BMW R 1100 GS Review from Netherlands

1994 BMW R 1100 GS

Model year1994
Year of manufacture1994
First year of ownership2008
Most recent year of ownership2012
Acceleration marks 10 / 10
Roll-on Performance marks 10 / 10
Handling marks 10 / 10
Braking marks 9 / 10
Reliability marks 9 / 10
Comfort marks 9 / 10
Dealer Service marks 9 / 10
Overall marks (average of all marks)
9.4 / 10
Distance when acquired64000 kilometres
Most recent distance129000 kilometres
Previous motorcycleBMW K 100 LT

Summary:

The best bike for daily use in heavy traffic

Faults:

Gearbox, input shaft broken at approx 100.000 km.

Broken lever on gearbox at 90.000 km.

Ignition sensor plate failure at 80.000 km.

Oil leak from the front fork.

General Comments:

Great bike for daily use, very easy to handle at both low and high speed.

Reasonable fuel consumption, 17.5 km / liter.

The aftermarket LeoVince exhaust produces wonderful music, and makes the bike look even better than it already did.

Would you buy another motorcycle from this manufacturer? Yes

Review Date: 31st August, 2012

Average review marks: 9.4 / 10, based on 1 review