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azcatfan

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New Member with 2002 Bullet in AZ
« on: December 08, 2013, 04:52:33 AM »
So, I've been exercising the 'Search' function shamelessly over the last three months.  Tons of great stuff, info, and personalities.  I look forward to being part of the community.

About me, I live in Tucson, AZ (so any local Bullet Brothers want to get together for a ride, cigar, and a beer send me a message) and became a Royal Enfield owner just a couple of months ago.
I researched it, saved, researched some more.  The truth is, I was simply going to get another motorcycle, but once a friend of mine had turned me on to these works of art I could not pass up on the character of these little bikes.  I bought the bike from a classic motorcycle guy in Phoenix who, unknown to me at the time, is a personal acquaintance of K. Mahoney.  So the bike was well taken car of and in like new condition.

About the bike, it's a 2002 500ES, with the four speed.  She is stock, mechanically speaking, just some cosmetics like the saddle and turn signals that the PO did and the saddlebags that I added on.  I made a little video to bring to show and tell here on the forum: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aSg09aUakX0

I look forward to participating in the threads, seeking guidance when necessary and hopefully being a help otherwise.
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Re: New Member with 2002 Bullet in AZ
« Reply #1 on: December 08, 2013, 01:28:20 PM »
The bike is in very nice condition by the look on the video. How many miles on it?  ERC
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Re: New Member with 2002 Bullet in AZ
« Reply #2 on: December 08, 2013, 01:32:03 PM »
Welcome aboard,to the "Untainted by technology" group.

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Re: New Member with 2002 Bullet in AZ
« Reply #3 on: December 08, 2013, 07:00:33 PM »
Yeah,welcome to the land that time forgot.
Great looking and running bike.
Thank you for the ride.Beautiful area.Palm trees,cactus,sunlight.No !$#%^& grass.

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Re: New Member with 2002 Bullet in AZ
« Reply #4 on: December 09, 2013, 01:15:09 AM »
ERC - She has about 2800 miles on her.  PO had to switch out the speedo so it only reads 800 right now.

cyrusb - Untainted by technology- sounds like some places I've worked - 'Decades of tradition unhampered by progress.'  Actually, I think of the REs as more of a two wheeled time machine :-)  They remind me allot of the old school VWs, you don't own one without expecting to tinker and fix things.

single - Thanks, glad you liked the vid! Lots of great things about the desert, for instance riding your RE in December when its sunny, dry, and 55F B-)  Check back in July and August though...
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Re: New Member with 2002 Bullet in AZ
« Reply #5 on: December 09, 2013, 11:07:17 PM »
Azcatfan, That was RE's actual tag line in the 2005 era. The other one was "Identity Theft Not a Problem". After I bought mine I came up with the one they missed,...."Put A Bullet Between your Legs"

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Re: New Member with 2002 Bullet in AZ
« Reply #6 on: December 10, 2013, 05:55:47 AM »
More "Thump", less music!
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Re: New Member with 2002 Bullet in AZ
« Reply #7 on: December 10, 2013, 03:51:40 PM »
More "Thump", less music!

Next vid, I promise  ;D
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Re: New Member with 2002 Bullet in AZ
« Reply #8 on: December 10, 2013, 07:43:16 PM »
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