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    Cheers Grimly, just purchased.

    Cheers Grimly, just purchased.
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    The midgies were horrendous past Skye. ! had a...

    The midgies were horrendous past Skye. ! had a face net which kept the little buggers off but I got owned! Turns out the 'Wingman of the road' bivvy and it's fly screen was engineered too large for...
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    The Isle of Skye, next to the Fairy Pools. I'm...

    The Isle of Skye, next to the Fairy Pools. I'm not making this up! :D63181
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    Yeh, that ride from Hayle to Lands End along the...

    Yeh, that ride from Hayle to Lands End along the North Coast is epic ( apart from school summer holidays when it's full of @#* caravans)
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    Cheers Grimly. Appreciate the link. Hopefully I...

    Cheers Grimly. Appreciate the link. Hopefully I can source in the UK but there's definitely more love for the GS State-side.
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    Scotland NC500 on a GS850GN

    I've been using this forum to help me get my bike fit and now it's time to share the fun.
    I live in Cornwall UK (Lands End) and thought a likkle trip to Scotland (John o Groats) would be a...
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    Luggage lunatics

    Hello from Cornwall UK. Summer is coming (screw you Game of Thrones!) and I have just bought myself a Wingman Goose tent from the U.S. of A. Nice kit by the way! Now I don't know how to put...
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    Yeh, saw that vid too. Ichiban, I believe? I love...

    Yeh, saw that vid too. Ichiban, I believe? I love the way he pretends to use the most crappy tools LOL. look, in my experience of tuning and jetting a GS850GN to fit pods is that it's an exact...
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    Hey, just wondering what the windshield specs...

    Hey, just wondering what the windshield specs are? I got a '79 GN and with those fabulous indicator lolipops either side, i'm unsure what'll fit? What's the make please? Cheers now!
  10. Thanks matey. I will watch old episodes of CHiPs...

    Thanks matey. I will watch old episodes of CHiPs and swot up after an homage to BigT!
  11. Spoken like a true legend, sir!

    Spoken like a true legend, sir!
  12. GS850GN What will keep the wind out of my eyeballs??

    Hello to the forum.I live inCornwall, UK and my 79 GS is nekkid like God intended. I am enjoying bugs in my teeth, who doesn't? But if i'm going to Scotland in the "summer" i'm going to need some...
  13. OK Steve, thanks. Can you send me a link to the...

    OK Steve, thanks. Can you send me a link to the Polaris Reg please?
  14. Thanks for the advice. A bench test on the...

    Thanks for the advice. A bench test on the rectifier seems to have yielded good results. Didn't think of the points being a natural fire break but i've done something stupid. I guess i will have...
  15. Twit of the day award goes to... Me for killing my ignition system GS850GN

    I am wearing my village idiot hat as I write this.
    Question: What's the worst I could have done by using a car battery to check my ignition system and then carelessly reversing the polarity????...
  16. Steve, I just seen that you are in Cornwall too. ...

    Steve, I just seen that you are in Cornwall too. Hell-up! I've jetted and podded so i figured if i'm going for rogue, 'tis MOT exempt now so as long as it doesn't sound like a panic attack, i can...
  17. I got the stainless one, so that's a score!

    I got the stainless one, so that's a score!
  18. True. I'm still thinking a shrink in the size of...

    True. I'm still thinking a shrink in the size of the baffle might look pretty cool. Then i've still got the MOTAD metal to last me out.
  19. MOTAD! Sorry for being a retad.:p So chopping it...

    MOTAD! Sorry for being a retad.:p So chopping it down would be daft if they are saught after. Hmmm. Still like the twin pipes idea. Was it the stainless at the price that drew everyone to it dya...
  20. GS850GN Motard 4 into 1 exhaust. What's the opinion of the forum?

    So, after a re-jet and intake pods installed is it time to look at the restrictive nature of a 4 into 1? These Motard stainless pipes were very popular in the UK in the 70's Why? I personally love...
  21. Cheers pard. good advice.

    Cheers pard. good advice.
  22. True. I was jumping off a spare I had. Up til...

    True. I was jumping off a spare I had. Up til then charging was OK. 'Course, the kickstart is always handy but I was in danger of over-developing my right leg!
  23. Cheers Big T. Got my contacts firing lovely. ...

    Cheers Big T. Got my contacts firing lovely. Got an old VW beetle so i'm pretty good at that set up. Got to get a new battery as good practice and 2 new coils on order.
  24. Thanks Redman. I'm pretty sur now that I cooked...

    Thanks Redman. I'm pretty sur now that I cooked the coils. :mad:
  25. Nice tip on the leads sir. Chuck mentioned to get...

    Nice tip on the leads sir. Chuck mentioned to get rid of the resistor in the caps too, which sounds sensible. I got a Clymer manual and just found a GS850GN specific Haynes manual on ebay. I'm sure...
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