2014 BMW R1200 RT tyres

A top of the range bike deserves a top of the range tyre, and when it comes to quality, BMW don’t compromise.

That’s why their latest version of the BMW R 1200 RT, which delivers an impressive 125 horsepower, is coming off the production line fitted with the ContiRoadAttack 2 GT which has been specifically designed to cope with the additional loads of heavy touring motorcycles, without compromising on performance.

The tyres specially designed carcass delivers improved stability and wear characteristics on heavier tourers, and its selection by BMW as an original equipment fitment for the bike only goes to show that it is a proven performer.

The new BMW was unveiled at EICMA in November and features a stronger frame and a better engine than its predecessor, and this is certainly an impressive machine. The new engine is the same liquid and air cooled version that can be found in the BMW R 1200 GS, also using original equipment from Continental.

The ContiRoadAttack 2 GT is based on the multiple award winning ContiRoadAttack 2 which has proven to be very popular with riders, and the GT version delivers excellent handling properties on both wet and dry roads, as well as delivering impressive mileage. A perfect balance for riders of big touring bikes planning their next trip.