Which of these bikes is your primary ride?   3,808 members have voted

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

    • XR650R
      958
    • XR650L
      1632
    • XR600R
      812
    • XL600
      188
    • Other XL/XR
      164

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took the wife out for a ride yesterday

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That's a great picture with a lot of detail. Where in WA were you?

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Been a loooong time that I have been on here, well here is mine (94 model/10,000 miles)...

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....been working on her. Picked her up a few weeks ago and have been working on her since. I've owned a ton of bikes and gotta say - I really like this BRP!!

Simple design, easy to work on, and handles pretty much every thing I throw at it!! I was looking at XRR's but like the extra subframe on the XRL, the stator, the magic button, street legal, etc.

FMF Powercore exhaust and powerbomb header

•Forks resprung (heavier spings/oil) and revalved (Racetech) by Hitchcock Industries; new bushings and fork seals just to be safe as well - Neil Hores is our local suspension genius!! Bike corners extremely well and is so much more stable at 50 mph down a loose dirt road. Much improved road manners as well!!

Acerbis handguards

•Clarke 4.7 gallon tank

•Pro Taper bars

•Vapor computer

•Vapor dashboard with indicator lights

•Uni Filter air filter

Dunlop 606’s - man they work great on this bike!!

•Dirtbagz racks and Dirtbagz bags – very nice

•Oversize footpegs

•Top rear rack – heavy duty

Happy Trails aluminum Skid plate

•XRs Only rear disc rotor guard

•XRs Only magnetic oil drain plug

•XRs Only speedo drive spacer

WPS rear tail light

Sunstar front countersprocket 14T - bike pulls very hard!! Plenty of front wheel lifting torque with no problem, yet pulls 75-80 mph on the road with no issue.

•Morin Performance mirror mounts – got mirrors off the clutch/brake reservoirs

•Completely desmogged/all emissions junk removed

•Speedo, passenger pegs and rear tail light/plate holder (TV set) removed

Fender mod this weekend. Then Shorai battery and relocate. Not sure whats next - but why stop there?

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I'm a newbie to TT, what a great place!:cheers: I had an L model in 86'. I missed the ride style so I decided to jump back on one. This time an R that I will mod out the way I want. I just got my BRP for $200. Motor turns over through all for strokes though and feels good under foot to kicker. It'll need lotsa love and way too many parts:banghead:(CRF450 complete front,rads and mount hardware,new exhaust,tires,seat,tank petcock and hardware,bars,bracket for clutch perch and assorted hardware). It's a start though! Some day it will look like the awesome BRP's on this forum.

I need parts!!!P1010025.jpgP1010026.jpgP1010041.jpgP1010035.jpgP1010033.jpgP1010031.jpgP1010029-1.jpgP1010028.jpg

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for 200 you cant go wrong on that one, i would have done the same fo sho.

only a fool who let his brp rot like that

give it some love and you will get much love back :cheers:

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Been a loooong time that I have been on here, well here is mine (94 model/10,000 miles)...

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White Brothers E Series Exhaust .

How did you guys manage NOT to melt the rear fender with this exhaust ? so clean ... Tried to keep mine away from my rear fender KLX650R but stll !!! Ive seen here TT same WB e seires change the ends (CAP) where can i get those ? Pls let me know maybe i can save one from my 97XR650L ? oh i have the 120.deg. sheild, it started to melt plastic still get the black smoke from the exhaust !!! What brand tires on your bike ?

Thanks in advance !!!

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Before and after of XR 650R SM of my wife :cheers:

Before, when i bought it (the bike)

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during restoration

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yesterday afternoon

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nice

a lady on a pig :cheers:

good job on that rebuild, the other xrr looks great also :ride:

what type of rear fender you got on that?

looks superb.

greets :p

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Great to see a chick on a BRP, how tall is she and can she pick it up if it ever happens to end up on the ground?

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she's 1.70, for 50 kg, and no she can't pick up it if the bike goes down.

for now she can't start the engine, but she'll soon learn

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she's 1.70, for 50 kg, and no she can't pick up it if the bike goes down.

for now she can't start the engine, but she'll soon learn

I guess its just a little bit more incentive to not fall off :cheers:

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she's 1.70, for 50 kg, and no she can't pick up it if the bike goes down.

for now she can't start the engine, but she'll soon learn

I bet she can pick it up if she learned how. I have seen very small women pick up large road bikes... they simply have to learn how.

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Longtime Lurker Here,

Here's my new to me BRP, My first modern Dirt Bike I've had the privilege of owning. I've had my eyes on one of these for a very long time.

It came from the previous owner with the following goodies:uncorked, jetted, Old skool Big Gun slip on Race muffler, stainless steel handle bars of unknown make,Acerbis hand guards and re-sprung for heavier rider.

I managed to bend the front rim pretty bad letting it fall over on the trailer in the wheel chock right when I brought it home!:ride: I replaced the rim with a pro-wheel model, It was a fun experience to build a wheel. I also had to repack the muffler and while I was doing that I polished the can out!:cheers:

This thing is in GREAT Shape, I think I did real well for $2,500. Still has the stock Tires and Chain/chainrings.

Future plans as funds permit: Baja Designs, dual sport kit, some streetish tires & a vapor computer and a hair taller gearing. IMG_1806.jpg

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Id these Bars... Not that it matters but I have not ever seen some like them. (stainless)

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Longtime Lurker Here,

Here's my new to me BRP, My first modern Dirt Bike I've had the privilege of owning. I've had my eyes on one of these for a very long time.

It came from the previous owner with the following goodies:uncorked, jetted, Old skool Big Gun slip on Race muffler, stainless steel handle bars of unknown make,Acerbis hand guards and re-sprung for heavier rider.

I managed to bend the front rim pretty bad letting it fall over on the trailer in the wheel chock right when I brought it home!:ride: I replaced the rim with a pro-wheel model, It was a fun experience to build a wheel. I also had to repack the muffler and while I was doing that I polished the can out!:cheers:

This thing is in GREAT Shape, I think I did real well for $2,500. Still has the stock Tires and Chain/chainrings.

Future plans as funds permit: Baja Designs, dual sport kit, some streetish tires & a vapor computer and a hair taller gearing. IMG_1806.jpg

Come on we need more then one picture, i want several from every angle, looks nice:thumbsup:

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Here is my '05 XR650L. Bought it last summer completely stock. Recently finished rejetting (Dynojet kit), FMF Powercore 4, snorkel removed, UNI air filter, replaced stock tailight, mounted the license plate to the rear fender, and I put the Acerbis EVO front fender. I am very pleased with the outcome and I am anxious for a great year of riding!!

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I'm a newbie to TT, what a great place!:cheers: I had an L model in 86'. I missed the ride style so I decided to jump back on one. This time an R that I will mod out the way I want. I just got my BRP for $200. Motor turns over through all for strokes though and feels good under foot to kicker. It'll need lotsa love and way too many parts:banghead:(CRF450 complete front,rads and mount hardware,new exhaust,tires,seat,tank petcock and hardware,bars,bracket for clutch perch and assorted hardware). It's a start though! Some day it will look like the awesome BRP's on this forum.

I need parts!!!P1010025.jpgP1010026.jpgP1010041.jpgP1010035.jpgP1010033.jpgP1010031.jpgP1010029-1.jpgP1010028.jpg

:p:cry: Poor Piggy! :ride:

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