BMW R 1150 GS Adventure Bumble Bee

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BMW R 1150 GS Adventure Bumble Bee
Manufacturer
BMW
Production 2003
Class Adventure
Engine
air/oil-cooled, four-stroke, boxer twin cylinder, 4 valves per cylinder
Bore / Stroke 101.6mm x 101.6mm
Compression ratio 10.3:1
Horsepower 85.02 HP (63.4 KW) @ 6750RPM
Torque 72.28 ft/lbs (98.0 Nm) @ 5250RPM
Transmission Gear box: 6-speed, manual

Final Drive: shaft

Clutch: dry, single plate, hydraulic
Suspension Front: BMW Motorrad Telelever
Rear: BMW Motorrad Paralever
Brakes Front: dual 304mm discs, 4-piston calipers
Rear: single 276mm disc, 2-piston caliper
Front Tire 110/80xR19
Rear Tire 150/70xR17
Wheelbase 59.09 inches (1501 mm)
Length 85.79 inches (2179 mm)
Width 38.58 inches (980 mm)
Seat Height 33.82 inches (859 mm)
Weight 232.0 kg (wet)
Manuals Service Manual


The BMW R 1150 GS Adventure Bumble Bee was a air/oil-cooled, four-stroke, boxer twin cylinder, 4 valves per cylinder Adventure motorcycle produced by BMW in 2003. Max torque was 72.28 ft/lbs (98.0 Nm) @ 5250 RPM. Claimed horsepower was 85.02 HP (63.4 KW) @ 6750 RPM.

Engine[edit]

A 101.6mm bore x 101.6mm stroke result in a displacement of just 1130.0 cubic centimeters.

Drive[edit]

The bike has a 6-speed, manual transmission. Power was moderated via the dry, single plate, hydraulic.

Chassis[edit]

It came with a 110/80xR19 front tire and a 150/70xR17 rear tire. Stopping was achieved via dual 304mm discs, 4-piston calipers in the front and a single 276mm disc, 2-piston caliper in the rear. The front suspension was a BMW Motorrad Telelever while the rear was equipped with a BMW Motorrad Paralever. The wheelbase was 59.09 inches (1501 mm) long.

2003 BMW R 1150 GS Adventure Bumble Bee[edit]

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The Bumble Bee version of the R 1150 GS Adventure mainly addresses riders who want their machine to stand out in a crowd. This special edition comes with a black and yellow paint scheme, and has been stripped down for a more clean look. In all other departments, it has the same features and specs as the base model.