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A month in Morocco

All over for this year’s one-weekers in the Moroccan High and Anti Atlas. Now sitting in a Marrakech hotel room signing off AMH7 before it heads to the printers. Surprisingly we had our first actual break down: a XR250 blew a counter … Continue reading

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Morocco – BMW in the Black Rock Desert

Short story right here. BMW test report here. Morocco slideshow.

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GS500R Overlander – progress report

The GS500R Overlander project bike is taking shape, although it’s not quite a fully set jelly. The critical mod: adapting the rear DR650 hub and brake to fit the donor bike’s swing arm and chain run has been completed pretty seamlessly … Continue reading

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BMW F650GS 4000-mile review

BMW F650GS SE long-term test Story in Motorcycle Monthly here • Small gallery here • For an X-Lite helmet review, see this • Heidenau K60 tyres reviewed here • Aerostich Falstaff jacket reviewed here • Enduristan Monsoon pannier review • Released in the UK in February 2012, the ‘SE’ … Continue reading

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Heidenau K60 Scout tyre review

HEIDENAU K60 SCOUT TYRE REVIEW DESCRIPTION Ordinary looking but hard wearing dual sport tyres although there is some confusion over differing tread patterns on Heidenau tyres branded as ‘K60 Scouts’. The fourth tyre below might look to have less mud … Continue reading

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Morocco BMW F650GS gallery

It’s only been a couple of weeks but feels a lot longer of course, and as the song says: seen a lot of things, been a lot of places, bashed a lot of pistes. In Fes now, wondering about making … Continue reading

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BMW F650 GS SE ~ pre-Morocco test run

Morocco trip report here. I did a bit more work on the GS then loaded it up and took it out into the countryside for a spin. The last-minute jobs included: Sizing up the Enduristan panniers on the Metal Mule rack. … Continue reading

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