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Author Topic: New great review of the C5 with video no less  (Read 798 times)

Kevin Mahoney

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New great review of the C5 with video no less
« on: June 11, 2010, 05:20:00 PM »
Motorcycle USA just published a great review of the C5. some of the nicest pictures I've seen and a wonderful video. Check it out.
http://www.motorcycle-usa.com/2157/Motorcycle-Photo-Gallery/2010-Royal-Enfield-Bullet-Classic-C5-Review.aspx

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Re: New great review of the C5 with video no less
« Reply #1 on: June 11, 2010, 07:20:07 PM »
That's great!
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Re: New great review of the C5 with video no less
« Reply #2 on: June 11, 2010, 07:54:13 PM »
Nice!!

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Re: New great review of the C5 with video no less
« Reply #3 on: June 11, 2010, 08:00:24 PM »
Is that the one ScooterBob tricked out with the racing stripe, upswept exhaust and number plate, or is that stock on the 2010?

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Re: New great review of the C5 with video no less
« Reply #4 on: June 11, 2010, 10:30:24 PM »
The exhaust is not stock.  I really like the fact that the writer bought one after riding it.

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Re: New great review of the C5 with video no less
« Reply #5 on: June 11, 2010, 11:21:04 PM »
Very positive and feel good review ! Way to go RE !!
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Re: New great review of the C5 with video no less
« Reply #6 on: June 12, 2010, 03:37:08 PM »
Is that the one ScooterBob tricked out with the racing stripe, upswept exhaust and number plate, or is that stock on the 2010?

Guilty as charged ..... That one COULD even have the prototype H/C piston in it .... or something - I don't remember .....  ::)
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Re: New great review of the C5 with video no less
« Reply #7 on: June 13, 2010, 07:47:20 AM »
Guilty as charged ..... That one COULD even have the prototype H/C piston in it .... or something - I don't remember .....  ::)

Wait a sec... Won't she be disappointed with a stocker if she is expecting the same performance?   Is that the bike you put the larger front rim on?   
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Re: New great review of the C5 with video no less
« Reply #8 on: June 13, 2010, 08:14:41 AM »
Odd that the writer of the article only got 65 top speed. Must not have been broke in. I don't understand why testers would not be provided a bike that is fully run-in and running as it should, in order to get an accurate assessment.

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Re: New great review of the C5 with video no less
« Reply #9 on: June 13, 2010, 09:08:04 AM »
They all miss the point of this bike, it does what it's designed to do beautifully. It' not a freeway blaster,
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Re: New great review of the C5 with video no less
« Reply #10 on: June 13, 2010, 10:13:38 AM »
To answer ALL the last questions .... We had about a day to get that out of the crate, set up and ready and shipped out the door. It's always a blind panic when someone wants have a "press bike" .... it is never a carefully planned event - the results would been even BETTER if it were!! Hahaha!! The bike would go faster than that - in fact, in OUR little test sprint here, it bounced off the rev limiter at about 82mph .... results may vary, don't try this at home, etc .... And finally - the one we are now hiding and testing IS a freeway blaster - although the bike is a bit light to be dicing with the wake turbulence of Chevy SubDivisions, Ford Exploders and tractor-trailer rigs .... It's basically a LOT happier on the roads less traveled, although as we have proven, long stretches of 70mph do not seem to affect these at all ..... I'll post here IF we ever get to keep one long enough to fully explore its potential. I have gREat faith in the new design .... I've only just begun to wring its little neck! Hahaha!!  ::)
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Re: New great review of the C5 with video no less
« Reply #11 on: June 13, 2010, 11:02:37 AM »
    Nice writeup. It says a lot that she bought an Enfield after the test!! I posted a comment after the review-even though I own a 2007 iron barrel Enfield.

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