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  1. Sale - Wanted - Swap (UK Only)
    I am selling my much loved BMW F650ST as I have recently upgraded to a bigger bike. I have Renthal bars, heated grips, a Motobatt battery and a Scott oiler system currently fitted. List of works carried out in the last month: • Stripped, cleaned and rebuilt the carburettors • Checked and...
  2. Sale - Wanted - Swap (UK Only)
    Hi Just bought my 97 BMW strada, and the rear/side decals are very worn, FT650 st does anyone know where i can get some new ones Thanks David
  3. F650 Single Discussion
    Hey guys. Need to fit new ones to pass MOT. having trouble locating a 2nd hand set. Anybody know if any bars from other models will do? Ya. Dan
  4. Sale - Wanted - Swap (UK Only)
    2001 BMW Strada F650, only 16,000 miles and owned for last 9 years, imaculate, Black & Silver, Tall screen, heated grips, lowered seat, BMW top box, full BMW service history, T & T. £1900 ono Somerset 07802 367700
  5. New Member Introductions
    Hi guys,bought myself a 1999 Strada as a winter bike,my usual bike being a Honda F6C Valkyrie.The bike was advertised locally here in Jersey for a grand and was described as being in good condition with 6.800 miles on the clock (the low mileage due to the fact Jersey measures nine miles by five...
  6. Chatter
    Hi After four years I have decided that I wanted to do some more touring and bought myself another bike and traded in my BMW F650ST. I know that I will miss it but the new bike has other advantages. I will still keep an eye on this site and want to say thank you for putting up with me here...
  7. F650 Single Discussion
    one of my plugs has a near on non existent spark and one hasnt got one. the bike was working yesterday and just will not start today. its been sitting up since september and ive painstakingly opened and cleaned every single electrical connection to no avail. im guessing its either the coils or...
  8. F650 Single Discussion
    Hi everyone.... First,sorry for writing mistakes,my Englisn is not as it should be... I'm writing from Serbia.I own a 1996 F650 Strada.Few days ago I got it back from mechanic who changed sprag clutch.On the way home a valve cover gasket blew out... One guy on F650FAQ wrote about same...
  9. F650 Single Discussion
    Hi guys sorry to post asking for help so soon after registering. i parked my bike up to leave it off the road since september, so recently put a new battery on it and some fresh fuel. it started but i flooded it and it made the biggest backfire bang ive ever heard. its seeming to be a pain in...
  10. F650 Single Discussion
    I will soon need to replace the rear tyre on my F650 Strada. It presently has a Metzeler MEZ2 on the rear and a Metzeler Lasertec on the front. I like the MEZ2 but some say it is no longer available although it is the only MEZ2 still shown on the Metzeler website. What's the opinion of the...
  11. F650 Single Discussion
    Today I recieved the new reg. from Motorworks in England. It plugged right in and works fine so far, it came with a keychain and a sticker ! I think it cost 78£. Many thanks to all who helped me solve this problem. :riding:
  12. Get-Togethers, Meets and Ride-Outs
    hi all just got the bmw back after 30 years of car van driving wondering if there any 650 owners near me to ride out and tell me all the bikes quirks look forward to hearing from you all cheers andrew :howdy:
  13. F650 Single Discussion
    Guys: I must share this with you, and I hope you hear me out. The other day I was sipping a cold one, just after washing the 01 ST, I happened to have a 6mm bit on the drill and, against all common scense, I proceeded to drill 4 holes, in a cruciform arrangement, around the exhaust...
  14. F650 Single Discussion
    Hi all, Just replaced the steering head bearings on an 01 f650 st. I've ridden the bike once (felt like the wheels were going to fall of at 20 mph), loosened them (felt like the wheels weren't really there going into corners, and tightened them a little more... Is there a good way to decide...
  15. F650 Single Discussion
    Hello ! I ride a 2001 F-650 Strada, I bought it 4 months ago, and I been using this forum to learn about her. I have a question about the sidestand, the pivot point seems to have worn a bit and I think the bike leans too far to the left, is this a common problem? What's the easiest...
  16. F650 Single Discussion
    Has anyone added a temperature gauge to a strada, if so how did they do it, I have read faq's and their installation involved removing the clock, which I want to keep.
  17. F650 Single Discussion
    have been looking on the chain gang site for info re quantity of fork oil in each leg can find info for the classic but not the strada , are they the same ? also it says 600 ml in each leg , does this equate to 1.2 litres in total ? (i only did pounds and ounces at school ,written on slate of...
  18. F650 Single Discussion
    I have seen a very nice example of a strada in Bristol parked on Clyde road. If the owner is a member contact me. I live round the corner.
  19. F650 Single Discussion
    I have an F650 strada with lowered frame. Is there any way I can revert frame to normal height? Clachuk
  20. F650 Single Discussion
    hey all am planning a trip round north africa next year and was planning to get a gs or dakar for this. however, recently i've got back on good terms with my '97 F650 strada. which led me to thinking of taking the ol' horse with me. so the question is, is the strada adaptable for the sort of...
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