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BMW G650 XCountry ~ 10,000 mile report

XCountry Index of Posts • Introduction • Stage 1 mods • Swapping the subframe • X-tank and X-rack • Suspension • Tutoro chain  oiler • Midsummer update • The Spanish Plain • Mitas E07 tyres The BMW 650X range came and went between 2007-08. They were light and … Continue reading

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Mitas E-07 tyres on BMW G650 Xco

With so many good tyres around these days, for each trip I try to use something different. For me that’s usually a trail tyre for the getting there and being there (Morocco in November). So far, in terms of all-surface grip and longevity, it’s … Continue reading

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BMW X Country – Introduction

XCountry Index of Posts • Stage 1 mods • Swapping the subframe • X-tank and X-rack • Suspension • Tutoro chain  oiler • Midsummer update • The Spanish Plain • Mitas E07 tyres • 10,000 mile review  Time and need for a new project bike so next on my … Continue reading

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Husqvarna TR650 Terra – quick spin

November 2013: 1000 miles on a TR650 Terra in Morocco Jan 2015 – It seems these Huskys may be being reborn by Shineray under the old SWM brand. As long as it’s smooth, a big single comes close to the optimal configuration … Continue reading

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