Which of these bikes is your primary ride?   3,762 members have voted

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

    • XR650R
      958
    • XR650L
      1609
    • XR600R
      804
    • XL600
      187
    • Other XL/XR
      162

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My first bike.

My pig after my first day of riding it. RICOR rear shock, Clarke 4.7 tank, Mikuni slide carb, rack with uber-awesome aftermarket bag. Someday I might be a good enough rider and wrench head to understand why all that stuff is good! :bonk:

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Just got this pig yesterday... For FREEEE! My brother got out of riding, I asked to buy it from him, he didn't want to sell it to me, so he gave it to me. :banghead:

'00 XR650R, Suspension worked by Rob Barnum, Edelbrock Quicksilver carb, Ohlins/Scott steering damper, FMF 2 pipe, XR's only foot pegs, Xr's only billet counter shaft sprocket cover. Needs a little TLC, but still in great condition. It sat for about a year before I got my hands on it. Drained the old gas out put some fresh stuff in there, and I cannot get the damn thing to start, even with the Edelbrock on there. Looks like the carb is gonna need to be cleaned.

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Since I paid nothing for this bike, I figured it was only fair to pass down my XR400 to my other brother. :ride:

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I would be guessing you have the right technique to start the BRP since you had a smaller pig to start with, just double check before you rip off the carby :ride:

Congrats on the bike.

Just got this pig yesterday... For FREEEE! My brother got out of riding, I asked to buy it from him, he didn't want to sell it to me, so he gave it to me. :worthy:

'00 XR650R, Suspension worked by Rob Barnum, Edelbrock Quicksilver carb, Ohlins/Scott steering damper, FMF 2 pipe, XR's only foot pegs, Xr's only billet counter shaft sprocket cover. Needs a little TLC, but still in great condition. It sat for about a year before I got my hands on it. Drained the old gas out put some fresh stuff in there, and I cannot get the damn thing to start, even with the Edelbrock on there. Looks like the carb is gonna need to be cleaned.

2010-09-07_09-47-30_552.jpg

Since I paid nothing for this bike, I figured it was only fair to pass down my XR400 to my other brother. :banghead:

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Just got this pig yesterday... For FREEEE! My brother got out of riding, I asked to buy it from him, he didn't want to sell it to me, so he gave it to me. :worthy:

'00 XR650R, Suspension worked by Rob Barnum, Edelbrock Quicksilver carb, Ohlins/Scott steering damper, FMF 2 pipe, XR's only foot pegs, Xr's only billet counter shaft sprocket cover. Needs a little TLC, but still in great condition. It sat for about a year before I got my hands on it. Drained the old gas out put some fresh stuff in there, and I cannot get the damn thing to start, even with the Edelbrock on there. Looks like the carb is gonna need to be cleaned.

2010-09-07_09-47-30_552.jpg

Since I paid nothing for this bike, I figured it was only fair to pass down my XR400 to my other brother. :ride:

Your bro doesn't have a score to settle does he?:banghead: Giving someone a big bore, kick start bike that will never start could be a heck of a way to get even!:foul:

Seriously... I'm sure that's not the case. Great looking bike (even if you paid for it!). Welcome to the group! Look forward to reading your exploits on your new free toy!:ride:

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I would be guessing you have the right technique to start the BRP since you had a smaller pig to start with, just double check before you rip off the carby :ride:

Congrats on the bike.

Thanks! I'm gonna dial in the starting technique, Ive completely forgotten how it goes.

Your bro doesn't have a score to settle does he?:banghead: Giving someone a big bore, kick start bike that will never start could be a heck of a way to get even!:ride:

Seriously... I'm sure that's not the case. Great looking bike (even if you paid for it!). Welcome to the group! Look forward to reading your exploits on your new free toy!:worthy:

:foul::lol:

Ive ridden the bike quite a bit in the past. It runs! I swear it! Lol! Last time it was ridden was when we went to California City about a year ago, and it sat since then.

*edit I did a little searching for the starting procedure, followed it and it fired up on the sixth or seventh kick!

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Thanks! I'm gonna dial in the starting technique, Ive completely forgotten how it goes.

:banghead::lol:

Ive ridden the bike quite a bit in the past. It runs! I swear it! Lol! Last time it was ridden was when we went to California City about a year ago, and it sat since then.

*edit I did a little searching for the starting procedure, followed it and it fired up on the sixth or seventh kick!

What a deal! That's great news. Don't let it sit long enough now for the gas to go stale! :ride:

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Thanks! I'm gonna dial in the starting technique, Ive completely forgotten how it goes.

:ride::lol:

Ive ridden the bike quite a bit in the past. It runs! I swear it! Lol! Last time it was ridden was when we went to California City about a year ago, and it sat since then.

*edit I did a little searching for the starting procedure, followed it and it fired up on the sixth or seventh kick!

Youd be ****ing loving it :banghead:

Need pics in ur garage now as im eyeing off your handlebars

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Youd be ****ing loving it :banghead:

Need pics in ur garage now as im eyeing off your handlebars

I wish I had a garage, all that is available is a small shed that I keep my motard, and now this pig. Not big enough to snap any pics in. :ride: Lol.

What about the handlebars?

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I wish I had a garage, all that is available is a small shed that I keep my motard, and now this pig. Not big enough to snap any pics in. :ride: Lol.

What about the handlebars?

Build your TT garage. Click the "Garage" tab on the top of the page. Get to building... that way we can all get our bike porn fix. :banghead:

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Build your TT garage. Click the "Garage" tab on the top of the page. Get to building... that way we can all get our bike porn fix. :ride:

Oh, haha. That went right over my head! :banghead: Will do!

*edit Ive updated the garage, need to get more pics of the 650's mods though, ill do that as soon as I can. Plenty of the motard tho

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Oh, haha. That went right over my head! :banghead: Will do!

*edit Ive updated the garage, need to get more pics of the 650's mods though, ill do that as soon as I can. Plenty of the motard tho

Just checked out the 650 in your garage ya might want to chage the carb to intake instead of electrical :ride:

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Just checked out the 650 in your garage ya might want to chage the carb to intake instead of electrical :ride:

Lol, I didnt even notice that!

I cant figure out how to edit the mods. :banghead:

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