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Front & Rear Shock Absorber Explore (Pre-Load Adjustment, Low Speed) - BMW R1200GS 04-12

SKU 01-044-5848-0
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Installation Instructions

Suspension Check Form

**** To ensure the parked stability of your BMW R1200GS after it has been lowered, we recommend using the kick stand (standard length) and/or the center stand from BMW. These parts are available from your BMW dealer.

**** The conversion of the replacement springs should be made by a specialist workshop.

The Touratech Suspension EXPLORE Set for the BMW R1200GS is the right choice for long distance riding and touring use. These shock absorber's offer a large adjustment range with plenty of reserves to meet the demands of motorbike travel. Its floating piston design, hydraulic preload and fine damping adjustment enable a more suitable suspension setup for different loading conditions than is possible with the bike manufacturer's standard components. You can easily and quickly restore the bike's balance via a hand wheel that adjusts the hydraulic spring preload. The damping setting on this Level 2 shock allows the necessary degree of control over the bump and rebound to adjust the shock absorber to suit your individual ride comfort requirements.

Facts at a glance:

  • This shock absorber SET is configured and adjusted ready for use based on our experience with the BMW R1200GS (K25).
  • The parameters are: vehicle weight / shock absorber pivot point / design constraints / test rides.
  • These shock absorber´s are designed for a rider's weight including luggage of up to 100 kg.

A shock absorber SET which makes it easy and convenient to adjust your bike for different loading conditions.

The basic setup fitted here is designed for riders up to 100 kg including luggage. Modifications are possible for a heavier rider (more than 100 kg) and/or if the bike is usually ridden with a passenger / with luggage. In this case, we individually modify the shock absorber to meet your needs by fitting a spring with a higher spring rate. Please fill out our suspension check form and send it back to us.