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2021 BMW F 850 GS Adventure Bike Review Specs

An all-new 2021 BMW F 850 GS Adventure Bike is available in Ice Gray, Rally style, or with enhanced standard equipment as the “40 Years GS Edition”. The new 2021 F 850 GS Adventure Bike car-color tank with a center cover covers your desire for adventure, off-road skills, and touring potential in the new essential ice gray paintwork. Black fixed fork tubes and codes, as well as gray-black comfortable sets, blend seamlessly and with flavor.

The new BMW F 850 GS in Rallye’s design represents adventure, and the Kalamata metallic matte paintwork athletic abilities and sense of adventure. The new BMW F850 GS Adventure looks dynamic and elegant thanks to its gold codes and fixed fork tubes. With a sports windshield and 890 mm seat height, the black/gray leather reel adds to the athletic aspect of the 2021 BMW F 850 GS Adventure Bike.

The 2021 BMW F 850 GS Adventure Bike commemorates the 40th anniversary of the “40 Years GS Edition” BMW GS series. The birthday GS in the Black Storm metal painting features “40 Years GS” badges and yellow hand protector bars. The BMW F850 Adventure’s GS Family’s 40th Anniversary Tribute is completed with black coated fixed fork tubes, gold codes, and a black/yellow leather seat bench for two with an 860mm seat height. A TFT display with onboard, accessible connectivity features is now standard.

2021 BMW F 850 GS Adventure Bike – Features and Specs

2021 BMW F 850 GS Adventure Bike


For the 2021 BMW F 850 GS Adventure Bike, original BMW Brand accessories are available, along with new and updated optional accessories. An original BMW Motorrad Accessories now offers a holder for the 2021 BMW F 850 GS Adventure Bike that allows the BMW Motorrad Navigator to be attached to a regular TFT display, which is useful when the rider is stationary the off the road.

Also Read: 2021 BMW F 850 GS Edition 40 Adventure Bike Review

Previously, this holder was reserved for BMW GS trophy machines and deployment trucks. As before, the former works “Preparation of Navigation Device” Optional equipment is still available for mounting on the handlebar clamp.


An all-new 2021 BMW F 850 GS Adventure Bike features optional Pro Riding Modes components. Like the GS models with Boxer engines, the modified throttle response in dynamic riding mode offers more dynamics and driving fun.

Technological Updates

In addition, Dynamic Engine Brake Control (DEBC) and Dynamic Brake Control (DBC) are now available in Pro Riding modes. Another new feature of Pro Riding Mode is taking up to four riding methods for button assignments on the proper handlebar controls (although only in BMW F750 GS combined with connectivity optional devices).

2021 BMW F 850 GS Adventure Bike

Future Commitments

In the future, an additional low seat bench and modified lower suspension for all three versions will be offered as optional devices, allowing for even better ground access while being stationary.


For many years, the basic capabilities of the famous BMW Motorrad mid-range 2021 BMW F 850 GS Adventure Bike have been numerous: premium riding due to reliable controllability on all roads. Fun, impressive engine power, and a wide range of everyday driving and touring capabilities – even when only dirt roads lead you to your destination.

The 2021 BMW F 850 GS Adventure Bike seamlessly combines excellent road and touring adaptations with exceptional off-road features, while the more manageable proportions of the BMW F 750 GS appeals to these riders.

Already a tried and tested concept, the F-Series unveils three different variants here, which have been well received by motorcycle enthusiasts in recent years and further improved by BMW Motorrad for Model 2021. All three models look fresher and more vibrant thanks to the new color schemes—an even more intense GS experience with expanded standard devices and new optional devices.

2021 BMW F 850 GS Adventure Bike

General changes to the 2021 BMW F 850 GS Adventure Bike include new tape designs and a variety of styles, with relevant styling positions on the firing side panels. In addition, all models now have standard new LED flashing turn indicators and a USB charging device on the right side in front of the cockpit.

2021 BMW F 850 GS Adventure Bike – Technical Specifications

Engine and transmission

Displacement 853.0 ccm (52.05 cubic inches)
Engine type Twin, four-stroke
Power 90 HP (65.7 kW)) @ 8000 RPM
Torque 86 Nm (8.8 kgf-m or 63.4 ft.lbs) @ 6250 RPM
Top speed 197 km/h (122.4 mph)
Compression 12.7:1
Bore x stroke ratios 84mm x 77mm (3.3 inches x 3 inches)
Valves per cylinder 4
Fuel system Injection. Electronic fuel injection
Fuel control Double Overhead Cams/Twin Cam (DOHC)
Lubrication system Dry sump
Cooling system Liquid
Gearbox 6-speed
Transmission type Chain (final drive)
Clutch Multiple-disc clutch in oil bath, mechanically operated
Driveline Endless O-ring chain having shock damping in rear wheel hub
Fuel consumption 4.10 litres/100 km (24.4 km/l or 57.37 mpg)
Greenhouse gases 95.1 CO2 g/km. (CO2 – Carbon dioxide emission)
Emission details The closed-loop 3-way catalytic converter, emission standard EU-4

2021 BMW F 850 GS Adventure Bike

Chassis, suspension, brakes, and wheels

Frame type Tubular steel space frame, load-bearing engine
Rake (fork angle) 26.0°
Trail 126 mm (5 inches)
Front suspension Upside-down telescopic fork, Ø 43 mm
Front-wheel travel 230 mm (9.1 inches)
Rear suspension Cast aluminum dual swing arm, central WAD spring strut, spring pre-load hydraulically adjustable, rebound damping adjustable
Rear-wheel travel 215 mm (8.5 inches)
Front tire 90/90-21
Rear tire 150/70-R17
Front brakes Double disc. ABS. Floating discs. Two-piston calipers.
Diameter 305 mm (12.0 inches)
Rear brakes Single disc. ABS. Floating disc. Single-piston caliper.
Diameter 265 mm (10.4 inches)
Wheels Cross spoke wheels

Physical measures and capacities

Weight incl. oil, gas, etc 244.0 kg (537.9 pounds)
Seat height 875 mm (34.4 inches)
Alternate seat height 890 mm (35 inches)
Overall height 1437 mm (56.6 inches)
Overall length 2300 mm (90.6 inches)
Overall width 939 mm (37 inches)
Wheelbase 1593 mm (62.7 inches)
Fuel capacity 23 liters (6.08 US gallons)
Reserve fuel capacity 3.50 liters (0.92 US gallons)

Other specifications

Color options Rallye Style, Exclusive Style, Ice Grey
Starter Electric
Light LED headlamps

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