Yamaha XS 650 Dualsort?

Discussion in 'Old's Cool' started by Oro D, Oct 1, 2007.

  1. rw4x4van

    rw4x4van East Coast Rider

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    More inspiration for an XS650 project!!!!!.......

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  2. Flood

    Flood F5lood.

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    XS sidehack racer I found in an Austrian bike museum:

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    (Bonus ADV points for anyone who can identify the red/yellow bike in the foreground)
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  3. Puddleglum

    Puddleglum Precious Snowflake

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  4. Caddy82rats

    Caddy82rats Long timer

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    Really nice bike.
    I've seen XT500's frames with XS650 engine

    Nice ones to especially in a Tunisie Rally back in the days
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  5. Sniper X

    Sniper X De Oppresso Liber

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    Cause flattrack bikes are asa fun in the dirt in my opinion!
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  6. Caddy82rats

    Caddy82rats Long timer

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    I love those old dirt track frames...
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  7. Flood

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    Good boy.:thumb



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  8. LBS Bandit

    LBS Bandit Been here awhile

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    Norton ES2.....DO I GET A COOKIE TOO!!!
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  9. Flood

    Flood F5lood.

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    No you don't :D
    But you can look at the rest of the museum in my old ride report.
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  10. Nitro_Fluffy

    Nitro_Fluffy Been here awhile

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    Now that is beautiful.
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  11. Bigger Al

    Bigger Al Still a stupid tire guy

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  12. Bigger Al

    Bigger Al Still a stupid tire guy

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    Another view.
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  13. Big Toe

    Big Toe Been here awhile

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    Hi,
    I just joined the forum after a freind emailed me a link to this thread.
    I have a Yamaha XS650 street tracker I just finished in the spring and
    a 650 dual sport ia next on my project list after I finish a 800cc rephased
    big bore 650 engine. I really like the blue one with WR/YZ front and rear
    suspension but look's like a pricey conversion. Does anyone know the owner? I was thinging of going with a DR350 fork, swing arm, monoshock
    and wheels. I know a guy using a DR650 shock and the one piece shock-
    resivour is causing fitment problems. He thinks a DR350 with a remote
    resivour will fit O.K. Here's a pic of my Street Tracker if anyone is interested.
    Later,
    Art

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  14. Foot dragger

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    Any reason to put up Flat track bikes is a good one, I'd have to punch out the DR and run it on nitro to hang on coastal backroads if you build up one of these things, Grizzy.:D
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  15. Foot dragger

    Foot dragger singletracker

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    Flat track frames tend to be light,flexy and overly quick handling on the street. But with the right mods any thing can work.
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  16. FloridaSteve

    FloridaSteve Long timer

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    There's some real inspiration here... keep it up. Some of these bike are more scrambler or flat tracker... ish.. but the basic concepts are closely related enough to be helpful.
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  17. Big Toe

    Big Toe Been here awhile

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  18. FloridaSteve

    FloridaSteve Long timer

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    Yep that Jamie James bike is kind of legendary. Not sure which one you mean. I've too many pics to keep track of itt seems. I own the silver RD400 Daytona with the RZ front and rear ends and the red Kawasaki H1 "parts bin bike" as I like to call it. There are a lot of places for great advice on the RZ suspension swaps and more ways of doing it than I thought. One day when I get the time and $$ I'll put one together.

    PM Me if you want some info. I don't want to jack this thread too badly. Check out these guys...

    http://www.rzrd500.com/phpBB2/
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  19. ctfz1

    ctfz1 Long timer

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    The old xs 400 twin makes a better dual purpose bike, but is almost never used, can be fit into good but old enough to be cheap frames, enduro or mx.
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  20. sonic reducer

    sonic reducer Been here awhile

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    Does this mean that WR forks and swinger are a bolt on to an XS frame? :evil I'm a huge XS fan and had 2, one street tracker one stock. imagine an 840 kitted XS in a bike like that.
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