Which of these bikes is your primary ride?   3,801 members have voted

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

    • XR650R
      958
    • XR650L
      1629
    • XR600R
      811
    • XL600
      188
    • Other XL/XR
      162

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Man they are the best pictures I've seen... Absolutely perfect.... That makes me want to load my xr up and disappear for a while... Haha one day... One day...

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gidday mate from down under u got an oil cooler on that thing or you havin an xr on the barbie

speaking of oil coolers whats an easy cheap option. coz the xr250 one isnt cheap for my xr 630r...

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Yeah haha ...... Gidday olboy .... How's things..!! I've got a 2000 xr650r it's a real fun bike ... I've owned lots of different bikes since I was young but Iam really happy with my new xr.. What sort of Honda do you own?

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gidday mate from down under u got an oil cooler on that thing or you havin an xr on the barbie

Yeah sorry wasn't sure what you were on about but it's a xr on the BBQ at the moment...

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Thnks Nirvana

what you mean with the rest of it? the other side? i post a pic up later when im done with the frame and sidepanels. Frame i want to be black coated and i need new numbers on my sidepanels but im so layzie in my freetime hahaha :bonk:

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speaking of oil coolers whats an easy cheap option. coz the xr250 one isnt cheap for my xr 630r...

I found a used Jagg Oil Cooler for cheap on eBay. Bypassed one of the oil lines and made my own mounts. Out the door for everything under $100.

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I found a used Jagg Oil Cooler for cheap on eBay. Bypassed one of the oil lines and made my own mounts. Out the door for everything under $100.

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little close to the header??

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mount what? the carbon fiber fork covers?

they already in hard round shape and it only need 2 tie wraps and a small piece of black tape for the back (cut)side because if you dont place black tape you will see the original fork colour.

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mount what? the carbon fiber fork covers?

they already in hard round shape and it only need 2 tie wraps and a small piece of black tape for the back (cut)side because if you dont place black tape you will see the original fork colour.

The passenger pegs...

I'm interested as well! Nice bike BTW.

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Thanks blone

I flexed those passenger steps from a old scooter (peugeot speedfight) and build them on my pig like the original xr only passenger pegs would be mounted, easy to do and cost me nothing but i never ride with a passenger cause i hate it.........when i ride i like to blast :bonk:

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where did you get those lights? nice ride

U can get them here Spot's

there good .. no problems with them and very bright

stock

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