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  1. F650 Single Discussion
    One of the 2 Dakars that I ride cut out at the stop street. Previously, this problem was caused by a sticky side stand switch, but not this time. The engine fired up but only for about a second or so, and the died. Switching the ignition on and off allowed the engine to start again. About 5km...
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    Hello all, I recently bought a 1998 F650 Funduro. I think the previous owner had it sitting around for a couple years with very little use. I just took it for a weekend blast in Belgium (very nice, and happy to recommend some good routes!) which is where my little problem started. About halfway...
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    Last night i was riding back from Northampton to Plymouth just cruising at between 70 - 80Mph I'd done 170 miles when the bike shuddered to tell me she wanted to be switched to reserve so i switched to reserve, but she kept shuddering and ran out of power. I Pulled her to the hard shoulder...
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    loss of power?Hi,I,ve ewperienced a lack of throttle responce twice over the last week-both occasions the fault has suddenly cleared up after a brief period.2nd time I was going down a hill,pulled in the clutch,changed down to find the throttle not responding-still running did not cut...
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    I was tooling along the A47 last night when I loss power. Plenty of fuel in the tank, no warning lights, oil changed 3 months ago, water levels fine. Tried changing to reserve without any difference. It felt like it was surging a little, then the engine cut out. As soon as I shifted to neutral...
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    :howdy: this is my 1st post. I've had my 2000 650GS for a few weeks now and getting on fine, not having ridden a bike for 15-odd years! I still feel a little lumpy with gear changes, etc., but it's getting better. I just went out for a ride and noticed that as I went to pull out of my road, the...
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