Originally Posted by Anorak
You order the key from BMW with the proper documentation, wait for it to arrive and when it does, insert in the ignition, turn the bike on and start it.
I needed a key for my previous 2005 1200GS and that's exactly the way it worked. I thought it would be the same proceedure for the 2010.
2010 BMW R1200GS, 2010 Ducati Monster 1100S, 2011 WR250R