This bike makes me want to do stupid things

Discussion in 'General' started by motion, Jan 31, 2019.

  1. motion

    motion RockyMountainMotos.com

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  2. G 97

    G 97 What's my name

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  3. cha0s#242

    cha0s#242 12 inch pianist

    I'd so do that trip. I read about some agencies renting those to do these trips in Northern India and they are like $7000, so buying a bike for $2600 and winging it solo seems like a good plan...
     
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  4. ChemGuy

    ChemGuy Harden The F%@# Up!

    Wait...you can buy a brand new one in India for $2600 US...Fuck, that sounds awesome.

    Google maps....new dehli to kathmandu to dahka to mandalay to bangkok....4500km...thats doable in a couple weeks..

    Damn you....
     
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  5. britx303

    britx303 Wodin is coming, and he is PISSED!!!

    Royal Enfield..........."Loud valves save lives". Royal Enfield.........turning ordinary men into motorcycle mechanics since 1901. Royal Enfield.....made o'tin,ride 'em out push 'em in. Come on....wheres my fellow enfield owners? :D Although Guy seemed like he had a good time in india with one.
     
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  6. Sabre699

    Sabre699 Wait...hold my beer.

    It's a British one-lunger...are you nuckin' futz or what? :Poke: Do they have Lucas electrics?
    (Former BSA Victor owner here.) Good luck to you at the top of the world.
     
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  7. Dave K

    Dave K DaveK über alles!

    Dude, are you f@ckin' high?!?! Nothing in India is easy, least of all driving/ riding there.
     
  8. motion

    motion RockyMountainMotos.com

    There's a girl riding one solo around the world right now. You can find her vids on Youtube.
     
  9. Venom51

    Venom51 John Deere Equipment Expert

    Corrected for accuracy.
     
  10. motion

    motion RockyMountainMotos.com

    LOL, these things are dump trucks. You can probably find a mechanic every 20' to work on one in that part of the world.
     
  11. britx303

    britx303 Wodin is coming, and he is PISSED!!!

    Thats because every 20' there's an Enfield owner.........:D
     
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  12. Sabre699

    Sabre699 Wait...hold my beer.

    An option that need be checked out. ;)
     
  13. Dave K

    Dave K DaveK über alles!

    Didn't they offer a diesel single at some point?
     
  14. rd400racer

    rd400racer Well-Known Member

    And you were giving me crap about the Guzzi:D
     
  15. britx303

    britx303 Wodin is coming, and he is PISSED!!!

    Boyer upgrade on mine.F&%$ points:D
     
  16. Sabre699

    Sabre699 Wait...hold my beer.

    :crackup: Always with the tiny needle-nose pliers lining up the faces properly to avoid burning the fuckers.
     
  17. britx303

    britx303 Wodin is coming, and he is PISSED!!!

    Gotta go back and check through my stack of "bullet-in" mags.....but I do remember reading about a diesel.
     
  18. britx303

    britx303 Wodin is coming, and he is PISSED!!!

    Last time I was at a RE get together,a RE shop mechanic put it best as far as the old bullets go........."Its the coolest looking piece of brand new sh*t you can buy".......:D disclaimer: I have ZERO experience with the clean-burn engine that came out 10+/- years ago,so things may be better for the new stuff.
     
  19. cha0s#242

    cha0s#242 12 inch pianist

    You can probably MacGyver some piston rings out of old Coke cans in those things.
     
  20. Dave K

    Dave K DaveK über alles!

    Guzzis are cool as f@ck. I had a Daytona and it was fun enough and looked cool even if it was at least 16 feet long and impossible to wheelie. :D

    Got it for a song. Well, traded an 851 for it and a wheel barrow full of cash from a suck. . . er, moto guzzi dealer. :D
     
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