Royal Enfield 2014 Cafe Racer

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  1. Mathias

    Mathias Been here awhile

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    It's unexpected that one of the best looking bikes currently (or soon to be) in production is a Royal Enfield!
    The company just revealed what is said to be the production model Cafe Racer, coming out in late summer:

    http://www.motorcycledaily.com/2012/12/royal-enfield-unveils-2014-cafe-racer/

    9 extra horsepower (compared to their other models) will bring it very close to the power of the new Ninja 300 (36hp vs 39hp), although the power delivery will surely be very different. And the weight will be roughly the same as well. Unfortunately, the price won't: $7,295.

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  2. rocker59

    rocker59 diplomatico di moto

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    That's super cool! :super
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  3. Ginger Beard

    Ginger Beard I have no soul

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    That's awesome!! :clap
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  4. Grainbelt

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  5. Dave in Wi

    Dave in Wi Long timer

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    I think this looks cool. I have to wonder though, will they arrive just in time for the cafe craze to be over?
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  6. 68deluxe

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    Nice.
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  7. Mk5mike

    Mk5mike Been here awhile

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    Looks good
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  8. Grainbelt

    Grainbelt marginal adventurer Super Moderator

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    :nah

    It isn't over 'til Honda releases one. :deal
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  9. OldManSandman

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    Awesome.
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  10. opmike

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    :lol3
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  11. ferrix

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    In this case it was over in 1989, because that's when Honda released their GB500.
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  12. stripple

    stripple Runnin' Hard

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    That, my friend, is hilarious...:rofl
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  13. Detroit Steve

    Detroit Steve Homely Adventurer

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    The craze may have been over before it began.


    can you say...GB500?:rofl:rofl:rofl
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  14. Pigford

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    Unfortunately, the bland Honda isn't even on the same page as a charismatic Enfield :deal
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  15. larryboy

    larryboy Chopper Rider

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    Ooops. sorry. :hide


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  16. tundra61

    tundra61 I wish I had a title

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    they built one of these on Cafe Racer TV show last season.
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  17. orangebear

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    i wonder if the bike will be a 500cc or will they ever make another 750
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  19. Mathias

    Mathias Been here awhile

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    In the Enfield? It's a slightly hopped-up version of the usual 500cc. This one is a 535cc, with a different throttle body and pipe.
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  20. Trane Francks

    Trane Francks Been here awhile

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    This CR just completely pushes my buttons. Every last one of 'em. What a beauty! :eek1
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