Which of these bikes is your primary ride?   3,763 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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Pretty basic Piggy which stays clean mostly due to our poor off road access here in Western NY.

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Heres my pig, just put the fenders on. Need to put the light back on but might upgrade while Im at it.

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2001 650l , rebuild overbored , full exhaust powerbomb header with white bros e series muffler off xr650r, painted the frame blue while being rebuild just wanted to see how she would look ImageUploadedByThumper Talk1373260944.248461.jpg

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Got this 99 xr650l about two weeks ago. Still need to get in in for a proper service/history inspection at a local shop, but runs awesome. Lots of power, all the standard mods were done. I just put on some rox 3.5" risers cause I'm 6'4" and that helps a TON.

Looking fwd to some adventures!

Edited by kennydoggins
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Hey All,

First post but have been lurking for a while. Bought a brand-new '12 L Piggie in March to get more riding time in instead of loading/unloading the pure dirt stuff constantly. Outside of mis-calculating my turn radius a couple of times all has pretty much been as I expected......it's a pig. Kinda like riding a Sofa only a bit more durable than your typical chinese made Mor furniture stuff.

I've attempted to void the crud out of my Warranty with the following mods so far:

Clarke 4.7 tank, smog delete/desnorkel, Dave's mods with Keihin 158/55 and a Dynojet spring, XR's Only skid plate and temp. dipstick, Sutton oil cooler, Supertrapp with 6 disks in 6 in reserve, red Plasti-Dip front shroud (I'm cheap!), Rox risers, Manracks rack and hoglegs and a Dunlop 606 out back driving a Pirelli MT21 up front.

Hopefully I can edit this tomorrow to post a few pics of the thing before it gets its' second thousand miles here at the end of the week!

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photo-1 by KENNYDOGGINS, on Flickr

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image-1 by KENNYDOGGINS, on Flickr

Got this 99 xr650l about two weeks ago. Still need to get in in for a proper service/history inspection at a local shop, but runs awesome. Lots of power, all the standard mods were done. I just put on some rox 3.5" risers cause I'm 6'4" and that helps a TON.

Looking fwd to some adventures!

Nice looking Piggie!

I've been trying to exterminate the White on mine....Yours looks great! Also what exactly was done with the tail lights? Although they appear to be stock lights it looks like the mount/rubber surround was cut down....could you shoot a couple of close ups of it possibly? I'd really like to avoid putting a WPS light in the back as all the ones I've seen have WEAK light and I want as much visibility as possible ..... bring on that TV set!!!

Edited by Flappy613

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Nice looking Piggie!

I've been trying to exterminate the White on mine....Yours looks great! Also what exactly was done with the tail lights? Although they appear to be stock lights it looks like the mount/rubber surround was cut down....could you shoot a couple of close ups of it possibly? I'd really like to avoid putting a WPS light in the back as all the ones I've seen have WEAK light and I want as much visibility as possible ..... bring on that TV set!!!

Hey Flappy it's just the acerbis dual sport light right here .

I'm pretty into the bike not being red. What are you doing to yours?

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Here is my 84 xr500r ...couldnt find a thread for this bike but wanted to show the beast off.

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1987 XR600

  • Newer type nicasilp plated cylinder @98mm
  • Single carb head.
  • Wiseco 11:1 piston
  • Hotcam Stage 1
  • Keihin FCR-MX 40
  • Airbox mod
  • XR650L rear shock
  • CRF450 caliper
  • CRF450 m/c
  • Braking 320 rotor
  • Motomaster caliper relocater
  • Barkbuster EGO handguards
  • UFO Ghibli 55/60 headlight
  • Acerbis forkguards
  • Trailtech Vapor black
  • Superspecial forkbleeder caps.
  • Loud ass muffler
  • 36DIN hp
  • 50DIN Nm

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Still working on sumo'ing it

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Got this 99 xr650l about two weeks ago. Still need to get in in for a proper service/history inspection at a local shop, but runs awesome. Lots of power, all the standard mods were done. I just put on some rox 3.5" risers cause I'm 6'4" and that helps a TON.

Looking fwd to some adventures!

did u have to lengthen any cables or wires?

I am 6'4" also and was contemplating the risers myself just bought mine a week ago + also

thx Z

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