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Old 01-07-2007, 03:02 PM   #71
speedwobble2
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Joined: Jan 2007
Location: Western Queensland
Oddometer: 97
I had a XL500SA the first model 500 bought into Australia, had a 23" front wheel which limited the choice of rubber.Had no problems with it what so ever,it was a great bike , travelled a lot of dirt roads and often 2 up with my wife.
The only thing, it didn't like to slide on long sweeping corners and was a little twitchy,never worked out whether it was the front wheel, the rubber or the frame, this only showed up at 10/10ths and wasn't a problem if you kept it in mind.
The only mods I did to it was build a pipe, rejet and put a vesco tank on it, and gear it up a little to make it a little more comforatable on the road
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