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Old 05-28-2012, 06:48 PM   #91
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Very Cool Jan - not available in the US at the moment though. Sucks

These things appeal to me in the same way old Land Rovers do - simple, authentic, iconic and somewhat masochistic Life's too predictable - wondering whether you'll get there or not is refreshing to me.

Always wanted a Greeves - Anglian or such. This may eb the closest I get to it - but never realized it was out there. Danke Gents.

Land Rovers! I have two, a 1965 Series llA, and 1994 Disco. Also owned a 1987 Range Rover. No wonder I want a Royal Enfield! I have had a love affair with all things British since a very young age. Also I like Mondo Enduro and Terra Circa movies! Austin and the boys inspired me to ride RTW.
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Old 05-28-2012, 09:19 PM   #92
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My RE adventure bike. Much better now it has Mitas adventure tires.



Mind you, my MZ is an adventure bike with ordinary road tires:



Amazing what you can do with Enfields, though:



Awww, come on, it wasn't a full threadjack...
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Old 06-03-2013, 10:39 AM   #93
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Well....can't let this thread just die!!

One of the local dealers has some very good deals on left over 2010 Enfields.
Not sure about owning one yet but there is something about them that is kind of neat.
About 5 years ago I was in California with my 1000 Strom and had a roadside chat with a woman on a 500 who was riding it from New York to LA.
She said it was drop dead reliable (they are even better now). No speed demon but was still able to hold 65mph all day long.

The scrambler kit looks uber cool, anyone out there done this and used it a lot?
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Old 06-06-2013, 04:58 PM   #94
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Damnably cool bikes

My father has a '55 Bullet Solo. I'd love a new one set up scrambler style.
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Old 06-14-2013, 06:06 AM   #95
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I have 2 Enfields & would not hesitate in riding the 2012 classic around the world !!!!
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Old 07-01-2013, 07:28 PM   #96
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Good thread
Contemplating an RE in the future
But it's a toss up as my T100 is nicely sorted! I would love to be a two bike kinda guy... But.....
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Old 07-02-2013, 03:52 AM   #97
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I say go for it! I'm bored to tears with most modern bikes that have no soul. Plastic bikes just don't do it for me. It's nice to ride a bike that you don't see 10 just like it every time you take a ride.
Wow, I though I was the only one on this whole site that felt that way.
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Old 07-02-2013, 06:27 AM   #98
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About 5 years ago I was in California with my 1000 Strom and had a roadside chat with a woman on a 500 who was riding it from New York to LA.
She said it was drop dead reliable (they are even better now). No speed demon but was still able to hold 65mph all day long.

The scrambler kit looks uber cool, anyone out there done this and used it a lot?
I'd test ride one first... Not sure about the new model, but when I test rose one in 2006, the bike really didn't feel happy much over 55.

Then again, that's as much as you need in many countries outside of the west.

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