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  1. Chatter
    Hi All, Well.. this place has changed since I last logged in! Great work :not worthy: As you may have seen in the For Sale section - a change in circumstances has dictated that rather than let an excellent bike sit largely unused, I'm selling up to let someone else enjoy her. That being...
  2. Get-Togethers, Meets and Ride-Outs
    well it was long for me anyway as I'm still quite an inexperienced rider. I had to go on a days training just south of Reading yesterday and seeing as I've now got permission to use the bike for work I thought it was the perfect opportunity to get some miles in and see how the Funduro was on a...
  3. New Member Introductions
    Hello, I'm Anthony but known as Bliz on other forums. A little about me. I've been riding bikes for 15 years, my fist bike being a Honda 100. Since then I've had a few more but at Christmas I traded in my Bandit 1200 for the 650GS. A big drop in power and weight but damn the bike fun. I...
  4. Chatter
    Hi everyone,am thinking of doing a longish trip later this year on the f650 and wondered if anybody could give me any useful tips on bike prep/visas etc .The UK to india via the middle east. thanx.
  5. F650 Single Discussion
    hi , going on a ride from london to isreal and back by myself via europe and the balkans , turkey etc etc (leaving end of winter here in london) i have a 95 f650 with 27 thousand on the clock , ive changed the oil (fully synthetic) plugs filters fuel tap clutch and cable , near new tires and...
  6. F650 Single Discussion
    I'm unhappy about putting my 98 ST on it's sidestand as it seems to be extremely upright and therefore vulnerable to being knocked over. Is it sensible to increase the lean angle, and is there an easy way to do it?
  7. F650 Single Discussion
    I have just got Back home in Worce from living in Dundee for the past 4 months. I didn’t put my bike on an trickle charger before I left, so last night I went to put the battery charger on but thought I would move her 1st, so I put the key in the ignition and jokingly pushed the starter switch...
  8. F650 Single Discussion
    I am in the process of fitting these tanks onto my bike All fits fine except for the front part of the airbox. Does anyone know how this is usuallt dealt with ? I have a few ideas but I'd like to know how its usually done. There's also a sensor built into the air box I assume this is a temp...
  9. F650 Single Discussion
    As the summer seems to come to an abrupt and very wet end, what are you going to do with your pride and joy on those long cold wet nights. After much thought i'm looking at replacing the rear light and indicators with led's and also fitting some auxilliary lights now that i've got some decent...
  10. F650 Single Discussion
    Hi Troops, Thanks for having me, but the black F650 has divorced me and gone to live with 'D'. Sounds like 'D' is going to be a visitor here soon, do give as much support as you did me. It's been emotional ............................ MadKev, King of the Potato People.
  11. F650 Single Discussion
    I have a 06 F650GS now for thwo weeks. I like it I have to say. I am 17 and half stone (108kg) and it poddles along with my weight. I was wonder and I know i am going to get reply for this one, with links ect, but I can't see it carring much more than me, if I was to go down the country for...
  12. F650 Single Discussion
    just got my 650 gs on the road and was wondering when the petrol light comes on how many miles is left in the tank, the bikes a 2003 single spark, thx
  13. F650 Single Discussion
    Hi Guys I bought my 650CS (ABS & heated grips) in July 2002. I did a 1000 miles in the time up to July 2004 at which time I had an oil service done. I have not used the bike since. I got a new battery fitted last week & got the MOT done. I spoke to a BMW Dealer -they suggested an oil change...
  14. F650 Single Discussion
    40 quid for a skin big enough for 2 seats.... Why ever didnt i think of this before? :big grin:
  15. Comments / Help / Suggestions
    If you've been waiting for more than a couple of days for your account to be activated then there's a chance it's been rejected. Below are a few common reasons for this. 1. The account was rejected by mistake. We get loads of bogus registrations a day and it's very easy to get trigger happy...
  16. F650 Single Discussion
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  17. F650 Single Discussion
    I know this thread has come up time and time again but i've recently noticed the paint bubbling on the water pump of my 2004 GS :wall: :wall: I wouldn't mind if the bike was used and abused, but i do look after it and muck practically falls of it due to scotoilers finest. My question is 1...
  18. F650 Single Discussion
    Hi to everyone from a newbie! I'm seriously considering the purchase of F650 and one of the selling points for me seems to be a reasonably generous seat height option (especially the Dakar). Are there any 6ft+ riders out there with any advice or otherwise helpful comments? The brochure also...
  19. F650 Single Discussion
    As Im new here, Im still learning about my bike, with my last few bikes being sports bikes its a change to get off the bike and not have a sore back. How is the f650cs for daily long distance commutes (140k round trip, mainly motorway. Also in the summer Ill be doing a bit of touring around...
  20. F650 Single Discussion
    Finally my 94 Funduro gave out on Friday, terminal mechanical failure :uhoh: :uhoh: and i'm now the proud owner of a 2004 GS. Courtesy of Ferdelance. :big grin: :big grin: :big grin: A few questions: - 1. what top boxes are suitable, not withstanding the stock BMW top box. 2. Where can a...
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