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2016 XS650 Calendar VOTE HERE!

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by Travis, Nov 20, 2015.

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  1. Brassneck

    119 vote(s)
    49.6%
  2. 660smc

    111 vote(s)
    46.3%
  3. funky

    37 vote(s)
    15.4%
  4. scaf77

    71 vote(s)
    29.6%
  5. gggGary

    74 vote(s)
    30.8%
  6. JohnGoodenough

    30 vote(s)
    12.5%
  7. riverrat

    123 vote(s)
    51.3%
  8. Scallywag303

    71 vote(s)
    29.6%
  9. 3dognate

    37 vote(s)
    15.4%
  10. ScooterMagoo

    80 vote(s)
    33.3%
  11. AtoXS

    27 vote(s)
    11.3%
  12. jtrip72

    26 vote(s)
    10.8%
  13. HAPPY DAN

    71 vote(s)
    29.6%
  14. sparky4123

    49 vote(s)
    20.4%
  15. fireman984

    30 vote(s)
    12.5%
  16. punkskalar

    55 vote(s)
    22.9%
  17. Yoozy

    54 vote(s)
    22.5%
  18. xlr8tn

    93 vote(s)
    38.8%
  19. zzblazezz

    39 vote(s)
    16.3%
  20. jcobb0079

    41 vote(s)
    17.1%
  21. Paulrxs650

    71 vote(s)
    29.6%
  22. JMcNinch

    64 vote(s)
    26.7%
  23. Rogue21

    45 vote(s)
    18.8%
  24. coneeng

    68 vote(s)
    28.3%
  25. Wally

    55 vote(s)
    22.9%
  26. I am Carbon

    28 vote(s)
    11.7%
Multiple votes are allowed.
  1. Brassneck

    Brassneck XS650 Guru

    My daughter thinks I need better pics...ha ha.

    So here's a few more that a Friend of mine took:

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  2. Scallywag303

    Scallywag303 XS650 Addict

    I'm with ya man its pretty awesome!
     
  3. HAPPY DAN

    HAPPY DAN XS650 Addict

  4. gggGary

    gggGary I'm listening, change my mind XS650.com Supporter Top Contributor

    Thanks to 650 Skull for the nomination and for all the votes so far!
    I think this bike is kind of a thorn among roses!
    The story;
    I got a PM from a member in Washington State! saying did you see this on the Madison WI CL???? Then Weekend Rider threatened to kick my ass if I didn't go buy it. Turns out a building contractor had it got it as final payment for a job, he sent it to motorcycle performance to "get it running" which they only partly succeeded in doing. It was a 9500 mile garage queen that still needed a bit of tweeking and some parts changed back to stock.
    I had a freshly painted set of 79 stock tins hanging in the garage so it was kind of fated that this bike follow me home. After some tough negotiating that included his shutting and locking the garage door and getting in his truck, we settled on a price and I brought it home. On the lift, the usual 20 or 30 hours of wake up drill, clutch, carbs, brakes, replacing a few worn out parts and putting it all back to stock and it's on the road. It's now got 10,000 miles, running like a swiss watch.

    pictures from the for sale ad to the last run of 2015 (salt trucks have been out now)

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    79 all pretty.jpg 79 oil change 005.JPG

    79 stocker done.jpg 136 79 std fall.jpg
     
  5. Yoozy

    Yoozy XS650 Addict

    Typical, waited all day for 20 minutes of sun, got clobbered up, pushed the bugger outside and it wouldn't start :laugh:
    This was 3/30 and by 4 it was going dark so I shoved the turd back in the garage till I've calmed down.

    Don't know if we can add another to the one for voting, cheers trebleG btw, but this would look cool at the side :)

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    It's not even 7pm, but feels like midnight,,,, I'm emigrating.


    :thumbsup:
     
  6. riverrat

    riverrat XS650 Member

    I would like to say that im honored to be included in such a great group of builds that have been nominated. Im throwing before and after pics out to show how much the ol girl changed.

    Thanks again!
     

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    Last edited: Nov 23, 2015
  7. Hey guys,
    I'd like to thank everybody who has voted for me so far, I am truly honored.

    Here are a few more details about the bike:
    * 277 rephase by Hugh's Handbuilt
    * HHB PMA conversion
    * HHB fork brace
    * Kick start only, all starter gear has been removed
    * Custom built Race Tech rear shocks
    * Custom wiring harness with cloth covered wire
    * Use of many Motogadget devices, including the M-Unit, M-Lock and Motoscope Pro.
    * Use of an Antigravity brand lithium ion battery for memory retention of Motogadget devices

    I had vacation scheduled today, so I loaded the bike in the trailer and head out to Rosiere WI, a very rural location with this cool looking old building. I figured I better get a few pictures taken before it starts snowing, just in case I get enough votes to be in the calendar. I attached a few pics for your viewing pleasure. I also included a video of a drive by I took a few weeks back, for your auditory pleasure. Gotta love the sound of the rephase. Enjoy!
     

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  8. JMcNinch

    JMcNinch JMcNinch

    Hey guys thanks for the second and the votes! Here are a few more photos of my XXX650 tracker.[​IMG][​IMG]
     
    Last edited: Nov 24, 2015
  9. Wally

    Wally XS650 Addict

    Just another pic of me ride boys (Built to ride not just look at)
     

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    Last edited: Nov 25, 2015
  10. racerdave

    racerdave ^ Gone not forgotten ^

    johngoodenough you need to put the yellow tank/sidecover pics up
     
  11. riverrat

    riverrat XS650 Member

    Right side shot!
     

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  12. dukester

    dukester XS650 New Member

    Your site sucks as far as being able to vote! I scrolled through the bike pics and then finally found where to choose which ones to vote for--OK great--but I could only remember 2 names--how the heck can we go back and re-view the bikes and then vote? Are we supposed to write down each bike and then when we get to the end where we can vote--look at our list? I couldn't even figure how to re-view the bikes. :banghead::wtf::mad:
     

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