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Abbreviations and symbols ........... 6
Equipment ............................ 7
Technical data ........................ 7
Currentness of this manual ........... 7
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OverviewChapter 2 of this Rider's Manu-
al will provide you with an initial
overview of your motorcycle. All
maintenance and repair work car-
ried out on your motorcycle will
be documented in Chapter 11.
Proof of the maintenance work
performed is a prerequisite for
generous treatment of claims.
When the time comes to sell
your BMW, please remember
to hand over this Rider's Manu-
al; it is an important part of the
Indicates warnings that you
must comply with for rea-
sons of your safety and the safe-
ty of others, and to protect your
motorcycle against damage. Special information on op-
erating and inspecting your
motorcycle as well as mainte-
nance and adjustment proce-
Indicates the end of an
item of information.
Result of an activity.
Reference to a page with
more detailed informa-
Indicates the end of ac-
cessory or equipment-
Technical data. OE Optional equipment
The motorcycles are as-
sembled complete with
all the BMW optional ex-
tras originally ordered.
OA Optional accessories BMW optional acces-
sories can be purchased
and installed at your au-
thorized BMW Motorrad
EWS Electronic immobilizer.
DWA Anti-theft alarm.
ABS Anti-Lock Brake System.
ASC Automatic Stability Con- trol.
ESA Electronic Suspension Adjustment
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RDC Tire Pressure Control(TPC).EquipmentWhen you ordered your BMW
motorcycle, you chose various
items of custom equipment. This
Rider's Manual describes optional
equipment (OE) offered by BMW
and selected optional accessories
(OA). This explains why the man-
ual may also contain descriptions
of equipment which you have not
ordered. Please note, too, that
your motorcycle might not be ex-
actly as illustrated in this manual
on account of country-specific
If your BMW is equipped with
options or accessories not de-
scribed in this Rider's Manual,
then this equipment is described
in a separate operating manual.
Technical dataAll dimensions, weights and out-
puts in the Rider's Manual refer
to the Deutsche Institut für Nor-
mung e. V. (DIN) and comply with
its tolerance regulations. Ver-
sions for individual countries may
differ.Currentness of this
manualThe high safety and quality stan-
dards of BMW motorcycles are
maintained by constant devel-
opment work on designs, equip-
ment and accessories. Because
of this, your motorcycle may dif-
fer from the information supplied
in the Rider's Manual. In addition,
BMW Motorrad cannot guarantee
the total absence of errors. We
hope you will appreciate that no
claims can be entertained on the
basis of the data, illustrations or
descriptions in this manual.
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