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

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

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

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Love that XR600 ATC. That will be something else to ride when it's done.

Here is my XL600R. I've done a bunch of work to it over the last two years. I live in the city so it doesn't see dirt. It's stays pretty clean as my general commuter bike. Great to ride through traffic because it's light and narrow. I can sneak between stuff on small streets and at intersections. Plus it rides over potholes better than my car.


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Nice looking bike. Thats what i love about my 600 is its fun around town, splits lanes easy, and i can take shortcuts through feilds, over curbs or down train tacks that i can do in my truck.

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Hi new here bought this bike a few months ago for $700. finally learned how to start it a week later and then the kickstart broke lol tore it apart found alot of stuff that needed to be fixed anyways so oh well. first time rebuilding a bike so far so good with my income. total cost around $1000 and i think im done just need to reassemble. Hope she works haha


oh and dont look at the mess of small kitchen stuff i was living in a reallly small apt at the time haha one room in the hood thats why the bike is inside so have since moved up in society lol

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Picked up this 2001 XR 650R for a really good price. Rode it the first time this past weekend out in Barstow. I currently ride a 450x, but this thing is heavy, cushy, and really fun. I can't believe how well it takes some of the big hits. Now I just need to learn out to turn it and start is better and I'll be set. Overall, I'm very happy with my purchase. I want to make some minor tweaks to the setup and I'll be ready for Mexico.photo5.jpg

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Could rode there for an half hour of the whole weekend.

Since then home with knee not working.

Hmm difficult to add picture


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Taken yesterday right before I drove it 40 miles to work ;)

2012 650L with almost 15k miles


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The bike looks good Mike. My xrs have been good bikes. Hope it works for you.

Here is my latest bike, a Transalp 600.


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