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  1. New Member Introductions
    Having just bought a 1998 Funduro I have been looking for a site where I could gain access to as much info as I could about these bikes. As I think this site is what I've been looking for, and as in the future I will hopefully be asking advice, I thought it polite to introduce myself. I'm not...
  2. New Member Introductions
    Hello, I'm Michel and come from France. My bike is an 1500 goldwing and I will buy a 650 f for little journeys (travel ) . I hope to find all I want to know about this bike here. happy new year for all :howdy:
  3. Chatter
    Im planning a trip to south east france in sept,im planning to use the A13 autoroute towards Paris,then onto the A6 autoroute down towards Lyon,i have been before but always avoided the above route due to concerns about taking the wrong turning and ending up in the centre of Paris which is akin...
  4. Get-Togethers, Meets and Ride-Outs
    Hi All For various reason's Spain will not suffer us this year, but France will for a few days. Travelling Brit Ferries Portsmouth to Caen overnight on 20/6 and returning late friday overnight in a group of 3. Debating a route over the next few weeks, probably just as far as Dordogne or...
  5. Get-Togethers, Meets and Ride-Outs
    Few pics from my recent trip Le Havre - Annecy - Thones - Few Days Around The Alps - Avignon - Carcassonne - Milau - Chatres - Le Havre 2800 miles, 9 days my first long distance trip, already planning the second! Stevo
  6. Get-Togethers, Meets and Ride-Outs
    I am planning to go over to france for a weekend, leaving from London after work on the Friday, returning Sunday night. Has anyone spent anytime in this area and can they recommend any sights to see. I would quite like to see the evidence of both wars, cemetaries, museums etc? Any ideas...
  7. Get-Togethers, Meets and Ride-Outs
    Just joined up. (Johnny) I've just come back from spain,france on my f650 1995, 2200 miles in 5 days. Outstanding the bike is great, I ve had of 20 bikes in my life and this little girl is great. I was thinking of another trip to france to go and see the WWII landings etc..... fast Cat...
  8. F650 Single Discussion
    Just joined up. (Johnny) I've just come back from spain,france on my f650 1995, 2200 miles in 5 days. Outstanding the bike is great, I ve had of 20 bikes in my life and this little girl is great. I was thinking of another trip to france to go and see the WWII landings etc..... fast Cat...
  9. F650 Single Discussion
    http://www.holidaylettings.co.uk/rentals/st-tropez/32088 Its my place and I will give F650.co.uk members 10% off web price. Coz I'm nice like that 8-) John
  10. F650 Single Discussion
    In August 06 I'd booked a trip to France on the bike with my daughter, however back then Mum was really ill so I had to cancel. Speedferries said "No probs the booking will be valid for 12 months". Any way in the meantime they stopped carrying bikes while the ferry was fitted with special bike...
  11. F650 Single Discussion
    Just back from a 2500 mile round trip to the South of France on the bike. Fully loaded with panniers, tank bag, tail pack and me and the missus it performed faultlessly. We cruised half on the motorways and half on the D roads. It was a real dilemma as it's a bit buzzy at 85 on the motorways...
  12. Get-Togethers, Meets and Ride-Outs
    I'm off to the South of France, to stay at Camping Moto, near Die in early June (Dover-Calais ferry 9 June, ferry back on 16 June). If there are any F650 (or other riders) out there who would like to make the trip you're very welcome to join in. I stayed there last year, the roads are...
  13. F650 Single Discussion
    Any pointers? Im aware of riding on the right!!! Give way to people on the right How they drive around roundabouts Slippery markings on the road UK cards not accepted at petrol pumps Ive been to France as pillion LOADS of times, just not as a rider.... So any tips about Ferries? deflectors on...
  14. Get-Togethers, Meets and Ride-Outs
    looking for riding buddies in newcastle. passed last year but have just returned from s/w ireland and can do up to 280 miles a day but need to sleep for 2 days post exertion. not really biker chick but more femme fatale adventurer. anyone interested in doing north scotland 22nd july on for...
  15. Get-Togethers, Meets and Ride-Outs
    I have recently come back from a short tour to Melle in France, where a small French chateux hosts biking holidays at selected weekends through the season. The tour is a Friday PM arrival, with Tue AM departure. They can cater for 10-12 people, and during the day there will be an all day...
  16. F650 Single Discussion
    Well, this will be my first outing looking like Ewin Mc. I have packed my bags, all the camping stuff and I'm ready to hit the ferry tomorrow evening straight after work. Bike's serviced as well and running like a dream. I can't wait! (okay, it's only a 4 day trip, but still exciting!) Any...
  17. F650 Single Discussion
    hello y'all. me and my friend daz are going to spain via france.(him on cbr,ouch,me on f650st)spain is not a problem as we have accomodation laid on,but does anyone know what attitude french campsites have to bikers?ive heard that they are biker friendly but does this extend to...
  18. F650 Single Discussion
    Just an update following my argument with a pot hole in Trafalgar Sq that damaged the rim on F/Wheel. Following a letter from Westminster Councils Insurance, They will not pay for damage to the F/Wheel as I have to prove the council was negligent!! They reckon the roads inspected every month...
  19. F650 Single Discussion
    Thought some of you might be interested in a trip I made recently to Spain and Portugal. Although it wasn't as adventerous as some of the journeys described on this website it was good fun and the CS showed what a good all round bike it is. It handled very well on some of the twisty mountain...
  20. Get-Togethers, Meets and Ride-Outs
    Hi all motorcycling enthusiasts, this is just to let anyone interested know that we have a Bed & Breakfast accomodatiom in the Dordogne in South-West France for bikers. We can also provide guided tours on road, or on the fantastic Forest Trails. Thought you might be interested see our...
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