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Author Topic: New 500cc Thunderbird  (Read 741 times)

meilaushi

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New 500cc Thunderbird
« on: October 11, 2012, 02:12:17 PM »
I just saw on the Home Royal Enfield Indian web site the announcement of the new 500cc Thunderbird.  Wow!  That really looks like a neat bike at least IMHO.  Both Speedo & Tach, Neat headlight, UCE engine, comfortable looking seat, LARGER gas tank (they say 300 Km with it.  I wonder if it'll come to the U.S., and if so, when, and for how mucheroo?  :)
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Re: New 500cc Thunderbird
« Reply #1 on: October 11, 2012, 05:03:31 PM »
A discussion on this model is about 7 threads below this one.
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Re: New 500cc Thunderbird
« Reply #2 on: October 11, 2012, 05:22:07 PM »

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Re: New 500cc Thunderbird
« Reply #3 on: October 11, 2012, 05:26:28 PM »
What ?   no bar-code stickers on the thunderbirds ?
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Re: New 500cc Thunderbird
« Reply #4 on: October 11, 2012, 06:14:32 PM »
Gotta say, it looks nicer and less dorky in the video than it does in stills.  Where can I get me some of those RE boots?

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Re: New 500cc Thunderbird
« Reply #5 on: October 11, 2012, 08:17:51 PM »
RE Accessories will be released soon. That's what the RE guys said. A lot of cool stuff like boots, saddle bags, caps, helmets and few others.

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Re: New 500cc Thunderbird
« Reply #6 on: October 11, 2012, 09:47:32 PM »
The turn signals flopping around at the 54 second mark made me laugh my beer out my nose. Hahahahah
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Re: New 500cc Thunderbird
« Reply #7 on: October 11, 2012, 10:07:16 PM »
I was playing it at work with not sound and that made me laugh.  Visual evidence of "the thump"!

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Re: New 500cc Thunderbird
« Reply #8 on: October 12, 2012, 04:55:30 AM »
I wish I had photoshop. But here, this is an MS Paint rendition. All it needs is drag bars and bar end mirrors.