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  1. F650 Single Discussion
    So I just had a service and a couple of bits - new front pads, head bearings replaced as mentioned elsewhere, and new indicator switch. The last two under warranty. They commented that the front sprocket was hooked, and the chain had tight spots. When I asked, they were a bit non commital about...
  2. F650 Single Discussion
    My bike recently failed the MOT due to a bald rear tyre among other things. The center tread was worn right down. After checking the history I keep it covered 9,400 miles. My brother thinks that it should have survived longer and that I have too much pressure in them. I know the pressure is...
  3. F650 Single Discussion
    Guys, Am I right in thinking, with the wheel in situ on the GS, it's only the inner pad wear indicators that are visible (and thats from the front through the spokes). Thanks R/tax
  4. F650 Single Discussion
    Hoping for some advice as I try to bring a sorry tale of main dealer incompetence to a close, highlights to date are: - 10 May - 12,000 service 17 May - Taken to dealer for work picked up in service. (SHB, fork leg corrosion & tires) SHB Ok but they dealer hadn't ordered other parts in time, but...
  5. F650 Single Discussion
    After 4500 miles my front brake pads (EBC Kevlar) are down to 2mm on the outside pad and 3mm on the inside pad. Does this indicate a sticking calliper? I noticed the last time I changed the pads that the retaining pin was a little bent - could that be the problem and where do I get a replacement...
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