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The 4 Best BMW Motorcycle Accessories for Touring

Whether you have a brand-new BMW touring motorcycle or one that you have maintained for tens of thousands of miles, Wunderlich America offers many accessories to make your time on the road easier. Below, we have compiled a list of a few of our best-selling accessories for touring motorcycles.   1. Wind Deflector Hands down, our most popular BMW motorcycle accessories worldwide are the Wunderlich Wind Deflectors. One of the most common complaints about the windscreens of BMW motorcycles is that the top edge is not independently adjustable. This can cause turbulence and buffeting noise. That’s annoying at best. At its worst, it’s physically taxing. The Wunderlich Wind Deflector comes in three different sizes, each in tinted or clear Lexan, that allows you to finely tune the trailing edge of your windscreen to eliminate any issue with wind and give you a smoother and more relaxing ride. http://www.wunderlichamerica.com/motorcycle/8110024-025.html   2. Wunderlich Elephant Tank Bag On most motorcycles, storage space is at a premium. It’s part of the price of doing business on two wheels. However, if you’re touring or even just commuting, you’ll need to bring some stuff with you and you’ll need a place to store it. Our most popular piece of motorcycle luggage is the Wunderlich Elephant Tank Bag, which sits conveniently between you and the handlebars. It comes in five colors to match your style and is even removable from the baseplate so you can take it with you when you arrive. www.wunderlichamerica.com/motorcycle/1250920-929.html   3. Wunderlich Sidestand [...]

The Making of a Tank Bag

Not off the peg The tank bags from Wunderlich are tailor-made for every make of motorcycle. Lots of time, expense and experience has gone into their development. When managing director Erich Wunderlich, works manager Peter Hoppe and product supervisor Felix Abel put their heads together, their creativity knows no bounds. They mull over ideas, make sketches and draft designs before ripping them up, getting into loud arguments and starting the creative process anew. The best example of this is the brand-new tank bag for the BMW F 800 GS. Equipped with years of experience in creating of new luggage systems, these three ingenious minds spent untold hours in Wunderlich's own R & D department as well as on the bike itself in order to find the optimal product for their customers' fuel tanks. The first rounds of discussion resulted in a comprehensive catalog, which contained in black and white all the innovative drafts, ideas and requirements – along with the first sketches and detailed representations of the new tank bag. This collection of ideas then went with the corresponding bike to the German partner company which the Sinzig accessory specialists use for the production of their luggage solutions. There the F 800 GS was given a custom fit-out as the very first sample, the only one of its kind. "This sample is just the basis for further discussion and analysis," explains product supervisor Abel, "We subject it to close scrutiny and always find potential for further improvements. These might, for [...]

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