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  1. F650 Single Discussion
    Hello all, after an absence of a year I'm very nearly an F650 owner again :D I'm going to look at a 22K Mile f650gs on a 2000 plate. I believe it to be a single spark. What should I look out for on the test ride? I need advice on problems specific to this model (surging / stalling?), all the...
  2. F650 Single Discussion
    So following the decision to see if my 1995 Funduro still worked (see this) I went about sorting out an MOT. I wasn't able to find an overhaul kit for the brake calipers, so flushed the front and rears with new fluid, and cleaned them as best I could. New chain and spockets came through the...
  3. Get-Togethers, Meets and Ride-Outs
    So off I went packed ready for the 2 week adventure. I booked a B&B in Ashford for the night before to soften that awful ride up there. The B&B was alright apart from in the morning the manger was complaining I was slamming the door at 4 o***8217;clock in the morning. I listened and apologized...
  4. Chatter
    I'm back folks. After a lay-off from BMW F650s for 2 years I have bought a F650GS Twin Spark 2007 model. Cant wait to take it out for a serious ride on Tuesday evening after collecting it. Dave T
  5. New Member Introductions
    Hi all I just placed my deposit on a '99 T plate f650 Funduro - picking her up next week! I've had plenty of bikes before, but they were mainly for pleasure - a few GSXR's, an R1 and a Blade. My little group of riding buddies slowly started getting fewer and fewer in numbers, and after one of...
  6. Chatter
    been a while since i posted in here sold my bike to Al aka slaphead720 (iirc-hows the bike Al?) bought an older suzuki gsx600f, had it for about 2 months, crashed into a deer at about 35mph, and by the time i got back to the scene someone had stolen it from the roadside! i was lucky, had a...
  7. Bike Tech / Kit / Reviews
    Dear F650 lovers I am currently riding my Dakar from London to Cape town through the middle east. At present I am in Iraq Kurdistan and it is very hot. I climbed to the top of a mountain range the other day and on the way down my back brake just gave up on me, floppy brake pedal. The mountain...
  8. F650 Single Discussion
    Hi, Has anyone ever seen/had/made/envisaged a back rest on an F650 (classic)? I have had a look on the chain gang and cant see any mention of a backrest, is it a good idea or is there a company who sell one? My step dad could fabricate one for me perhaps, but if one exists in the market...
  9. Get-Togethers, Meets and Ride-Outs
    Paignton Bike Nights Mean Prizes! BMAD Bike Nights are back starting June 2nd, 2010! Bike Nights are also sponsored by local dealers and businesses who attend the event. One lucky rider, whose bike is chosen by the sponsor, will be given a prize each month! Gates open at 6pm for our...
  10. F650 Single Discussion
    Just got myself a lovlely 56 plate Dakar of DakarJim. Rode it all the way down from Edinburgh to Northampton. I just hope I have this one a lot longer than the last!!! Watch out Watch out Al's about Al
  11. New Member Introductions
    Hi all, sense my dakar got swiped a year ago, life has been plane, no more just got another one, not dakar bit is a 650gs :dance:. So will seeing u around.
  12. New Member Introductions
    Hi Guys, Rode a few small bikes when I was younger (and less married!).Still got my old Triumph saint in the shed where it has been since my son was born He has just had his 18th! Brought a 1995 Funduro (lime green) to ride to work as the traffic is getting silly for a thirsty old car. Have...
  13. Chatter
    hello there everyone, well im back on the road, took the bmw out on tuesday, the first time this year, it felt sooooooooooooooo good to be out on the road, ive been taking her to work aswell, anyone else been out? :wave::-D:-):sunny:
  14. New Member Introductions
    Glad to be back on i bike and on a BM, well i understand half a BM and half an Aprilla with a bit of Rotax thrown in !!!. Looking forward to getting the bike at the weekend, not sure about the ride home, 200 miles at this time of year does not appeal.
  15. F650 Single Discussion
    need a new rear disc and rear brake master cylinder for my f650 funduro which is the best supplier please
  16. F650 Single Discussion
    My Funduro has developed a clicking/creaking noise from the rear suspension. It can be felt if I put my hand on the back tyre whilst moving the bike up and down. I have removed the rear wheel, and the bearings appear in order. I greased the rear spindle on reassembly. It has just passed its MOT...
  17. F650 Single Discussion
    Not that I've been away, just been without an F650 since my GS was written off last August by a white van hitting me from behind :uhoh: I needed transport and so I rushed out and got a Bonneville, a good buy, 6 months old and 0 miles! Whilst I can't fault the Bonnie, it is so smooth (and...
  18. F650 Single Discussion
    Since my little incident on 20 October I havent ridden my bikes. :-( Until today that is, when I got my clobber on and my CS fired up first time. I had a little trip round sarf London, gently gently. I hadnt really tried the HID headlamp either since I fitted it mid October, simply brilliant...
  19. F650 Single Discussion
    A bit more than a month after Beaker was stolen, and thanks to John in Tamworth, I'm back on the road. [/url][/img] [/url][/img] [/url][/img] Had a lovely trip up to Tamworth yesterday, it's always great to put faces to Forum members. And what a bike - '94 Funduro, but clean! I can't imagine...
  20. F650 Single Discussion
    Morning some help please my f650 has started back firing through carbs,I have renewed jets,needles and venturies,no improvment ! the engine will not rev over 3k , the carbs have been cleaned ,plugs,coils and leads have been checked could it be a problem with the black box...
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