Welcome to the index that aims to keep a tab on the best information relating to the BMW F650 & 800GS Twins. Here's how it works: If you want to nominate a thread or a link, PM me and if I agree that it should be included, I'll link it. If you don't like my decision, well, try harder to convince me next time. Posts, threads or sites linked in the last month or so are marked as New! Once linked, please try to keep off-topic questions and general banter out of these threads. Thanks. Screens F800GS ... Touring Screens. You got one? Let's see 'um! Desierto 3 Fairing for F800GS, whose got one? inc. Install Low cost, high quality alternative to Desierto III... Seats F800GS seat project ... dishin it out! & Another crack at modding the stock seat The F800GS Seat BMW Comfort Corbin Renazco Russell Sargent Sargent Enduro Touratech Other Ergonomics: Pegs, Handlebars, Risers & Grips BMW F800GS Ergos and Adjustments-- Fastway Footpegs & Touratech bar risers, etc F800GS Rox Riser Install & New Rox Risers for F800GS / F650GS with ABS Cure for BMW 800GS skinny grips F800GS with 30" inseam? Aftermarket foot pegs Suspension F650GS (Twin) suspension question F800GS Lowered Suspension F800GS Bitubo Fork Kit inc. Bitubo cartridge install video F800GS Ralle-Moto shock brace and Hyperpro spring installed & F800gs and Hyperpro review F800GS Fork conversion??? & F800GS - RXV Shiver'ed Fork Conversion Fork seal replacement F800 head-set bearing how to Hard Luggage: Panniers & Top Boxes F800GS Pannier Design Considerations inc. Pictures of all options F800GS Metal Mule Panniers F800GS/F650GS Micatech cases coming soon! F800GS top cases Carbon/Kevlar rear luggage boxes.....It has begun.... Soft Luggage: Tank Bags & Tail Packs F800GS Tank Bags ... Got one you like? Tell us about it! BMW F800GS & F650GS (twin) Moto-Sport Panniers Luggage Giant Loop Moto "Great Basin" Bag for Beasts (on a F800GS) 800GS Tail bags - What're you using? Bags on crashbars? Which luggage rack should I buy Hard Part Protection: Bash Plates, Crash Bars & Hand Guards Crash bars on your F650 / F800 inc. ADV member crash "tests" of Adventure-Spec and Givi bars What hand guards work on BMW GS800? F800GS Handguards? You got them? Let's see them! Pics please! Compendium of Skidplate Options Powertrain: Engines, Throttles, Clutches, Gears, Sprockets & Chains F650GS Gearing F800GS 15 Tooth CS Impressions & Questions 800GS Blown Clutch Replacement Surgery - DIY Rekluse Auto Clutch for F800GS F800GS Valve Adjusting step by step. Throttle fix options: Throttle Tamer, Accelerator Module & Power Controller D.I.Y. Cam Chain Replacement F800GS - Chain thread Dynojet PC-5, with Autotune, and full exh. system Tune... Brakes F800GS front brake rotors F 800 GS Brake Pads F800GS with ABS or not? Cooling & Exhaust System: Radiators, Cats & Mufflers F800GS Air Filters F800GS Exhaust Pipes How to break an F800GS radiator 800GS Charcoal Canister Wheels: Rims, Spokes, Tubes, Tires & Tyres The 800GS Tire Thread (Oh, no you didn't!) inc. BMW recommendations F800GS Tubeless Tires for the F800gs .. who sells them and what do they look like!!! New Wheels TKC80 Heidenau Karoo 3 Kenda Mitas Lights F800GS - show us your lights F800GS Driving Lights inc. Xenon lights installation - F800GS Hid install .....With pictures...... Batteries & Horns F800GS CANBUS Stebel Quandry & F650/800 New Horn Replacement batteries for F800GS & F658GS What kind of battery for adventuring, is Lithium up to the challenge? Battery recommendation Other Electrical F800GS/F650GS Electrical System Capabilities New 800GS owner with (electrical) questions BMW F650GS/F800GS What's On-Board Computer Add? How to replace ews antenna F800GS/650GS: Source for switched power for power farkles? F800GS / F650GS Twin Ignition Panel Powerlet Socket Installation zumo 550 hard wire.... Fuel, Economy & Additional Fuel Options F800GS Gas Mileage: What Ya Gettin'? F800GS/F650GS Tank Conversion ADV tank installation on F650GS / F800GS for extended range Remapping the 800GS to run on regular pump gas F800GS Filler Neck - removal? Camel Tank- F650/700/800GS Carrying extra fuel Miscellaneous Adaptations, Add-ons, Farkles and Bling Got a GPS on your F800GS? Let's see it! F800GS Steering Dampener Ralle-Moto Steering Damper F800 GS F800GS Urine sample replaced w/ Rizoma F800GS High Fender "How-to" How to wrap your F800GS in Carbon Fiber...... Custom snub nose F800GS Inexpensive Folding Shift lever Dash back plate the way BMW would have wanted it to look... Trip Preparation BMW F800GS Q&A Adventurizing my F800GS Recommendation for spare parts to carry on long distance, remote-location trip RTW Prepping the F800GS Build Report Prepping the F800GS for Around The World trip Maintenance: Servicing & Tools