Originally Posted by modeselector
Not only is the air filter MUCH easier to access on the TR, so is the battery! Pop the seat off and right there it is
I think you have to take off the seat and then remove six fasteners to gain access on the BMW.
That's how it was on my G650GS Sertao. Fortunately, I didn't need to do it often as there are also jumper points accessible simply by removing the seat.