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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LeadDoggy, nice BWP. What pipe/silencer you runnin'? BTW, I grew up in the T.O. area

Coolidge

It's an XR's only black painted steel muffler. Quite loud without the quiet insert. This pipe works the stock headpipe @ $300. Had to "dent" pipe for tire clearance :ride:

Should have gone with the FMF :thumbsup:

Where do you live now?

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Im in Palmdale now (affordable house/desert close!) My Parents are still in Agoura Hills (since 73), after I moved out of their house (1981) I moved (and partied) in T.O./Newbury Park.

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My pig in the desert, last night just before sunset. Just tried out steering damper for the first time, what a difference...

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Love the back fender. where did you get it and did it come with blinkers?

Thanks.

Great looking bike :thumbsup:

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The blinkers are stock, it's a Euro model, sold road-legal with blinkers. The fender is also stock, I just removed the black plastic off the rear that usually holds the licence plate and main tail light. (The Euro model is sold with 2 tail lights... :thumbsup: )

Here's the rear end as it usually looks...

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Here's my '06. I'm trying to get it set up to do the TAT later this year, maybe next. :thumbsup:

I've done Dave's mods/re-jetted and de-snorkeled. Still need yank the Californiacombobulator off the side. Also intend to replace the SuperTrapp with an XRs Only full stainless, add an XR400 oil cooler, some 'real' handguards, a bashplate, beef up the suspension, and brace the sub-frame.

So far...

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The blinkers are stock, it's a Euro model, sold road-legal with blinkers. The fender is also stock, I just removed the black plastic off the rear that usually holds the licence plate and main tail light. (The Euro model is sold with 2 tail lights... :thumbsup: )

Here's the rear end as it usually looks...

garage.jpg

Interested in selling the light and plate you removed?

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I updated the bike a little since I last posted a picture here - added Scotts damper with BRP under bar triple clamp, new bars, Cycra bars, SRC case saver, Kritter peg fix, Barnum's suspension, tall soft seat, IMS pegs, SRC fork savers, XRs Only skid plate, ASV levers, plus a few other things I can't remember. The Excel wheels I picked up on ebay are still in the garage, since the tires on these rims are still near new. Still planned is a new chain and sprockets to have street and dirt gearing with matching wheel sets. I need to find some mirrors that can be mounted to the cycra guards, since there's no way to mount them on the bars anymore (ASV lever on left is in the way).

Also - does anyone know if there is more than one type of front-pinch Cycra bar mount? the one I got is way short and needed some grinding and bending to get the stuff to mount and it still seems as if the hand guards are far too low for the setup I am running. I really don't want to move to the bar mounts, but I may have to.

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The blinkers are stock, it's a Euro model, sold road-legal with blinkers. The fender is also stock, I just removed the black plastic off the rear that usually holds the licence plate and main tail light. (The Euro model is sold with 2 tail lights... :thumbsup: )

Here's the rear end as it usually looks...

garage.jpg

had this bike been available here when i bought my L, i'd be an R rider!

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