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Reply #15 on: August 27, 2018, 04:52:10 pm
I am a little bummed about the lighting on the new motorcycle.

It looks like all of the bulbs are halogen rather than LED's.
Seems in these modern times, with LED's low power consumption and long life they would have been a better choice.

But halogen bulbs are much cheaper than LED, especially in India.  ;)
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Reply #16 on: September 04, 2018, 01:56:22 am
Cant wait until it's rolling out. RE really make the fan wait for long long time !!!


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Reply #17 on: September 06, 2018, 03:46:51 am
Cant wait until it's rolling out. RE really make the fan wait for long long time !!!

That's because RE has a bad start motor.  ;)
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Reply #18 on: September 06, 2018, 01:20:41 pm
email I got from RENA the other day said new 650s will be available in 2019.  Keep up the good work!


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Reply #19 on: September 06, 2018, 03:27:32 pm
That's because RE has a bad start motor.  ;)

You mean they need to be kick started?   ;)
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Reply #20 on: September 06, 2018, 03:59:32 pm
You mean they need to be kick started?   ;)

Pretty sure the kickstarter gear is missing some teeth too. ;)
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Reply #21 on: September 07, 2018, 05:39:44 am
I visited one of the new RE stores here in the UK yesterday.Looks like we get the new twins in November. Apparently the importer is refusing to show them at the forthcoming annual bike show at the NEC this year unless deliveries of saleable bikes are actual in progress. They did the same last year with the Euro IV Himalyan and lo and behold deliveries started just after.

If this post actually works it'll be the first in a long time. Posting on my iPhone or Mac just results in an error message about the database.
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Reply #22 on: September 07, 2018, 05:44:04 am
Well, there we are then. It seems that the new forum hasn't been optimised for Apple. I posted a much longer one about what I'd learnt yesterday on my Mac, only for the dreaded error message to appear. I don't much use Windows; I keep it only because it runs the diagnostic and tuning software for my Triumph. has anyone else had this trouble?
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Reply #23 on: September 07, 2018, 07:02:23 am
I visited one of the new RE stores here in the UK yesterday.Looks like we get the new twins in November. Apparently the importer is refusing to show them at the forthcoming annual bike show at the NEC this year unless deliveries of saleable bikes are actual in progress. They did the same last year with the Euro IV Himalyan and lo and behold deliveries started just after.

If this post actually works it'll be the first in a long time. Posting on my iPhone or Mac just results in an error message about the database.

Apparently the importer has learned something.


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Reply #24 on: September 07, 2018, 05:23:26 pm
Does anyone remember how long ago it was that RE announced they were going to build the twin? Seems like a long time now.  Even if it were a modern design,it's vintage by the time anyone can buy it.
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Reply #25 on: September 07, 2018, 11:34:49 pm
I got tired of waiting in early 2016 and bought my T-100. Now I'm spoiled! :o Interceptor test ride should be interesting...  ???
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Reply #26 on: September 08, 2018, 07:11:34 am
"Now I'm spoiled!"
Talk about!Once I make mine "mine" I'll get that tub hooked up so the missus can have nearly as much fun as I do.  :)
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Reply #27 on: September 09, 2018, 02:21:47 pm
Does anyone remember how long ago it was that RE announced they were going to build the twin? Seems like a long time now.  Even if it were a modern design,it's vintage by the time anyone can buy it.

Got to be over a year now. I couldn't be bothered to search though today hahaha.

I remember last Nov we were supposed to be getting them Apr 2018. I doubt I'll be buying one as much as I'd like one. Similar to the Himalayan (yet to get around to taking a test ride), it's on a wish list but I've been looking at 125 scooters of late  :o and leaving the Enfield for sunny weekends.


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Reply #28 on: September 10, 2018, 01:32:58 pm
I saw one of these back in May this year just up the road from where I live in the UK, It must have been a test machine , but sorry to say it didn't impress me one bit, the exhaust sounded very muted plus it was sprayed completely matt black and covered in road dirt. Put me in mind of a scruffy dirty old Honda dream, same sort of sound about the same size and riding position. Glad I bought the Pegasus fantastic little bike.


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Reply #29 on: September 18, 2018, 07:37:51 pm
Australian delivery now re- scheduled to December...WTF!
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