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  1. F650 Single Discussion
    I replaced the front brake pads on my GS yesterday. However after putting it all back together, the brake lever, with some effort, could be pulled back to the grips. I cannot be sure if it was like this before I changed the brakes, but does not feel right. My initial thought was that they...
  2. F650 Single Discussion
    Got myself an Arai Astro about 2 months ago. This model has the quick release visor system. Last week I removed the visor to install a pinlock insert and noticed that the visor was cracking where it pivots around the mechanism. Took it back to Heine Gericke, who sent it back to Arai. The...
  3. F650 Single Discussion
    Thinking of trading in my R1100s for a Dakar (wrists and knees are suffering). What advice do you have for accessories (heated grips etc) that are factory fitted or from other sources? Cheers Dean
  4. F650 Single Discussion
    I'm getting into biking again after about 20 years, and am looking for best bike for commuting B-roads, poor condition, often wet. I'm not tall (29" leg) - have been looking at F650 ST as a possible candidate. Live in Ireland, so also looking for advice on dealers for 2nd hand '97 - '00, or...
  5. F650 Single Discussion
    Hi - I've just got a 13K miles Dakar with the intention of using it on and a bit off road. Any advice for a new owner? Can you get a centre stand to fit without hassle? What is the cheapest/easest way to lower the seat - I'd like to teach my wife to ride and her legs might not reach the...
  6. F650 Single Discussion
    Have owned my first F650GS Dakar for a week now and am delighted. It's certainly very different to my R80GS Basic ! Its a TT39 and has been described by some unkind people on the GS club site as a Touratech catalogue on wheels ! Anyhow its in for its first service and I am considering a couple...
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