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    F850GSA Upper crash bars

    Hi guys I'm going to be taking delivery of my new F850GSA this coming week and I think I have all the bits I want for it to do a BDR this fall but I can't find upper crash bars for it anywhere.

    I had the touratech bars on my 16' 800gsa and they make them for the F850GS but not the adventure.

    If anyone knows of a shop that's making them I'd greatly appreciate it. It looks to me that the OEM bars aren't going to do a ton towards protecting the body of the bike.

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    I took delivery of my '19 850GSA yesterday and I have been looking for the same. I also had Touratech Upper and Lowers on my 700GS and desperately want the same for the 850GSA but no such luck. I'll stay tuned...I hope you find them!!! I want black preferably.

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    I’m starting to realize the Adventure models have terrible non OEM support regarding crash bars. If I had known that before I bought my GSA, it might have gone differently.

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    I was trying to understand the thread... here I was thinking, "but mine has crash bars, what is he talking about"... then I saw the ones for the older bikes...



    So these add to the existing lower stock units and protect higher up. Got it now...

    Fairly new bike, guess these vendors are working on them. Would be great to have the added protection.
    Ride safe!
    Wachuko
    2019 BMW F 850 GS Adventure

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    Oh... they are available for the regular F850GS... just not the GSA... sorry... a bit slow this morning...

    https://touratech-usa.com/store/Uppe...-F850GS-F750GS

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    Ride safe!
    Wachuko
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    So I wrote to them... here is what I got. I should have sent the email to their headquarters

    Hello,
    I'm afraid we do not have any clear ETA available from Touratech Germany.


    Best Regards,
    Kimmo
    www.touratech-usa.com
    800-491-2926 / 206-323-2349



    -----Original Message-----
    From: Wachuko
    Sent: Monday, August 12, 2019 7:19 AM
    To: olark@touratech-usa.com
    Subject: wachuko@ wrote you a note via Olark

    name: Wachuko
    email: wachuko@
    Type us a message here...: 2019 BMW F 850 GS Adventure.

    Do you have estimated time of availability for the upper crash bars for the
    F850 GS Adventure?
    Ride safe!
    Wachuko
    2019 BMW F 850 GS Adventure

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    Yeah I'm a little concerned as well with my new purchase as I plan to ride it pretty hard off road and as it stands the bike is going to take a pounding if I can't find some bars. Quite frustrating.

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    Quote Originally Posted by coachz View Post
    Yeah I'm a little concerned as well with my new purchase as I plan to ride it pretty hard off road and as it stands the bike is going to take a pounding if I can't find some bars. Quite frustrating.
    My need is more around buying a bike that might not be sized correctly for me... being 5'7" and shrinking, I am struggling with the top heaviness of the GSA... but I got it for the larger tank for the long rides we have planned.

    So I need to add those top bars... I have had a few scares every time that I am on uneven terrain... and two drops on a sandy road when turning around and hitting the side sand banks... no damage to the bike since it was at a walking pace, only thing hurt was my ego.

    Let me send their HQ an email to see if they, at least started, working on them...

    EDIT: Email sent to info@touratech.de asking if they are working on these... Also included the link back to this thread so they see it is just not me asking for these.
    Last edited by wachuko; 08-13-2019 at 03:25 PM.
    Ride safe!
    Wachuko
    2019 BMW F 850 GS Adventure

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    Reply from Germany... best for each person wanting these to drop them an email to show interest... that is the only way that they will have a sense of market needs...

    Thanks for your email.

    At this time we haven´t the plan to produce upper crash bars for this bike. But if the demand is big enough we will produce maybe crash bars In the future.


    Viele Grüße / kind regards

    i.A. Marco Kempf
    Sales Consultant

    TOURATECH GmbH
    Auf dem Zimmermann 7-9
    DE 78078 Niedereschach
    Ride safe!
    Wachuko
    2019 BMW F 850 GS Adventure

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