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2011 BMW R1200GS Triple Black First Look

Monday, October 18, 2010
2011 BMW R1200GS Triple Black
The 2011 BMW R1200GS Triple Black adds a new special
edition to the adventure lineup.
Black is the most slimming color, so for those of you who think that BMW’s Boxer-powered adventure bike s a little too thick in the middle, take a look at the 2011 BMW R1200GS Triple Black special edition. BMW put the dual-cam engine in the 2010 GS and GS Adventure, but the bikes look to be mostly unchanged for the new model year.
The new color scheme adds some extra flair with dark accents all around. The Beemer starts with the Sapphire Black Metallic color on the body (which was available in 2010) and adds black cross-spoke wheels. The engine is blacked out along with the fork, and the swimgarm, rear frame and valve covers are Ashphalt Grey Metallic, making for a much more aggressive look. The extra $3935 (assuming the MSRP stays the same as 2010 at $14,950) also earns the proud owner a special seat embroidered with the “GS” logo. However, a good portion of that extra cash covers the Premium Package Equipment, which can be added to any standard GS and comes automatically with the Triple Black. The package includes Enduro Electronic Suspension Adjustment, heated grips, on-board computer, hand guards, ABS and saddle bag mounts.

The BMW R1200GS was our favorite bike to ride in the 2010 Adventure Touring Shootout, and we would have loved it even more with the wicked scheme. Watch for this black beauty to hit BMW dealers in January, 2011.

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Dark wheels, fork, engine and seat, and grey chassis components give the Beemer an attitude boost along with an upgrade package.
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Harry -Curious  October 31, 2010 05:16 PM
Just what bikes would you guys recommend in this Enduro-Touring class?
Logan -Looks Good! Till you see the price tag...  October 28, 2010 09:22 AM
Way over priced underpowered the motor is way behind the times and is way to expensive to maintain... This is a rich mans bike that wears the crown as a "Adventure Rider"..... It's a pig with wheels.. BORING The F800GS isn't any better the motor is underpowered and boring. I would rather ride a scooter. My money is either with Triumph or maybe Yamaha
Phill Noble -Mr  October 25, 2010 04:49 PM
Do not waste your time and thousands of pounds on a BMW, I purchased a brand new 2010 model and the workmanship and quality of build and parts used are cheap. Do not trust the reputation of BMW or their dealers save your money and go else where.
frank myer -roadhound  October 20, 2010 05:10 PM
Wonder if this is the last of the R1200GS Adventure model? When they ended production of the R1150 GS Adventure they gave the last batch a special paint job in Pearl White. Maybe there's a new 1300GS adventure on the way.Water cooled ?