F800GS 600 Mile Service Questions F800GS - Can I maintain it myself? inc. Torque Values F800GS Toolkit Needs inc. most recent recommendation F800GS Service Schedule BMW F800GS & F650GS Recalls F800GS synthetic oil? Shim under bucket Lubin' Yer Balls (DIY 800GS Wheel Bearing Service) Trouble-shooting You may have to "swim some sea to find the pearls" in this section but if you do find a single post that you find useful, let me know and I'll link it Suspension Gas Computer Stalling Oil Leak Chain Fork Clack & perhaps more accurately Clutch Rear Shock Bolt Wheel Bearing Kick Stand ABS Rims Power failure Cracked Fuel Tank Fuel Injection Alternator & again General & again! The "658" & the "700" Threads specifically relating to the F650GS or F700GS Twin My new 2008 F650GS (twin) is here! F650GS twin aftermarket windshield F650GS (twin) spoke wheels Suz VStrom 650 vs BMW F650GS Worth the price to beef up a 650 twin? Summer '09 - Venezuela to Minnestoa Will Ride for Beer Blonde Dutch Chick goes Long Way East: Mongolia!!! The Great Gallivant - Video blogging as I ride solo round the world... Quit our jobs, sold our home, gone riding... The Big Adventure! New F800GS ADVENTURE!!! 2014 f800GSA problem solver thread BMW 800GSA vs KTM 1190 Adventure S Comparisons Thinking of changing to an F650/800GS from another bike? Got a shortlist that includes an F650GS or F800GS and can't decide? Here are other people's experiences and opinion. Your mileage may vary, of course F650GS Dakar & again! R1150GS R1200GS R1200GSA Ulyses KLR and again! Versys 950/990 Adventure & again & again! Strom Tiger 800XC Scrambler 660 Tenere Africa Twin & Again (clicking on the second link will take you out of the Parallel Universe, to the Land of the Rising Sun; you have been warned!) Books, dvd, online features and other media MVRTV BMW F800GS Video Test Globeriders BMW F800GS Instructional dvd Haynes manual has been released! BMW workshop dvd on a mac The Hot Sauce We don't have the thread star-rating anymore so content here is more open to editorial decision. If you know of a great ride report that you think others here would enjoy, let me know and I'll link it. BMW GS Trophy in Tunisia A Roadie in Motion - Chitown's Adventure's Lewis & Clark, Again - 2009 The Ultimate 2300 Mile 12 Day Big Duelie Ride Thru VT, NH, ME & NB Canada In The Fall Breakin in the F8 in Baja Russian Off-Road Challenge 2010 Terranova Expedition (round the world...) Video Ride Report: Arctic Challenge 990 Adv, R1200GSA & F800GS vs. The Dempster Zambian Joyride Pair of F8GSes: To Inuvik, Chicken - AK, Salmon Glacier, Vancouver Island The Adirondacks and Beyond Weigh from the Conch Republic Gone, Again... ( Random Adventures in Oz ) Bosnia and Montenegro Re-Revisited; Gravel Edition Tour d'Afrique - and then some Canada to Argentina 2010 on F800GSs Winter in Finland 25,000 miles with Luke and Nick Forever West; Featuring The Best Of The West On Big Trailies A Solo Flatlander Rides to Colorado With An F800GS to Find Some Snow! Transcontinental Railroad & Pony Express (NV & UT) Rideforsmiles, Solo Australian to Africa Europe and Beyond, starting June 26th 2011 BigDog/HighFive--Fall Colors In Missouri Mt. Washington Auto Road... Take The Wrong Way Home Riding through North East Europe(with a side trip to Venice) in September It's What Men Do 3.5 months to Machu Picchu - Or where ever the ride takes me Route des Grandes Alpes en Moto Following the 45th Tecate SCORE Baja 1000 Edelweiss South Africa Tour - 2012 Alps 2013 Exploring the Fjords of Norway Radioman Rides the W threadorld....... Siberia 2013 - From Irkutsk to Altai via Tuva and back via Mongolia An Icelandic Saga Mongolian entree with a Russian side dish. (2 x F800GS, 15000km, 25 days) A Polish girl's view of the world from the back of a motorcycle Trouble in Bosnia i Hercegovina (Fixed) 4D's BIG RIDE Exploring Australia - Where the hell am I? Brisbane to Brisbane - Outback Down & Around...... Trans-Lab: Alone? At your age? The LAST Trans-Labrador ride report EVER!!! Central Asia - Pamir, via Bartang valley, 2014 Going Living. Picking up where I left off. South America ride Solo'n from Texas to Prudhoe Bay and back... Dancing in Irkutsk Castles & Haggis & Rain: A Circle of Scotland New! The "Rest-of-the-Best" and the "Best-of-the-Rest" Parallel twins - F800/650GS (merged) threadfest Only F800/650GS pics F800GS in Australia F800GS or F650GS Vids New Owners - Stupid Questions Thread An 800's Rebirth/The build of MechanicO Useful non-F650/800GS-specific information Neduro's Tire Changing Class The Toolkit Thread Neduro's Spring Bike Maintenance and Setup Guide Got an idea? Want to nominate a post, a thread or a link? Found a link that doesn't work? Message me and let me know!