BMW Heroes Legend Edition

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BMW Heroes Legend Edition
Manufacturer
BMW
Production 2007
Engine
Four stroke, two cylinder horizontally opposed Boxer, 4 valves per cylinder
Compression ratio 11.0:1
Top Speed 193 km/h / 120 mph
Ignition BMS-K
Battery Battery 12 V / 14 Ah, maintenance-free
Transmission 6 Speed
Frame Tubular space frame, engine load-bearing
Suspension Front: Telelever, stanchion ∅41mm, central spring strut, spring preload 9 times mechanically adjustable.
Rear: Die-cast aluminum single-sided swinging arm with BMW Motorrad Paralever, WAD strut (travel-related damping), spring pre-load hydraulically adjustable to continuously variable levels by means of handwheel, rebound damping adjustable.
Brakes Front: 2 x ∅305mm discs, 4 piston caliper
Rear: Single ∅265 mm disc, 2 piston caliper
Front Tire 110/80 ZR19
Rear Tire 150/70 ZR17
Wheelbase 1507 mm / 59.3 in.
Seat Height 890 - 910 mm / 35.0 - 35.8 in.
Weight 223 kg / 492 lbs (dry),
Fuel Capacity 33 L / 8.7 US gal
Manuals Service Manual


It could reach a top speed of 193 km/h / 120 mph.

Engine[edit]

The engine was a Air/oil cooled cooled Four stroke, two cylinder horizontally opposed Boxer, 4 valves per cylinder. The engine featured a 11.0:1 compression ratio.

Drive[edit]

Power was moderated via the Single plate dry clutch, ∅180 mm, hydraulically operated.

Chassis[edit]

It came with a 110/80 ZR19 front tire and a 150/70 ZR17 rear tire. Stopping was achieved via 2 x ∅305mm discs, 4 piston caliper in the front and a Single ∅265 mm disc, 2 piston caliper in the rear. The front suspension was a Telelever, stanchion ∅41mm, central spring strut, spring preload 9 times mechanically adjustable. while the rear was equipped with a Die-cast aluminum single-sided swinging arm with BMW Motorrad Paralever, WAD strut (travel-related damping), spring pre-load hydraulically adjustable to continuously variable levels by means of handwheel, rebound damping adjustable.. The Heroes Legend Edition was fitted with a 33 L / 8.7 US gal fuel tank. The bike weighed just 223 kg / 492 lbs. The wheelbase was 1507 mm / 59.3 in. long.

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Overview[edit]

Make Model BMW R 1200GS Adventure Heroes Legend Edition
Year 2007
Engine Type Four stroke, two cylinder horizontally opposed Boxer, 4 valves per cylinder
Displacement 1170 cc / 71.4 in.
Bore X Stroke 101 x 73 mm
Compression 11.0:1
Cooling System Air/oil cooled
Induction Electronic intake pipe injection/digital engine management: BMS-K with overrun fuel cut off, dual ignition
Ignition BMS-K
Starting Electric
Alternator Alternator three-phase alternator 720 W
Battery Battery 12 V / 14 Ah, maintenance-free
Clutch Single plate dry clutch, ∅180 mm, hydraulically operated
Max Power 73 kW / 98 hp @ 7000 rpm
Max Torque 115 Nm / 11.7 kgf-m / 84.8 ft-lbs @ 5500 rpm
Transmission 6 Speed
Final Drive Shaft
Gear Ratios 1st 1.583 / 2nd 1.259 / 3rd 1.033 / 4th 0.903 / 5th 0.903 / 6th 0.805:1
Frame Tubular space frame, engine load-bearing
Front Suspension Telelever, stanchion ∅41mm, central spring strut, spring preload 9 times mechanically adjustable.
Front Wheel Travel 210 mm / 8.3 in.
Rear Suspension Die-cast aluminum single-sided swinging arm with BMW Motorrad Paralever, WAD strut (travel-related damping), spring pre-load hydraulically adjustable to continuously variable levels by means of handwheel, rebound damping adjustable.
Rear Wheel Travel 220 mm / 8.7 in.
Front Brakes 2 x ∅305mm discs, 4 piston caliper
Rear Brakes Single ∅265 mm disc, 2 piston caliper
Front Rim 2.50 x 19 in.
Rear Rim 4.00 x 17 in.
Front Tire 110/80 ZR19
Rear Tire 150/70 ZR17
Castor 101 mm / 4.0 in.
Dimensions Length: 2210 mm / 87.0 in. Width: 915 mm / 36.0 in. (incl. mirrors) Height: 1450 mm / 57.1 in. (excl. mirrors)
Wheelbase 1507 mm / 59.3 in.
Seat Height 890 - 910 mm / 35.0 - 35.8 in.
Dry Weight 223 kg / 492 lbs
Fuel Capacity 33 L / 8.7 US gal
Tank Reserve 4L / 1.1 US gal
Consumption Average 6.3 L/100 km / 15.7 km/l / 36.9 US mpg
Standing ¼ Mile 12.9 sec / 170.7 km/h / 106 mph
Standing 0 - 1000m 24.7 sec / 190.5 km/h / 1118 mph
Top Speed 193 km/h / 120 mph
Manual & Tech Info BMWgsclub.nl / Hint & Tips
Reviews & Road Tests Moto it / Motorcycle USA / 100ps / Motorcycle.com

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