AltRider BMW R1200GS Crash Bars The BMW motor is powerful yet wide, and you want to protect every inch. Wrap that 1200cc gem with our 1 inch stainless crash bars. AltRider set the bar high on this product. Durable and well engineered, the AltRider crash bars are built with precision-manufactured mounts that fit directly into the existing motor mount. Also, integrates well with the AltRider Upper Crash Bars (sold separately), for even more crash coverage. By utilizing the R 1200 GSs robust frame mount and incorporating the existing frame hardware, AltRider designed a quality piece that will protect your motor. Unlike other crash bars, these do not use flanges or weak tabs and are not hung they are actually mounted. Made with a shot peen satin finish means that even when the bike takes a spill, the stainless bars will never show signs of rust. These crash bars deflect the impact from the cylinders and engine case to the strongest parts of the frame. Unlike other manufacturers, our design provides plenty of clearance around the vulnerable left oil line. It also serves double-duty as a boot rest on long rides! Save yourself hassle and frustration and the purchase of a 200 valve cover by installing AltRider crash bars. Take a moment to review the instructions. The reason we mention this here is to make you aware which mount points on the R 1200 GS have strength. Stainless construction fights corrosion and rust Hand TIG welded crash bars are 1 inch diameter for additional strength Manufactured in America Refined satin peen finish Comes with the Torx bit needed for installation Fits 2005-2012 Removal required for valve adjustment Notes Not currently compatible with Two Brothers or Remus header. Also, will work with 2008 and newer GSA, but crash bars will touch the bottom of the tank on the right side.