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Old 12-15-2006, 09:56 PM   #61
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Default Re: Right longride ;) and a Ford Pinto is good first car.

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Old 12-15-2006, 10:05 PM   #62
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Old 12-15-2006, 10:07 PM   #63
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Old 12-16-2006, 06:24 AM   #64
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Old 12-16-2006, 11:37 AM   #65
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Default Re: Royal Enfield Bullet Sixty-5 Riding Impression

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Old 12-16-2006, 11:59 AM   #66
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Old 12-16-2006, 04:10 PM   #67
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I've had a Bullet 500 since 1997 and have over 12,000 miles on it. I've had my share of headaches over the years but got to set all of you straight. This is a great motorcycle that is always fun to ride. I've had my brakes set since early on to "howl" the front wheel and the pegs are beveled thoroughly since this bike handles great in the classic tradition. I always enjoy riding this bike. It is great in the rain and when I want to enjoy a mellow but spirited mountain ride. FYI, my other bikes include two Ducatis, an Aprilia Falco and an MV Agusta Brutale 910. The Enfield is not for newbies, but don't write it off as a joke because it is a real and valued member of my stable.
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Old 12-18-2006, 01:45 PM   #68
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Old 12-20-2006, 08:10 PM   #69
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I think the article did a credible job describing the Royal Enfield for what it is. A new motorcycle that uses old technology. One of the RE tag lines is "untainted by technology". It is not a modern bike nor does it pretend to be. It is best suited to a rider who doesn't want to ride what everyone else is riding, doesn't mind getting stopped and asked questions constantly, is content to ride on secondary roads at 55 or so and doesn't mind setting valves etc. occasionally. The bike is so simple mecanically that it sometimes baffles younger mechanics. It is NOT for you if freeway riding or put gas in it and never apy any more attention is your ridng style.
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Old 12-20-2006, 08:16 PM   #70
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I suspect that the Avon tyre company may take exception to the comments about their tyres. A Royal Enfield with stock suspension and stock Avon Speedmaster tyres will go exactly where you put it from peg to peg with no trouble whatsoever. Many riders are shocked at how well they handle, but they are light, have a low center of gravity and are well balanced. To be sure they are low powered and drum brakes aren't as agressive as modern disks, but....properly adjusted will stop the bike quite well and are well within DOT safety standards. It is hard to argue with the additional stopping power of a disk brake however which is why I guess RE includes them on their newest line of bikes.
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