GS 2003 BMW F 650 GS

The 2003 MY BMW F 650 GS is a machine that can tackle all types of roads, and lack of, and can be fitted with special accessories that will allow it to tackle almost any kind of terrain. It comes with features such as laced wheels, road-ready tires, an under-belly to under-seat exhaust system, a dual seat, a rear luggage rack, a small windscreen, lightweight, aluminium-alloy wheels and a suspension package composed of a 41mm telescopic front fork and an adjustable mono-shock in the rear with a progressive system.

In the tech/engine department, it sports a fuel-injected, four-stroke, liquid-cooled, 652cc, single cylinder powerplant paired to a five-speed manual transmission and can produce 50 horsepower and 60 Nm of torque.


2003 BMW F 650 GS Dakar[edit]

The 2003 MY BMW F 650 GS Dakar has, at its heart, a liquid-cooled, four-stroke, 652cc, single cylinder engine paired to a five-speed manual transmission, and can produce a claimed 50 horsepower and 60 Nm of torque. This adventure machine is arguably, one of the most balanced in its class, and comes standard with features such as a race-inspired, paint scheme, laced wheels with off-road tires, a 41mm telescopic fork with a stabilizer bridge, a continuously adjustable mono-shock in the rear, front and rear disc brakes, a dual seat, a windscreen, a rear luggage rack and an under-belly to under-seat exhaust system.


2004 BMW F 650 GS[edit]

The 2004 MY BMW F 650 GS is an adventure machine that boasts a maximum power output of 50 horsepower and 60 Nm of torque from its fuel-injected, liquid-cooled, four-stroke, 652cc, single cylinder power house.

In addition, it comes with laced wheels, road-ready tires, an under-belly to under-seat exhaust system, a dual seat, a rear luggage rack, a small windscreen, lightweight, aluminium-alloy wheels and a suspension package composed of a 41mm telescopic front fork and an adjustable mono-shock in the rear with a progressive system, and can also be fitted with accessories that not only allow it to take on longer hauls, but also allow it to tackle light off-road paths.


2004 BMW F 650 GS Dakar[edit]

The 2004 MY BMW F 650 GS Dakar boasts features such as a race-inspired, paint scheme, laced wheels with off-road tires, a 41mm telescopic fork with a stabilizer bridge, a continuously adjustable mono-shock in the rear, front and rear disc brakes, a dual seat, a windscreen, a rear luggage rack and an under-belly to under-seat exhaust system.

In the tech/engine department, it sports a four-stroke, fuel-injected, liquid-cooled, 652cc, single cylinder powerplant mated to a five-speed manual transmission, that can reach a maximum power output of 50 horsepower and 60 Nm of torque.


2004 BMW F 650 CS Scarver[edit]

The 2004 MY BMW F 650 CS Scarver has, at its heart, a fuel-injected, liquid-cooled, four-stroke, 652cc, single cylinder powerhouse mated to a five-speed manual transmission, that can reach a maximum power output of 50 horsepower and 62 Nm of torque.

It also comes with features such as a 41mm telescopic front fork, an adjustable mono-shock in the rear with progressive linkage, front and rear disc brakes, lightweight, cast-aluminium wheels, a dual seat, a rear luggage rack and an analogue instrument cluster.


2005 BMW F 650 GS[edit]

The 2005 MY BMW F 50 GS addresses those riders that want a versatile machine, capable of tackling busy traffic from the urban jungle, longer, freeway hauls and even light enduro riding, if the destination is just out of reach of paved roads. It has, at its heart, a liquid-cooled, four-stroke, 652cc, single cylinder engine mated to a six-speed manual transmission, and can produce a claimed 50 horsepower and 60 Nm of torque.

It also boasts standard features such as laced wheels, road-ready tires, an under-belly to under-seat exhaust system, a dual seat, a rear luggage rack, a small windscreen, lightweight, aluminium-alloy wheels and a suspension package composed of a 41mm telescopic front fork and an adjustable mono-shock in the rear with a progressive system.


2005 BMW F 650 GS Dakar[edit]

The 2005 MY BMW F 650 GS Dakar is a middle-class, adventure machine, that addresses a wide variety of riders, and has, at its heart, a liquid-cooled, fuel-injected, four-stroke, 652cc, single cylinder powerhouse paired to a five-speed manual transmission, and can produce a claimed 50 horsepower and 60 Nm of torque.

The key features for this machine would be the race-inspired, paint scheme, laced wheels with off-road tires, a 41mm telescopic fork with a stabilizer bridge, a continuously adjustable mono-shock in the rear, front and rear disc brakes, a dual seat, a windscreen, a rear luggage rack and an under-belly to under-seat exhaust system.


2006 BMW F 650 GS Dakar[edit]

2006 BMW F 650 GS Dakar 2006 BMW F 650 GS Dakar

The 2006 MY BMW F 650 GS Dakar sports a liquid-cooled, four-stroke, 652cc, single cylinder powerplant mated to a five-speed manual transmission, that reaches a maximum power output of 50 horsepower and 60 Nm of torque.

In addition, it comes with laced wheels with off-road tires, a 41mm telescopic fork with a stabilizer bridge, a continuously adjustable mono-shock in the rear, front and rear disc brakes, a dual seat, a windscreen, a rear luggage rack and an under-belly to under-seat exhaust system.


2006 BMW F 650 GS[edit]

The 2006 MY BMW F 650 GS has, at its heart, a fuel-injected, four-stroke, liquid-cooled, four-stroke, 652cc, single cylinder powerplant paired to a five-speed manual transmission, and can reach a maximum power output of 50 horsepower and 60 Nm of torque.

