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  1. New Member Introductions
    Hi guys,bought myself a 1999 Strada as a winter bike,my usual bike being a Honda F6C Valkyrie.The bike was advertised locally here in Jersey for a grand and was described as being in good condition with 6.800 miles on the clock (the low mileage due to the fact Jersey measures nine miles by five...
  2. F650 Single Discussion
    re: thinking of buying F650GS - Bought one!! I'm sure all that have offered me help will be glad to know that I have eventually purchased a Bike!!:applause: It's a 2006 F650GS and really pleased with my purchase. I'd like to thank everyone for offering their technical knowledge, help and...
  3. F650 Single Discussion
    Newbie here. New to the F650 that is. I have to admit one major reason for buying this bike was this (and ChainGang) community and the immense resource it offers. The FAQs are awesomely detailed - and I don't think any other make of bike has such a dedicated and comprehensive resource. And parts...
  4. F650 Single Discussion
    Hello, I just wanted to say hi, I bought a 2001 Dakar on friday last week only days after moving to France for good, I have wanted one of these bikes for two years and finally got one :-D Roll on the summer I cant wait.
  5. F650 Single Discussion
    Firstly, hello, I'm new here, After spending quite some time thinking about it / reading this forum I've got myself an 04 Dakar, mostly for commuting - rode to work for the first time today and really enjoyed it! I asked South London motorcycles about a chain oiler and they recommended a...
  6. F650 Single Discussion
    Hi I keep seeing people asking for comparisons and advice so here's my two cents,euros,shillings etc. I had to sell my VFR and was looking for a bike that I could fit on (knackered knee-skiing accident). I looked at the V-Strom, Varadera, Transalp and a couple of other. Decided to go for the...
  7. F650 Single Discussion
    I bought the BMW Gear - The Atlantis 3 Pro Jacket & Jeans and also the system 4 flip top helmet. The Atlantis stuff is excellent - nice in this warm weather....The helmet I'm not so sure about...bit noisy for my liking but it is a good fit...still prefer my Arai I think.... Got an excellent...
  8. F650 Single Discussion
    Hello peeps, Just registered. I've just bought a GS (decided my SV650S K3 was going to get me in trouble and I wanted something more suitable for all year commuting). I've got a question. Where's the best place to fit a scottoiler on the F650? Mines behind the number plate but that means the...
  9. F650 Single Discussion
    Just a quickie to introduce myself and say hi to you all. I have bought my CS today, 2002 model in silver, I have sold my immaculate SV1000S. I hope I have done the right thing :think: Love the look and ride of the bike so I think I have :-) Anyway, I am in London and would like to get a...
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