Originally Posted by tmotten
How does the 800 compare to the Dakar on the single trail stuff? Can't believe they managed to keep the 800 the same dry weight as the Dakar.
Good, because they didn't. The 800 weighs 185kg dry, making it a bit more than 17 lbs heavier than the Dakar (177.2kg) according to BMW's website.
More relevant, the 800gs weighs 207kg ready to ride, while the Dakar weighs just 192kg, or 33lbs less.