Can you ride the BMW R1150GS on an A2 license?

Yes, you can ride the BMW R1150GS (1999 - 2005) on an A2 motorbike license.
However, you will need to a fit a restrictor.

BMW R1150GS (1999 - 2005) motorcycle

BMW R1150GS (1999 - 2005)

The BMW R1150GS is heavy, expensive and relatively slow. Nonetheless, this A2 bike (when restricted) handles beautifully, will run forever and will take you 205 miles on a tank!

You will need a restrictor to ride the BMW R1150GS on an A2 license. See the BMW R1150GS specifications table for restriction info, and the restrictor kits section to see what restrictors are available for the BMW R1150GS.


Specs for the BMW R1150GS (1999 - 2005) motorbike.

Dual Sport
Restriction Required44% (to restrict to 35kW)
Top speed130 mph
Engine size1130 cc
Power output62.5 kW
Power output85 bhp
Fuel tank size25 litres
Fuel tank range205 miles
Average fuel consumption37 mpg
Weight229 kg
Engine configurationInline 2
Stroke4 stroke
Torque output75 lb/ft
Seat height840 mm
Annual road tax£93
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