Can you ride the BMW R1100GS on an A2 license?

Yes, you can ride the BMW R1100GS (1994 - 1999) on an A2 motorbike license.
However, you will need to a fit a restrictor.

BMW R1100GS (1994 - 1999) motorcycle
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BMW R1100GS (1994 - 1999)

Although the BMW R1100GS isn’t likely to turn heads when it comes to looks, it can be restricted to match the requirements for an A2 license.

Many will call the BMW R1100GS underpowered. However, it’s reliable and as with all BMW bikes, they hold their price ridiculously well.

You will need a restrictor to ride the BMW R1100GS on an A2 license. See the BMW R1100GS specifications table for restriction info, and the restrictor kits section to see what restrictors are available for the BMW R1100GS.


Specs for the BMW R1100GS (1994 - 1999) motorbike.

Dual Sport
Restriction Required42% (to restrict to 35kW)
Top speed122 mph
Engine size1085 cc
Power output60 kW
Power output80 bhp
Fuel tank size25 litres
Fuel tank range250 miles
Average fuel consumption45 mpg
Weight209 kg
Engine configurationInline 2
Stroke4 stroke
Torque output72 lb/ft
Seat height840 mm
Annual road tax£93
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