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    Anyone had any problems (or any tips) regarding the positioning of the rear footbrake on the 650 or Dakar? :riding: I find that it's positioned around the same height as the footpeg which means when riding off from a stop often it appears that the rear brake light is on because even the...
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    Hello! Had to go to the garage recently, cause of a water leak, caused by a messed up cooling pump shaft and seal, apparently. Ever since I got it back, feels as if the gear changing switch (yeap, probably not getting the terminology right), has moved upwards from it's original position, as...
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    Hi, I've recently bought a 2001 GS and have just been out for my first run - a 1 and half hour round trip. I'm most pis** off as Ive found that I was really uncomfortable in the seat throughout the ride, with a really 'squashed' and painful set of gonads at the end. If I sat back from the very...
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    Hi, I had my alarm fitted to my Dakar today. The only place we could find to put the alarm was where the tool kit lives under the seat. Pretty good fit actually. So the tools now live in the lockable..( HA! :whistle: ) compartment behind the seat. ( I have a metal lock doodad on order from...
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    Hi all - my 99/00 Funduro has BMW rails and panniers. Now I, being proportionately short of leg (though 5' 10") have on occasion dropped the beast. And if the panniers are on, it inevitably means they're full of gear so that's quite a lot of weight hitting the floor no matter how 'carefully' I...
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    Had bike a week now,so went out for a run this morning, heavens opened, bike filthy. no problem, good wash and Auto Glymming. So while giving "sandra" a good polish thought I would go thru' the manual and see what's what, o/k till I got to page 36 "Preload", well BMW you've beaten me this time...
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    Hi all, I am thinking about fitting an alarm to my GS. I had a look under the seat and behind the left "tank" panel, but I cannot locate a sensible place to fit the control box. Any ideas???? It might be an idea to send an anonymous email to lectrix at breathemail dot net or pm me with your...
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