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  1. Bike Tech / Kit / Reviews
    :riding:Left Cardiff last Sunday 5am and headed to Stranraer to catch Ferry. Weather was absolutely atrocious and by 6am my 100% waterproof coat was soaked through! The make is 'SPADA.' Gloves were Hein Gericke, took them off to refuel bike and couldn't get them back on again because they were...
  2. F650 Single Discussion
    I've been on a big tour and the crap oxford rain covers I got with the panniers have melted onto the exhaust of my 650gs. Anyone know the best way to clean the plastic off? :scratch: It's proving a devil to remove ;Um: Cheers, DouGSter
  3. F650 Single Discussion
    Can anyone recommend a good rain cover for the 650CS please? There's a guy on ebay sells them, but part of his ad reads 'will not damage your caravans paintwork'...doesn't instil a lot of confidence!...:?
  4. F650 Single Discussion
    It lashed down yesterday, leaving me a little shocked by how bad my visibility was through the visor! Okay it hasnt rained like that in a long while so im out of practice, but i would like your tips on how to ride in the wet weather. Having one of those inserts on the visor helps, but its far...
  5. F650 Single Discussion
    having great fun having just discovered how to really navigate a bend but need better tyres for the rain instead of my bybrid knobblies. any suggestions??
  6. F650 Single Discussion
    I have to say it, I found the weather this morning totally depressing on my commute across London. :-( Bring on the sunshine. 8-)
  7. F650 Single Discussion
    After a couple of mechanical attempts on my life, my F650 is now showing its Italian side by resorting to electrical (I think) means. During really heavy rain, and especially when overtaking trucks on motorways throwing out clouds of spray, it dies for a few yards before, thankfully, cutting...
  8. F650 Single Discussion
    I seem to be having a lot of trouble now the weather as turned for the worst with my visor misting up on the inside and not clearing the rain off the outside very easily. Catch 22 - lift the visor to clear the misting and it gets wet inside too !! I used to use an open face helmet and bought a...
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