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Honda XR650L  
User currently offlineDe727ups From United States of America, joined Nov 2000, 814 posts, RR: 14
Posted (11 years 12 months 2 days 8 hours ago) and read 929 times:

I just bought one on ebay in LAS. Gotta go pick it up and ride it 1200 miles to Spokane, WA. Any advice? I'm wondering what kind of mileage they get....the stock tank is only 2.8 gallons! How fast can I expect to go on the freeway?

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User currently offline174thfwff From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 1, posted (11 years 12 months 2 days 8 hours ago) and read 926 times:

On the street, the extremely tall 650 is a blast to ride. It's also quiet and easy to ride.The only drawback here is the bike's extreme seat height which can seem tall even to 6 footers. The bike is smooth at freeway speeds, pulls well and only begins to buzz through the bars at speeds above 70mph. Jaunts under an hour are no problem, but extend this range and the straight-up in-the-wind seating position begins to take it's toll as you pull against the bars.

More can be found here http://www.motorsports-network.com/HONDA/XLR98/XRLtest.HTM

That's awsome you got a dirt/street bike! Are you going to take it off road any time soon?

Make sure you have a full face helmet as bugs get quite annoying smashing into your face and pants are good to have.



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