Husqvarna will enter the twin-cylinder market in 2012 with a variation of the F800 powertrain from Husky’s parent company BMW, enlarged to around 900cc. This supermoto-styled version will undoubtedly be accompanied by a more dirt-worthy adventure-touring model. The test mule seen in these photos appears to use several components from the BMW F800R, including its […]
BMW Warns of Potential Defect in 2014 R1200RT Suspension
BMW is issuing a warning to owners of the 2014 R1200RT with the Dynamic ESA option about a potential defect with the rear suspension. No formal recall has been announced at the moment; BMW is calling it a precautionary measure, though that may change in time or depending on the market.
According to BMW, the piston rod of the rear spring strut could break. BMW is asking owners to stop riding their R1200RTs until further notice.
R1200RT models without the Dynamic ESA option are not affected by this issue. BMW says a total of 8,000 motorcycles around the world are affected.