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Rusor's Red Baron - 2008 R1200GS Adventure

Belgiun rider Danny's (RUSOR, http://forum.bmw-mc-vl.be) beautiful modified 2008 BMW R1200GS Adventure (R1200GSA).


The Red Baron would not have been possible without the proper service and help of BMW Motorrad Belux, Cenmoto bvba - my thanks to Luc Peeters and his team.

Rusor's Red Baron - 2008 BMW R1200GS Adventure

Myself and my wife both have GS's and two identical bikes at home isn't my thing so Rusor's Red Baron was born!
The grey one we keep standard and the red one we pimped a little bit. But it isn't just a custom bike because it is riden every day. We have put R1200S 17" wheels on the GSA. To do this we had to change the position of the brake calipers so they don't touch the wheels. We had to have a custom made spacer for the front wheel - this spacer fits in the S wheel and fits on the other side onto the fork of the GSA. The front mudguard is a 2007 Boxer Design fender that we modified for a 2008 GSA. At the rear we had to change the standard exhaust to clear the wider wheel.

BMW R1200GSA - Rusor's Red Baron

The other things changed or modified on the GSA are not so special...

ABS Brake System (a BMW option )
Enduro / offroad gearbox (a BMW option)
Heated grips (a BMW option) 
Tinted Smoke GSA screen 
Fog lamps
Aluminium luggage
Garmin Zumo
Wunderlich oil cooler guard
Wunderlich carbon hugger
BMW F800GS mirrors
Wunderlich lifting handle
Touratech crash bar bags 
Touratech frame protectors
Touratech headlight guard
Touratech winglet wind deflectors
Boxer Design brake & clutch fluid reservoir covers
Akrapovic sport damper
Acrapovic exhaust
BMW R1200S 17" wheels*
Boxer Design fender (modified for a 2008 GSA)
Touratech seat by Kahedo

* Custom made wheel spacer and custom made brake caliper mount (Johan Faes, Cenmoto)

See Danny's SmugMug photo gallery for full size images...

R1200GS - R1200S 17" wheels R1200gs - 1200S wheels and Akrapovic exhaust
R1200gsa tinted screen R1200GS Boxer Design brake reservoir cover 
R1200gGS Touratech frame protector covers R1200GS carbon hugger

And yes... it's great fun to ride! :-)

R1200GSA "Rusor's Red baron" - fun to ride :-)

....and my wife enjoys riding too...

Danny's wife riding her GS

...although I'm still trying to teach her to get her knee down! LOL

....you get your knee down like this darling :-)

We're lucky people....His and Hers GS bikes

His and Hers BMW R1200GS motorcycles

Check out Danny's SmugMug photo album for LOTS more photos, right from the day his 2008 GSA arrived in it's crate at cenmoto here 

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