Anyone out there know much about the older XLR bikes? If you mean XLR I had a model and it was a great bike before it. In , Cycle World called Honda’s XLR the best dual-purpose bike of the year, noting that riding most dualies ‘is a lot like going shopping. The Web’s most trusted source for Honda XLR Parts. Use our comprehensive OEM schematic diagrams to find the exact parts you need to get the job.
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The tool box, which used to have a flap that lived to fall open when you weren’t looking, now is held closed by a hook integrated into the helmet lock.
Okay, we’d rather the XL weighed less. The passenger meanwhile won’t last 10 miles.
The back tire can be powered loose and drifted on the fast turns, the front can be weighted to hold the line on tight turns.
For years it’s been routine to explain that of course the tires on dual-purpose bikes are trials universals and thereby not as good as road tires on the road or knobbies in the dirt. Z50RMar 26, Mar 14, Oddometer: The main drawback is the dual carbs.
There only resistance from gear and ring drag and valve spring compression. The compound carbs pay off with power, exactly as much as you want, when and where you want it.
The lights don’t unplug, but the front signals are on the bars, out of the way, and the rear signal lights are on flexible stalks, which at least minimizes the risk.
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English cars are much better now. The buying public didn’t care, so Suzuki went tothen reverted to the and thejust like everybody else.
Mar 29, Oddometer: Dec 10, Oddometer: One, ride away with choke lever on. The gear ratios are fairly close while the powerband is wide. To make up for lack of speed, they were also unreliable. A 25 19984 old bike will have the same issues regardless No, but I wanna be. Four stroke, single cylinder, SOHC, 4 valve.
The issues with all of the dual carb honda XRs of the ara was that they could be hard starters, the heads were reputed to crack often due to the valve size, and the carbs were xl350t to dial in if the bike was modified.
Until you’ve spent your lunch hour doing wheelies on your own, private, deserted beach, you’ll never know what the XL can offer. Dismiss Notice Subscriptions are finally here!
Cap and petcock not included. The XL’s brakes work. However, for about the same cost you should be able to find a plated XRR which is a much better bike. No title so it’ll be screaming through the dirt. Not merely a dirt bike with lights but a competent dirt bike. The back portion has the length, breadth, height and consistency of a waffle.
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The front and back sections slope toward the middle. Okay I just got finished reading a Wikipedia article it said the tenth digit is the year model my 10th digit is an F on the chart f corresponds to so I guess I have an 85 model. The buyer gets more of this, 19884 of that. Road machines can now be equipped with treaded gumballs for racing, sports tires that grip hard and wear fast, touring tires that live longer but don’t stick as well.
Cheap, clean, and fun! When the ridged, rutted, loamy uphill can be taken with the engine just into the powerband in third gear, both wheels on the ground, the only rider effort required is remembering that this is an XL, not an Xl35r.
The XL’s sticker price is more than an XL. May 16, Oddometer: Better built, better designed, better looking, more reliable.
Anyone out there know much about the older XLR bikes?