BMW R 1250 RS: Boxer Tricks
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BMW R 1250 RS: Boxer Tricks

By JeffWare - 26 May 2020

Test: Jeff Ware, Photos: Luci Luci

Based on the exact same platform as the R 1250 R, the RS has been tweaked for touring comfort with a longer wheelbase and overall length, revised steering geometry, LED headlights and an upper fairing. It is marginally heavier than the naked R version at 243kg versus 239kg.

The two are so similar in specification but quite different bikes to ride. From a styling point as well, the R is your tough nakedbike ready for fun, while the more reserved and sensible looking RS is more your set and ready to take on some big miles in comfort type motorcycle...