BMW GS: The Complete Story (Crowood Motoclassics)

  • ISBN-13: 9781847979278
  • Author: Phil West
  • Publisher: The Crowood Press UK
  • Publication date: 2015-10-05
  • Language: English
  • Pages: 160
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A definitive guide to the iconic BMW GS, the model that revolutionized the dual-purpose adventure bike in 1980. Combining all-terrain capability, high performance and on-road ride comfort, the GS is the bestselling large-capacity motorcycle in the UK and is still evolving today. Including comprehensive specification details, owners' experiences and previously unseen pictures, BMW GS - The Complete Story covers:The original R80G/S and its impact on the industryDesign and development of all the updated modelsRadical engineering concepts and technology - notably the rear 'Paralever' swinging arm suspension and drive unitWorldwide racing success for the GS, including wins at the Paris-Dakar RallyThe all-new R1200GS of 2013, including development of its partially liquid-cooled boxer engine, and the future of the GSInspirational stories and the GS in the media, including Long Way Round with Ewan McGregor and Charley Boorman

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