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  • AltRider Luggage Rack BMW R1200GS / Adventure - Luggage Rack System
  • AltRider Luggage Rack BMW R1200GS / Adventure - Luggage Rack System
  • AltRider Luggage Rack BMW R1200GS / Adventure - Luggage Rack System
  • AltRider Luggage Rack BMW R1200GS / Adventure - Luggage Rack System
  • AltRider Luggage Rack BMW R1200GS / Adventure - Luggage Rack System
  • AltRider Luggage Rack BMW R1200GS / Adventure - Luggage Rack System
  • AltRider Luggage Rack BMW R1200GS / Adventure - Luggage Rack System
  • AltRider Luggage Rack BMW R1200GS / Adventure - Pillion Rack
  • AltRider Luggage Rack BMW R1200GS / Adventure - Pillion Rack
  • AltRider Luggage Rack BMW R1200GS / Adventure - Rear Rack
  • AltRider Luggage Rack BMW R1200GS / Adventure - Rear Rack
  • AltRider Luggage Rack BMW R1200GS / Adventure - Rear Rack
  • AltRider Luggage Rack BMW R1200GS / Adventure - Rear Rack
  • AltRider Luggage Rack BMW R1200GS / Adventure - Rear Rack
  • AltRider Luggage Rack BMW R1200GS / Adventure - Rear Rack
  • AltRider Luggage Rack BMW R1200GS / Adventure - Rear Rack
  • AltRider Luggage Rack BMW R1200GS / Adventure - Luggage Rack System

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AltRider Luggage Rack BMW R1200GS / Adventure

Make BMW’s ultimate adventure machine the ultimate hauling machine with the AltRider Luggage System for the R1200GS Water Cooled. Comprised of the AltRider Luggage Rack and Pillion Rack, installation of the AltRider Luggage System is simple and straightforward with no complicated brackets or adapter plates required. The innovative pillion rack uses the keyed latch of the pillion seat to lock in place, while the luggage rack fastens using provided hardware and existing bolt holes.

If you own both the Pillion Rack and the Rear Rack, you have the option of an alternate configuration which allows simultaneous mounting of the Pillion Rack, factory upper plastic rack with grab handles, and Rear Rack in upper position (bolted to the factory rack). Note that hardware from the Rear Rack kit is necessary to use the Pillion Rack with factory plastic rack. 

Both the AltRider Luggage Rack and Pillion Rack are compatible with RotopaX Fuel Packs and RAM Mounts. The luggage rack is pre-drilled to mount Givi Top Cases (requires Givi Top Case Mounting Kit). The AltRider Luggage System is laser-cut from 3/16” (4.76 mm) aluminum and all edges are CNC-routered to remove sharp corners while maintaining a precision machined finish. All cutouts are specifically placed to ensure strength while providing ample tie down points.

Features:

  • 100% designed and manufactured in the USA
  • 3/16” (4.76 mm) laser-cut aluminum
  • Interfaces with RotopaX  and RAM mounts 
  • Completely smooth transition between pieces
  • No fasteners protruding into the luggage area
  • Rear Rack mounts in upper or lower position, without additional brackets or removing the pillion seat
  • Pillion Rack mounts using pillion seat keyed latch – no hardware or tools required
  • Luggage Rack System Dimensions:
    • Length: 27.9” (70.8 cm)
    • Width: 16” (40.6 cm)
    • Weight: 6 lbs (2.8 kg)
  • Rear Rack Dimensions:
    • Length: 13.5” (34.3 cm)
    • Width: 16” (40.6 cm)
    • Weight: 3 lbs (1.4 kg)
  • Pillion Rack Dimensions:
    • Length: 14.4” (36.6 cm)
    • Width: 12.4” (31.5 cm)
    • Weight: 3 lbs (1.4 kg)

Note: Does not include Loctite or other thread locker.

