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on: February 13, 2017, 09:59:53 PM
Per RENA FB page 2/13/17
(alphabetical by state)
(32 USA, 8 Canada)

USA
SoCal Motorcycles, Brea California,
Rockridge Twowheels, Oakland, California
Jim and Jim’s Cycles of Ukiah, Ukiah, California
Marks Motorsports, Enfield Connecticut
Fun Bike Center, Lakeland, Florida
D & A Cycles, Macon, Georgia
Marietta Sportscar & Cycle Co., Marrietta, Georgia
Motoworks Chicago, Chicago Illinois
Baxter Cycles, Marne Iowa
Gateway Cycles, Mt Sterling, Kentucky
Cycles of Silver Spring, Silver Spring, Maryland
Detroit Iron, Detroit, Michigan
Go Moto, Minneapolis, Minnesota
Flying Tiger Motorcycles, Maplewood, Missouri
Youngblood Powersports, Ozark, Missouri
Royal Enfield of Monmouth, Neptune, New Jersey
Select Cycle, Greensboro, North Carolina
Ohio City Moto, Cleveland, Ohio
Ajax Motorsports, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Outdoor Motorsports, Spearfish, South Dakota
Moto Moda shop, Nashville, Tennessee
TJs Cycle, Austin, Texas
Strokers, Dallas, Texas
Ace Moto, El Paso Texas
Royal Enfield of Fort Worth, Forth Worth Texas
Polaris West, Katy Texas
Bodacious Bikes, San Antonio, Texas
Royal Enfield, of Dulles, Dulles, Virginia
Royal Enfield of Seattle, Seattle, Washington
Lawless, Spokane Washington
Royal Enfield of Janesville, Janesville, Wisconsin
Royal Enfield of Milwaukee, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

CANADA
Old Vintage Crank, Acton, Ontario   
Oakville Yamaha, Oakville, Ontario 
Motor Sports Newman, Montreal, Quebec   
Shail's Motorcycles Ltd., Langley BC
Kenco Motorcycles, Sooke, British Columbia   
Bro’s Cycle, Windsor, Nova Scotia
Rockland Wheels, Oakville, Ontario
Quad Pro, Mmirabel, QC



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Reply #1 on: February 13, 2017, 10:23:49 PM
Finally, there is a shop in the San Francisco Bay Area again.   :)
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Reply #2 on: February 13, 2017, 10:32:29 PM
Detroit Iron would be in White Lake MI, 45 mi N.E. of the D.


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Reply #3 on: February 16, 2017, 01:11:31 AM
I'll have to visit the Dulles VA shop.
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Reply #4 on: February 16, 2017, 02:52:10 AM
I had thought RENA was avoiding scooter type stores.

Driving through El Paso today I happened by Ace Moto (one of the first RENA stores) and to my surprise, out front were 4 large scooters.

???
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Reply #5 on: February 16, 2017, 02:57:48 PM
I had thought RENA was avoiding scooter type stores.

Driving through El Paso today I happened by Ace Moto (one of the first RENA stores) and to my surprise, out front were 4 large scooters.

???

The newest RE dealer in the SF Bay Area, according to their website, is a multi-line scooter dealer, that just acquired the RE franchise.  No indication on their website that they are a boutique store or cater to "hipsters" (but they might and just don't advertise the fact). However, the photos of the shop look like they are in a cute and touristy row of shops along a street lined with small retail stores. It certainly doesn't look like your typical motorcycle dealership. Perhaps RE is aligning their motorcycles with the scooter crowd? I am not quite sure what it takes to be an RE dealer - other than having some extra money in your pocket.   ???  But at least they are slowly adding more dealerships.  I just hope they will be able to support these small shops and their customers.  ???
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Reply #6 on: March 05, 2017, 03:53:38 AM
 I go to the Flying Tigers in Maplewood, Mo. Fortunately I live about 30 miles away.
 They've been selling RE for about four years. They also sell Zero e-bikes, Moto Guzzi and Genuine Scooters.
 They said that they had a bit of a struggle keeping their RE dealership during the 2016 transition.

