BMW motorcycles are known for their ruggedness and ability to keep going even in the harshest of conditions. With options such as anti-lock brakes, GPS and additional headlights available for many models, the demands on a battery of your BMW are greater than ever.
To ensure your bike starts up every time, even in the midst of winter, it is important to make sure your battery is always in tip top condition. From classic models such as the K75 and K100, through to the best-selling R1200GS, we have a huge range of replacement BMW motorbike batteries in stock. If you are unsure whether a particular battery will fit your model, give our team a call and we will be happy to assist you.
With their large solid engines, especially on the flat twin models, BMW motorcycles need considerable power to start up. For this reason it is extremely important to make sure you have the right type of battery for your particular bike as this will considerably reduce the chance of any future difficulties.
Before installing your new BMW motorcycle battery it will need to be fully charged. All batteries, regardless of whether they are gel, sealed or lead acid models are supplied charged to about 80 per cent of their capacity and should be topped up before use to ensure maximum performance.
If you don't plan on riding your motorbike for a lengthy period of time, it is best to remove or disconnect the battery and use a trickle charger keep it topped up until it is ready to be used again. Even if you use your motorcycle on a regular basis for lengthy journeys, your battery will only be at its best for around three years. If your battery is older than this, it may be time to think about obtaining a replacement.