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50mm Lowering Rear Shock Absorber PDS ESA / Plug & Travel - BMW F800GSA 14-18

$2,229.95
SKU 01-048-5878-0
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Installation Instructions

Suspension Check Form

**** 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 Adventure 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 Adventure 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 shortened Touratech Suspension Plug & Travel shock absorber is manufactured with the same precision components and assemblies which have proven themselves in our shocks over thousands of kilometers of travelling under the toughest conditions. For you this means: With this shorter shock absorber, the load is easily and quickly adjusted per handwheel via the hydraulic spring preload. The unique, solid, hydraulic Touratech spring preload with its large adjustment range, ensures that the balance of your motorcycle is set optimally. The heart of this suspension setup is a stepper motor adapted to the BMW ESA and integrated in the shock absorber. This stepper motor allows the setting of optimal damping with the original BMW switch on the handlebar to the desired setting of comfort, normal or sporty.

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. For you this means: Adjustment to any volume of luggage, ranging from a rear bag to a loaded luggage system and/or with a passenger, is performed easily and quickly by hand wheel via the hydraulic spring pre-tension. The unique, robust hydraulic Touratech spring pre-tension compensates for weekend tours, large luggage or your long-distance tour using the Extreme setting range. The balance of your motorcycle is set perfectly.
The heart of this suspension system is a stepping motor specially adapted to the BMW ESA and integrated in the shock. This stepping motor allows optimal damping via the original BMW switch on the handlebar to the desired setting, comfort, normal or sport.

The Touratech Suspension Plug & Travel for BMW ESA is a premium class product in terms of chassis technology. This shock is developed for touring and riding under frequent and strongly varying load and riding conditions and high demands.

You will experience a completely new ride with your motorbike.

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 suitable component for the front of the BMW F800GS Adventure is here Progressive fork springs for BMW F800GS Adventure *50 mm lowering* 01-040-7438-0

    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. The shock absorber is then customized by us to your requirements using a spring with a higher spring rate and other configurations. Please use our chassis check form and send us the
    filled in form.

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