After a particularly rubbish ride home last night, I finally decided it was time for new tyres, chain & sprockets.
Got the same tyres (Metzeler Tourance) for £132 delivered.
Chain and sprockets for £95 delivered.
Credit card is quite upset with me !!!
yesterday was the days to give the Uly a proper run out again and with the weather nice the wife and i headed northwest towards the Cotswolds (UK).
i was on my 06'Uly and the missus on her 96'F650...both bike ran superb as usual...
interestingly we filled both bikes at the same times and...
if anyone is interested there's still places on the XRV forums Longest Day Charity ride
details can be found Here - The longest Day
if you can't take place in the ride you can always make a donation via the website
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Hello All,for those of you that missed the Wootton Bassett ride there is an Armed Forces Day Rally being held over the weekend of 25/27th June. After the massive W/Bassett ride registration was closed early I would advise getting in early as I can see this going the same way,Check out...
hope everyone is well? my bike had a fall, it blew over in the bad wind, i came home from work and found out my bike blew over on her left side,had bike covers on, they acted like a sail, my neighbour picked her up, back indicator lense broke, hand guard...
anyone doing this?
My Dad and i are all registered. Should be great.
"On 19th June 2010 xrv.org.uk marathon riders, Team XRV, will leave Ness Point in Lowestoft, the furthest easterly point on the UK mainland, and travel to Garrun Point, near Dingle, the furthest westerly point in...
as most of you will know Kate and I toured through Scotland for 16 days.
I am in the process of completing the website report and you can read and view some of the pics here:
We both enjoyed the tour and are wondering if...
I've just got a new job that is going to involve a 120 miles a day commute from manchester to york and back, I was planning on getting an ex police pan european for the job, but funds are tight and so am now thinking it will be do able on an F650... hand guards, bigger screen and...
Just wondered how many would be interested in going over to France & Belgium for the day via Eurotunnel £23 approx
Basic Itinerary: (OTTOMH) Once hitting the French side ( nice roads ) blap our way to a lovely châteaux for lunch then whack over the border for contraband in Belgium.
Hi every one.
After only having it one day and only putting on it 150 miles on it my F650 got stolen from the the drive way of my Girl friends house during the night when i was asleep.
To be woken up by her mum at 8:30 in the morning shouting round the house with panic and guilt didnt help...
dropped my dakar off at Dave Wilkins in Penge for a service this morning. just got into work to find a message from him telling me to call.
turns out i am missing one front sprocket nut and was about 50 miles away from being sprocketless as well.
today is very much my lucky day...
Does any one know what company I can get insurance for one day as I am planning to buy a BMW bike and I hate talking on the phone sorting things out so I rather ride the bike home and do the whole thing for a year on the net.
sorry all but want some help.
Bought my f650 yesterday and need some advice.
CHAIN and how to adjust.
I have been riding for 10 years now but never owned a bike with a chain!
first bike was a Suzuki ZX800 then onto a ST1100.
I think the cain is a bit loose as the travel is arund 40mm
Took the XChallenge out in the YORKSHIRE DALES NATIONAL PARK
Started off from Masham and ended up @ Hawes
Over to Leyburn
Then West Witton
Onto the Roman Road @ Bainbridge to Cam Fell
New bike went very well - got enough power and well...
C'mon chaps - lets off road !
This weekend - 8th Sept (Saturday)
Owler Bar, meet at 11:00
Check the photos from the PDORD 1st posting in this forum. It's fun, it's muddy, it's noisy and there'll be cow pooh and everything.....
Sign on the dotted line chaps (Dazco :howdy: )
Remember me, the idiot who doesn't know when to stop. I haven't looked at the site in a while, but read a recent post about saddle comfort and thought I'd share my experiences yesterday.
Right now I am at my fiancée's flat in Paris. I am lying on my front. Anything else is just too painful. Not...
Several people have expressed an interest in having a go at off-roading. Me and Dazco went out a couple of weeks ago and it was fun (I fell off, he didn't :oops: ).
Anyway, anybody fancy signing up for a full day at it ?
I suggest the Peak District (Bakewell area if you want to look on a...