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wildbill

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on: September 20, 2018, 12:59:04 am
rather than have no bikes at all I decided today to buy a new reddith 500 in red. although I once had the gt in red -it didn't appear any faster so here's hoping. head off to pick it up tomorrow. its a new 017 euro 3 model but my experience with the euro4's - no better...lol so off I go to try aqgain...episode 13..lol

 
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Reply #1 on: September 20, 2018, 08:59:43 am
That's a nice looking bike.


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Reply #2 on: September 20, 2018, 01:35:02 pm
You won't like it.

Like all of the other Royal Enfield singles, it will vibrate and it won't have any real power.

I'm rather surprised you haven't figured that out by now.
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Reply #3 on: September 20, 2018, 04:03:53 pm
I am surprised that his wife hasn't killed him yet for buying a new RE every few months.   ::)
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Reply #4 on: September 20, 2018, 06:22:26 pm
i haven't even collected it and I don't even know how long it will last...look i'm even smiling about the idea!
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2015 black/chrome
2015 limited edition dispatch
2016 lagoon blue 500
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2017 graphite/chrome 500
2018 gun metal grey 500
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Reply #5 on: September 20, 2018, 07:04:35 pm
Nice Colour! The simple colours have a great look!I am just wondering why you keep buying essentially the same bike? Regardless of small progressive changes there is really little difference.
Enjoy it though. I wouldn't mind a fuel injected model as its cruise speed is a bit higher than my iron belly and it still has the vibes that make these long stroke bikes so much fun.
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Reply #6 on: September 20, 2018, 08:08:26 pm
I'm not seeing anything Redditch about it?

What is the Redditch part about?


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Reply #7 on: September 21, 2018, 04:06:15 am
heres an extract from royal enfield Australia. what I can say though. it is a very nice looking gloss black and red paint scene. after todays pickup I am impressed with its looks.

It is perhaps this reason why the Classic has since gone on to become one of the most loved motorcycles from Royal Enfield. Today the new Redditch Edition plays special tribute to the paint schemes of the motorcycles produced at Redditch from the 50s with 3 colourways; Redditch Red, Redditch Green and Redditch Blue. Piping on the seats and a distinctive Redditch monogram seen first on a 125cc in 1939 also give way to the early styling of Royal Enfield motorcycles.
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2015 black/chrome
2015 limited edition dispatch
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2016  ash white 350
2017 graphite/chrome 500
2018 gun metal grey 500
2018 C5 Pegasus 500
2017 C5 Redditch 50
2018 C5 gun metal grey


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Reply #8 on: September 21, 2018, 04:08:10 am
The Redditch factory painted some bikes Red once...
oh and er Green and Blue as well
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Reply #9 on: September 21, 2018, 08:03:09 am
The Redditch factory painted some bikes Red once...
oh and er Green and Blue as well


And black?   ::)
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Reply #10 on: September 21, 2018, 09:12:36 am
One basic EFI model, 36 different paint jobs = 36 "new" models.

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Reply #11 on: September 21, 2018, 11:49:11 am

And black?   ::)

They're using Redditch Black on the mudguards, they just haven't organised the press release yet.
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Reply #12 on: September 21, 2018, 04:36:05 pm
I got the Madras Maroon edition! Lol!  ;D 8) Could be the next thing!
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Reply #13 on: September 21, 2018, 05:46:39 pm
Nah, maroon doesn't work. Oh, wait a minute...



At least the frame on this one really is from Redditch.

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Reply #14 on: September 21, 2018, 06:52:04 pm
here's new bike 13 or 14 if you count one I sold and re-bought....lol now some have questioned why I buy all these bikes and one suggested why not rent? so here's why. I have a certain amount of cash to get rid off. that will not be going to children or grandchildren...its mine and they can earn their friggin own. no-one gave me handouts and I did pretty well......I think its called work...lol so I do get a bit of fun buying these bikes and its far cheaper than cars. plus I buy other stuff too...lol but I think any-one who looks long term at looking after their kids with large amougst of cash are fools. mind you I am not talking about major assets here the hourse etc.it doesn't matter who you are -if you get something for nothing...you don't appreciate it im a perfect example you may be happy with your one and only enfield and I commend you for that. I wish I could too but I know if something goes wrong I will cash and buy another. its a fact and there is nothing I can do about it. plus you might think its fun being about to do it...well its not as you are never happy! anyway heres today purchase
 








2011 C5 black/chrome
2012 C5 maroon/chrome 
2013 B5 black
2014 Continental gt
2014 C5 tan
2015 black/chrome
2015 limited edition dispatch
2016 lagoon blue 500
2016  ash white 350
2017 graphite/chrome 500
2018 gun metal grey 500
2018 C5 Pegasus 500
2017 C5 Redditch 50
2018 C5 gun metal grey