Can you ride the BMW R1200C on an A2 licence?
Yes, you can ride the BMW R1200C (1997 - 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 R1200C (1997 - 2005)
German quality, A2 friendly (when restricted) and was in a James Bond movie. What’s not to like about the BMW R1200C?
A2 Licence Compliance
The BMW R1200C is a 1170cc A2-friendly cruiser bike. It has a power output of (61 bhp), which exceeds the 35kW limit needed for an A2 licence. The bike has to be restricted by cca 22% to be A2 licence compliant.
You will need a restrictor to ride the BMW R1200C on an A2 licence. See the BMW R1200C specifications table for restriction info, and the restrictor kits section to see what restrictors are available for the BMW R1200C.
|Restriction Required||22% (to restrict to 35 kW)|
|Seat height||740 mm|
|Front tyre size||100/90-18|
|Rear tyre size||170/80-15|
|Top speed||105 mph|
|Engine size||1170 cc|
|Engine type||Inline 2|
|Engine oil capacity||3.7 litres|
|Power output||61 bhp|
|Torque output||72 lb-ft|
|Fuel tank size||18 litres|
|Fuel tank range||180 miles|
|Fuel consumption||46 mpg|
|Annual road tax||£93|