 These are some real moto people. I can't see why RE would have any issue with keeping them as a dealer.
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Reply #7 on: March 11, 2017, 01:52:07 AM
Texas. 7 dealers?
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Reply #8 on: March 11, 2017, 02:21:22 AM
The representative for the middle of the country (including Texas) Pat Canney rocks at getting dealers. Better than the rest of them put together I think. Of course I have known him since he was a baby!
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Reply #9 on: March 11, 2017, 06:55:21 PM
Next time you see him, please tell him to get his butt to Arizona.  :D
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Reply #10 on: March 11, 2017, 08:55:59 PM
Alaska motorcycle brands include:
BMW
Ducati
Triumph
KTM
Ural
Harley Davidson
Polaris
Ski-Doo
All Japanese brands

And no Royal Enfield, any longer.
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Reply #11 on: March 12, 2017, 04:55:28 PM
Detroit Iron would be in White Lake MI, 45 mi N.E. of the D.

Yep... M-59 just east of Teggerdine.  Good shop!
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Reply #12 on: March 12, 2017, 06:46:22 PM
Yep... M-59 just east of Teggerdine.  Good shop!

...and so many fun ways to get there!
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Reply #13 on: March 13, 2017, 08:48:35 PM
I hope they will land someone there. I always found Phoenix to be tough. "Ride Now" controls most of the market, big harley and dirt bike market.
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Reply #14 on: March 17, 2017, 12:53:31 PM
All Sports In Decatur, Alabama, about 30 miles from Huntsville just announced they are a new Royal Enfield dealer with an opening of March 25.  They are a long time established respected Japanese dealer.
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Reply #15 on: March 17, 2017, 02:51:38 PM
Wow. The list is increasing for sure.
So how about New Mexico? El Paso is a LONG ride from Albuquerque, especially off Interstate.  :(
Be nice to have someone close for those immediately needed parts.  8)
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Reply #16 on: March 22, 2017, 01:06:00 PM
  Yesterday I heard from  my friend in Santa Fe, NM.
  According to him RE called a specific mechanic at OCD Cycles on SF to be Authorized Maintenance for RE in Santa Fe. Unclear whether OCD gets any Parts or Dealer concessions. Still no official dealer in New Mexico on the list.
  Maybe a start of a change in their marketing strategy?
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Reply #17 on: March 22, 2017, 05:32:26 PM
OCD Custom Cycles in Santa Fe even have a picture of riding a Royal Enfield on their website location page  :).   
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Reply #18 on: April 29, 2017, 04:58:09 PM
   Surprised I didn't see the posts earlier.
   OCD has been a BMW dealer for some time, but (as I've heard it) RENA contacted one of their mechanics to specifically ask if he would do the maintenance on RE.
   Pretty good pat on the back if they made a point of contacting him rather than the other way around.
   Could be a good thing for the novice RE owner  :) but my forays to Santa Fe are purely non-maintenance motivated.  ;)
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Reply #19 on: April 29, 2017, 08:07:20 PM
What's wrong  with a Barista? Always nice to look at something pretty in addition to the bikes  :P
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Reply #20 on: April 30, 2017, 02:26:58 PM
   I'm sure there is much more to the OCD story.
   In any case, the jokers who originally bought the maintenance side of the Centaur business have become something of a joke among any riders in SF, so now having a competent mechanic for the RE is certainly welcome there.  :)
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Reply #21 on: April 30, 2017, 09:06:27 PM
What's wrong  with a Barista? Always nice to look at something pretty in addition to the bikes

Meh... You can do that anywhere. Give me the sadder but wiser girl with grease under her nails any day.
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Reply #22 on: May 01, 2017, 02:26:22 PM
The pressure looks low on one of those.  ;)
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Reply #23 on: May 03, 2017, 03:37:57 AM
Thanks to Sky Motorworks North Orlando, listed as Royal Enfield Seminole County. Nice folks, excellent service, delivered to South Florida (four hours away).
Now we need a dealership in South Florida: Broward County (Fort Lauderdale), Miami-Dade, Monroe (the Keys), and/or Palm Beach County.
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Reply #24 on: May 03, 2017, 03:49:12 AM
   Welcome to the forum, JohnE!
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Reply #25 on: June 01, 2017, 08:20:03 AM
What's wrong  with a Barista? Always nice to look at something pretty in addition to the bikes  :P

 Nothing wrong with pretty but the ability to pull a good espresso shot is prerequisite to looks. At least it is up here in WA., coffee consumption capitol of the U.S.
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Reply #26 on: September 30, 2017, 04:59:55 PM
What's the dealer count up to now?
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Reply #27 on: October 03, 2017, 03:38:56 PM
I don't know. But I don't think the dealer locator on their website is correct. It indicates that Youngblood Powersports, in Ozark MO, is a dealer but their site makes no mention of RE.

