Join Date: Apr 2012
Location: 9000 ft. ASL in Southwest Colorado, USA
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Honda's XR650R - Baja Off Road Race Winning Production Bike
"Introduced in 2000, the XR 650R was not just an update to the XR 600—it was a totally new bike. An all-new 649 cc (39.6 cu in), liquid-cooled, SOHC engine was mated to an aluminum box frame. It weighed 280 lb (130 kg) dry. Team Honda and the XR650R posted many definitive Baja 1000 wins during its production cycle, and many other desert race wins with Scott Summers and Johnny Campbell at the helm. Cancelled for the 2008 production year, the 'Big Red Pig (BRP)' enjoys a loyal following among Honda fans today, and remains one of the most competitive, open class 4-stroke enduro motorcycles available." ~ From Wikipedia *
Stock production bikes...
Modified for the Baja 1000 and other desert & rally races...
Article here: https://adventuremotorcycle.com/bike...650-baja-rally
Former Factory Test Rider/Technician