Tag Archives: BMW F650GS SE

Morocco – BMW in the Black Rock Desert

Short story right here. BMW test report here. Morocco slideshow.

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A Moment on a Triumph

I popped into Carl Rosners on the way back from Portsmouth to ask for a quick spin on a Triumph Tiger 800 – the non XC one which compares to the F650GS SE I was riding back from Morocco. I was … Continue reading

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BMW F650GS 4000-mile review

BMW F650GS SE long-term test Story in Motorcycle Monthly here • Small gallery here • For an X-Lite helmet review, see this • Heidenau K60 tyres reviewed here • Aerostich Falstaff jacket reviewed here • Enduristan Monsoon pannier review • Released in the UK in February 2012, the ‘SE’ … Continue reading

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Heidenau K60 Scout tyre review

HEIDENAU K60 SCOUT TYRE REVIEW DESCRIPTION Ordinary looking but hard wearing dual sport tyres although there is some confusion over differing tread patterns on Heidenau tyres branded as ‘K60 Scouts’. The fourth tyre below might look to have less mud … Continue reading

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Morocco BMW F650GS gallery

It’s only been a couple of weeks but feels a lot longer of course, and as the song says: seen a lot of things, been a lot of places, bashed a lot of pistes. In Fes now, wondering about making … Continue reading

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BMW F650 GS SE ~ pre-Morocco test run

Morocco trip report here. I did a bit more work on the GS then loaded it up and took it out into the countryside for a spin. The last-minute jobs included: Sizing up the Enduristan panniers on the Metal Mule rack. … Continue reading

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BMW F650GS SE long term test – first impressions

Full, 4000-mile report here. My immediate thought on riding a new F-GS SE off of Vines forecourt was ‘What a nice engine!’. Easy to pull away briskly and spins up fast enough to normal road speeds. And it sounds great … Continue reading

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