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Reply #28 on: October 07, 2017, 01:39:23 AM
When you get a dealer that sells everything under the sun, this is what happens. They are usually so far back in the showroom you have to use a miners light to find them. Maybe they are a dealer in principle only and haven't gotten their bikes yet.
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Reply #29 on: October 07, 2017, 02:55:00 AM
 Triumph Seattle is a full stocking and floor space committed RE dealer.  Unfortunately the rights to advertise as RE Seattle are tied up currently due to a previous RE dealer.  My hope for Youngblood Powersports is that their current situation be as Kevin has postulated.

 
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Reply #30 on: October 07, 2017, 04:34:21 AM
Triumph Seattle presents the RE's in a nice way on their site I think. IMHO it can really be a conundrum to name a dealership after the brand you sell. John Doe's Motorsports covers a lot of territory while XXXbrand of XXXX is very limiting. What happens when you fall out of love with that brand?

The big brands don't make you name your dealership after them - or at least Triumph, Piaggio, Ducati to name a few. On the other hand it states clearly where your interest lies. With the current algorithm Google uses you don't need the brands name to get placement. 

Some of our former dealers used RE of XXX and then URAL of XXX etc. until they had a name for every brand. In the long run they all found it to be a mistake.

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Reply #31 on: November 06, 2017, 10:22:16 AM
I visited Motorcycles of Dulles a few months back to talk to the service department. The shop foreman told me they'd sold about a dozen bikes. This was in late August or early September so that's probably gone up a bike or two.

MOD sells BMW and Triumph primarily. The dealership is one building but it is sort of split in half with BMW on one end and T on the other. Used bikes and the RE bikes are sort of displayed in the middle. The RE brand still feels a bit like an afterthought or experiment in my opinion. They aren't really displayed and they don't sell any shirts or branded gear. Not that they need to go bananas with the stuff but a shirt or two would be nice.
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Reply #32 on: November 06, 2017, 04:00:40 PM
Cycles of Silver Spring has shirts in stock right now.  Also have a green GT, squadron Blue c5, army green c5, and a chrome and graphite c5 in the store.  At least as of Friday.  It's only about 45 min to an hour from Dulles...You should stop by and say hay!


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Reply #33 on: November 08, 2017, 10:02:41 AM
I've been to the Marylnad shop. Stopped in awhile ago and bought a few parts. Nice little shop.

As I've said it is a shame RENA couldn't work something out with Winchester Motosports.
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Reply #34 on: November 09, 2017, 12:17:48 AM
Both of those dealers were/are really good dealers. They weren't our biggest dealers but they had happy customers which was our benchmark for who we wanted and who we didn't. Thus far I am hearing pretty good things about the new RENA dealers. I notice of late they are putting in some "Mom and Pop" stores which bodes well.
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Reply #35 on: November 11, 2017, 01:37:23 PM
Last time I talked to Mike at Winchester about them retaining the RE brand I got the distinct impression that Carl was fed up with RENA.

Carl had been selling RE for a long time. Said he sold 10-12 bikes a year and had people bring bikes in for service from PA, VA, MD and DC. Maybe he wasn't the biggest dealership but I think he represented the brand well.
 
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Reply #36 on: February 11, 2018, 02:38:07 PM
Nothing wrong with pretty but the ability to pull a good espresso shot is prerequisite to looks. At least it is up here in WA., coffee consumption capitol of the U.S.
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Reply #37 on: February 11, 2018, 06:28:30 PM
For what it's worth, I've just cobbled together a slapdash little shared Google Map of those dealerships titled, Royal Enfield Dealerships in USA and Canada--This map might be useful for the saddle-weary Royal Enfield tourer far from home who may be in need of professional help. But then if you're touring on a Royal Enfield it's probably already beyond debate that you need "professional help"

Anyone should be able to view and even edit or add to it at: https://drive.google.com/open?id=1OW9HZ8aTKCuvtyXnsaQdYFE0GnXPGvmG&usp=sharing.  Bookmarking it on one's phone prior to any really long voyages on your Enfield might not be the worst thing. No, the worst thing to bookmark might be this travel music...unless the theme of the tour is maybe Psychotic Three State Killing Spree.

