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  1. New Member Introductions
    Hi there I found this site while looking for info on F650 on Google. I'm currently bikless having sold my R1100RT in the spring ( lack of use/cost of upkeep). I find that I really miss having a bike but I don't want another big, heavy tourer-the R1100RT was fab though. Hey Ho. I'm thinking...
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  2. New Member Introductions
    Hi from Northern Ireland. just bought a 1995 Funduro to rekindle memories of my first bike 11 years ago - a Strada. Rev Counter not working, has been dropped at some time and bodywork scuffed but running sweet. Just needs some cosmetics bit like myself
  3. New Member Introductions
    Hi all, picking up 05 dakar this thurs and dont know if going to be mistake or not. Heard many good and not so many bad reviews so hey we will see. Had lots of bikes since 17 and many accidents to boot! Started life with a DR 125 and finished with zx10r 05,and many in between. Never owned a...
  4. New Member Introductions
    Hi there Im Daniel and over 40 just bought my first BMW F650 funduro as a none runner that is turning out to be very expensive to sort in fact it already stands me at more that the current value and Ive got more problems that will cost over £700 to sort so I might not have it long if I do I wont...
  5. New Member Introductions
    Hi everyone. Just returning to biking after many years away.Bought a 2000 st set up for touring and i must say its great fun to ride.Set out for the North West 200 yesterday and the bike stopped having blown the main fuse! it then blew 3 more before I left it a nearby filling station for safe...
  6. New Member Introductions
    Hi to everybody just joined the forum looking to buy my first F650 and really looking forward to getting one. Any tips or advice would be more than welcome
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  7. F650 Single Discussion
    Evening all, Just wondering what the widest tyre anyone has put on their gs is? I'm gonna get some knobblies for laning and was wondering if I should put a wider tyre on the back for a bit more traction. Any input would be appreciated.....apart from telling me to try the search option. I've...
  8. F650 Single Discussion
    Pond Boy, your on line manual helped a lot. Many thanks. Jorge :riding:
  9. F650 Single Discussion
    Hello, I'm a virgin biker, be gentle with me...... Passed direct access beginning of October. Have bought a 1994 Funduro with 12k miles on it. With a bit of TLC think it will shine like a shiney thing (unfortunate blueish seat colour though). Some questions for you experts :not worthy: . Is...
  10. F650 Single Discussion
    Hi its my first time so be nice have had a look around site looks good hope i will fit in [/b]
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  11. F650 Single Discussion
    Hi there, New to this forum but active on an R1100RS site. I have a dilemma to sort and would welcome ideas and thoughts... I currently run an r1100rs of 93 vintage which has served me well over the last 5 yrs, but is getting a little tired now. This used to cover approx 8k mls a year with...
  12. F650 Single Discussion
    Hiya Folks Well the trip was going great - engine still playing up a little but was living wit it - cleaned some water out of the fuel but couldn't get the alchol to do the job properly.... was wondering - would methalated spirits... daft question.... - do the same job... isn't meths - 100%...
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  13. F650 Single Discussion
    Hi all A Newbie just introducing myself. Just bought an 02 650GS in nice nick as a general do it all bike. I've had BMWs for years off and on from R100RT 1980 through 1990 R100GS, 1993 K100RS . A brief foray into Triumph sprint and the Tiger 955i and back to the 1150GS and now the F650 GS. I...
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  14. F650 Single Discussion
    Well, by my username, I suspect some of you may recognise me from www.ukgser.com and Maximumbikes.com as well as car forums like www.retro-rides.com and www.classic-audi.co.uk I have varied interests, and just landed here by "default" My dad died earlier this year, and my brother has decided...
  15. F650 Single Discussion
    Outside thermometer said -3.5 degrees c this morning when I set out, and I think I need to change the rear tyre. I'll go out and check what the current one is, but it's a bit chunky on my V-reg Funduro. It would probably be OK if I went off-road occasionally, but I'm a road commuter and it was...
  16. Get-Togethers, Meets and Ride-Outs
    :howdy: Hi, I have just recently purchased an F650, and looking for any other riders in the Goole/York/Doncaster area, for days/weekend/travel trips. Thank you Alan
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  17. F650 Single Discussion
    I just wanted to let you all know that we (the royal we, of course!) are expecting a boy. We went for a 5 month scan today and the midwife told us we had someone to carry our very strange surname on. The wife wanted a girl, but hey hum, you can't please everyone hey :mrgreen: He's due in...
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