Can you ride the BMW F650 on an A2 licence?
Yes, you can ride the BMW F650 (1993 - 2007) on an A2 motorbike licence. However, you will need to fit a restrictor kit to reduce its power output and make it A2 licence compliant!
BMW F650 (1993 - 2007)
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.
A2 Licence Compliance
The BMW F650 is a 652cc A2-friendly adventure bike. It has a power output of 37 kW (50 bhp), which exceeds the 35kW limit needed for an A2 licence. The bike has to be restricted by cca 6% to be A2 licence compliant.
You will need a restrictor to ride the BMW F650 on an A2 licence. See the BMW F650 specifications table for restriction info, and the restrictor kits section to see what restrictors are available for the BMW F650.
|Restriction Required||6% (to restrict to 35 kW)|
|Seat height||780 mm|
|Front tyre size||100/90-19|
|Rear tyre size||130/80-17|
|Top speed||106 mph|
|Engine size||652 cc|
|Engine type||Single Cylinder|
|Engine oil capacity||2.1 litres|
|Power output||37 kW|
|Power output||50 bhp|
|Torque output||41 lb-ft|
|Fuel tank size||17 litres|
|Fuel tank range||230 miles|
|Fuel consumption||62 mpg|
|Annual road tax||£93|