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2021 F 850 GS BMW Adventure Bike Review Specs

The new 2021 F 850 GS BMW Adventure Bike is available with the addition of standard accessories such as Racing Red, Rally Style, or “40 Years GS Edition”. The new 2021 F 850 GS BMW Adventure Bike is painted in a recent basic racing red color scheme, with the tank center cover also painted in the vehicle color. It contrasts with the black-coated fixed fork tubes, black codes, and black/gray seat benches.

The core devices of the 2021 F 850 GS BMW Adventure Bike have been upgraded with a TFT display with a windshield adjustment mechanism and accessible connectivity features.

2021 F 850 GS BMW Adventure Bike – Features and Specs


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

Previously, this holder was reserved for 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.

2021 F 850 GS BMW Adventure Bike

Riding Modes

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


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 2021 F 850 GS BMW Adventure Bike combined with connectivity optional devices).

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.

2021 F 850 GS BMW Adventure Bike


For many years, the basic capabilities of the famous BMW Motorrad mid-range 2021 F 850 GS BMW 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 BMW F 850 GS and BMW F 850 GS Adventure seamlessly combine 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.

Color Options

The F-Series, an already proven and tested idea, launches three variants here, which have been hugely accepted by motorcycle fans in recent years, and BMW Motorrad adds more models for Model 2021. All three versions look newer and more vibrant because of the new color. Schemes provide an even more intense GS experience with better standard devices and additional optional devices.

2021 F 850 GS BMW Adventure Bike


The new 2021 F 850 GS BMW Adventure Bike have received general updates, including new tape patterns and marking of different types of related style on the side panels.

In addition, all versions are now equipped with new LED flashing turn indicators and a USB charging device on the right front side of the cockpit. ABS Pro and DTC (Dynamic Traction Control) are now standard, providing braking and speed protection.

2021 F 850 GS BMW Adventure Bike

2021 F 850 GS BMW Adventure Bike – Technical Specifications

Engine and transmission

Displacement 853 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 201.2 km/h (125.0 mph)
Compression 12.7:1
Bore x stroke 84mm x 77mm (3.3 x 3 inches)
Valves per cylinder 4
Fuel system 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 Multi-plate wet clutch, mechanically operated
Driveline Endless O-ring chain having shock damping in rear wheel hub
Fuel consumption 4.1 liters/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 F 850 GS BMW Adventure Bike

Chassis, suspension, brakes, and wheels

Frame type Tubular steel space frame, load-bearing engine
Rake (fork angle) 28-degree
Trail 126 mm (5 inches)
Front suspension Upside-down telescopic fork, 43 mm
Front-wheel travel 204 mm (8 inches)
Rear suspension Cast aluminum 2-sided swing arm, WAD strut (travel-related damping), spring pre-load hydraulically adjustable (continuously variable) at handwheel, rebound damping adjustable
Rear-wheel travel 219 mm (8.6 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 inches)
Rear brakes Single disc. ABS. Floating disc. Single-piston caliper.
Diameter 265 mm (10.4 inches)
Wheels Wire spoke wheels

Physical measures and capacities

Dry weight 216 kg (476.2 pounds)
Weight incl. oil, gas, etc 229 kg (504.9 pounds)
Power/weight ratio 0.4167 HP/kg
Seat height 815 mm (32.1 inches)
Alternate seat height 889 mm (35 inches)
Overall height 1356 mm (53.4 inches)
Overall length 2305 mm (90.7 inches)
Overall width 922 mm (36.3 inches)
Wheelbase 1593 mm (62.7 inches)
Fuel capacity 15 liters (3.96 US gallons)
Reserve fuel capacity 3.5 liters (0.92 US gallons)

Other specifications

Color options Black Storm Metallic/yellow, Racing Red, Racing Blue Metallic
Starter Electric
Electrical Three-phase 416 W generator. 12 V / 10 Ah, maintenance free battery.
Light LED headlamps

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