How fast is your bike?

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  • HondaXR650L

Posted March 14, 2005 - 10:44 PM


How fast have you gotten your bike up to? Name the speed, and the make and model of your bike. Like XR650L 85mph (so far) :)

  • bikemadtim

Posted March 14, 2005 - 11:35 PM


85 mph at present gearing with dirt wheels (15/48 gearing)
95 mph (15/45 gearing on 17" wheels)

It would go a bit faster but it doesn't like it

Speed noted using a "calibrated" Trailtech endurance computer, standard speedos are way off, they can read 10 mph over.

All done on a private road of course.

This isn't scientific as I did not set out to do top speed runs, these are merely the top speeds I have seen.

  • XR6's_rule

Posted March 15, 2005 - 01:04 AM


Stock '95 XR600 14-45 gearing- 145 km/h or 90 mph apsolutely tapped out flat road
My stock XR650R 2001 14/41 gearing used to regularly pull 170 km/h or about 107-108 mph (thats silly speeds for a dirt bike!) tapped out on the same road!
Stock '2000 model XR400 that I had pulled 145 km/h or 90 mph flat out with 15/40 gearing and staintune aftermarket muffler.

  • XR6's_rule

Posted March 15, 2005 - 01:05 AM


Sorry my XR650R had a HRC piston but was otherwise stock!

  • TimBrp

Posted March 15, 2005 - 04:11 AM


2002 Xr650R-fully uncorked stock gearing. I got 103mph out of her. That was on an analog speedo, dirt road. It was nuts, haven't even touched 85 since. She stayed smooth though, thank god I didn't tap a rock.

  • Wheels up

Posted March 15, 2005 - 04:28 AM


Xr 650 L

15 T-45 T it would go 95-100 mph depending on the air.
14 T-48 T it will go 80-83 mph depending on air.
15 T-48 T it will go 87-90 mph

  • frankstr

Posted March 15, 2005 - 05:49 AM


04 Xr650R 87 mph, With a gps, Fast enough for me :)

  • qadsan

Posted March 15, 2005 - 07:08 AM


According to my GPS, I've had my bike up to 179 MPH. Do you suppose this was a multipath error :)

  • captb

Posted March 15, 2005 - 08:52 AM


2002 XR650R uncorked with pwr bomb and WB exh 1 tooth up on the countershaft 120 rear tire 106 mph on Trailtech computer, on the freeway, 103 mph on hard dirt road with large dust cloud.

  • TimBrp

Posted March 15, 2005 - 09:37 AM


captb-dayum straight it's a large dust cloud. My buddies watched me fly by. They said it was LOUD. I love it. Makes the hair stand up on your ....well you know.

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  • PowerCell

Posted March 15, 2005 - 10:21 AM


Let's see... 116 MPH last Saturday (on asphalt) according to my super-accurate GPS...

... that was the '04 'berg of course.

  • DelTronXR

Posted March 15, 2005 - 10:33 AM


2003 XR650R
Uncorked, Full Pro-Circuit T-4 setup, Uni Filter with notched side panel/filter cover, 15/47 gearing:

With full tank (3.2 gal) against mild wind: 96mph
With full tank (3.2 gal) with wind: 105mph

Both speeds from bar mounted GPS

  • bikemadtim

Posted March 15, 2005 - 11:13 AM


You guys are recording some high top speeds. You must be having the valves bouncing and caning the nuts off the bike surely. If I rev it hard (with the valves bouncing) with 18" dirt wheels and 15/48 gearing I would be lucky to see 90mph. I could get 100mph on road wheels with 15/45 gearing but would be absolutely flat out.

Are you sure your speedo's are accurate? or maybe it's mine that is under reading!

  • rubenz

Posted March 15, 2005 - 11:13 AM


i've hit 99 about 10 times. stock drz-s. and also with my jetted/ piped/3x3 mod drz-s.

  • miguelitro

Posted March 15, 2005 - 12:22 PM


look at sig. Ussually Faster than Iw ant to go, unless I'm racing then all these new 450's seem to beat me and my beat arse 600,, still love it though its for sale boo hoo...

  • XR Dude

Posted March 15, 2005 - 12:45 PM


05 650L. Stock gearing, 97mph with a tail wind, head laying on the tank. Speedometer reading not gps. I love this bike!


Posted March 15, 2005 - 02:55 PM


I just did 181 km/h on the highway(flat on the tank) with the Monnier/EVO exhaust,170-175 km/h with the CRD/Leo Vince system. Calibrated BC800 Sigma bike computer.

XR650R 2000,Mikuni TM 40,open airbox,No Toil Filter,no backfirescreen,(still) stock motor,15x42 ,SM wheels.

  • XRL_Rider

Posted March 15, 2005 - 04:53 PM


02 XR650L
Best I could hit was an indicated 97 mph, tucked in like a flat-tracker.
Mikuni carb, XR's only exhuast,no smog stuff, stock gearing.

  • jha07

Posted March 15, 2005 - 04:57 PM


242 Km/h on a VFR750. Man I miss that bike.

  • truck6driver

Posted March 15, 2005 - 05:25 PM


94' XR650L FMF Q jetted, drilled slide, K&N, desnorkeled, bored .050, desmogged, jagg oil cooler. 15/45 105mph could have gone faster but developed a tire shake.
14/45 95mph but man did it get there fast


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