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Offline russ_fae_fyvie

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First Service coming up and Winter too !
on: October 10, 2013, 09:13:15 PM
With the first year/8000 mile service next week (both coinciding !) I've also been preparing for some winter riding (bad weather is gonna be on the F800GS though) so will be dosing the bike in ACF50 this weekend and during the Service will be getting a pair of CREE LED Aux Lights fitted. I actually fitted the HID last weekend but to be honest, although it is brighter, all it does is emphasise the beam pattern on the dipped beam, which shows it in 2 distinct areas (long and shot reach) with a dim patch in between so not impressed with that. So getting the LED's to fill the gap because main beam is fine.

This was taken at the weekend after a few hours cleaning the little beauties !!





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Offline Barbancourt

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Re: First Service coming up and Winter too !
Reply #1 on: October 11, 2013, 07:28:29 AM
Ohhhhh, a green Bird! Nice bike.   :062:

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Re: First Service coming up and Winter too !
Reply #2 on: October 11, 2013, 08:13:06 AM
Very nice collection  :002:
Cowabunga Dudes

Wuka Wuka

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Re: First Service coming up and Winter too !
Reply #3 on: October 11, 2013, 10:35:22 AM
That 'Bird looks mental.


 Can't make up my mind if that's good mental or bad!! :034: :008:

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Re: First Service coming up and Winter too !
Reply #4 on: October 11, 2013, 12:45:01 PM
*Originally Posted by andyrob [+]
That 'Bird looks mental.
 Can't make up my mind if that's good mental or bad!! :034: :008:

A bit of everything mate !

Certainly divides opinion !!


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Re: First Service coming up and Winter too !
Reply #5 on: October 11, 2013, 05:53:31 PM
Did they run out of paint  ..................or was it influenced by Eddie stobart

You've made your blackbird look like a budgie :0))) just messing with ya

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Re: First Service coming up and Winter too !
Reply #6 on: October 11, 2013, 07:05:19 PM
First service today at 7,300 miles

ACF50 will be the end of the month to use it through winter, if its a really bad winter then it will be back to the Disco to get back and forth to work  :190:

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Re: First Service coming up and Winter too !
Reply #7 on: October 20, 2013, 10:03:15 AM
 Russ_fae_fyvie - how do you find the CT in comparison to your other two rides?
Having only my CT I sometimes get complacent and take for granted just what a superb bike it is... Then I ride another bike, most recently, a 600 Hornet loan bike and it made me realise just how capable the big VFR is..
How does the F800 compare? I've always liked those but have heard some horror stories ref reliability issues.

Andy