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Old 09-27-2009, 09:37 PM   #199
tonymorr OP
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Originally Posted by MTrider16

An XR650R, thats a well sorted bike, lightweight good suspenders, and a reliable racer. I don't think your 650 twin is going to help it out any. It certianly will weigh more when your done, which will probably cancel the horsepower gain.

Btw, really like the work you did on your bike.

Thank you. The goal wouldn't be making the XR650R better at what it's already good at but to make my lightweight adventure bike better than what it is now. Just starting to kick the idea around but I'm thinking it would be lighter than what I have now (398 tank empty). Dunno....lots to ponder. It's fun to think of the possibilities.
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