Can you ride the BMW R1150GS Adventure on an A2 licence?
Yes, you can ride the BMW R1150GS Adventure (2002 - 2005) 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 R1150GS Adventure (2002 - 2005)
The BMW R1150GS Adventure is a heavy-duty version of the regular R1150GS, which is one of the best motorcycles in its category.
Compared to the original model, the R1150GS Adventure comes with a higher seat, taller screen, and bigger tank. The panniers and engine guards are extras and you will have to buy them separately.
The bike is extremely reliable and the engine is supposed to last up to 200k miles. It is an ultimate adventure touring machine and a good all-around A2 bike.
A2 Licence Compliance
The BMW R1150GS Adventure is a 1130cc A2-friendly adventure bike. It has a power output of 63 kW (85 bhp), which exceeds the 35 kW (47 bhp) limit needed for an A2 licence. The bike has to be restricted to be A2 licence compliant.
You will need a restrictor to ride the BMW R1150GS Adventure on an A2 licence. See the restrictor kits section to check out what restrictors are available for the BMW R1150GS Adventure.
|Engine type||Flat Twin|
|Oil capacity||3.7 litres|
|Power output||63 kW|
|Torque output||71 ft-lb|
|Top speed||133 mph|
|Seat height||900 mm|
|Front tyre size||110/80-19|
|Rear tyre size||150/70-17|
|Fuel tank size||22 litres|
|Fuel tank range||180 miles|
|Fuel consumption||44 mpg|
|Annual road tax||£93|