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Re: Glynn Kerr reviews the 650's
« Reply #15 on: February 08, 2018, 04:20:32 pm »
I've always wodered how it would look in Devangiri script. ??? Otherwise, I'm perfectly happy with my curlycued font. Its the bike I fell in love with. Curlycues and all :)
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Re: Glynn Kerr reviews the 650's
« Reply #16 on: February 08, 2018, 04:53:40 pm »




Incidentally, I for one vastly prefer that old school Royal Enfield logo shown on the tank above.  The newer curlicued one just kinda looks like something you might see on some 14 year old girl's Social Science notebook.  What say you?

 

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Re: Glynn Kerr reviews the 650's
« Reply #17 on: February 08, 2018, 06:16:09 pm »
I've always wodered how it would look in Devangiri script. ??? Otherwise, I'm perfectly happy with my curlycued font. Its the bike I fell in love with. Curlycues and all :)

Well, wonder no more! Why it's even MORE curlicuer!...and speedier too!

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Re: Glynn Kerr reviews the 650's
« Reply #18 on: February 09, 2018, 02:02:30 pm »
Wow, nice! :o Thanks Bilgemaster!  ;)

Now to have maroon tank stickers made with the translation.   ::) Speaking of which, here it is in Tamil, official language in Chennai, (most appropriate for The Madras Missile) but without that crazy break-neck speed scroll.

Just the thing for a peaceful curlycue filled afternoon;

றோயொயல் ஏந்fஇfஇஎல்த்.  8)

P.S., that green chrome would look good with a paralell twin too!
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Re: Glynn Kerr reviews the 650's
« Reply #19 on: February 09, 2018, 03:21:57 pm »
Yes, that's MUCH curlicuer still!  But you've got a weird "stutter" and non-native characters there in Tamil. Here's a correction (big and maroon and gold-bordered and parked for your convenience):


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Re: Glynn Kerr reviews the 650's
« Reply #20 on: February 10, 2018, 05:35:20 pm »
Enfield’s comparative advantage is in selling connection to motorcycling’s past. It isn’t there to surprise, but to delight. Viewed against that backdrop, the Interceptor 650 fits both the aspirations of Enfield’s domestic market and the values of the hipster or nostalgic motorcyclists it seeks to connect with in overseas markets. If that’s “safe,” please—bring on more safety!

I heartily agree. ;) It would also be nice to see RE do a nice V twin like that beauty green & chrome version of 'er in Kerr's renderings.  :)
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Re: Glynn Kerr reviews the 650's
« Reply #21 on: February 11, 2018, 01:18:03 am »
How about putting a Carberry or Musket V-twin in there?  ::)
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Re: Glynn Kerr reviews the 650's
« Reply #22 on: February 11, 2018, 06:46:43 pm »
Yes, RE could easily do up the Carberry version due to having most of the parts in stock to produce 'em, and I also wish that they did. However, today's marketing is hell bent on moving product volume above all else, and the styling demanded by the most potential buyers generally gets the nod.

I would be rather happy with a Carberry in chrome/maroon though. ;)

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