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2007 BMW G650 Xmoto Photo Gallery

MCUSA shipped Hutch to the Sonoran Desert for a romp on BMW's street thumpin' 2007 G650 Xmoto. Check out what we thought about the 2007 BMW G650 Xmoto First Ride

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We've given you the lo-down on the Xmoto. Stay tuned for the scoop on BMW's other 650s they introed in Arizona, the Xcountry and Xchallenge.
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The G650 Xmoto is a spirited, no frills ride ready to tame the urban streets.
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BMW tucked the Xmoto's fuel cell neatly out of the way under the seat.
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The big change to the Supermoto variant of the new 650 series comes by way of its treads, which are 120/70 front and 160/60 rear sportbike tires.
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A 2.1-gallon fuel tank is positioned within the frame triangle beneath the seat, a carryover from the F650 design, and provides a claimed operating range of 155 miles.
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2007 BMW G650 Xmoto
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Okay, we didn't get a bevy of Playboy bunnies to debut the G650 Xmoto like we did for BMW's R1200S release, but Hutch still called the Xmoto a 'sexy single.'
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The BMW G650 Xmoto's Pirelli Diablos stuck fast as the treacherous canyon roads of the Santa Catalina Mountain range served as an excellent barometer for the bike's canyon-carving capabilities.
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The upright riding position and minimal amount of front wind protection gave Hutch an unobstructed view of the road ahead.
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The brake system is disc both front and rear, but for $670 more BMW would be happy to through on its ABS system for you.
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The G650 Xmoto's chassis includes a steel bridge tubular frame and an aluminum two unit cast swingarm.
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The Xmoto's front fork offers 10.6 inches of travel and is adjustable to suit a rider's personal preference, although the base settings are firmer for street use.
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The liquid-cooled single has a 100 x 83mm bore and stroke with a compression ratio of 11.5:1.
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With a claimed dry weight of 324 lbs and a wheelbase of 59 inches, the Xmoto is easy to maneuver through traffic or to toss through tight turns.
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The liquid-cooled mill is claimed to crank out 53 horsepower at 7,000 rpm with torque performance peaking at 44 lb-ft at 5,250 rpm.
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The rear suspension includes an aluminum two unit cast swingarm with air damping and has 9.6-inches of rear travel.
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You won't be disappointed with the Rotax-designed liquid-cooled 652cc thumper, but a little more torque through the middle gears would make the G650 Xmoto the German bad-ass Hutch was expecting.
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Though bred as a street motorcycle, the G650 Xmoto has a dirtbike feel with its slim moto-style seat and MX-style Magura Bars.