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motards for retards

would it be possible to motard a xr 600? and what would it take? my buddies sellin a xr 600 that is street legal, what would it take to motard it? i was thinking about doing away with knobbies but does anyone sell street rubber that would fit on stock rims?... or am i insane for thinking this



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Actually, it is a pricy conversion.
Fork brace, fender, wheels, tire, breaks and few other odds and ends.
Duel Sports are a blast and handle surprisingly well with 90/10 street tires and maybe a fork brace.

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fork brace??



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fork brace??
Helps to keep those 10 foot long forks from twisting. Gives much better feedback to the rider with out the bike walering all over the corners.

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how much for a set of those bad boys?



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going from a dirtbike to supermoto, im sure youd wanna stiffen a bit the suspension over the dirt set up too.. u should be able to do tubed street radials without new tires too, the supermotos run spoked rims just like a dirtbike, only thing may be that the rear COULD be too narraow a rim for the right size street tire.. but check it. that would be the two biggest things to get ya started for fairly cheap.... then worry aobut additional mds as u figure out how to ride motard style.
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nice site, so he wants 1000 for a 1993 i am assumeing XL 650, but my friend thought it was a 600, im gonna go look at it this weekend, would i still need to get a brace even if it is the xl series? and does 1000 sound about right? and i kno



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1K$ if the motor is in good shape and suspension is also is a pretty good deal.
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what is the differrence between a XR 650 and a XL 650 or a XR 650l and a XR 650r???? thanks



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