Resources:

4.9 / 5
Bang For The Buck
4.5 / 5
Features
5 / 5
Style
4 / 5
Ease Of Install
4.9 / 5
Fit & Finish
5 / 5

Fitment Notes & Exceptions

  • For water cooled R1200GS only
  • R1200GS Adventure requires rear luggage rack mounted in lower position (requires removal of OEM steel top box rack)
  • Pillion Rack not compatible with BMW Vario side cases
This Product Fits:
BMW
R1200GS 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016
R1200GS Adventure 2014, 2015, 2016
Product Style RevZilla Item # Manufacturer Product # Availability
Rear Rack / Silver 912807 R113-1-4000 In Stock: Ships within 24 hours
Pillion Rack / Silver 912809 R113-1-4001 In Stock: Ships within 24 hours
Luggage Rack System / Silver 912816 R113-1-4002 Only 3 Left: Ships within 24 hours
Rear Rack / Black 912813 R113-2-4000 Only 1 Left: Ships within 24 hours
Pillion Rack / Black 912815 R113-2-4001 In Stock: Ships within 24 hours
Luggage Rack System / Black 912814 R113-2-4002 Out of Stock

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4.9 / 5.0
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Bang For The Buck
4.5 / 5
Features
5.0 / 5
Style
4.0 / 5
Ease Of Install
4.9 / 5
Fit & Finish
5.0 / 5
Durability
5.0 / 5
Bang For The Buck
4 / 5
Ease Of Install
5 / 5
Durability
5 / 5
Great Racks
Great product. I have purchased several products manufactured by Altrider and all were excellent quality.
September 7, 2015
Purchased
1 year ago
Ride:
2015 BMW R1200GS
Bang For The Buck
4 / 5
Ease Of Install
5 / 5
Durability
5 / 5
Solid construction and great asthetics
This luggage rack gives the appearance of an OEM part of my BMW R12000GSW. It is large enough to secure both a 40 litre and a 17 litre dry bag, together.
May 10, 2016
Ride:
2016 BMW R1200GS
Bang For The Buck
5 / 5
Ease Of Install
4 / 5
Durability
5 / 5
This product provides flat surface
I installed on a 2013 R1200GS with ease. Although there are different options to install, I had to manipulate the spacers and additionally add a few metric washers to accommodate the surface I was after. I am please with the result. I now have a surface that is relatively flat for all my luggage needs. In this configuration with out the stock hand rails there is not a good hand location for handling the bike. I like the appearance it gives the bike.
January 31, 2016
Bang For The Buck
5 / 5
Ease Of Install
5 / 5
Durability
5 / 5
Great Flexibility, Great Looking.
The combination of the pillion and tail rack "system" allows you convert the pillion position into a functional carrying location AND the option to retain or replace the OEM tail rack/grab-rail unit when employing the equally flexible ALTRider tail plate.

I chose to replace the OEM tail rack/grab-rail unit. Removing that provides a much lower overall tail section so my right foot can now easily clear this rather tall motorcycle when mounting.

The system looks very integrated, intentional, functional and not at all cobbled-on. The many mounting points make it a snap to bind gear, soft tail packs and the like.

The extremely clear instructions made the changeover a mere15 minute job.

NOTE: If you opt to REPLACE the OEM tailpiece/grab-rail with the ALTRider tail plate, removing/restoring the OEM pillion saddle is just a matter of turning the key and swapping the pillion plate for the pillion saddle. However, if you opt to RETAIN the OEM tailpiece/grab-rail unit, restoring the pillion saddle will necessitate again removing the tailpiece/grab-rail unit because the arms of the grab-rails are inserted through penetrations in the pillion plate.
November 23, 2014
Ride:
2014 BMW R1200GS
Bang For The Buck
5 / 5
Ease Of Install
5 / 5
Brilliantly done AltRider.
I ordered the silver/aluminum color and I was expecting it to be polished. I was surprised to see it is a brushed aluminum, and it's awesome, machining it top notch. I ordered the 2 pc luggage system for my BMW 1200GS and installed 3 different configurations in an hour, including 2 beers. You won't be disappointed with this product.

