Can you ride the BMW F650 on an A2 license?

Yes, you can ride the BMW F650 (1993 - 2007) on an A2 motorbike license.
However, you will need to a fit a restrictor.

BMW F650 (1993 - 2007) motorcycle

BMW F650 (1993 - 2007)

You can consider the F650 a baby of the R1150GS (now 1200cc).

The BMW F650 is built to last and delivers a competent and good quality ride. Essentially, the F650 is a workhorse and a powerhouse in one!

The BMW F650’s smooth power delivery makes it easy-to-ride and its tried and tested engine provides effortless welly whenever it’s needed!

As you can expect, being a product of BMW Motorrad, build quality is range-topping. The BMW F650 is solid and there’s little to complain about when it comes to build quality or reliability.

You will need a restrictor to ride the BMW F650 on an A2 license. See the BMW F650 specifications table for restriction info, and the restrictor kits section to see what restrictors are available for the BMW F650.


Specs for the BMW F650 (1993 - 2007) motorbike.

TypeDual Sport
Restriction Required6% (to restrict to 35kW)
Top speed106 mph
Engine size652 cc
Power output37 kW
Power output50 bhp
Fuel tank size17 litres
Fuel tank range230 miles
Average fuel consumption62 mpg
Weight175 kg
Engine configurationSingle cylinder
Stroke4 stroke
Torque output41 lb/ft
Seat height780 mm
Annual road tax£93
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