Originally Posted by Gregster
It's kind of strange how North America never got the XL500R, but went straight to the XL600R.
Are you sure about that? It's been a lot of years but I thought there was one bastard year that was a 500. It was the first year of the ProLink. I know I wanted an 86 or 87 XL600 and I thought the 84 or 85 was a 500. No? I can't remember for sure.