Can you ride the BMW F700GS on an A2 license?

Yes, you can ride the BMW F700GS (2013 onwards) on an A2 motorbike license.
However, you will need to a fit a restrictor.

BMW F700GS (2013 onwards) motorcycle

BMW F700GS (2013 onwards)

A light and easy-to-ride A2 bike, the BMW F700GS makes a fantastic commuter that’s backed by ABS, a price that will hold well and buckets of fun!

The BMW F700GS has many positive reviews, and although you can ride it on an A2 license with a restrictor, it packs tons of fun and the engine has a great punch to it.

The F700GS is more expensive than other middleweight adventure bikes, but is finished better and should hold its value.

You will need a restrictor to ride the BMW F700GS on an A2 license. See the BMW F700GS specifications table for restriction info, and the restrictor kits section to see what restrictors are available for the BMW F700GS.


Specs for the BMW F700GS (2013 onwards) motorbike.

Restriction Required35% (to restrict to 35kW)
Top speed105 mph
Engine size798 cc
Power output53.8 kW
Power output75 bhp
Fuel tank size16 litres
Fuel tank range140 miles
Average fuel consumption65 mpg
Weight209 kg
Engine configurationInline 2
Stroke4 stroke
Torque output57 lb/ft
Seat height820 mm
Annual road tax£93
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