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2007 BMW G650 Xcountry Comparo Photo Gallery

2007 BMW G650 Xcountry Comparo

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The Xcountry's suspension needs a little attention if it wants to be more of an off-road contender.
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The G 650 comes with ABS optional and modulates the Brembo single-piston floating rear caliper through steel-braided brake lines.
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Our second tenure with the Xcountry confirmed JC's initial assessment that the cans are susceptible to getting dinged up.
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The Xcountry has the same bore/stroke combo as the KLR but boasts a much higher 11.5:1 compression ratio.
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The Xcountry's long-travel suspension is set at 28.5 degrees of rake with 4.6 inches of travel.
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The Beemer gets its juice from a 652cc liquid-cooled four-valve single with DOHC.
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The Xcountry's 2.5-gallon fuel tank sits below the seat and gives the motorcycle roughly a 120-mile range.
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The G 650's rear suspension includes an aluminum two unit cast swingarm with air damping.
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The Metzeler Tourance tires gave riders great confidence on the road but on the dirt they felt a little sketchy.
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Sure, while the front wheel's lofted, suspension is no big deal. But when Waheed lands, he'll be grateful that BMW chose a 45mm inverted Marzocchi fork with 9.4-inches of travel.
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Adam lines the G 650 up and gets ready to leave terra firma.
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Motorcycle USA's Adam Waheed isn't always a hooligan, he just plays one on TV.
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The 2007 BMW Xcountry demonstrates how it won in both the horsepower and torque curves.
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Let's see - the boss has been chewing my ass, LA's on fire, and I've still got a couple gallons of gas. Should I stay or should I go now?
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While mild off-roading excursions are OK on the X-country, the bike is set up to perform more admirably on the street.
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When the daily grind gets you down, its nice to have a dual-sport so you can get out of Dodge and tear up some trails.
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The 2007 BMW G650 Xcountry is available with ABS as an option.
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The G 650 puts its power to the chain-driven right-side drive via a five-speed close-ratio transimission with a wet multi-plate clutch.
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Even though the Xcountry is more street-oriented, we still enjoyed spending some air time on the Bavarian steed.
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MCUSA testers gave the G 650's styling two-thumbs up.
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The Xcountry also powered to a victory on the torque curve.
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The 2007 BMW G650 Xcountry was the king of the horsepower chart.
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The G650 Xcountry is a classic scrambler concept with a 53 hp single cylinder engine in a lightweight design.
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Sometimes you've just got to get away from it all.
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The large LCD screen of the speedo made it easy to keep tabs on speed and includes an odometer, dual trip meters, volt meter, clock and warning lights.