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by ripper
Wed Feb 01, 2017 11:08 pm
Forum: ACCESSORIES
Topic: Bluetooth headset for BMW System 6 helmet?
Replies: 2
Views: 731

Re: Bluetooth headset for BMW System 6 helmet?

I use a sena smh5 in my series 6 works fine.
by ripper
Sat Aug 20, 2016 7:23 am
Forum: TECHNICAL
Topic: GS 1200 Tyres
Replies: 10
Views: 1252

Re: GS 1200 Tyres

Brads wrote:I use Tourance and love them but am tempted by scouts next. Anyone used them ?
Yes on 1150 gsa I found them as good as tourance's and got 12000 miles out of rear
by ripper
Sat Jul 02, 2016 8:50 pm
Forum: HEROES
Topic: Paul Holroyd
Replies: 16
Views: 3247

Re: Paul Holroyd

Bianchi wrote:maybe we should hold a camping weekend at his campsite to give him a little lift ...
I for one would be up for it .... top man Paul
That's what I ment
by ripper
Wed Jun 29, 2016 7:27 pm
Forum: HEROES
Topic: Paul Holroyd
Replies: 16
Views: 3247

Re: Paul Holroyd

Glad to hear he's on the mend. Is takoda open ? can we all go and annoy him :whistle:
by ripper
Sat Jun 11, 2016 11:06 am
Forum: BIKES
Topic: R1100GS or R1150GS
Replies: 13
Views: 2135

Re: R1100GS or R1150GS

Having just swapped an 11 for an 1150 adv.part of me misses the 1100 for its dependablity but I think the adv. is in a different league the one thing you do have to be aware of is the seat height it's way up in the clouds on the adv. you can come a croper if your not carefull. The adventures low 1st...
by ripper
Sat Jun 04, 2016 9:23 pm
Forum: TECHNICAL
Topic: r1150gsa
Replies: 6
Views: 824

Re: r1150gsa

Sounds plausible I'll have to get a cat before I can try cheers Steve
by ripper
Fri Jun 03, 2016 6:45 pm
Forum: TECHNICAL
Topic: r1150gsa
Replies: 6
Views: 824

r1150gsa

Just bought a 2003 1150 adventure which has been decatted I'm very happy with it but I've got a query up to 80 / 4500rpm then it sort off goes fluffy and doesn't want to go but if you get it up to 5500rpm it takes off.The query is - is this due to the removal of the cat and denser and would it benef...
by ripper
Sun May 01, 2016 3:45 pm
Forum: BIKES
Topic: what have you done to your bike today??
Replies: 845
Views: 104387

Re: what have you done to your the bike today??

Removed pannier rails, engine bars, satnav mount, spots etc., swapped handlebars back to original ready for pxing for a r1150gs adv.in a couple of weeks.
by ripper
Mon Apr 18, 2016 7:20 pm
Forum: CLOTHING
Topic: Bike Clothing sizing
Replies: 4
Views: 830

Re: Bike Clothing sizing

No I ride a 1100 GS Diet- wash your mouth out with soap I dump on a regular basis and do breath out the trousers I had 5yrs ago were rags two years ago :P I'm not disputing that I'm fat I took a tape measure and measure away and ordered the correct size as per the charts on both sites, but to be so ...
by ripper
Sun Apr 17, 2016 4:20 pm
Forum: CLOTHING
Topic: Bike Clothing sizing
Replies: 4
Views: 830

Bike Clothing sizing

Is it me or is bike gear getting smaller! Don't get me wrong I Know I'm a fat b'stard but I think that the Chinese inch is 20mm not 25 as it should be, its taken me 6 months to find a bloody jacket that fits I wanted a Weise Zurich jacket in 5xl (54") tape measure out measure away yep should fit sen...

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