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  1. Get-Togethers, Meets and Ride-Outs
    To celebrate leaving the London Rat Race I will be planning a short scenic trip up to Central Scotland towards the end of October, probably just after the half term break. I'd welcome any suggestions as to a route and any biker friendly B&Bs or pubs with accommodation. I'd like to take in...
  2. Sale - Wanted - Swap (UK Only)
    I have my 55 reg F650 gs going up for sale in the bike trader in Sept. However is anyone is interested get in touch Here goes. Black in colour, 8400 miles garaged fsh heated grips hand guards, taller screen, new tyres on in April less than 1000 miles ago, scotoiler, datatool alarm, will put on...
  3. Get-Togethers, Meets and Ride-Outs
    Hi guys, I'm planning a trip up to Scotland with my F650cs starting from London (have to get out of the city madness!). Got the idea from a friend of mine who did it with the car and told me sceneries were amazing and it would be a perfect ride with the bike. Day 1: London - N.Wales through...
  4. F650 Single Discussion
    Hi all Got a couple of weeks to play in Scotland. Any info on good roads/bad roads, campsites preferably with fishing or anything else they might think usefull would be most appreciated :riding:
  5. Get-Togethers, Meets and Ride-Outs
    hi all, as most of you will know Kate and I toured through Scotland for 16 days. I am in the process of completing the website report and you can read and view some of the pics here: http://www.freewebs.com/bmwrideruk/2009scotlandlarskate.htm We both enjoyed the tour and are wondering if...
  6. Get-Togethers, Meets and Ride-Outs
    Anyone fancy a 'wee' run out over the many 'potholed' roads in the Lammermuirs with a bit of gravel riding or mud dodging now that Spring is here? There aren't many potholes really! But the roads are good and its only half an hour from Edinburgh and since its springtime i'm getting keen to put...
  7. Get-Togethers, Meets and Ride-Outs
    to all who may be interested............ Fifebikers MCC are organising a bike protest against the soaring prices of fuel, and are liasing with several other motorbike clubs in Scotland to try and get the maximum turnout here is a link to the thread on the fifebikers forum, it should be...
  8. F650 Single Discussion
    :howdy: hi... im off to scotland end of july on my old f650 1995. i live in swindon. im going all the way to the top jon ogroats and across then dropping down the west side of scotland. we intend to visit the isle of skye. my mates bikes are an xjr 1300 and a gsx 1400... tell me folks? am i...
  9. Get-Togethers, Meets and Ride-Outs
    I have booked into http://www.caberfeidh.plus.com/skye.html for 18th-20th, planning to ride over to appleceoss on the 20th. Applecross was featured in the Motorcycle News as being a good bikers pub, somewhere you can camp on the large beach. I will have a look, has anyone visited it on this...
  10. F650 Single Discussion
    I am planning a week long tour of northern Scotland next year with a view to getting right up tp Cape Wrath. Has anyone been up there ? What are the roads like? Petrol availability etc. Any tips and advice would be more than welcome. Looking to camp so any campsite names would be great. Thanks...
  11. Get-Togethers, Meets and Ride-Outs
    looking for riding buddies in newcastle. passed last year but have just returned from s/w ireland and can do up to 280 miles a day but need to sleep for 2 days post exertion. not really biker chick but more femme fatale adventurer. anyone interested in doing north scotland 22nd july on for...
  12. Get-Togethers, Meets and Ride-Outs
    Any ride outs in Scotland central belt? Jim
  13. Get-Togethers, Meets and Ride-Outs
    Hi All, I've recently passed my test/bought a 2001 late carb model F650 and am looking to do some touring & trail riding in Central'ish Scotland. Can anyone recommend any? I've heard that there's a 25mile trail from Auldhouse to Prestwick through a quarry and forrest etc. Which I'm hoping to...
  14. Get-Togethers, Meets and Ride-Outs
    Hello every one, Weather permitting I am going for a ride out on the 15th may. Due to the fact that I don't have liability insurance I can't say I'll lead a ride, however its a free country and I can't stop anybody if they chose to go the same direction as me ,of...
  15. F650 Single Discussion
    Hi All, I'm going through the process of attaining my full license and have the chance to purchase a 1 owner '94 F650 with only 2000 miles. However the guy has said that he has had it Mot'd each year and 'checked over' when Mot'd but never really properly serviced. He's about seventy and claims...
  16. F650 Single Discussion
    Uncovered an interesting article on this often controversial subject. NOTE - It's a 481KB pdf file, not a web-link. http://www.scottishenduros.co.uk/99/Rushworthrow.PDF Cheers
  17. F650 Single Discussion
    Opinions of others? So far I'm impressed. Have my bike in with them at the moment. It hadn't taken the several weeks in the garage (as I moved back up) particularly well. Indicators were unreliable, as was the hazard switch, the clock, speedometer, odometer and rev counter had stopped working...
  18. Get-Togethers, Meets and Ride-Outs
    Hello all, just read the post from August about a meet up or ride out in South Scotland surely there are more of us out there! I often see F650s going about in this neck of the woods and they make more sense in the winter than the big twins. So, anyone up for a winters jaunt ? Happy riding
  19. F650 Single Discussion
    Hi all, i'm off with a mate to the Pyrenees in October on me GS, him on a Tiger, been looking at prices for crossing the channel by ferry etc but not to sure on the best way to do it. We're not fussed about the long motorways from Calais but there are so many routes and ferry companies to choose...
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