Which of these bikes is your primary ride?   3,776 members have voted

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

    • XR650R
    • XR650L
    • XR600R
    • XL600
    • Other XL/XR

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2004 XR650L (with 709 orig. miles)


Fuel Tank – Clarke 4.7 gal

Smog Block-off Kit – IMS

Suspension Lowering Link – Devol

Exhaust Pipe – White Bros E2

Exhaust Header Wrap –ThermoTec sealed(inside flash weld ground)

Skid Plate – Moose

Foot pegs – IMS pro

Handlebars –ProTaper CRHi bend

TripleClamp – RSW

Bar Clamps - Scotts Top/Bottom barclamp

Air Filter – K & N w/ PreCharger

Luggage Rack – Rack-it (PMB)

Hand guards– Acerbis Rally Dual Sport w/ deflectors

Front Turn signals- Lockhart Phillips Flush Mount V (w/ elec flasher)

MirrorsBaja Designs enduro foldable (R/L)

Tail Light – Acerbis enduro (removed subframe)

Windscreen – Cee Bailey’s w/ quick release hardware + custom bag

Steering Stabilizer–Scotts w/weld on tower

Grips – Dual Star

Carburetor – Dave’s Mods (Sudco Jets 160/60)

Headlight – Dual Star 40mil clear guard over stock light

Tires – Rear=Pirelli MT21 Front=Pirelli MT21 (w/ RimLocks)

Tubes – Michelin extra extra duty natural rubber tubes (8mm)

Tank/SwingArm Graphics – Factory Effex

Shark Fin – SCOTTS

Fork Brace –SuperBrace

Sprockets –(F)Renthal ®Stock (14,15(spare)/45,48(sunstar-spare))

S/S Brake Lines(F/R) – Galper

Fender Bag – MSR

Chain Guide – SCOTTS (SPP)

SaddleBags – Joe Rocket velocity w/ cargo holddown net

GPS – Garmin etrex Legend w/ RAM handlebar Mount

Rear Shock Protection – Outerwears Shock Sock

Frame Protection – Works Connection Frame Guards

Rear Caliper – Works Connection caliper guard

AirBox – Uni air vents, snorkel removed

12v power recept – custom dash install

Front Fender – cut away to rear/airflow, trimmed front 6”

Oil Temp Dipstick – XR’s Only

Rear subframe assembly – Removed

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I'll tell you what i think....

I think that’s a sweeeeeeeet ass bike Ude123!!!! :ride:

I love the triple clamp, bars and stabilizer. That is one clean bike!

Only 709 miles???!!!??? Damn! With such a sweet ride like that! You gotta get out of the office more my friend, that L is getting restless! :ride:

Have you put that pig on a scale? Just curious…because I want my bike to have similar mods…wondering what it came out to in the end (weight wise).

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Thanks desert,

I just got the bike(bone stock) in January and broke my shoulder on a ride in the desert on another bike(xr400) so I've had a little down time to build the xr650.


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heres my baby, shes such a pigef150d62.jpg

no I didnt forget about my other pig pics005.jpg:ride:

Oh and hey guys dont buy the white moose handquards they turn yellow from setting in the sun at work after a month :ride:

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have you ridden with the Cee Bailey windscreen yet ?? .. I'm 6'2", and curious if it would help much, I've been wanting a small screen for mine, too ... :ride:

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I just put the Cee Bailey windscreen on last week and have about 150 miles with it on. It's great. You look right over the top but because it's got a curve on the top the wind goes above your head. I love it.

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The bikes looking nice, you do need to get more time to ride her. But the work your doing is looking nice.

I wouldnt mind doing a few more to my bike, but shes working fine and I really dont need to drop more money into her while trying to build my 67 Camaro SS/RS.

Enjoy the fruits of your labor.

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Very nice UDE!!! :thumbsup:

I am thinking of setting up my handlebars the same. I have been looking at bar clamps and am agian getting confused. I noticed you used Scotts. Were they made for the 600, for the L, or for another bike altogether?



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Here's my brp set up for DS/rally




has most of all the goodies.

excel rims w/heavy duty spokes

scotts underbar mount/stablizer

reworked suspension

acerbis 6 gal tank

Gutz tall seat

edlebrock carb

led tail light

DRZ headlight with rally fairing.

Garmin GPS

15/47 gearing.


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Tiny pic of my last XR650-L a few years ago. WP USD fork, black Excel rims, custom non slip Ceet, etc. The Rally handguards with add-on brush guards didn't treat my right wrist too good, but I got a cool scar to show for it

But I don't learn too well I guess, so Ijust picked up an old 88 600 with a 630 kit, Baja Design kit, etc. Up and running now, but no pic yet.


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My '03 Pig. Not a lot done, but I love it.


Mods: Baja Designs rewound stator; 55w PIAA head light w/ glass lens; HRC spark arrestor; HRC intake manifold; Custom air filter screen w/ TwinAir original filter; HRC needle jet & seat; Spring loaded choke plate is removed; Custom made brake light kit w/ dual filament bulb in the stock tail light lens, and a LED brake light mounted on the top lisense plate bolts. Other standard stuff like Renthal bars, IMS foot pegs, Baja Designs skid plate, etc.

Here's a pic of my air filter screen: http://www.geocities.com/motopsycho650/pictures/BackfireScreen02.jpg

The 2 X's and the line represent where the side plate presses against the filter. The TwinAir cage, although it's better flow, doesn't have support in the correct spots.

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My 2006' XR650L

with current mods.


2006 XR650L

Edelbrock Performance Series Carb.

Moved battery & electricals to air box

Removed battery box

Maier Supermoto front fender white

Maier MX style rear fender white

Oregon enduro headlight with front blinkers black

Mini stock rear blinkers white

K&N pod style 5" air filter

K&N precharger

UNI crankcase breather

Daytona digital tachometer mounted to bar clamps

Clarke 4.7 gal tank white

Clarke billet no logo gas cap

Trimmed down huge side panels

Pro Circuit type 496 exhaust

Acerbis rear tail light

Dirtskins seal savers front forks

IMS smog block off kit

PowerMadd tool caddy

Black seat cover with flaming skulls (ordered)

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