The only dealership lacking on the map from "firecaptp7's" original post from about a year ago is "Lawless, Spokane Washington".  Apart from a mouldering Facebook announcement with a link deader than Caesar's cat and some old stats from a now-defunct web domain, there seems no longer to be any trace of them...just a similarly-named lawn services company in town. Maybe it was a family-run shop, but they decided the real money's in mulch. Shame really, since who honestly wouldn't prefer Xena the Warrior Princess (aka. Lucy Lawless) to personally deliver that desperately needed clutch plate at some woodland rest stop?


"Does this work for you?"

I did not yet add the highly-regarded folks at Winchester Motosports here in Virginia to the map, since they were not on that new dealership list as such.  Still, since one imagined purpose of this map might be to help Enfield tourers get needed help on the road far from home, anyone should feel free to lob them in. Based on what I've heard, I, for one, would have no reservations whatsoever in giving them a ring if I were stuck out there on the beautiful Skyline Drive or thereabouts on those lovely Enfield-ideal twisties of western Virginia and West Virginia.

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Reply #38 on: February 19, 2018, 10:40:52 PM
The dealer Rockland Wheels is in Rockland  Ontario (near Ottawa), and not  in Oakville, Ontario.


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Reply #39 on: February 21, 2018, 07:32:38 PM
The dealer Rockland Wheels is in Rockland  Ontario (near Ottawa), and not  in Oakville, Ontario.

Well, at least it's already where it ought to be in that Google Map I cobbled together

Also, just for the hell of it I went ahead and added Winchester Motosports in Clear Brook, Virginia. After all, they can still fix 'em, right?
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Reply #40 on: July 15, 2018, 11:26:41 PM
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Reply #41 on: July 26, 2018, 08:22:26 PM
Thanks for the map!  I only last week discovered my closest dealer, Locomotion.  They do walk-ins on Saturdays and that worked out well for an oil change & chain adjust.  They charged extra labor for a sidecar - anyone know if that is standard?
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Reply #42 on: July 27, 2018, 02:53:14 AM
I don't know about standard charges but if I had to change oil on a RE sidecar rig for someone else, I would charge extra.

With the sidecar right in the way of everything oil related I think the job would be a real pain in the arse.
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Reply #43 on: July 28, 2018, 12:42:52 AM
They charged extra labor for a sidecar...

Tipping the bike side-to-side is a bitch with the sidecar attached...


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Reply #44 on: August 02, 2018, 07:58:00 PM
Lawless Motorcycle Superstore in Spokane Valley, WA  Is not in bizzness any longer and should be removed from you Royal Enfield dealer list.
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Reply #45 on: February 13, 2019, 03:26:54 PM
Gatto Cycle, Pittsburgh, Pa should be added.
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Reply #46 on: February 13, 2019, 07:56:20 PM
Gatto Cycle, Pittsburgh, Pa should be added.

Thanks for the tip! I've added a pin for Gatto Cycle Shop in Tarentum, PA to that Royal Enfield Dealerships in USA and Canada  Google Map I've cobbled together.

A while back I also got my hands on an Excel file of dealerships that was independently created and shared by a user known as "FredRydr" over at the ADVRider Forums. I have yet to plod through the drudgery of comparing it with my own slapdash effort, and including any dealerships from it missing in my own effort, but you'll find I've squirreled away a copy of it online with the creator's permission at www.bukmop.com/RoyalEnfield/RoyalEnfield%20NorthAmerica2.xlsx. For those who use Garmin GPS devices, he also has a version in that company's special GPX format available here.

By the way, as described in this earlier posting, anyone can add or edit dealerships or even folks who can service Enfields (such as former dealerships) in that Google Maps thing.
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Reply #47 on: February 14, 2019, 03:47:40 AM
Update: Since I had all the necessaries on hand and files open anyhow, and it was still a bit too nippy today for a nice ride, I went ahead and updated that Google Maps Royal Enfield Dealerships in the USA and Canada  map and directory with "FredRydr's" additional data described previously.

The boy did his homework. That's for sure. Got us dozens and dozens of possible future "ports in a storm" for real Iron Butt 3000  style touring, including one in Puerto Rico that you'll really have to over-inflate those Dunlops to get to. There are many past dealerships also now listed, and I've tried to specially note these as such along with an advisory to give 'em a call first. Still, they may be able to help out in a pinch, right?

