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    We felt the same the other week over there. I...

    We felt the same the other week over there. I think a combination of so much meat and sitting on a motorbike all day made us both feel really rough.

    We did start to have huge mixed salads for...
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    We stayed at Hotel Josein in Comillas last week...

    We stayed at Hotel Josein in Comillas last week before our return to Bilbao the next day, it is very close to Santander. The hotel is slap bang on the beach and it's a fantastic little place. All...
  3. Gear position switch and neutral indicator

    I've got an 1150GSA and the gear position indicator is playing up, showing the numbers incorrectly, especially 3rd and 4th. No big deal but I also get an occassional failure of the neutral light to...
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    Put it this way, I went back to the garage this...

    Put it this way, I went back to the garage this morning and spoke with the guy who did the MOT yesterday. He said it probably needs a new HID kit fitting, either I can do it or they will fit a new...
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    HID has packed up

    I've got an 1150GSA '03 and noticed this morning that my HID dipped beam has stopped working.

    Now I know itr worked yesterday as the bike had its MOT and I had to sit on the bike while the beam...
  6. Funny, I took my 1150 GSA '03 for an MOT...

    Funny, I took my 1150 GSA '03 for an MOT yesterday and it has a HID dipped beam, it passed without a problem and the light was working as I sat on the bike whilst the beam angle was checked.

    Fire...
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    I spotted that too. I think it's useful because I...

    I spotted that too. I think it's useful because I can decide if I need to charge the unit(s) before my next ride.
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    I used Castrol LM grease. Sent from my...

    I used Castrol LM grease.


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    All sorted, pulled the collar across and lubed it...

    All sorted, pulled the collar across and lubed it then pulled it straight back flush with the swing arm. Shock back in and installed. Perfect, thanks everyone.


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    I spoke to the guy at Revs and he said the same...

    I spoke to the guy at Revs and he said the same as most of you here. The sleeve needs to be moving not seized as mine appears to be so I need to work on that and then try again. I've nipped up the...
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    Yep itís the outer of the spacer. I need about...

    Yep itís the outer of the spacer. I need about 1mm to get it to fit.


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    Thanks. My mechanical knowledge is limited to...

    Thanks. My mechanical knowledge is limited to taking things off and putting them back on. I donít have a vice or press and I donít want to remove the inside collar thing because then there would be...
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    Any ideas with this rear Wilbers?

    Just had my rear shock serviced by Revs and lower bearing replaced. Cannot get the bugger back in!! Any ideas??https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20180811/c9fc21eda2a4de849870f81610d3c1f1.jpg


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    Zumo 395 LM pissing me off!

    I have a Zumo 395 LM and have just used it for a trip around the Pyrenees.

    I split the complete route into 8 separate days and created a route for each day in Basecamp using shaping points and no...
  15. Interphone F5MC with Zumo 395 and iPhone???

    This is doing my nut in. I have a pair of Interphone F5MC for me and the wife.

    I can connect the two together for rider to pillion taking and can add in my iPhone so that we can also listen to...
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    Well the route is pretty much locked down now, 8...

    Well the route is pretty much locked down now, 8 days in the Pyrenees 1269 miles, average 141 miles per day. I've booked every night, so no worries on route about a bed for the night.
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    Our first night in the Pyrenees will be Thursday...

    Our first night in the Pyrenees will be Thursday 26th July and we return on the following Thursday so miss Assumption Day by almost a fortnight. When we arrive we drop down into Spain, mainly because...
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    Thanks Simon. We have a reasonable schedule we...

    Thanks Simon. We have a reasonable schedule we are going counter-clockwise taking in Sapin first and then France. Miles are 174 day 1, 173, 157, 147, 147, 109, 121 and 100 day 8. Days 1 and 2 are...
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    Just spent the wet Easter Weekend planning my...

    Just spent the wet Easter Weekend planning my July/August 8 riding day trip to the Pyrenees on Basecamp. To and from the port of Bilbao with Carcasonne as the mid point. Looking at around 1200 miles...
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    I always see the FD bearing and seal failure as...

    I always see the FD bearing and seal failure as to be expected. It's the shaft drive consumable equivalent of a chain and sprockets.
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    1100GS and 1150 GSA, Carole Nash renewal £433.86,...

    1100GS and 1150 GSA, Carole Nash renewal £433.86, Bennetts same cover £312.36.
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    Thanks Steve, just PMed you. Sent from my...

    Thanks Steve, just PMed you.


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    Mine clicks in fine too. Glad it stays that way...

    Mine clicks in fine too. Glad it stays that way afgter so many miles.



    Very true, my previous GPS units have always had Touratech locking mounts that prevent the unit coming free. I wasn't keen...
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    Zumo 395 bike mount

    I've just got myself a Garmin Zumo 395LM and fitted the supplied Garmin mount to my bike yesterday.

    I tried it out on my journey to work today around the M25 and everything worked pretty well, a...
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    Thanks Ash, it seems to do what I want. Sent...

    Thanks Ash, it seems to do what I want.


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