Collected my '07 F650 GS Dakar earlier this week. Just back from a spin from Belfast to Oxford Island (near Craigavon, Co. Armagh) and back.
First impressions are very very good, only moan is the mirrors which can get a vibration-induced blurriness at 50MPH+
Honourable mention to my...
Ok so i hope pick up the new bike during the week.
so if anyone is up for heading for weekend camping to test bikes please let me know as i have not been on bike due to work/wedding/house hunting and want head off
Hi all, I am opening a new garage shortly. We will be based in Coleraine town centre and will be servicing and repairing cars and bikes. Mainly due to my long history with the 650 GS I will be stocking service items and will be able to offer good rates for servicing and repair of these bikes in...
just back from a short trip covering five countries in four days however before we went we struggled to get any known information on biker friendly B & B. first stop Smugglers Inn Bushmills Northern Ireland.
friendly comfortable and a safe car park for your pride and joy.
two minutes from the...
Ive got a trip organsed to go to Cong (West Ireland near Co. Mayo on the sure of Lough Corrib, cara and Mask) in Ireland for the late May Bank holiday, SOme people are going before the dates to make more of a holiday of it, others are just going over for the weekend,
There are a few places...
Hi. Been sniffing around for months (great site) and just joined.
Intend flying to Germany, buying an F650 GS Dakar and riding it back to Ireland. However Irish provisional licence (and consequently insurance) not valid outside country. SO... options are either join 4 month waiting list for...
I've just got back from my coastal trip around Ireland. The full report and pics can be read on either:
Unless someone can cut and paste the report and pictures on this...
My brother and his wife along with me and my daughter are hoping to spend 5 days on at Mayo and Galway. Plan is to ride to Sligo from Dublin then ride around the coast before riding to Rosslare to get the ferry to south Wales then ride back up to north Wales.
Anyone have any recommendations as...
My lovely wife & I are intending to tour Southern Ireland in July 2005. I have been several years ago in a camper van & loved it. We would like to go to the west coast, south. Any helpful advice or tips, (maybe recommended accomodation etc) would be greatly appreciated.
I?ve recently put my F650ST up for sale in the MCN :-( and had a guy phone me from Ireland who would like to see the bike and is prepared to come to Swansea via the Cork Ferry. Is this type of bike rare in Ireland ? as there seems to be a few F650 riders in Ireland who are members of the site.