GS800 Supermotard?

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  1. hankgs

    hankgs Long timer

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  2. antipode

    antipode Wanderer

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    I'd really like BMW to do it for me :evil but I've asked the BMW Marketing Director down here in Oz and he didn't give me any hope, so I am thinking on waiting until they start selling the F800R in a couple of months and get a set of wheels from the R for the GS.
    Of course I would love to hear options from immates that have already done it so I don;t have to wait a few months.
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  3. RedHawk47

    RedHawk47 Adventurer Supporter

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    Cycle World, Feb 2009 issue, page 21:
    2009 BMW F800R naked roadster
    Photo: looks like 17" f&r
    No tech specs. Chain drive, 401 lbs dry weight.
    Used by BMW sponsored stunt rider Christian Pfeiffer (if you do a Google search you might find some action shots of this bike). Here's one:
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ig4jGLGarjw
    "Unfortunately, there are no plans to bring the R to the U.S. in 2009."
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  4. dtysdalx2

    dtysdalx2 Just glad to be here.

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    That CP video is amazing. :bow
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    huckleberry BACK ROAD BOMBER

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  6. jessehere

    jessehere Ridin'

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    those wheels wont work as the r brakes are 320 mm vs the gs 300mm rotors:puke1
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  7. jessehere

    jessehere Ridin'

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    specs are here
    http://www.webbikeworld.com/BMW-motorcycles/bmw-f-800-r/
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  8. Schtum

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    I suspect that just as you fit the OE R1200GS discs to 17" R1200S/R/RT wheels when fitting those to an R1200GS, it should be possible to fit the OE F800GS discs to F800R wheels.
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