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BMW R1200GS Adv (2006 - 2009)

Complete coverage for your vehicle

Written from hands-on experience gained from the complete strip-down and rebuild of a BMW R1200GS Adv, Haynes can help you understand, care for and repair your BMW R1200GS Adv. We do it ourselves to help you do-it-yourself, and whatever your mechanical ability, the practical step-by-step explanations, linked to over 900 photos, will help you get the job done right. Regular servicing and maintenance of your BMW R1200GS Adv can help maintain its resale value, save you money, and make it safer to ride.


The R1200 GS Adv is a dual-purpose motorcycle with a two-cylinder boxer engine. Released as a lighter version to BMW’s R1150, the R1200 is ideal for commuting and provides comfort for longer distances. The bike includes 6 speed shaft drive transmission throughout the range, with twin floating brakes on the front and single disc at the rear. Full details of servicing can be found in the R1200GS Adv 2006-2009 repair manual, with common tasks including regular tire and light switch checks alongside oil, filter and spark plug changes. You’ll also find all the information you need for carrying out a full breakdown and rebuild of your bike.