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  1. Discounts and deals for forum members
    FREE MOTUL CHAIN LUBE (ROAD) AEROSOL WITH ANY ORDER OF £15 OR MORE USE VOUCHER CODE CHAINLUBE AT THE CHECKOUT We've got a special offer just for members of bike clubs in the Opie Oils club discount scheme - but you'll need to be quick because the offer's only available for a couple of days...
  2. F650 Single Discussion
    I mounted my Scottoiler on the left hand frame tube that runs parallel to my shin when I'm riding. I had to move the power socket, but that was OK. I've now bought a Lube Tube from Scottoiler to increase the capacity. Despite it's flexible shape I'm finding trouble looking for a place to mount...
  3. F650 Single Discussion
    I let my chain go too long. It dried out, stretched, etc. I am picking up some chain wax today, but wanted to know if I have ruined the chain by using it - probably for about 250 miles - while it was not lubed, really at all? I believe it's an O-Ring type. Thanks
  4. F650 Single Discussion
    Anybody read Hershon in this months MSL? He's talking about a guy with a 650 Kwak single who has used only 2 chains in 100K miles, and reckons they are both still serviceable. The secret is to change the countersprocket (front) every 5K. Haven't applied my calculator to the economics of this...
  5. F650 Single Discussion
    What is the best chain lube? I have been using wax which makes you chain look very nice but seems too thick leaving the chain dry. Also, I don't want anything that will cover my semi-clean bike with oil. Any advice will be greatly accepted :cheers:
  6. F650 Single Discussion
    Could I just make a quick recommendation. FORK LIFT CHAIN LUBRICANT. This comes in a spray can with a straw thingy, it goes on as an oil then sets to a grease. Spray on at the end of your days riding to minimise sling off. IN WINTER:- DO NOT, Repeat, DO NOT use only Castrol chain wax as I did...
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