This middleweight definitely goes the distance. The twisties are yours to devour anywhere in the country aboard the new 85 bhp F 800 ST, which is the touring version of the lithe new F 800. With a full fairing, high windshield and touring oriented ergonomics with raised handlebars, bombing down any road you choose is as comfortable as it is thrilling. Two 320 mm diameter front brake disk and Brembo four piston hydraulic calipers, and with optional ABS every ride stopping power is guaranteed. Add optional touring cases and heated grips and you’ve got a bike that is fast, flickable, and above extraordinarily capable. No matter where you want to ride, the sharp-handling F 800 ST gets you there, mile after mile. Riding a motorbike is simply great fun. Whether you take a short sporty tour cross country, a trip through the city or a long holiday trip with luggage. That’s right – every ride means pure pleasure! This kind of versatility requires an all-rounder which gives the rider whatever is needed – both on winding neighbourhood roady and for fast motorway travel. But common sense is important too: economy, reliability and no complications are just as important as a great visual appearance and pure fun on the road – whether in the city or for sporty weekend tours. The BMW F 800 ST is just such a universal talent, combining pleasure and common sense. This is what a sports touring bike looks like – combining touring fun and comfort with an impressive sporty touch: elegant, functional trim with superb wind and weather protection. A powerful, highly sophisticated 2-cylinder in-line engine with 80 bhp which fulfils the toughest environmental standards and is right up there when it comes to torque levels. Modern toothed belt drive with loss-free power transmission and without any load alteration, easier on maintenance than a chain drive and with higher durability. The chassis gives you dynamic and stress-free pleasure on winding country roads, you enjoy uncomplicated handling in the city and can cover lengthier distances including swift spells on the motorway with a high degree of ride stability. And as is characteristic of BMW, there are many intelligent accessory ideas which will enable you to put together your own personal sports touring bike. Why not go to your BMW Motorrad dealer to test drive the F 800 ST? Then you’ll find out what we mean by “serious FFUN”!