What's the deal with 650's?!

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Hawk213
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What's the deal with 650's?!

Postby Hawk213 » Sun Aug 14, 2016 2:38 pm

Hi guys! So this might be an unusual question but it's just something I've noticed recently. I know a lot of you are not into the cafe's, Brats, bobbers & etc. a lot of you prefer stock and there's nada wrong with that. However, I'm into them all. So my question is...

How come there isn't many cafe & Brat 650's? I don't get it. Is their something wrong with the 650 that doesn't make it ideal? I see plenty of 550 and 750 cafes and Brats etc. but I don't see many 650's. I'd their a particular reason for it? Lol. I mean it doesn't make sense to me. But just curious. What are your thoughts on that?

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Re: What's the deal with 650's?!

Postby cb650 » Sun Aug 14, 2016 3:57 pm

you havent looked very well here. many in the show it off section.
Did you clean the tank out?!?!?!?!

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Re: What's the deal with 650's?!

Postby Hawk213 » Sun Aug 14, 2016 4:14 pm

Yeah that is true. I have seen many 650's here in this forum..,but I'm thinking on a much wider scale.

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Re: What's the deal with 650's?!

Postby MiGhost » Mon Aug 15, 2016 2:18 am

The wider scope isn't very wide.
The sohc 660 was only available for 4 years. Of that only the 79 model had a frame that could be made into a cafe with relative ease.
The restyling oi the bike in 80 included changes to the frame that make a cafe build more difficult.
People tend to shy away from that which is harder to do.
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