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Forum: Thumpers 02-07-2013, 09:26 AM
Replies: 3,517
Views: 674,443
Posted By Gedge
Thats what I did..and now have the Terra sitting...

Thats what I did..and now have the Terra sitting in the garage...loving riding it..cant wait to try it out on some gravel instead of just tarmac:clap
Forum: Thumpers 02-01-2013, 02:21 PM
Replies: 3,517
Views: 674,443
Posted By Gedge
I collected my Terra today...bit of a wrong day...

I collected my Terra today...bit of a wrong day aqs it was raining hard for the ride home..but so far I am finding it very nice...looking forward to making some changes and improvements but so far...
Forum: Thumpers 01-16-2013, 12:22 PM
Replies: 3,517
Views: 674,443
Posted By Gedge
I have just ordered mine today in the Uk from...

I have just ordered mine today in the Uk from Huskysport and will be picking it up in 2 weeks:clap... have already test ridden the strada so have an idea how the terra will feel on tarmac...looking...
Forum: Beasts 06-29-2010, 01:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,674
Posted By Gedge
The Granpasso is a fantastic bike..go for...

The Granpasso is a fantastic bike..go for it..even if the company fails most of the bits are from other sources such as Ohlins and Brembo...I have owned mine for 18 monthst and its been totally...
Forum: Beasts 05-05-2010, 02:02 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 16,805
Posted By Gedge
Congratulations..welcome to an exclusive...

Congratulations..welcome to an exclusive club..enjoy it...:freaky
Forum: Beasts 05-04-2010, 01:35 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 16,805
Posted By Gedge
Well for a big 1200 its pretty good..I can get...

Well for a big 1200 its pretty good..I can get around 45mp touring and I am sure others do better..its definitely better than my old KTM 990 adv...
Forum: Beasts 05-03-2010, 12:37 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,764
Posted By Gedge
sorry but after reading your OP I didnt think you...

sorry but after reading your OP I didnt think you would want to suffer a wallowy , heavy old off roader for just 3% of your riding:eek1
Forum: Beasts 05-03-2010, 12:31 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,641
Posted By Gedge
when I had my Versys I regualrly rode with a mate...

when I had my Versys I regualrly rode with a mate on his 955 Tiger..in almost every way the versys mathced the Tiger and in adddition it was more economical and much better as a road bike when not...
Forum: Beasts 05-02-2010, 03:00 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,764
Posted By Gedge
get a Kawasaki versys..knocks spots off the wee...

get a Kawasaki versys..knocks spots off the wee strom on the road and for the limited off roading you plan its an ideal bike..good economy and tank range of around 200 miles, comfy and best of all on...
Forum: Beasts 04-27-2010, 11:32 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 12,920
Posted By Gedge
Dunlop mutants worked on dry dirt /gravel...

Dunlop mutants worked on dry dirt /gravel etc...only limitation would be in serious mud. Avon Distanzias are another good choice for DP use
Forum: Beasts 04-27-2010, 11:30 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 12,920
Posted By Gedge
I did some very long euro trips on my Versys...

I did some very long euro trips on my Versys before I acquired the Granpasso..the bike was a surprise in just about every way..easily copes with being loaded , still able to hack it in the twisties...
Forum: Beasts 04-20-2010, 01:25 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 16,805
Posted By Gedge
Nothing very difficult..dirt and loose gravel...

Nothing very difficult..dirt and loose gravel tracks..bike felt well balanced but it is quite heavy and with the power , I found it quite intimidating compared to my KTM 990 adv I had before it
Forum: Beasts 04-20-2010, 03:09 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 16,805
Posted By Gedge
In the UK the maindealer can supply service items...

In the UK the maindealer can supply service items from stock and some accessories..havent needed * anything so far, bike has been totally reliable..Most parts are available from other sources, such...
Forum: Beasts 03-30-2010, 12:44 AM
Replies: 293
Views: 78,623
Posted By Gedge
All Aprilias have the valves done at first...

All Aprilias have the valves done at first service hence they are dearer, and mostg people factor a free service intothe deal..anyway its 300 not 600 so your dealer was trying to rip you off:eek1
Forum: Beasts 03-29-2010, 12:50 PM
Replies: 293
Views: 78,623
Posted By Gedge
As someone that was bored shitless test riding a...

As someone that was bored shitless test riding a BMW F800GS but who loved his Aprilia Tuono and test riding the Dorsoduro I know which would excite me:wink:
Forum: Beasts 03-29-2010, 12:07 PM
Replies: 293
Views: 78,623
Posted By Gedge
A 750 one would be...

A 750 one would be cool...................................:evil
Forum: Beasts 03-27-2010, 02:13 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 6,033
Posted By Gedge
http://i10.photobucket.com/albums/a111/scrappersto...

http://i10.photobucket.com/albums/a111/scrapperstoo/mx%20and%20laning/tonymoto%20oct%2006%20gw/wing/tonymotomx15oct06026Medium.jpg


Goldwing on knobblies...you may need to be certified before...
Forum: Beasts 03-27-2010, 02:11 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 6,033
Posted By Gedge
http://i10.photobucket.com/albums/a111/scrappersto...

http://i10.photobucket.com/albums/a111/scrapperstoo/mx%20and%20laning/tonymoto%20oct%2006%20gw/wing/tonymotomx15oct06001Medium.jpg
Forum: Beasts 03-27-2010, 02:01 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 16,805
Posted By Gedge
Morini optional extras are way overpriced..I...

Morini optional extras are way overpriced..I suppose due to be a smaller supplier but their prices do take teh piss..better alternatives are available cheaper...


The luggage is good but you...
Forum: Beasts 03-27-2010, 10:27 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 16,805
Posted By Gedge
Sorry , I wont mention it again:wink: ...

Sorry , I wont mention it again:wink:


http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2557/3713656749_b8ab83a06d.jpg
Forum: Beasts 03-26-2010, 01:37 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 16,805
Posted By Gedge
If it helps..I had the KTM 990 adv before and...

If it helps..I had the KTM 990 adv before and althoough it was okay..I was very worried about the finish of some parts and when the gearbox started playing up with onoy 7000 miles on the clock I...
Forum: Beasts 03-26-2010, 12:41 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 16,805
Posted By Gedge
No I havent haqd any problems at all with...

No I havent haqd any problems at all with comfort..the position seems pretty perfect for my size/height..
Over long distance the bike is very relaxing..the seat seems hard at first but the more you...
Forum: Beasts 03-20-2010, 01:39 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 16,805
Posted By Gedge
I have owned my Granpasso for a year now, hav8ing...

I have owned my Granpasso for a year now, hav8ing moved from a KTM 990 adv..The Granpasso has been totally reliable..including a run to Croatia and Italy..It now has 7000 miles under its belt...It is...
Forum: Beasts 09-11-2008, 12:10 PM
Replies: 6,564
Views: 1,436,073
Posted By Gedge
I traded my Husky 610 sm for a 2008 (UK) Versys...

I traded my Husky 610 sm for a 2008 (UK) Versys and haven't regretted it one bit..The Versys is easily useable as a supermoto as well as being a competent and capable tourer ( 1500 miles across...
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