Tag Archives: Walter Colebatch

BMW Xcountry – Hyperpro suspension

Xcountry index page When I imagine a good handling bike I often visualise Steve McQueen in The Great Escape. Not the famous barbed wire jump which was actually done by a mate of his, but the riding he does beforehand while trying to outrun … Continue reading

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BMW Xcountry ~ Xtra fuel and Xrack

Xcountry index page “frequent refuelling interruptions are not the journey” The Xmachine is a pretty economical bike – over the last 2500 miles I’ve averaged nearly 74mpg (26 kpl) with backwind best of 83.5 (29.5kpl) while cruising at 70 where possible. … Continue reading

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Adventure Spec Magadan Bags review

See also this Update – autumn 2015 Had a pair ready for my next Morocco trip but sadly they didn’t fit the rack/pipe combination. So back under the bed, ready for next time. Update – summer 2014 I bought a pair … Continue reading

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