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Discussion in 'The Garage' started by Ozboy, Feb 5, 2019.

  1. Ozboy

    Ozboy XS650 Addict

    This came up for sale just down the road from me!
    Tempting to buy. The front end is something different i wonder how this would handle.
    Screenshot_20190206-104555_Gumtree.jpg Screenshot_20190206-104601_Gumtree.jpg
  2. 5twins

    5twins XS650 Guru Top Contributor

    That's what's called an Earls front fork and it is very good for sidecar work. '60's BMWs came with them. There's no front end brake dive with that fork. The front actually lifts a little when braking.
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  3. 650Skull

    650Skull SSSSSSSSSlither Top Contributor

    That's the proper way to have the front end set up for Sidecars, (leading link)...........Ease of handling and cornering and takes the pressure off your shoulders/arms
    3a telescopic2.gif 3 leadinglink2.gif
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