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  1. New Member Introductions
    Hi everyone. My names Jonny. I have recently bought a 2001 BMW F650GS with only 20,000 miles. It was used by my dads friend to go to northwest 200 and then stored for a few years.ii I am loving the bike and turned to this forum for advice on changing fork oil seals. My previous bike, Honda cg...
  2. Get-Togethers, Meets and Ride-Outs
    Wow!!! Me and my Brother just had a fantastic Sunday camping and off road in South Wales after meeting one of the nicest couple you could ever wish to meet who run a biker / adventure campsite! :riding: Having owned road bikes for around 13 years both me and my Brother have decide to...
  3. Get-Togethers, Meets and Ride-Outs
    Hi all,Looks like it will be ok this wk end if any one fancys a bit of last minute camping ? Wales ,central southen uk, where ever ?give me a bell or text on 07890725826
  4. Chatter
    A little while ago I asked for some advice on my first touring trip and had loads of help and advice. Just to let you know myself and my 11 year son went on our first trip a couple of weeks ago and took on board the advice members posted and it was brill. Went to Shell Island in Wales had a...
  5. Get-Togethers, Meets and Ride-Outs
    took to the road on friday and went to watch the bec in llanidloies and some camping some pics of the event
  6. Chatter
    Hi, I've added a new camping forum... well that's not strictly true.... I've added a link to one of the other sites a camping forum. 8-) I hope that's ok. :dunno: You do need to register over there, but that's a one off process. Thanks for making the camping site a success as well. :thanks2...
  7. F650 Single Discussion
    Apologies if this is too off topic, feel free to delete if it is... Can anyone explain how Wild Camping on the continent works please ? I am aware of the concept, but are there any "rules" or "should be dones" prior to plonking your tent in the middle of a roundabout ? :big grin:
  8. Get-Togethers, Meets and Ride-Outs
    and did I pick the wrong weekend or what. I was at the Belper Steam fair with my Astronomy club at the weekend which is usually a great weekend and never rains, that is until the first time I decide to go on the bike. the field didn't look like this after 24 hours of rain and vintage...
  9. F650 Single Discussion
    When I had a Transalp :roll: it was easy to fill my petrol stove from the bike by disconnecting the fuel line at the fuel tap. Can't do this on the Beemer (GS 04 Twin Spark), so I was wondering if there s an easy way to do it avoiding carrying a bottle, getting a mouthful of fumes, or wasting...
  10. Get-Togethers, Meets and Ride-Outs
    Firstly, have I spelt it right this year Wilbur??? Right, where are we off. Any suggestions? Have tent and Archos, will travel :riding:
  11. F650 Single Discussion
    Well, after a few more hiccups, I have finally managed to get my last prototype of the camping BBQ made. I am 99% happy with the design now, but I just have to test it one last time and then they will be up for sale. I have made some big improvements, one of them being the laser cut grill. It...
  12. Get-Togethers, Meets and Ride-Outs
    Technically a BMW club thing, but hey im running it so what the heck! camping weekend in Weymouth 8th 9th 10th september including a ride out to lyme regis on the 9th (sat) if your interested and want to know details just say and ill post it all!! Day vistors most welcome
  13. F650 Single Discussion
    I'm campingin France in 3 weeks :riding: , not sure if i've forgotten anything to take, what would you take? :scratch: And before tou say tent :wall: , thats already boxed off!!
  14. F650 Single Discussion
    I'm off on my trip around France and Switzerland next Saturday and have started giving some thought (at last) to what I'll need to take. As we're going to be two up on the F650GS and planning to camp on occassions I'm trying to keep the weight down, so will be using the panniers, large rack...
  15. F650 Single Discussion
    Anyone know of any cheeky little sneaky camping spots in the scottish borders. I dont want an official campsite - too noisy and not adventurous enough! I love wild camping but dont want to get caught by an irate farmer... :naughty:
  16. Get-Togethers, Meets and Ride-Outs
    This year will be my 30 th consecutive year riding bikes. I'm considering a BBQ/Camping weekend with some mates at the site where we have a family caravan. This is located at Caerau Farm, Aberdaron. It's a basic farm campsite, with toilets and showers...
  17. Get-Togethers, Meets and Ride-Outs
    I am going camping in Dartmoor next weekend with a friend. He has recently purchased a 650 ST similar to mine. We will be based at Princetown. Are any interesting places/sites that anybody has been to and can recommend. Also are there any good pubs in Princetown.
  18. F650 Single Discussion
    For those of you who who take or are thinking of taking your F650's away for a few days under canvas, may I recommend Outdoormegastore for all your requirements. I have used their online store on a number of occasions ( www.outdoormegastore.co.uk ) and have always received my order within a...
  19. Get-Togethers, Meets and Ride-Outs
    If the 2004 rally is not getting off the ground. Im prepared to Put a Run together on a Saturday,then spend the night in a camp site in the Dales. It will be near a village with a good Pub,so we can all have a good get together on the night. If enough people show a interest,Please would you...
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