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Introduction
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General information and 
controls
General view, left side
R 1150 GS ............................ 4
General view, right side
R 1150 GS ............................ 5
General view, l

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Safety check
Checklist
For this reason, check the 
details in the following sections 
before you start the journey: 
– Fuel level
– Positions of the handlebar-lever fittings
–Brakes
– Bra

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Safety check
Adjusting beam throw
L Note:
When the basic setting is correct, 
headlight beam throw is regulated 
when spring preload is adjusted 
to suit load.
Have the headlight basic setting 
a

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Safety check
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S
H
d Warning:
Before riding off, always set 
spring preload to suit total 
weight.
For off-road riding, increase 
spring preload at front and 
rear by a suitable amount.
Adjusting

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Safety check
H
L
1
d Warning:
Before riding off, always set 
spring preload to suit total 
weight.
For off-road riding, increase 
spring preload at front and 
rear by a suitable amount.
For safet

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Safety check
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Shock-absorber adjustment 
d Warning:
Before starting the journey, 
adjust the shock absorber to 
match total weight.
If spring preload is changed, 
the shock absorber has to be 
a

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Safety check
Correct loading
d Warning:
Overloading can impair the 
stability of your motorcycle.
 Make sure that the weight is 
uniformly distributed between 
right and left
 Pack heavy items

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Index
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AAnti-lock braking systemnotes,  88,  89
switching off,  86
BBMW Integral ABS,  60Changing brake fluid,  41
Checking brake fluid level,  41
CCatalytic convertersafety instructions,  61
Chec

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Index
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Seat,  19,  20
Seat, single,  18
Service worldwide,  92
Shock,  52
Shock-absorber adjustment,  52
Side stand,  62,  63
Speedometer,  8
Spokes,  53
Spring preload, rear,  51
Spring strut,