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Old 03-20-2009, 01:06 PM   #21
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What are you talking about? I'm trying to ID a bike and asked if it was a specific add-on kit for a bike you guys helped me find. You sound a little paranoid, might be time to put the joint down.
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Old 03-20-2009, 01:23 PM   #22
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What are you talking about? I'm trying to ID a bike and asked if it was a specific add-on kit for a bike you guys helped me find. You sound a little paranoid, might be time to put the joint down.
It's not you. Ever since he got roped in on some crazy internet bike sales pyramid scheme, he's been a bit touchy.
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Old 03-20-2009, 01:53 PM   #23
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What are you talking about? I'm trying to ID a bike and asked if it was a specific add-on kit for a bike you guys helped me find. You sound a little paranoid, might be time to put the joint down.
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Old 03-20-2009, 02:02 PM   #24
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Don't buy an Enfield. You be working on it more than riding it. Buy a used Triumph Bonni (2001-2004) for around $3000-$4000 and you'll be a happy. You'll ride more, Meet a better class of friends, be part of RAT and won't be sneered at by those uppity HD owners.
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Old 03-20-2009, 02:28 PM   #25
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Well, since you seem to be asking an honest question I'll give you an honest answer. The Enfield wouldn't make a good beginner bike. It's simply too maintenance intensive. Read over the sticky threads in the new riders' forum. Get a cheap beater to learn on and then after a few months good experience take a brand new look at what you want. You may decide motorcycling's not for you. Or you may decide you want a different style of bike altogether. This way of you decide not to ride you won't take a bath on selling an Enfield.
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Old 03-20-2009, 06:15 PM   #26
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best thing to do with an Enfield is drain everything out and park it in the front room for eye-candy. You could lean an SMLE MK111 against it and place a khaki Pith helmet on the seat to complete the look...

sit in there and drink a few IPA's and munch on some Nan bread with dahl
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Old 03-22-2009, 12:18 PM   #27
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How about a Suzuki TU250? Looks similar to an Enfield, but with more modern mechanical parts. Haven't seen one in person, but the specs sound like a decent city bike for a beginner.
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