Which of these bikes is your primary ride?   3,777 members have voted

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

    • XR650R
      958
    • XR650L
      1617
    • XR600R
      808
    • XL600
      188
    • Other XL/XR
      162

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Recently sold my 01' XR650R and decided to keep my XR600R that I rebuilt last year.

Got old man piggy 200w of light today.

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Not quite as snappy as younger brother XR650R, but freshly rebuilt last winter. I have a soft spot in my heart for this bike. Now all it needs are some USD forks.

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Recently sold my 01' XR650R and decided to keep my XR600R that I rebuilt last year.

Got old man piggy 200w of light today.

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Not quite as snappy as younger brother XR650R, but freshly rebuilt last winter. I have a soft spot in my heart for this bike. Now all it needs are some USD forks.

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Looks nice but i definitely would of done the opposite to you :smirk:

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Looks nice but i definitely would of done the opposite to you :smirk:

I bought the XR600R last year, split the cost with my brother. We keep it in Utah, when he comes out, he has something to ride. I completely rebuilt it, valves, tranny, etc, etc. So it's essentially "like new". After buying a KTM 450xc, something had to go, so I kept the bike that I've seen every part on and know every nook and cranny.

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I bought the XR600R last year, split the cost with my brother. We keep it in Utah, when he comes out, he has something to ride. I completely rebuilt it, valves, tranny, etc, etc. So it's essentially "like new". After buying a KTM 450xc, something had to go, so I kept the bike that I've seen every part on and know every nook and cranny.

awesome bike! you did a hell of a job tweakin her out. Looks great.

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Figured I would posted an updated pic now that the black fork boots are finally on (much better looking than the torn old blue ones).........

BEFORE:

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AFTER!!

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From a ride two weeks back.

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And a few weeks before that..

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Things done to the bike:

IMS 4.3 Gal Tank,

Heated grips,

Trailtech 8" race light

Rewound stator

Completely new DS kit done myself,

Pro-taper bars,

ROX risers,

Moose handgaurds,

Richochet skid plate,

uncorked intake/exhaust,

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From a ride two weeks back.

IMG_3780-2.jpg

And a few weeks before that..

IMG_3713.jpg

Things done to the bike:

IMS 4.3 Gal Tank,

Heated grips,

Trailtech 8" race light

Rewound stator

Completely new DS kit done myself,

Pro-taper bars,

ROX risers,

Moose handgaurds,

Richochet skid plate,

uncorked intake/exhaust,

I can only imagine the feeling holding it pin in 3rd gear through that section :smirk:

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I can only imagine the feeling holding it pin in 3rd gear through that section :smirk:

It's fairly safe to say I haven't experienced that. . . :p

I hate mud and that stuff was slick!

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It's so nice! :excuseme:

What front fender did you put on it?

Is it the original XR shape? Did you cut/modify it somehow?

Thanks :-)

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Hi...Im a newb here! posting from Central America, here in El Salvador!

Just rebuilt this 1988 xr600r to stock specs. Still have some tinkering to do like brakes, tires, maintenance, but almost everything is new inside.

Thanks!

Christian

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Linda restauracion Christian, que bueno encontrar mas centroamericanos por aqui, y ese header??

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Finally got to test ride my "new to me" XR650R last night. Runs well. Screams actually...or was that me?

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so she goes as well as she looks ay? weehoo. as we say in oz it looks fully sik :p

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