Which of these bikes is your primary ride?   3,870 members have voted

  1. 1. Which of these bikes is your primary ride?

    • XR650R
      958
    • XR650L
      1660
    • XR600R
      829
    • XL600
      189
    • Other XL/XR
      166

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My beloved BRP: :excuseme:

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and a couple action shots (this past weekend in the Lytle Creek/Phelan area, Southern California):

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We've had pretty serious rains (for Southern California) lately, and it's washed out/flooded many areas...

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New to this form just wanna say hello to all you "BRP" riders and thanks for encouraging me to purchace one. I know now I will looking for a 650R! I love my 02 450R and I'll keep her but I'll be adding to the stable.

Rubber side down.

Blackduck

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My beloved BRP: :excuseme:

XR650R-1.jpg

XR650R-3.jpg

XR650R-2.jpg

and a couple action shots (this past weekend in the Lytle Creek/Phelan area, Southern California):

1138002420_TA8wM-L.jpg

1138004145_SB8wx-L.jpg

1138003496_5vfTt-L.jpg

We've had pretty serious rains (for Southern California) lately, and it's washed out/flooded many areas...

where did you find that headlight? what brand or what is it called?

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Went back to dirt mode. Managed to rip the rear tube twice now in two days. Rim Locks are now on order which I know I should have done in the first place. Also went ahead and ordered some new side panels and went with the xr600 flat one since I moved the battery to the air box.

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C:\\Users\bigdaddypaul\My Pictures Hi from a newbie to this forum, this is my 3rd XR, had an old early eighties XR500, then an 80s XR600. Just got this 2008 XR650L with 2200 miles, added FMF power bomb header, FMF spark arrestor, Renthal bars, Moose hand guards, disc and fork protectors, Clarke 4.0 gallon tank, got a spare set of wheels with new Dunlop knobbies, IMS super stock pegs, a red oring chain. I look forwardd to using this site a lot, hope the photo shows up

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Can somebody help me out with posting photos on here, it asks for a URL and I dont know how to find it? Thanks

Well, first your pictures have to make it onto the internet somehow. Many (like me) use free web picture hosting sites (Photobucket, etc.) to load pictures up from our personal computers. Once on the hosting site, you copy the "address" (also known as the URL) and paste it into a post, with the tag in front, and the tag at the end of the address (just like you tried in your first post). The key is having the picture somewhere on the internet.

Hope that was clear enough to understand... :excuseme:

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my second XR 650 after a full restoration.

is a 2000 model and when I bought was very worn.

- full engine rebuild with a new Falicon Rod with XR's only bearing and axle

- repainted frame with aerospatial paint, normally used on the airplanes carts and wheels, the color match very whell with the stock color of the frame.

- Edelbrock pumper carb

- Arrow stainless steel headers

- stock silencer with HRC tip db killer

- Ufo side panels, headlight and Sumo front fender

- fully restored plastics using a special kit

- new Husqvarna Sumo Wheels (SMR 510)

- New sprockets and chain

- New (used) swingarm

- all the bolts are galvanized or brand new (a lot of rust in orgin)

- Silicon radiator hoses

- Spal Radiator fan with remote manual switch

- Magura MX bar

- Brembo radial master cylinder 16x18

- Brembo 4 pots caliper

- ElectrexWorld new stator (250W) and new regulator

- Modified Rear Shock with double position low pivot

- Applied triple clamp with Scotts Steering Stabilizer (not shown)

- IMS Footpegs

- Factory Effex Oem Style graphics

- Acerbis Handguards

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this bike will be used by my wife in sumo configuration (I already own a nother 650R in Sumo version) or by me in offroad configuration, with takasago Husqvarna wheels.

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