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Author Topic: Prospective Enfield Owner - Post-Test Drive Question  (Read 1411 times)

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Re: Prospective Enfield Owner - Post-Test Drive Question
« Reply #15 on: May 29, 2010, 05:09:17 PM »
Hmmm,  now that you mention it, I do believe that r80rt has never had an issue with his C5.. At least as far as I can recollect.. 

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Re: Prospective Enfield Owner - Post-Test Drive Question
« Reply #16 on: May 29, 2010, 05:45:41 PM »
I don't think luck has a lot to do with it, these are just good bikes.
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Re: Prospective Enfield Owner - Post-Test Drive Question
« Reply #17 on: May 30, 2010, 02:11:12 PM »
We've experienced fading idle and occasional stalls on brand NEW bikes, but after the break-in - with properly set idle - the problem was not present anymore.
These bikes run significantly better after 1,500 miles. The Enfield is a thumper, so you can feel some engine vibration (thankfully!) but it's really tolerable up to 65 mph, viby between 65-70 and feels a bit unconfortable over 70.
It is good to ride
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Re: Prospective Enfield Owner - Post-Test Drive Question
« Reply #18 on: May 30, 2010, 04:03:30 PM »
I know people are tired of hearing it, but my C5 has 4,700 miles on the clock and I've NEVER had a problem with it, I trust it completely and would ride it anywhere.

 I welcome your mileage updates. I follow the UCE threads closely. There is a G5 in my future.These threads are educational.
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Re: Prospective Enfield Owner - Post-Test Drive Question
« Reply #19 on: May 30, 2010, 04:30:55 PM »
Ice I think you'll love a G5, I hope you can get on one quickly so I can enjoy reading your reports!
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Re: Prospective Enfield Owner - Post-Test Drive Question
« Reply #20 on: May 30, 2010, 11:55:05 PM »
Ice I think you'll love a G5, I hope you can get on one quickly so I can enjoy reading your reports!

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I second that ! 

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Re: Prospective Enfield Owner - Post-Test Drive Question
« Reply #21 on: June 04, 2010, 11:17:29 AM »
I welcome your mileage updates. I follow the UCE threads closely. There is a G5 in my future.These threads are educational.


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