It's great to see top quality made in USA product. Well done AltRider.
July 31, 2015
Bang For The Buck
4 / 5
Ease Of Install
5 / 5
Durability
5 / 5
bomb proof and versitile
Bought a new bike, so I needed a new Altrider rack. Had the same rack on my 650. When I got a new 1200, bought the Altrider rack for it. Rack is set up for Givi and Rotopax. Additionally, rack has good tie down points. Good, solid rack. If only the price was a little lower, it would be perfect.
On the plus side, strong and US made.
January 19, 2015
Ride:
2015 BMW R1200GS
Bang For The Buck
5 / 5
Ease Of Install
5 / 5
Durability
5 / 5
Very well constructed. Large luggage area.
This is a very good luggage rack, particularly if you plan to use a solo seat. I have the Givi mounting system on it and use it with a 52L top case and Touatech panniers. There is room between the Givi case and the rider for a large duffel bag. I have the same rack and Givi hardware on a second motorbike. I recommend this item!
September 8, 2014
Ride:
2013 BMW R1200GS
Bang For The Buck
4 / 5
Features
5 / 5
Style
4 / 5
Ease Of Install
5 / 5
Fit & Finish
5 / 5
Great Rack - just not in lower position with Jesse luggage
I've had AltRider products before and all were great. The fit, finish, and installation instructions have all been great. I ordered this rack (pillion and rear) for my 2015 BMW R1200GS and it looked great. The pillion rack mounted nice and tight but I had to put a thin washer between the pin and the mount to get the locking mechanism to close. HOWEVER, when I started to mount the rear rack it became clear that it would not mount in the lower position with my Jesse panniers installed. The rear rack is too wide.
September 10, 2016
Purchased
1 month ago
Ride:
2012 BMW R1200GS
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Why did you choose this?
RevZilla Store
Used same rear rack set-up on previous model 1200?GS. Very satisfied with Alt Rider product so went with same again.
Michael B on May 20, 2016
I like the configuration options.
Timothy B on Nov 1, 2015
Used same rear rack set-up on previous model 1200?GS. Very satisfied with Alt Rider product so went with same again.
Michael B on May 20, 2016
Great addition to the rear rack of my 2014 BMW R1200GS. This rack makes tying down gear easier and much more secure. The rack is pre-drilled for Roto-pax gas can mounts which is also a great feature for long trips. This rack is well made and fits perfectly
ScotSoCal on Dec 23, 2015
I like the configuration options.
Timothy B on Nov 1, 2015
I always ride one up and was looking for a better way to utilize luggage space when I go on trips. This rack seems to be the best system on the market. It also lowers the center of gravity of luggage.
John P. W on Apr 6, 2015
Had the same rack on my 650GS. Good, solid rack. Set up for easy mounting with Rotopax and Givi. Also, good tie down points.
Jimmy W on Jan 2, 2015
So that I have more luggage mounting options during long trips.
Colin S on Dec 16, 2014
Permits elimination of pillion saddle, grab-rails and OEM tail platform creating an unobstructed tail area for easier foot clearance when mounting the motorcycle.
Michael D on Oct 21, 2014
I have prior experience with this item as well as the Givi mounting kit...on a second R1200GS that I own. I am very pleased with the workmanship on this rack as well as the ease of installation. Much superior to the stock BMW rack.
Roger F on Aug 18, 2014
Reviewed other luggage racks from diff manufacturers and found AltRider's to be the most versatile and form fitting to my R1200GSW. I really like the fact that the rear pillion seat can be removed and part of this rack system will replace it for utilization of storage and tie downs for those long solo rides. A great price combo from Revzilla made that decision easier as well!
Edward R on Jun 23, 2014
Great addition to the rear rack of my 2014 BMW R1200GS. This rack makes tying down gear easier and much more secure. The rack is pre-drilled for Roto-pax gas can mounts which is also a great feature for long trips. This rack is well made and fits perfectly
ScotSoCal on Dec 23, 2015
I always ride one up and was looking for a better way to utilize luggage space when I go on trips. This rack seems to be the best system on the market. It also lowers the center of gravity of luggage.
John P. W on Apr 6, 2015