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.
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.
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
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
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…
And yes… it’s great fun to ride! 🙂
….and my wife enjoys riding too…
…although I’m still trying to teach her to get her knee down! LOL
We’re lucky people….His and Hers GS bikes
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