ZTechnik Press Release: ZTechnik announces three new VStream windshields for the 2011-2013 BMW G650GS and G650GS Sertão. The VStream aeroacoustic contour features a wider profile at the top of the windscreen, which pushes turbulent, noisy airflow to the side and away from the rider’s helmet. The additional wind protection provided by the VStream calls for [...]Read Full Post | Comments(0)
2012 BMW G650GS Sertao – First Ride Adventure bike gets change of name and return to form for a familiar BMW thumper.
Photography by Kevin Wing BMW has a word game for you. Where you might think Dakar, now say Sertao, referring to the vast badlands of northeastern Brazil. Why? Because the 2012 G650GS Sertao is nothing less than a reactivation of the popular F650GS Dakar. Turns out that BMW’s desire to take its entry-level machines upmarket—confusingly [...]Read Full Post | Comments(0)
Last year, the second-generation, single-cylinder BMW G650GS—previously called the F650GS before that name was reassigned to the entry-level GS Twin in the U.S.—made a glorious comeback, replacing the not-quite-so successful third-generation G650X models. Following on the coattails of last year’s successful GS is the more off-road-oriented G650GS Sertao, which is essentially an “Adventure” version of [...]Read Full Post | Comments(0)