Year 2000 XR650R

2000 XR650R Bike Specifications:

Engine - Liquid-cooled SOHC four-valve dry-sump engine 

Engine Displacement - 649cc

Bore Diameter - 100mm

Stroke - 82.6mm 

Compression Ratio - 10.0:1 

Carb - Keihin 40mm piston-valves

Ignition - Solid-state CD with electronic advance 

Transmission - Five-speed

Final Drive - #520 O-ring-sealed endless chain

Dimensions (mm) -  2178x843x1227 

Wheel Base (mm) -  1481 

Seat Height (mm) - 935 

Ground Clearance (mm) - 305 

Fuel Capacity (litres) - 9.8 inc 2 reserve 

Front Suspension - 46mm leading-axle Kayaba cartidge fork with copression and rebound damping adjustability; 285mm travel

Rear Suspension -  Pro-Link Kayaba single shock with spring preload, compression and rebound damping adjustability; 307mm travel 

Front Brakes -  Single 240mm disc with twin-piston caliper 

Rear Brakes -  Single 240mm disc with single-piston caliper 

Dry Weight - 138kg (claimed)

Front Rim - 21 inches

Rear Rim - 18 inches

Other Info:

This is the first of the XR650R's.

  • single-backbone aluminium frame
  • Kayaba 46mm front fork is perfectly
  • Kayaba 44mm fully adjustable long-stroke piggyback rear shock
  • engine weighs only 40kgs (claimed)
  • Crankshaft and generator rotor are seperate from engine oil that causes windage resistance, allowing for a freer-revving engine.
  • Nikasil cylinder lining
  • 37mm intake valves and 32mm exhaust valves
  • Maintenance-free XR400-type automatic cam-chain tensioner
  • Dual aluminium radiators
  • Free-flowing two-into-one stainless steel headpipes
  • Lightweight magnesium clutch cover 
  • Aluminium removable subframe
  • Minimal fork protrusion below the axle increases clearance
  • Aluminium tapered swingarm
  • Swingarm pivot is combined with rear engine mount
  • Stainless steel rotors
  • Lightweight hubs, aluminium rims and straight-pull spokes
  • Large-diameter rear axle for improved rear wheel tracking
  • Aluminium shift lever with folding tip
  • Aluminium rear brake pedal