I’ll be damned if the bike doesn’t look good to boot!
So I finally got my XR600 out for a good shakedown run. It still needs a few things but is reasonably ready for some good riding. I put 80 miles on it last night of mixed riding; highway and back roads. It is quite comfortable on the street. On the highway it cruises comfortably around… Continue reading Honda XL600R First Ride Report
In just over 4 hours today I tore down the bike, replaced the motor, cleaned the carbs, flushed the oil, lubed the cables, cleaned the throttle, adjusted the brakes and inflated the tires. The replacement motor starts easy and runs well. I can’t wait for the morning so I can go ripping around.
I spotted this for a reasonable price and couldn’t resist. The motor in it is junk I’m told and has no compression. Though the bike came with an XR600R motor to swap in!!! The XR600 motor has a smaller diameter bore and longer stroke than the XL600 motor that comes stock on these dual purpose… Continue reading 1983 Honda XL600R Dual Sport Motorcycle
I’ve been working on lots of bikes over the past few weeks. I got this TT350 nearly ready to be a good dualsport ride. However, I spotted a deal on an XL600R and couldn’t resist. As a result I just sold this bike. I really liked this bike, it was tall, comfortable, and quite peppy… Continue reading TT350 Dual Sport Motorcycle