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Old 12-13-2012, 05:59 PM   #1
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Royal Enfield 2014 Cafe Racer

It's unexpected that one of the best looking bikes currently (or soon to be) in production is a Royal Enfield!
The company just revealed what is said to be the production model Cafe Racer, coming out in late summer:

http://www.motorcycledaily.com/2012/...14-cafe-racer/

9 extra horsepower (compared to their other models) will bring it very close to the power of the new Ninja 300 (36hp vs 39hp), although the power delivery will surely be very different. And the weight will be roughly the same as well. Unfortunately, the price won't: $7,295.

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Old 12-13-2012, 06:27 PM   #2
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That's super cool!
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Old 12-13-2012, 07:13 PM   #3
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That's awesome!!
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Old 12-13-2012, 07:14 PM   #4
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I can only hope the hipsters will stop carving up every decent CB they come across.
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Old 12-13-2012, 07:41 PM   #5
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I think this looks cool. I have to wonder though, will they arrive just in time for the cafe craze to be over?
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Old 12-13-2012, 07:50 PM   #6
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Old 12-13-2012, 08:36 PM   #7
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Looks good
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Old 12-13-2012, 11:06 PM   #8
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I think this looks cool. I have to wonder though, will they arrive just in time for the cafe craze to be over?


It isn't over 'til Honda releases one.

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Old 12-13-2012, 11:41 PM   #9
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Old 12-14-2012, 12:56 AM   #10
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It isn't over 'til Honda releases one.
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Old 12-14-2012, 01:32 AM   #11
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It isn't over 'til Honda releases one.
In this case it was over in 1989, because that's when Honda released their GB500.

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Old 12-14-2012, 03:11 AM   #12
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It isn't over 'til Honda releases one.

That, my friend, is hilarious...
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Old 12-14-2012, 11:09 AM   #13
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The craze may have been over before it began.


can you say...GB500?
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Old 12-14-2012, 11:44 AM   #14
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The craze may have been over before it began.


can you say...GB500?

Unfortunately, the bland Honda isn't even on the same page as a charismatic Enfield
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Old 12-14-2012, 11:50 AM   #15
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I can only hope the hipsters will stop carving up every decent CB they come across.

Ooops. sorry.


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