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Author Topic: What did you do to your Royal Enfield today?  (Read 356278 times)

bikesnob

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Re: What did you do to your Royal Enfield today?
« Reply #2625 on: January 21, 2013, 04:38:21 pm »
To busy at work to take off, have a safe trip to Borrego Springs.
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mattsz

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Re: What did you do to your Royal Enfield today?
« Reply #2626 on: January 21, 2013, 06:36:02 pm »
Well, I did the deed today. I'm signing my baby over to the insurance company. They basically offered me a $900 buyback, but then I would have to screw with a Salvage title. So I decided to let it go and use what's left for a good down payment on a Cafe Racer. I will miss it!
Bare

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Won't they let you keep even the flyscreen?
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Re: What did you do to your Royal Enfield today?
« Reply #2627 on: January 21, 2013, 06:53:50 pm »

Damn bare, that was a sweet bike, I'm sorry for you loss.
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Ducati Scotty

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Re: What did you do to your Royal Enfield today?
« Reply #2628 on: January 21, 2013, 07:38:26 pm »
The CR will be the bike you were shaping that G5 into.  And with 33% more up to boot!

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Re: What did you do to your Royal Enfield today?
« Reply #2629 on: January 21, 2013, 07:51:57 pm »
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Won't they let you keep even the flyscreen?
I thought about it, but I didn't even ask. If I were to have taken the old one back, I probably would have. The Plexi screen survived, but the mounting ring was trashed. That would've been OK since I have another one.
Damn, I look good on that thing!
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bikesnob

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Re: What did you do to your Royal Enfield today?
« Reply #2630 on: January 21, 2013, 07:57:21 pm »
That's you Bare !
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Re: What did you do to your Royal Enfield today?
« Reply #2631 on: January 22, 2013, 09:14:09 pm »
Opened the shed door, noticed the new battery and chain have not self-installed yet, closed the door.....   Sun was shining and Noon air temperature was -5 F
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Ducati Scotty

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Re: What did you do to your Royal Enfield today?
« Reply #2632 on: January 23, 2013, 01:21:35 am »
And I'm avoiding working in my garage because its near freezing.  I feel like a sissy.

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Re: What did you do to your Royal Enfield today?
« Reply #2633 on: January 23, 2013, 05:27:43 am »
And I'm avoiding working in my garage because its near freezing.  I feel like a sissy.

Don't.

However... if Gremlin was out there installing that stuff, I'd say you're done, Scott!  I've got temps of 3 deg F this morning, and I ain't gonna work on my bike either, so I guess it's the Scarlet "S" for all of us!
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motorat

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Re: What did you do to your Royal Enfield today?
« Reply #2634 on: January 23, 2013, 09:25:06 am »
add me to the list...eventhough my threshold is 30 degf.
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Re: What did you do to your Royal Enfield today?
« Reply #2635 on: January 23, 2013, 09:49:08 am »
Absolutely nothing, first real cold day yesterday.  Winter has arrived but we've been lucky as it came in late..I don't blame anyone for not working outside in those temps (unless u have to)..I'm gonna order the two rubber carb intake hoses for my 06 iron from our sponsor..Í like to replace the 1/4" gasket that mounts to the intake. I know Hitchcocks sells them in various depths. I never seen them advertised by CMW...Might be a item that they just don't list...GM
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Re: What did you do to your Royal Enfield today?
« Reply #2636 on: January 23, 2013, 09:56:42 am »
Wished it wasn't so dang cold here. Plus 5f, bike sitting all toasty warm in a classic car service shop for the season. It has its own room, all snuggled beside some triumph spitfire hoods. I miss the feel of the open road.... :-(
میں نہیں چاہتا کہ ایک اچار
میں صرف اپنی موٹر سائیکل پر سوار کرنا چاہتے ہیں

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Re: What did you do to your Royal Enfield today?
« Reply #2637 on: January 23, 2013, 02:40:27 pm »
Put a CRG mirror on the left side of the bike a couple weeks ago. Actually had a chance to ride the bike here in chicago right after i did it and realized one on the right would be nice too so thats whats i did today! Now i got good vision on both sides

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Re: What did you do to your Royal Enfield today?
« Reply #2638 on: January 24, 2013, 12:05:11 pm »
Being wet and relatively warm I actually rode to work today.  Probably the first ride in nearly two months and it felt great!  A little chilly on the freeway, I'll probably take the scenic route home.

Scott

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Re: What did you do to your Royal Enfield today?
« Reply #2639 on: January 24, 2013, 12:20:11 pm »
Just a side note, the mileage I got over the last 11,500 miles averaged 69.58 mpg.
Bare
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