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  1. F650 Single Discussion
    I have just purchased a 2003 GS to add to the stable... no 'users' book though :doh: hence the seemingly daft questions :mrgreen: How do I turn the ABS off :dunno: How do I turn the heated grips on ;Um: Both switches are present but niether seem to do anything :tears: I have a feeling the...
  2. F650 Twin Discussion (including F700 and F800)
    Hi guys, Would any kind souls out there be willing to make a few measurements on their swing arm (rear). Would be easier if the arm was off the bike. Basicly I am thinking of putting a twin swing arm into the single :big grin:
  3. Bike Tech / Kit / Reviews
    Hi, I own a 52 plate 650 that has not been used a much over the last 6 months. I thought with the onset of summer and a new job I would check the bike over prior to the mot, and discovered I have no lights (front or back) indicators, brake lights or horn. I checked the 15amp fuse, which I...
  4. F650 Single Discussion
    Hi, sorry its a request this soon after joining but have a big request. I have a customer with a 2000 GS who wants to accross land to Tokyo:riding:. As you have more knowledge than I do could I ask for suggestions on things to watch for or replace. Im going to fit grease nipple to head stock, do...
  5. F650 Single Discussion
    Can anyone recommend a good place to get my front wheel corrected? I have a minor distortion in the bead rim which I need to have fixed. I have spoken to Motoliner and was very impressed but would welcome any suggestions.
  6. F650 Single Discussion
    Hi Guys… After a long hard cold winter my new F650GS twin needs a little T.L.C and would like to treat it to a really good valeting to rid it of any salt and crap off the roads from the last 4 months of riding it every day through snow and freezing weather down to -14º. Does any one know of a...
  7. F650 Single Discussion
    I have just purchased a 2002 F650gs and am looking for advice on what is the best way to stop the spray from the front and rear wheels going all over me. For the front, it would appear that I can buy either a conventional muguard that sits close to the tyre or some sort of extention to the part...
  8. F650 Single Discussion
    :wall: Hello folks,,,I have a F650gs 05reg. I fancied a topbox so rode down to my local dealer and was told X amount for a topbox, which fitted on without any base/fitting plate. Spotted a topbox on fleabay advertised as topbox for 2005 650gs, bid and won. Recieved the box today and quickly...
  9. F650 Single Discussion
    Peeps, HELP! Readying my bike for the Red Kite rallye and just found out that the replacement chain I have is too long.. Anybody around bristol have a splitter I can borrow for a couple of hours? Thanks in advance G.
  10. F650 Single Discussion
    Hi All, I am in the market for a new lid. Has anyone had any experience, or got any knowledge of the Roof Daytona and the Shark RSI. I like the look of both, but if they are form over function, that is no good. :naughty: Was thinking of spending between £200-£250. Any recommendations in...
  11. F650 Single Discussion
    Hello all I've been trying to find details on what Battery I need for my Dakar. 2001 model. Guessing 12v. . . I want to avoid going anywhere near Vines of Guildford. Any idea on price. I have looked on the web without much luck. :doh:
  12. F650 Single Discussion
    Guys in the end I gotaway on my first trip last saturday and did about a 2000 mile trip. On the way to liverpool she started tochug on me so i pulledoverto try and find the problem. Being non mechanically minded I had letthe chain get to loose. Tightened her upagain and made it to sisters house...
  13. F650 Single Discussion
    Hey guys just gone on a shakedown ride all loaded up before my europe trip next week (i leave friday morning), and got back only to discover that one of my securing bits on the Zegas had come off!! the box is still held fast by the other, and i have the large tightening disc and lock nut still...
  14. F650 Single Discussion
    Hi Everyone! Im considering buying an F650 GS. They look the biz and seem to get great write-ups about being great all rounders. However reviews also keep mentioing the guttless engine and how slow it is - is this right? Is it possible to cruise at 90 mph (or is that 70 mph your Honour?) on the...
  15. F650 Single Discussion
    Hi My 94 F650 has a serious problem, please someone explain what is the matter: When engine is cold it will not start, yes i've used the choke. Change spark plugs it starts, next time the bike is cold,it wont start again, change the plugs it starts. Please tell me what is wrong.The spark plugs...
  16. F650 Single Discussion
    Hi My 94 F650 has a serious problem, please someone explain what is the matter: When engine is cold it will not start, yes i've used the choke. Change spark plugs it starts, next time the bike is cold,it wont start again, change the plugs it starts. Please tell me what is wrong.The spark plugs...
  17. F650 Single Discussion
    Hi My 94 F650 has serious problem, please someone explain what is the matter: When engine cold it will not start, yes i've used the choke. Change spark plugs it starts, next time the bike is cold,it wont start again, change the plugs it starts. Please tell me what is wrong.The spark plugs are...
  18. F650 Single Discussion
    Hi My 94 F650 has serious problem, please someone explain what is the matter: When engine cold it will not start, yes i've used the choke. Change spark plugs it starts, next time the bike is cold,it wont start again, change the plugs it starts. Please tell me what is wrong.The spark plugs are...
  19. F650 Single Discussion
    Hi My 94 F650 has serious problem, please someone explain what is the matter: When engine cold it will not start, yes i've used the choke. Change spark plugs it starts, next time the bike is cold,it wont start again, change the plugs it starts. Please tell me what is wrong.The spark plugs are...
  20. F650 Single Discussion
    Hello Forum, I need your help. I'm about to look at a secondhand F650GS here in Ireland (Mid West) and I'm looking for advice on what to look out for. The story so far is that it's a 2002 model and was imported from South Africa by the owner. It has only 4000Km on the clock. I'd like to know if...
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