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BMW GS: The Complete Story

$44.95

Phil West

Product Description

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 industry

Design and development of all the updated models

Radical engineering concepts and technology – notably the rear ‘Paralever’ swinging arm suspension and drive unit

Worldwide racing success for the GS, including wins at the Paris-Dakar Rally

The all-new R1200GS of 2013, including development of its partially liquid-cooled boxer engine, and the future of the GS

Inspirational stories and the GS in the media, including Long Way Round with Ewan McGregor and Charley Boorman