Originally Posted by It'sNotTheBike
You are providing information which is inaccurate for an ever-increasing number of states in the US.
The XR650R was NEVER certified as street legal. The Feds are using a VIN database
to detect motorcycles which have been registered when the law, if adhered to, would have prohibited
such registration. Bikes which lack a VIN which correlates with EPA and DOT certification
will not be street legal in a growing number of states, and no kit from Baja Designs will
In what states does the federal goverment have anything to do with vechile registration?
I just love advice from people like you, who have no idea what they are talking about.
Oh because I've never ever seen any street plated XR's running.
Best to buy a bike that was street legal from the manufacturer, and avoid trying to
beat the system. If you don't believe what I wrote above, spend some time on Google and
ask the people at your local DMV. We are in the 21st century now, and computers
are going to make gaming the system impossible for the average person. So the
XR650R will be a trailer-only bike, which is not what most people want when they are
in search of a dual sport or enduro bike.
99.9% of the time, if you get a bike with a title you're good to go.
Maybe you live in California or some other state with crazy retarded vechile laws.