Finally bit the bullet (new thumper)


15 replies to this topic
  • wickedsprint

Posted January 20, 2006 - 06:03 PM

#1

Well I have been on the fence for awhile between this, a 640 adventure and a wr450F and I ended up with an 06' xr650r, obviously bonestock for now, plans are to uncork it, slap on a bigger tank and plate it (silly easy here) and call it a day. Fit and finish is pretty impressive, always liked hondas. Let me know if the pic does not work.

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  • BigBoreRacing

Posted January 20, 2006 - 06:16 PM

#2

Excellent choice.....welcome to the world of never being stranded :thumbsup:
(I guess I shouldn't say "Never" but I have never been let down by my [COLOR=Red]BRP[/COLOR])

  • captb

Posted January 20, 2006 - 06:56 PM

#3

Looky nice, good choice.

  • chicagobikefan

Posted January 20, 2006 - 07:20 PM

#4

My GOD look how clean it is :thumbsup: . Get 'er out there and have fun. I want to see some scuff marks and mud soon. Congratulations!

  • wheelnut46

Posted January 20, 2006 - 07:45 PM

#5

Real nice bike. Have fun.

  • wickedsprint

Posted January 20, 2006 - 07:46 PM

#6

That's a nice looking 650L ya got there, I had one for about a month before it got stolen, if we could not easily DS bikes here I likely would have gotten another.

  • snaggleXR650

Posted January 20, 2006 - 08:37 PM

#7

That's no XRL, that's an XRR without a doubt. Good choice IMHO. There are a few tricks/fixes/weak spots. Check these out;

http://autos.groups....m/group/XR650R/
http://www.xr650r.us/
http://www.borynack....650R/xr650r.htm

Good luck with the new bike. Get her uncorked and rejetted ASAP, along with the HRC tip or drilled out exhaust, you won't believe the difference. Let us know if you have questions.

  • wickedsprint

Posted January 20, 2006 - 09:33 PM

#8

That's no XRL, that's an XRR without a doubt. Good choice IMHO. There are a few tricks/fixes/weak spots. Check these out;

http://autos.groups....m/group/XR650R/
http://www.xr650r.us/
http://www.borynack....650R/xr650r.htm

Good luck with the new bike. Get her uncorked and rejetted ASAP, along with the HRC tip or drilled out exhaust, you won't believe the difference. Let us know if you have questions.


I was talking to the poster above me, the 650L in his sig, not about the 650R in the thread I started, I know my bike is an XRR :thumbsup:

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  • snaggleXR650

Posted January 21, 2006 - 06:46 AM

#9

Sorry, I didn't realize that you were the same as the original poster, didn't look at the names :thumbsup: I would hope you know what you bought :bonk: Good luck with the bike, let us know if you have any questions on the uncorking, you will love it.

  • Mountain Road Madness

Posted January 21, 2006 - 07:15 AM

#10

Congrats Man, Nice bike and very clean. :thumbsup:

  • wickedsprint

Posted January 21, 2006 - 07:36 AM

#11

Sorry, I didn't realize that you were the same as the original poster, didn't look at the names :thumbsup: I would hope you know what you bought :bonk: Good luck with the bike, let us know if you have any questions on the uncorking, you will love it.



Thanks again, gonna tear into uncorking it today provided any of the honda dealers have the parts.

  • Jayzonk

Posted January 21, 2006 - 07:38 AM

#12

Bravo. Nice bike! Did you get a deal? Is there a promo on 650R's?

  • goblin127

Posted January 21, 2006 - 07:43 AM

#13

Congrat's nice bike, and your still loyal to red.

  • frankstr

Posted January 21, 2006 - 08:09 AM

#14

Congrates on the new ride....Let the mods begin..Enjoy... :thumbsup:

  • wickedsprint

Posted January 21, 2006 - 11:01 AM

#15

Bravo. Nice bike! Did you get a deal? Is there a promo on 650R's?


I did ok, not stellar, about a hundred bucks over MSRP OTD with tax. The local dealer was about 500 higher.

  • wickedsprint

Posted January 21, 2006 - 12:48 PM

#16

Exhaust tip is drilled, needle went to 3rd clip instead of 4th due to my elevation (6200 feet) and I went with a 168 main, might even still be too rich for this altitude, we'll see.





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