BMW F800GS (2008 - present)

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BMW F800GS (2008 - present)

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AFTER ALMOST 300km of on and off road in heat and humidity only South Africa can produce, I can safely say the new F800GS is brilliant bike and a machine that's worthy of the legendary GS badge. Its parallel-twin engine works perfectly in the chassis, making usuable power with a fantastic ...  Continue reading

Reader Reviews

10 user reviews of BMW F800GS (2008 - present) See all

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OK if you do the service your self or have DEEP pockets - Poor dealership support. expensive. But all in all been a good bike on road and on mild trails, dirt roads, Lacks power for really tough stuff and cent Continue reading...
Good solid machine ideal for riding all day and exploring with, great at slow speed and really comfortable to boot. Continue reading...
The F800GS is not the best bike in any single area, but it comes together to make an excellent all round bike. Well mannered bike on road, easy to surprise sport bike riders through the curves as the F800GS can Continue reading...
Fun, lithe, nippy and economical. Great FUN!! Continue reading...


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Smaller adventure GS is all the better for it. Fast, light, strong and comfortable
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  • Price: £6630.00
  • Year: from 2008
  • Engine capacity: 798cc
  • Power: 84bhp
  • Torque: 62lb ft
  • Weight: 185kg

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