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draggin

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on: December 04, 2018, 07:00:22 pm
It is definitely the most trouble-free and the most fun bike that I have ever owned. But since 2011 I have only put 1100 miles on it, and unfortunately it's time to make room in the garage for a new toy. If anybody knows somebody who's looking for a perfectly maintained flawless bike, have them take a look at mine. I am in the Detroit Michigan area.
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Reply #1 on: December 04, 2018, 07:12:47 pm
What country are you in?
It's sad to see another forum member leave.

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I just saw your location on the member page. Bummer we couldn't get out for a ride together,  I'm just an hour away on the other side of the Ambassador Bridge.
Have you thought of trying to get Detroit Iron to sell it for you?  Great dealership btw...
« Last Edit: December 04, 2018, 07:20:45 pm by Desi Bike »
میں نہیں چاہتا کہ ایک اچار
میں صرف اپنی موٹر سائیکل پر سوار کرنا چاہتے ہیں


draggin

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Reply #2 on: December 04, 2018, 07:24:46 pm
Actually Detroit Iron is where I purchased it originally! This is the first new Enfield that they sold when they moved to Waterford.
I had not thought about them taking it on consignment, I was hoping that maybe I would find somebody on here who was thinking about buying one and would like to get a well-maintained one for a little cheaper than a new one.
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1968 Honda Cl175 http://kirkusblog.com/2013/05/03/turning-japanese-i-really-think-so/
1972 Honda CL450 SOLD
1973 Yamaha XS450 SOLD
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Reply #3 on: December 04, 2018, 10:17:32 pm
Hope to see you back in the fold one day.

Out of curiosity what is the open wheeler in the background ?


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Reply #4 on: December 05, 2018, 05:09:22 am
Looks like a modern Morgan 30 - great fun vehicle, even considered selling my Lotus Esprit to buy, but building a Guzzi engined J.Z.R instead & having a ball building it.


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Reply #5 on: December 05, 2018, 09:49:42 am
That's a pretty scoot! And I've just gotta believe it was fettled and broken in properly, hence truly "better than new". That's quite a stable of desirables you've got there. That "Das Bike" is particularly interesting. An R69 checks all my boxes, but one with a meatier motor? Where do I sign up?
So badass my Enfield's actually illegal  in India.


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Reply #6 on: December 05, 2018, 12:00:27 pm
Draggin, Steve and his staff are good people, not the optimal time of the year to sell though. If you do see the guys at Detroit Iron tell them Robert says Hi.


draggin

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Reply #7 on: December 05, 2018, 12:41:27 pm
Yes that is indeed a Morgan 3 wheeler. A marvelous contraption!!!
1966 Bmw R69s/R75 1050CC http://kirkusblog.com/2011/01/12/das-bike-projekt-delivery/
1968 Honda Cl175 http://kirkusblog.com/2013/05/03/turning-japanese-i-really-think-so/
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Reply #8 on: December 05, 2018, 02:34:23 pm
Is that a Morgan 3 wheeler in the background?


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Reply #9 on: December 05, 2018, 02:40:08 pm
Oops, sorry, posted the question after viewing photos and before reading all of the replies.  Cheers


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Reply #10 on: December 05, 2018, 03:14:06 pm
1966 Bmw R69s/R75 1050CC http://kirkusblog.com/2011/01/12/das-bike-projekt-delivery/
1968 Honda Cl175 http://kirkusblog.com/2013/05/03/turning-japanese-i-really-think-so/
1972 Honda CL450 SOLD
1973 Yamaha XS450 SOLD
2009 Triumph Bonneville
2012 Royal Enfield C5 Chrome Special Black https://kirkusbl


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Reply #11 on: December 13, 2018, 12:17:19 pm
And yes the r69s with a thousand cc engine was probably the fastest motorcycle I've ever been on. That may have been part of the problem I think I have more fun driving a slow motorcycle fast than I do riding a fast motorcycle slow
1966 Bmw R69s/R75 1050CC http://kirkusblog.com/2011/01/12/das-bike-projekt-delivery/
1968 Honda Cl175 http://kirkusblog.com/2013/05/03/turning-japanese-i-really-think-so/
1972 Honda CL450 SOLD
1973 Yamaha XS450 SOLD
2009 Triumph Bonneville
2012 Royal Enfield C5 Chrome Special Black https://kirkusbl