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  1. I used one of those slightly curved go-pro...

    I used one of those slightly curved go-pro stickers and put it on the side of the helmet, done it on three helmets and they have never come off. I put it on the opposite side to my coms unit.
  2. Thread: UK to Turkey

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    Done it a few times. Take original documents and...

    Done it a few times. Take original documents and go for it, at the worst you get fed up and put your bike on a train and come home. Do it just so you can have ridden to Asia. It is a trip full of...
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    Coincindentally I have a friend in Fethiye and...

    Coincindentally I have a friend in Fethiye and popped down there a couple of years ago. Did Istanbul again this year in June, took 5 days to get there.
    I am not sure I would bother with a green...
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    What can I say, I'm lazy! ...also I now have an...

    What can I say, I'm lazy!
    ...also I now have an arse shaped like a motorbike seat.
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    2013 1200 GS at 112,000 no problems. 2019 1250...

    2013 1200 GS at 112,000 no problems.
    2019 1250 GSA at 18,000 no problems but... better feeling suspension for me, on the other hand very, very heavy to pick up.
  6. Thread: Tank bag

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    I got a Touratech bag ages ago as it had a number...

    I got a Touratech bag ages ago as it had a number of features I was looking for:
    Easy to remove, two plastic click fastener things and velcro
    Detachable plastic map pocket which is A4 size...
  7. Thread: 701 enduro

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    Yep, definitely fun, if I ever get proficient on...

    Yep, definitely fun, if I ever get proficient on it it will be practical too!
    Surpringly smooth and vibe free which is nice. Lacks a rev counter and fuel gauge and heated grips which is pretty much...
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    I use the Machine art guards, yes they are pricey...

    I use the Machine art guards, yes they are pricey but I like that it makes me discerning (not sure if that is good?).
    They are really sturdy and when all the bits are taken off have great venting...
  9. Thread: 1250 GSA/GS

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    12k service booked in for beginning of Sept. ...

    12k service booked in for beginning of Sept. Liking the engine a lot!
    Butterfly valves have jammed in all the bikes I have had them on I don't expect this will be any different at some point.
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    ...and because I sent it to the US! New...

    ...and because I sent it to the US!

    New 1250GSA is good fun though, only 10k miles since March cos I am lazy and fiddle-arsing about on the 701!
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    Now it is kind of semi retired I don't do many...

    Now it is kind of semi retired I don't do many miles on it. 107953 at moment so just sorting out next service for it.
  12. Thread: 701 enduro

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    Nope mine is a 1200. Wings now fitted! Makes one...

    Nope mine is a 1200. Wings now fitted! Makes one hell of a difference to the heat, that original can was a bloody liability.
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    I used Motofreight to ship my bike to Miami,...

    I used Motofreight to ship my bike to Miami, absolutely excellent service. I don't see how they could have possibly made it any easier. Full set of instructions to follow, made it all quite simple.
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    Both places will offer insurance at the border...

    Both places will offer insurance at the border with no real bother. Never found insurance company that would offer either myself, even if they say they do you may find the border guard says...
  15. Thread: trekker panniers

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    Yep, work just fine. Plus gives me the option of...

    Yep, work just fine. Plus gives me the option of choosing whichever size I want for a top box when not using both. Great for big road miles like any other hard pannier.
    Just using the mounting...
  16. Thread: 701 enduro

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    I ended up getting a 2018 701 Enduro. Has been...

    I ended up getting a 2018 701 Enduro. Has been really fun playing on it, very different experience. Things I noticed the most compared to the GS:
    Sounds like a lawnmower
    So much lighter it feels...
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    Rather a nice set of posts here which...

    Rather a nice set of posts here which conveniently may cover nearly all your questions!
    https://husky701.blogspot.co.uk/2017/08/bike-modifications.html

    I found it a good read.
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    My 2p. I'm not tall, I can't touch the ground...

    My 2p.
    I'm not tall, I can't touch the ground with both feet at the same time, swapping sides is not a great plan at all.
    I can still put the stand down if I need to get off e.g. when the lights...
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    I can overwhelm the pinlock in minutes just cos I...

    I can overwhelm the pinlock in minutes just cos I am a sweaty b*stard. It is fitted so that paper cannot be pushed through in any area. I am just 'humid'!
    Never tried goggles but have tried some...
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    I've had one LC. It was ex-demo 5500miles or so...

    I've had one LC.
    It was ex-demo 5500miles or so when I got it.
    It now has 102,000 miles on it.
    Get it ACF protected then ride it.
  21. Thread: 701 enduro

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    I've been looking at doing exactly the same...

    I've been looking at doing exactly the same thing!
    It seems the options for something lightweight and off road with a service interval measured in miles instead of minutes is pretty slim.
    The...
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    Have had a Poseidon for the last 4 yrs or so and...

    Have had a Poseidon for the last 4 yrs or so and done a few miles in it in both hot and cold and wet. It has been good enough for me to 'upgrade' to the Dominator which I am expecting to receive...
  23. That 'Nick' is me! Details of trip a few posts...

    That 'Nick' is me!
    Details of trip a few posts above. It's not that hard to do especially if going through Germany. It is however exactly that boring!
    I didn't take a ferry on either occasion, I...
  24. Yep, Budapest to Basingrad, sat nav reports the...

    Yep, Budapest to Basingrad, sat nav reports the trip as 1,835km and elapsed time of 20hrs 25 mins. It was not that bad given that a lot of that is through Germany.

    Also Rupea in Romania to...
  25. Thread: New to GSers!

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    Man, I am so crap at checking posts! I had a...

    Man, I am so crap at checking posts!
    I had a Murtaya, it was great but the company folded with recession issues which was a real shame. I looked at the Rocket, Atom, Grinnall and others but needed...
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