There are lots of G650X Challenge and Country threads - let's see your G650X Moto!

Discussion in 'Thumpers' started by Solace, Oct 21, 2008.

  1. HH060g

    HH060g Adventurer

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    Noisytoys, what mirrors are those? They look good on the bike!
  2. noisytoys

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    Ducati`s :eek1, horrible expensive, and needed to be operated soon.

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  3. xaman

    xaman Been here awhile

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    Just picked one up myself. Thanks for the informative thread.

    I'm hoping to put some dual sport-ish tires on mine...


    Has anyone used seat concepts for their seat? Any pics?
  4. aprilian

    aprilian Can I change this?

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    Paint source,

    I taped my tail piece with blue painter's tape at a track day and the tape peeled off a chunk of the red paint :cry

    Anyone found a source for this paint?
  5. xaman

    xaman Been here awhile

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    Wish I could help you on the paint...

    I did hear from Seat Concepts that they do NOT have a kit for the xmoto. That's too bad...

    Any other recommendations?
  6. aprilian

    aprilian Can I change this?

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  7. xaman

    xaman Been here awhile

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    Man, that's lovely. Does it feel as good as it looks?
  8. gastone

    gastone R.I.P. sweet Angus

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    I talked to seat concepts about doing a seat on my xchallenge (I've got the xmoto seat) and they said it has to be a custom job, $250 + shipping both ways. Damn! How much was that meyer seat? Comfy?
  9. macrae85

    macrae85 Been here awhile

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    Since no one has posted one with a Hornig 'beak',i've dug one out for you! :)
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  10. aprilian

    aprilian Can I change this?

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    Waaay comfy, 1 1/2 tanks of gas before needing a stretch! Cost was under 2 bills. I keep typing Rich when I mean Rick :eek1 http://www.rickmayercycle.com/
  11. HH060g

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    I just started painting it tonight, hopefully i will have it finished tomorrow. I will post pics once it is all together.
  12. xaman

    xaman Been here awhile

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    Awesome, can't wait to see it back together.
  13. Butters

    Butters Kwyjibo

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    You can see parts of my Seat Concepts seat here: http://advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=20193799&postcount=4280

    As somebody posted, it needs to be a custom job. They actually only charged me $200 because there was a bit of delay on their end. The delay wasn't overly long and they offered the reduced price without prompting :clap. The seat looks nice and has firmer foam than stock. I haven't found a night and day difference in comfort, but I never really found the stock seat that bad. My main justification was simply to get a black seat rather than the goofy blue on the X-Chalenges. If I had an X-Moto seat, I may never had changed.

    I typically ride way up at the front of the seat. So there isn't much difference there between the SC seat and the stock one (or any other). I haven't taken a longer trip yet, but when I do I tend to use more of the seat. I think this is where the SC seat will really shine since it is wider, flatter, and firmer once you get to the main part of the seat. It does feel noticeably better when I sit there, but I simply don't use that part of the seat that much on my commute.

    I got the regular vinyl. I would probably get the top in a textured material or the gripper material if I did it again. The stock vinyl is a little too slippery. Not a big deal, but a little more grip would be better.

    If you are considering suede, SC has a pretty significant upcharge. I think it is about $100 and that puts it into the same price territory as a Renazco. I don't think you can go wrong with either one. I have no regrets on the SC seat and may end up getting one for my V-Strom. But I'm sure I would have liked a Renazco too.
  14. HH060g

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    It is taking me longer than I want. I am working on painting the rims now. I was trying to get it finished before my son was born, but he won. So he is taking a bit of my time. I am shooting to have it done by the time the Daytona 500 rolls around.
  15. xaman

    xaman Been here awhile

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    Congrats on the baby boy :clap

    Now get back to work and get the bike together :D
  16. shagginwagon

    shagginwagon n00b

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    that green looks great! where are those LED's going?
  17. shagginwagon

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    Fresh set of Metzeler Sportec M3's put on..

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  18. HH060g

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    The leds are going to replace the turn signals. I am not sure if i am going to use those exact leds or where i am going to mount them. My buddy has a whole bucket full of aftermarket leds, so I have a bunch to play with....
  19. shagginwagon

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    sounds cool, I'm up in st. auggie. not too far from ya.
  20. Bike#8

    Bike#8 Been here awhile

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    Hey guys,

    I had High Tech Speed X-Arc turn signals on my recently sold SV1000S. The bike needed a new flasher relay to get the flash rate correct. Any thoughts on if the XMoto will need something similar?

    The X-Arcs are 300 lumens each and are extremely bright.