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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Racing this beast in the NORRA Mexican 1000 Rally Next week...Thanks to Peter Hardy (DAKAR 2014) and CAM FAB for building it

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Dreaming about the xr 650 L since 2000 and finally May 2, 2013 it came true. I think at 6'4 I make this bike look a little small. Ha Ha, Built just for me.

The 650 went from truck to driveway, to parents house, to field and then to miles of weyerhauser land....what a great time. Can't wait till tomorrow, new day, new places to explore.

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Gosh we had had such a good start to this years (2013) NORRA Mexican 1000 Rally. This bike was 2nd Overall (out of 42) after 3 stages and 3rd OA at the midway point. However, we had to withdrawal from the rally after a crew member became dangerously ill and needed to be hospitalized in southern BAJA. We don't leave our crew behind (especially when she is my wife)

Nevertheless, this beauty performed as well as could be expected and we are so happy with her. Thanks to Renazco Racing, FlexxBarrs and Peter Hardy for the bike.

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You cannot load pictures directly onto TT. You have to upload to a photo hosting site (photobucket) and then drop a link in your post here.

Actually, you can. But, you have to click "more reply options".

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THE PIG LIVES!

Very nice work, When are you going to do a build thread on this? Would love to see some more pics & details & possibly even more progress? What year is it?

Im looking around for an XR600 to tidy up myself & yours is inspirational

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Thank you very much. I've been procrastinating a build thread for awhile now, been meaning to get to it but the project was very extensive and would require a significant amount of time to write. A Q&A would probably be more reasonable as nearly everything required atleast some degree of modification or fabrication. Originally it was a 2001 650l desert trim with 8,xxx miles I picked up for just under 2 grand. Everything cosmetic was (painstakingly) discovered on this thread. There is another like mine buried deep in this thread somewhere but it's a dead account. If you have any questions just pm me until I get around to a build thread.

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Actually, you can. But, you have to click "more reply options".

WOW! That's new and very cool. Thanks Bryan!!!

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My XR650L, with full makeover

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Mikuni 42mm pumper carb

Smog removal w/ blockoff

FMF Powerbomb w/ heat wrap

FMF Q4

Snorkel removed

Airbox drilled

K&N Air filter

JT 40T rear sprocket

XR's only oil temp gauge

XR's only magnetic oil drain plugs

Saddlemen Seat

Clarke 4.7 tank with Clarke petcock

Supermoto mirrors

1" bar risers

Nokya super white headlight bulb

custom mounted dual fog lights

LED turn signals

Polisport Supermoto front fender

Polisport CRF rear fender

Polisport Enduro taillight

Krylon painted headlight shroud/handguards

Wolfman tool bag

future plans:

667cc bigbore kit

hotcams stage 1

CRF forks

Trailtech computer

Protaper bars

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Dreaming about the xr 650 L since 2000 and finally May 2, 2013 it came true. I think at 6'4 I make this bike look a little small. Ha Ha, Built just for me.

The 650 went from truck to driveway, to parents house, to field and then to miles of weyerhauser land....what a great time. Can't wait till tomorrow, new day, new places to explore.

Great story. Now desmog, rejet, pipe and tires and get her dirty!

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Here she is! '08 grouse slaying swine! $5 worth of gas gets a pan full of fried fool hen, how could you go wrong?

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My XR650L, with full makeover

3DCB7485-FAF3-4A51-B91F-D6E0D0F46A67-3973-000007D95EACBF0D_zpsc0d3b14c.jpg

9EAF72A8-4495-4175-9CFE-F2304676D95E-3973-000007D956082DD8_zps5f9e4259.jpg

671596D3-FA63-4DEC-A16F-92ECE2B6771A-3973-000007D94B8F239A_zpse1313d52.jpg

Mikuni 42mm pumper carb

Smog removal w/ blockoff

FMF Powerbomb w/ heat wrap

FMF Q4

Snorkel removed

Airbox drilled

K&N Air filter

JT 40T rear sprocket

XR's only oil temp gauge

XR's only magnetic oil drain plugs

Saddlemen Seat

Clarke 4.7 tank with Clarke petcock

Supermoto mirrors

1" bar risers

Nokya super white headlight bulb

custom mounted dual fog lights

LED turn signals

Polisport Supermoto front fender

Polisport CRF rear fender

Polisport Enduro taillight

Krylon painted headlight shroud/handguards

Wolfman tool bag

future plans:

667cc bigbore kit

hotcams stage 1

CRF forks

Trailtech computer

Protaper bars

Impressive list! :) You should click the "garage" link up top and add your bike & mods. :)

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Impressive list! :) You should click the "garage" link up top and add your bike & mods. :)

How did I miss they finally got the garage back? and it sucks that all the info was wiped...

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How did I miss they finally got the garage back? and it sucks that all the info was wiped...

All things are possible. Not all things are feasible. Just too much money and complexity to do that. We wanted to.

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Hi all. I'm a thumper newbie. This 93 xr600 is my first bike. I bought it about a month ago and have been steadily trying to make it my own. The first pic is from the day I got it. And the other is today. I love this bike. I'm still learning all about it but it handles great and will be my commuter soon. So far all it as is a super trap pipe. New plastic but everything else is pretty much stock. I plan on dual sporting with it so any advise would e awesome.

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Great story. Now desmog, rejet, pipe and tires and get her dirty!

Calculating...desmog kit < $45, pipes and rejet about $750, tires $500, GETTING HER DIRTY ** PRICELESS!!! ** ;)

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