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Confused
« on: December 16, 2013, 12:55:15 AM »
I am riding on Bullet Electra TwinSpark 350 UCE since 2010.It has clocked 22,000 kms and running great.Very recently I have seen the latest 500 CC Standard model,which looks awesome to me.
I need a suggestion-shall I keep my old bike and do some modifications,like petrol tank change etc like that of 500 cc or,shall I go for the new one?I know the new one is very costly.... :(

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Re: Confused
« Reply #1 on: December 16, 2013, 04:35:05 AM »
If you have money you can have both.   :D

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Re: Confused
« Reply #2 on: December 16, 2013, 08:31:48 PM »
If you want more UMPH, sell the 350, & buy a good used 500. or even the NEW 535 Continental, with introductory discount, & finance it. Your dealer may even make a decent trade in offer.  SANTA SEZ  "IT'S OK"
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Re: Confused
« Reply #3 on: December 17, 2013, 11:33:00 AM »
Stick with the devil you know! 8)
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Re: Confused
« Reply #4 on: December 17, 2013, 12:05:57 PM »
If you are attracted by the cosmetic side of the new 500, which I think you are..save some money and get the new one. Otherwise, keep the 350 and keep riding.

But then again, if your heart is really set on the 500, then sell the 350, save some dough, get the 500. Or as Scottie J said, get both! In the end, keep whatever puts a smile on your face. But sometimes in the case of an Enfield, two different sets of 'models' bring the same smile. So it is very hard to decide sometimes.. :-X
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Re: Confused
« Reply #5 on: December 17, 2013, 12:44:10 PM »
Yes,JVS :)
You are absolutely right I am attracted by it's look.But I can't find any logic why the price is so much high in comparison to 350 Std.May be the 350 Std is too basic.

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Re: Confused
« Reply #6 on: December 18, 2013, 03:57:57 AM »
Motorcycle manufacturers ALL charge more for larger faster machines. They know you will eventually CRAVE ONE. The smaller cheaper motorcycles are merely Bait - Just like the Peanut Butter in a Mouse Trap.
  My first Motorcycle was a 250cc Ducati Diana single, which was the biggest they imported to the USA back then, but I was completely & irrevocably hooked, those many years ago.
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Re: Confused
« Reply #7 on: December 18, 2013, 01:19:44 PM »
........I need a suggestion-shall I keep my old bike and do some modifications,like petrol tank change etc like that of 500 cc or,shall I go for the new one?I know the new one is very costly.... :(

The bigger bike will drink more petrol.

If the 350 is meeting your transportation needs, then; HAVE FUN, MODIFY YOUR BIKE !
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Re: Confused
« Reply #8 on: December 20, 2013, 02:03:22 AM »
Motorcycle manufacturers ALL charge more for larger faster machines. They know you will eventually CRAVE ONE. The smaller cheaper motorcycles are merely Bait - Just like the Peanut Butter in a Mouse Trap.

This is probably true.

The only bike I've ridden for any length of time is my RE.  This summer, on a whim, I test-rode a brand new BMW F700 GS.  Not exactly a powerhouse crotch rocket, I know, but when I easily reached 90mph on the highway, I realized that I could get myself into serious trouble if I owned a bike like this!  For my own sake, I'll be sticking with what I've got, and living by Bare's mantra: more fun to ride a slow bike fast than a fast bike slow...

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Re: Confused
« Reply #9 on: December 20, 2013, 02:23:45 PM »
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