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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xrl's are 2.15 and 1.6, so just a bit wider. they're not off an xrl though, they're from an NX650

Yup, picked up on the NX thing, just didn't know how they compared to my XRL's might pick up a set of those same width tires next season.

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Sweet sounding thumper!!! When you're ready to fix up your seat and want something that looks original get in touch with 'catuk' - he can make a perfect seat cover up for your beast.

Haha thanx dude,de-baffled the cobra.ive just fully rebuilt the top end...bottom end had already been done,now with the minor glitches,seat,wheek bearings,fork seals...im in new zealand lol he form here?

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Haha thanx dude,de-baffled the cobra.ive just fully rebuilt the top end...bottom end had already been done,now with the minor glitches,seat,wheek bearings,fork seals...im in new zealand lol he form here?

He's in Wales - Chris, aka catuk - catukuk@o2.co.uk - www.xr250.co.uk

Does great work with replacement seat covers.

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He's in Wales - Chris, aka catuk - catukuk@o2.co.uk - www.xr250.co.uk

Does great work with replacement seat covers.

Thanx mate,but will have to give it a miss...exchange rate vs the UK il end up paying 3x more for it,il get an aftermarket OG one for the beast

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My XR650R 2005 with many mods:

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Looks good ... That seat looks more comfortable than my bed !!!

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Dual sport Version:

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That seat looks more comfortable than my bed !!!

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+1 on the seat, is that the guts tall foam? details? i was on mine for two days and at the end of the 2nd all i wanted to do is stand.

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Here's my piggy and the dude I bought it from. I've done a lot of mods since I bought it, but this is a great picture from a place we dual sport ride in Oregon... :eek:


Nice pic, where in Oregon is this? are there dirt or road trails?
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ResizedImage_1347529769495.jpg got her about a month ago.... I have a Yamaha R6 so this whole dirt bike thing is new to me! Never got the privilege of owning one when I was a kid. I shopped around for 8 months looking at Xr600rs and this was the best one I found for the price. She runs like a raped ape!

Just changed the oil, brand new UNI filter, new turn signals (the ones in the picture were broken) and put on new spider grips. She's street legal (kinda). I don't have a speedometer and the tires aren't DOT... My buddy says he buzzed around on his xr600 for 15 years with offroad only nobbies and never got lectured on it by law enforcement. :shrug:

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