XS 650 twin klubs around the world:
The home page of the Dutch Twin Klub: Yamaha650 Twin Klub Nederland
The home page of the Yamaha650 Society, US based
Yamaha XS650 Club of Australia
Norwegian club page?
Sources for finding information and problem solving:
Mailing list of XS650 enthusiasts: faq found here Caution ... this mailing list is highly addictive. Use with care. Also prepare for a lot of mail!!! This mailing list is very active and can generate up to 70 mails per day!!! But the people on it are very helpful and a lot of knowledge is available.
Troubleshooting electrics for the xs 650 - great info!
How to remove the fork seals - the easy way!
Discussion group set up in UK/Ireland
Motorcycle companies that specialise in the XS 650 or carry special stuff:
Halco ... nuff said!
Homepages of people with one or several XS 650's:
Finn Lund in Norway wants to start a Yamaha 650 Twin klub. Nice page.
Fried Anepool & family
Mostly motorcycles site
Ken Ravell's site
Jens Enno Born's site
New England bikers : xs 650
Not really a homepage. AWOL used to be a very good magazine, UK based. Had great how-to pages and always featuring nice projects. Has a xs 650 based trike in these pages
Chris Humphreys project
Nice trail project from Australia
Mike Davis' pages
Dreads biker site, lots of dragracing stuff
Tech stuff, MC related:
BMW site but very good tech stuff: BMW site
Rat bike zone
De tuf-tuf club
Mailing list about electronic injection
How to make springs - very detailed info
Comparison between 270 and 360 degrees crank phase - More info on this subject from the same site
Motorcycle online, has very good tech pages
A xs 650 lover, very cool home made motorcycle lift he built himself. Check it out!
Information on the inventor of the four stroke, and basic principles.
high tech brake stuff
Some info on rake and trail
site with microfiches for many bikes
Sidecar building and importing company
Building cheap manometers to balance the carbs
Tech stuff, relating to making carbon parts:
Very good info here, Richard's pages
Tech stuff, relating to tools and making them yourself
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