adventure

  1. How do you choose: a new adventure vs Moto cross boot

    Right at the start of the quest to be a adventurer again, had enduro some while ago with MX kit to ride, things have moved on since then. How do you choose now between Adventure and MX boots on your GS? First months mainly road touring with an attempt to get on level 1-3 off road courses. Next...
  2. Adventures come in all sizes

    Hope this is the right place to post this - I was on holiday recently in the Philippines - none of the rest of the family are motorbike riders and the holiday was mainly beach and scuba diving - but I snuck out for a day on a little 150cc Yamaha trail bike (a big difference to my 800GS) to ride...
  3. Bike Insurance for UK and International Travel

    Does anyone know of a company that can provide bike insurance to cover for international travel. I have just bought a GS 1200 and pick it up on 22nd June. I am planning to take my bike to Dubai in Sep on a Carnat de Passage and will need insurance in the UK and then in Dubai. Unfortunately, I...
  4. Writer looking for readers

    Hello all I'm not exactly a long-time lurker, more a short-time skulker. I'm pleased to have found the site though, as it's nice to share isn't it. On the topic of sharing...as well as looking for inspiration from you all I'd like to post my writing here to try and cast the net a bit wider. I...
  5. FRANCE OFF-ROAD HOLIDAYS

    OFF-ROAD school with a Gentleman David FRETIGNE.:teacher First of all this is not an advertising, I am not here to sell anything. I am here to share the great experience I had, giving you a terrific spot for riding holidays.:thumby: I want you to have the time of your life in an Off Road...
  6. TomBoyNI

    F800 GS Adventure Travel Edition - Luggage Options.

    I'm just looking a second opinion from someone who know more than me... I purchased the above bike and it comes with pannier rails and mount at the rear for a top box. I went to BMW to see what options they had for a top box. The result was I was informed you need a box, a mounting plate...
  7. Deleted account 190222001

    Adventure Travel & Overland Show - Warwickshire

    G'day, Has anyone popped up to the Adventure Travel & Overland show before? Its only up the road and I have nothing on the last weekend of Sept so thought it might be worth a giggle. Thoughts? Peace, out. x
  8. Cape Town to Nairobi

    Hi All Looking to do a ride from Cape Town to Nairobi and then back to Cape Town and fly home. The plan is to buy a bike over there and then sell it on the return. If there is anyone who has a) Done all / some of the trip B) Would like to do the trip Please get in touch. I have contacts in...
  9. Brake Magazine - A new Adventure Bike Magazine

    Hey, My name is Llewelyn, I'm a dirt bike photographer/journalist. I've just started a new adventure bike magazine/website called Brake Magazine. So, about four months ago, whilst out in California with mates, we came to the conclusion that we felt adventure riding needed a magazine that was a...
  10. Looking to buy my 1st GS

    Hello, I am currently a Varadero 1000 owner, the one with the ABS! I have been awarded a payment for compensation so want to use the opportunity to upgrade! :beerjug: I am looking at the BMW GS1200R Adventure, around the 2008 - 2010 year as my budget is £8-9k with pannier cases. Primary...
  11. Not many left.......

    With £1800 complimentary accessories, the current GS Adventure is still a great deal and if you thought you've missed out on getting one of the last Triple Black editions with Dynamic & Premium packs, then give the Maidenhead branch a call we might be able to help you.


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