In addition, it comes with laced wheels, road-ready tires, an under-belly to under-seat exhaust system, a dual seat, a rear luggage rack, a small windscreen, lightweight, aluminium-alloy wheels and a suspension package composed of a 41mm telescopic front fork and an adjustable mono-shock in the rear with a progressive system.

2007 BMW F 650 GS[edit]

The 2007 MY BMW F650GS sports a liquid-cooled, single cylinder powerhouse mated to a six-speed manual transmission, and ca produce 50 horsepower and 60 Nm of torque. One of the more versatile Beemers, it can easily take on the roles of a daily commuter, a weekend leisure bike and an off-roader. It comes standard with a stainless steel exhaust system, a hydraulic, preload adjustable rear shock, an engine guard, for more treacherous off-road tracks, as well as a center stand and a Diagnostic Interface.


2007 BMW F 650 GS Dakar[edit]

2007 BMW F 650 GS Dakar

The 2007 MY BMW F650GS Dakar has improved off-road capabilities, as opposed to the base F650GS. Unlike the base version, it features heated grips, a luggage rack, ABS as standard with a turn-off function, as well as a lower seat height, which mean you can ride this cool machine safer, on rougher terrain, and for more extended periods of time, even in low temperatures.

At its heart lies a liquid-cooled, four-stroke, single cylinder powerhouse mated to a five-speed manual transmission, and can produce 50 horsepower and 60 Nm of torque.


2008 BMW F 650 GS[edit]

The 2008 MY BMW F 650 GS has been fitted with the liquid-cooled, four-stroke, 798cc two-cylinder powerhouse found on its F800 sibling, and is mated to a six-speed manual transmission, producing 71 horsepower and 75 Nm of torque. A truly versatile machine, it can tackle, with ease, the urban jungle, long , weekend hauls, as well as adventurous off-road tracks. It comes standard with ABS and Tire Pressure Control, technology-wise as well as a high-end Evo braking system. Increased off-road capabilities are ensured by the 41 mm telescopic fork and the cast-aluminium dual swing arm rear suspension, as well as the cast-aluminium forged wheels. Also, it is suitable for both novice adventure riders, as well as more experienced ones.


2009 BMW F 650 GS[edit]

The 2009 MY BMW F 650 GS sports a liquid-cooled, four-stroke, 798cc, twin cylinder powerhouse, borrowed from the F 800 GS, mated to a six-speed manual transmission, and can produce 71 horsepower and 75 Nm of torque. It is especially addressed to novice riders who want to experience first-hand the adventure bike world, as well as more experienced ones who want a nimble, light and fun all-road machine.

The suspension system, composed of a 43 mm telescopic fork and a double sided aluminium swingarm in the rear, offer lots of spring travel, ensuring a plush ride, even on the worst off-road tracks, as well improved handling in the urban jungle. Also, it comes standard with heated grips, which increase the riding season, allowing the rider to spend as much time as possible behind the bars.


2010 BMW F 650 GS[edit]

The 2010 MY BMW F 650 GS addresses both novice riders who want to experience the world of adventure motorcycles, as well as more seasoned ones, offering a nice blend of power, agility and comfort. At its heart lies a liquid-cooled, four-stroke, 798cc twin cylinder engine paired to a six-speed manual transmission, and can produce 71 horsepower and 75 Nm of torque. It features cast aluminium wheels and telescopic forks, which make the corner better on the road, as well as offer a comfortable ride when the road is unpaved. Also, optional features such as the Tire Pressure Monitoring, ABS and the on-board computer, and you get one of the most sought after mid-sized adventure machines available on the market.


2011 BMW F 650 GS[edit]

The 2011 MY BMW F 650 GS sports a liquid-cooled, four-stroke, 798cc, twin cylinder powerhouse paired to a six-speed transmission, that produces 71 horsepower and 75 Nm of torque. It was designed as a versatile machine, capable of taking on the roles of a city bike, a weekend leisure machine and an off-road motorcycle, and it is suitable for both novice and more seasoned riders alike, thanks to its engineering and power output. It has cast aluminium wheels, which lower its unsprung weight, and it comes with a 41 mm telescopic fork, which makes for a comfortable ride, on or off the road. In addition, it can be fitted with ABS and Tire Pressure Monitoring, which help it keep its spot in the top ranks of the small to mid-sized adventure bike market.


2012 BMW F 650 GS[edit]

This mid-sized adventure machine is sure to fit the needs of a wide variety of riders, from off-road enthusiasts to daily commuters, from novice riders to seasoned ones, this machine has all the characteristics one would expect from a multi-purpose two-wheeler. At its heart lies a liquid-cooled, four-stroke, 798cc, twin cylinder powerplant mated to a six-speed manual transmission, and can produce 71 horsepower and 75 Nm of torque. It comes standard with a windshield, for better protection against the elements, cast aluminium wheels and a front mudguard, to ensure it can tackle all roads, paved or not. Also it can be purchased with ABS, ensuring a safe ride, even when the going gets tough.


2013 BMW F 650 GS[edit]

The 2013 MY BMW F 650 GS sports a liquid-cooled, four-stroke, 798cc, parallel twin cylinder powerplant mated to a six-speed manual transmission, and can reach a maximum power output of 85 horsepower and 80 Nm of torque.

In addition, it comes standard with a 43mm Marzocchi upside-down fork, an adjustable mono-shock as a rear suspension, lightweight, forged-aluminium wheels, black engine accents, a small windscreen, a dual seat, passenger grab rails, a rear luggage rack, an analogue and digital instrumentation panel, an under-seat fuel tank and front and rear disc brakes with Brembo calipers.


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