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  1. F650 Single Discussion
    Hi everyone I have a '96 classic with the tiny black screen. I am planning on a tour this summer and I want to fit a taller screen. - Does anyone know whether a '99 Strada screen will fit (found one on ebay)? Cheers Ben
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    Hello Fellow Bikers , This Weekend June 5th & 6th Scottish Classic Motorcycle Show At Rowallan Equestrian Centre near Kilmarnock Just off the A77 At Fenwick before Kilmarnock Great day out for all...
  3. Chatter
    Does anyone know if there is to a classic bike meeting at the Midway Truck Stop this year.It usually happens in April. If anybody knows if it is occurring,could you please post details af the date etc. Thanks John
  4. F650 Single Discussion
    why does my bike seem to flood when i leave it on the side stand ? it becomes hard to start and shows all the signs of classic flooding ... i always turn off the petcock . it never does this when i leave it on the center stand . is this a design fault with these funduros or do my carbs need some...
  5. F650 Single Discussion
    hi guys, i am new here and thanks for the welcome. i was about to buy a 1998 f650 classic at 7k miles when a friend stopped me saying its too old despite low mileage. i am now hesitant. can you help ?:dunno:
  6. F650 Single Discussion
    I not sure if its supposed to so i thought i'd ask, the inlet manifold appears to be breathing for want of a better expression its pulsing and bulging with the engine. is it supposed to do this? I dont think ive ever really looked at it until know but something about it just doesnt seem right;Um:
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    Just wondering - I keep losing the front left side indicator (bulbs always fine). Its been crimped at some point and i think its just a bad job - however -when Wilbur sent pic of front fairing from his breaking bike - the same red crimps appeared to be there too. is this just a coincedence? can...
  8. F650 Single Discussion
    Hi, I have been trying to take of the swingarm on my F650 classic 97 for maintainance and chain removal. I am struggling to get on the bolt/nut holding the Swingarm to the frame at the front. I am not sure if I am doing anything wrong but no Sockets (24mm) that I have found will fit into the...
  9. F650 Single Discussion
    21st and 22nd October The BB1 will be exhibited on the BIMOTA stand, P5 in the Prestwood Hall. :riding: Anyone come say Hello :howdy: :dance:
  10. F650 Single Discussion
    Fuel Consumption on my '96 F650 Classic. My 10,000 mile bike returns 56mpg average, and I am not sure if this is typical. Looked at the 'Chain Gang' site for some help, but the range of users and the mpg they get are confusing. The bike is used locally on A/B roads. I am a non-agressive...
  11. F650 Single Discussion
    Im in need of a new chain :-( Im after a good quality chain..... Im not sure if I should get the one with the split link as if I stuck and have another link I can fix it to get home easier. I am thinking of a DID X type ...... Has anyone got a link to a sensibly priced shop please?..... I...
  12. F650 Single Discussion
    Hi all - I think the subject explains my plea; my OEM shock at 21,000km is 'tired' according to my garage, which goes along with what I've been thinking/feeling as I ride, so I'd like to upgrade. I do a considerable amount of pillion on quite long tours, with camping luggage. :harley2: Between...
  13. F650 Single Discussion
    Great one liner about the Scarver :chuckle: :mrgreen: :chuckle: :mrgreen: :chuckle: Courtesy of Reggie on the UKGSER forums :not worthy:
  14. F650 Single Discussion
    Sold my f650 classic two years ago, to try my hand at off roading but can't really get my head around it. my little xr 250 is good on the ruff stuff it ain,t so good on the road. not enought ummf ie 60mph and the poor thing's screaming. so my question is should i go with what i know back to the...
  15. F650 Single Discussion
    Hi Folks Has anyone replaced the big end bearing? Or fitted GS forks to the classic? Regards. Mal.
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