By the way, if you want to just use the map and not edit it, like on your phone on the road, then bookmarking the simplified version with its much cleaner interface found at https://www.google.com/maps/d/viewer?mid=1OW9HZ8aTKCuvtyXnsaQdYFE0GnXPGvmG&usp=sharing might be just the ticket.

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Reply #48 on: February 18, 2019, 01:48:38 PM
For whatever reason, I get an error message that I cannot open map, I may not have permission. That may be on my end, may not. Just a heads up.
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Reply #49 on: February 18, 2019, 02:33:19 PM
For whatever reason, I get an error message that I cannot open map, I may not have permission. That may be on my end, may not. Just a heads up.

Hmmm...You tried both links? this one for full edit access and also this "cleaner" public version for best use on the road and so forth? Still no joy?

As far as I can tell, all the "share" and other settings at my end are tip-top. Anyone else having an issue getting either or both versions to work?

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Reply #50 on: February 18, 2019, 03:40:47 PM
Yep, tried both. I think it's on my end. This phone. Not sure how accurate Google maps is, but inputting 'Royal Enfield' in the search brings up dealer locations, also.
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Reply #51 on: February 18, 2019, 05:03:16 PM
Yep, tried both. I think it's on my end. This phone. Not sure how accurate Google maps is, but inputting 'Royal Enfield' in the search brings up dealer locations, also.

Yeah, but a Google search is hardly the same. For one thing, the map contain lots of past dealerships noted as such that may still be able to provide help or even just a clutch cable or some other needful doodad from their old stock in a pinch. I'm hoping someone else will pop along to test those links.
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Reply #52 on: February 18, 2019, 05:37:29 PM
Point taken.
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Reply #53 on: February 18, 2019, 07:12:50 PM
Hey, speaking of clutch cables, the one bit so far that could have potentially left me stranded under different circumstances with my own "Iron Belly" was its shabby original clutch cable. If I'd been touring, it might have been a real hassle. The original cables were SO utterly craptastic and failure-prone that they felt obliged to provide spares with ever new bike. Accordingly, before you set off on that Iron Butt 3000  tour you're planning next year, you might do very well indeed to proactively replace whatever clutch cable may be on your "new-to-you" thumper with a superb Barnett brand one from our Forum hosts. 

My own clutch cable drama, with the whole step-by-step repair guide for 5-speeders like me, is found in this thread--Not that an old dealership guy like you would need his hand held through a clutch cable swap. At the very least, if they're not there already, you should definitely toss a few of these quick fixer-uppers into your tool pouch before setting off:

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Reply #54 on: February 18, 2019, 11:08:06 PM
LOL Yeah, both cables will be replaced twice over. One one each lever in real time operation. One ziptied to each other, as a traveling spare. I moved late last year, and I 'lost' a bunch of spare nuts/bolts/parts. Replacement ferrules are very handy to have.

I'll be going through the entire bike. Too many variables can happen in almost 20 years...
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Reply #55 on: February 19, 2019, 11:30:15 AM
National Powersports in Pembrooke NH (seems they've opened a second location in Merrimack) used to be a dealer - not sure about whether they'd be suitable for inclusion in your "port-in-a-storm" list.  I don't know if you just add them based on the possibility, or check with them first...

http://www.nationalpowersports.net/contact.cshtml

ps: Great map - any way of using different color pins to differentiate "proper" dealers from the leftovers?


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Reply #56 on: February 20, 2019, 12:53:21 AM
National Powersports in Pembrooke NH (seems they've opened a second location in Merrimack) used to be a dealer - not sure about whether they'd be suitable for inclusion in your "port-in-a-storm" list.  I don't know if you just add them based on the possibility, or check with them first...

http://www.nationalpowersports.net/contact.cshtml

ps: Great map - any way of using different color pins to differentiate "proper" dealers from the leftovers?


I went ahead and gave National Powersports in Pembrooke, NH a call. Had a nice chat. Like you said, they're no longer a dealership, have only limited parts, but will still gladly service an Enfield if it shows up, and presumably will at least have some idea what they're looking at. So, I went ahead and added an entry for them to the map with the following prominent note:

"NOTE WELL: Former dealership with large mural of "The History of the Royal Enfield Motorcycle" in its showroom. However, as of 2019 no longer sells Royal Enfield motorcycles and has only limited parts in stock. Will still service them, however. Call first!"

