I was tempted by a KTM SMT 990, and the space in my garage is limited, so after five years it’s time for the BMW F800S to continue to a new owner. If you browse through the BMW F800S section on this site, you will see that my BMW is rather special, so I bought the […]
Permanently installed on the brake caliper. Only thing to carry in your pocket is the locking pin which is inserted in the lock to secure your bike. Great piece of gear
Subframe wrapped to avoid scratches and ready for welding. Bike looks a bit amputated without the subframe.
The 2009 and 2010 version of the SMT have a weak spot where the lower strut ends and can break if the luggage rack it heavily loaded. The subframe was reinforced from 2011 and up. So I decided to do the reinforcements myself to avoid trouble on the road.
To accomodate the Scottoiler panel and the Gipro gear indicator. It took some time to figure out, but I’m really happy with the result.
I bought the new electrically operated version to avoid the changes in flowrate that is unavoidable on the vacuum operated version, due to changes in viscosity when the temperature changes.
From 2011, this cover included a 12V power outlet. Very convenient to keep the battery charged or to charge your phone on a trip. I found it on eBay and it fits my 2009 bike nicely