**** Changing just a single component does not result in optimal riding behavior.
**** The conversion of the replacement springs should be made by a specialist workshop.
**** For the secure stand of your BMW F800GS after lowering the suspension components, we recommend the shortened side stand and/or optionally the shortened main stand. These components are available from your BMW dealer.
This Plug & Travel shock absorber for the BMW ESA is perfectly suited for reducing the seat height (-5cm) of the BMW F800GS fitted with ESA. At the same time, your BMW F800GS remains well suited for touring. The shock absorber is simply swapped for the BMW ESA shock absorber. The available plugs and the switches on the handlebar are used as usual. Thus, the Touratech suspension shock is integrated into the motorcycle via the original BMW controls. This allows you to continue using the damper settings on the handlebar and the BMW display. The Touratech suspension shock which adapts to your adventures. All you need to do is ride.
This Touratech Suspension Plug & Travel shock is manufactured with the same precision components and assemblies that have proven themselves on thousands of kilometers in our shocks under the toughest conditions.
The salient features and facts of the Plug & Travel shock:
This shock absorber is configured on the basis of our experience with the BMW F800GS and is set "ready-to-ride".
Parameters include weight of the vehicle / pivot of the shock / constructional conditions / test rides.
The shock absorber described here is designed for up to 100 kg weight of the rider including travel luggage.
The rear and front sections of the motorcycle should be adjusted for all chassis solutions.
The suitable component for the front of the BMW F800GS is here Progressive fork springs for BMW F800GS *50 mm lowering* 01-040-7438-0
Features of the Touratech Suspension Plug & Travel shock:
The shock housing is made of aluminum. This results in lowest possible weight.
All assemblies and components are designed for intensive use with heavy touring motorcycles.
Large 16 mm piston rod made of chromium-molybdenum steel for maximum stability and durability
Fitted with special low-friction seals. This results in very low wear and long durability of the shock.
The suspension spacer is fitted with sturdy stainless steel bushes for the fastening screws. This gives the fastening screw a firm, backlash-free fit, even at highest loads.
Touratech Suspension stepping motor, developed for us by Tractive, is integrated into the shock absorber.
All setting options of the BMW ESA are retained in full.
The Touratech Plug & Travel shock is operated via the original BMW hand controls. On the right handlebar: the settings - Comfort - Normal Sport. As accustomed, the riding mode can be selected during riding to give the best level of comfort.
Special Touratech setup for balance, damping and rebound. This results in high, precise damping performance even at high damping frequencies (poor roads, tracks),
Unique robust hydraulic "Extreme" spring pre-tension via an easy accessible positioned hand wheel. Based on numerous kilometers of travel and the experiences gained by the Touratech Race Team on its missions.
Bottoming control with secondary compression dampening technology which prevents bottoming out. The (PDS) Position-dependent Dampening System is like a hydraulic pillow at the end of the stroke.
QR barcode on the shock housing with individual shock information. This enables easy call-up of shock-specific information by scanning with a Smartphone. Information on the basic setting of the shock can be called up at any time. Reset is possible for incorrect setting.
The Plug & Travel suspension shock for the BMW ESA is fully service-enabled. This allows permanent maximum ride dynamics.
The installed basic setup is set for riders up to 100 kg including travel luggage. Adjustment for considerably higher loads or other exceptional requirements is possible. Please use our chassis check form and send us the filled in form.
Shipping fees is 14.95$ for orders under 100$ and FREE shipping over 100$.
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