Which brings us to your question about using different color "pins" to differentiate present vs. past dealerships. If I had done two distinct "layers" or maps for each type from the get go, this would have been possible. I can see no way to recolor individual entries at this point. It's now all or none, I'm afraid. I did just change all those plain blue pins into nifty little red motorcycle icons that should stand out nicely as one zooms in. So that's swell, I guess. Thing is, given the intended purpose of the map, as a mobile guide and directory for wayfarers to even semi-likely "ports in a storm", I'm not convinced the difference between past and present dealerships is meaningful enough, given the map's purpose, to redo the whole shebang to parse out the old from the new. Notes in the entries should hopefully suffice for now to make their status clear. Besides, it's only part of due diligence to call first, whatever the entry. Fact is, without risking getting my dumb ass sued, I can think of one current dealership I added, that shall remain here unnamed, which basically appears to chiefly be a snow blower and weed whacker shop, which might not be my  very first choice for service except in a real pinch, while on the other hand I wouldn't hesitate a nanosecond to bring my stricken Bullet to a "former" dealership known for excellent service here in my very own state for work if need be. Again: It's always a good idea to call first, maybe also check out a Yelp or Google review of the place if you can.

I've got that AAA Plus with the RV service add-on (needed for motorcycles), so my touring calculus includes a 100 mile free tow in the event of a mishap. Beyond that it's $4 a mile, or I can upgrade to "Premier" for about $40/year and get 200 miles of free towing. More than that, and I'd likely just rent a van. If my piston were to go sailing off into the buttonbushes just outside Booger Hole, West Virginia, the map would provide me with informed options. Hopefully, it'll do the same for others.

Speaking of the map, or rather maps, has anyone apart from Beardo had any problems accessing them? If so, please let me know:



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Reply #57 on: March 15, 2019, 12:01:45 AM
The simplified version works flawlessly on my tablet.  Thank you.
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Reply #58 on: March 15, 2019, 02:54:45 AM
The simplified version works flawlessly on my tablet.  Thank you.

You're very welcome! Yes, the "simplified version" has its own virtues, such as seamless integration with photos of the joint, direct linkage to its website, if any, and an easy link to Google Maps for directions. It's probably the better travel tool.
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Reply #59 on: March 31, 2019, 11:06:14 PM
Today I was told by a Himalayan owner that an existing multi-brand dealership in San Jose, CA, called Spirit Motors, has just added RE to their collection of franchises. He told me that they were located on Meridian Avenue, a block away from I-280.

https://spiritmotorcycles.com/
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Reply #60 on: April 03, 2019, 07:50:54 PM
Today I was told by a Himalayan owner that an existing multi-brand dealership in San Jose, CA, called Spirit Motors, has just added RE to their collection of franchises. He told me that they were located on Meridian Avenue, a block away from I-280.

https://spiritmotorcycles.com/

Sure enough! Checked their website, and they do Enfields. So, I went ahead and added them to the map. Thanks for the tip, 'Richard230'!
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Reply #61 on: April 14, 2019, 01:18:07 PM
North Cascades Harley Davidson now sells Royal Enfields too. Thats 66 miles north of Seattle on I-5.

Haven't been there yet, but I am seeing a great backroads rural round trip route that would be a great all day ride.  8) Might just get out The Madras Missile and pay them a visit!   ;)
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Reply #62 on: April 15, 2019, 02:34:30 PM
Thanks for the tip, Narada! I've gone ahead and added an entry for that North Cascades joint to the Enfield Dealerships Map.

Looks like they're having a contest to give away a Bullet if you just visit the dealership before May 3, 2019, with 2 chances to win if you also take a test drive. If you're in the Seattle or Vancouver areas, I could think of worse ways to spend an afternoon.
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Reply #63 on: April 17, 2019, 12:45:24 AM
I actually am planning on going up there on Bholenath The Mighty C5 this saturday by way of the Cascade Mountain foothills (will bring Zippo pocket warmer) :)

North Cascades Highway will be opening this thursday for the first time this year, and it's sort of on the way.  ::)

Will have to go up into the mountains at least to Diablo Dam / Ross Lake, then head back down to take a test ride!  8)
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