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Old 15th June 2012, 21:46   #1
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As per Gaurav Sawn,
"3 months ago this started off as a weekend project when i picked up a used classic 500.one month later i reached a dead end. had many ideas but no inclination to work hands on anymore.thats where Joshua Crasto from JCmoto came in and helped me finish the project and how! special thanks to cafe racer projects who introduced me to custom bikes.marios garage.and everyone else."

After: The final outcome.
Metallic Blue Tank
Custom RE logo on tank
Matt Gray chassis paint
Custom short fenders
Smaller Headlamp
Casquette removed
No speedo console
Sleek straight seat
Battery and wiring Hidden
Engine buffed
New wider front tyre
Italian retro grips
Fork brace
Exhaust heat wrap
LED taillight

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Old 15th June 2012, 22:33   #2
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Wow this is just so awsome.
Just love it,and the color choice is amazing.
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Old 15th June 2012, 22:48   #3
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This is probably the coolest RE I've ever seen ! Love the color and those hand grips. How much weight has she lost?
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Wonderful , can you post some more pictures of fork brace ? . I need to create one too.

How do you ride in rain ? . Let me guess ,you love your bike so much you will not . Correct ?
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Awesome looking Bullet. Simple mods , yet eye catching and love the way it has turned out to look. Would love to have one of my Bullets look this way.

I am sure it is much more flikable in traffic because of the less weight and handle.

I saw the first few pictures and was thinking, no , not happening and when I saw the final picture, my mouth was wide open!
Good job.
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One of the coolest mods i have seen on RE, really superb work bro. Loved your cafe racer but this one is something else. Only thing looks slightly mismatch is the exhaust, i think the exhaust if taken on top of the engine and ending around rear shocks will look better. But seriouly it looks like a piece of art :-)

Edit: maybe a exhaust like this http://www.enfieldmotorcycles.com/mo...ts/trials.html

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Old 16th June 2012, 00:47   #8
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This bike deserves to be taken to a studio like a model and photographed by a Pro, kudos to your efforts brother.

Which colour shade, paint is this?
The pic with pool reflecting on the exhaust is really a good one.
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This is one of the best Bullet Mods I have seen, simple yet classy, by the way is the FZ Handle bar more comfortable than the original? Another thing I noticed is you have taken out the leg guard, with a heavy bike I think you should have it on. The tail light is the most innovative I have come across.
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Looks awesome bro. I too think this is one of the coolest mods on a bullet in recent times. Get a proper photo shoot done for your ride. It should adorn a few biking mags in the country.

Also instead of chrome parts sticking out, I think matt black would go in better with the color scheme (blue tank / black seats)... Try some comp modeling and see how yourbike would look when you turn your chrome to matt black...

p.s. Where are the turn indicators?
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Absolutely Loved It !

Usually I do not like anything modified. But you have tastefully done everything that looks brilliant. Battery and wiring hiding strategy has played very well on looks.

How is it to ride now ? You must be flying with that torque and reduced weight. Now... Im Jealous
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Maybe I am the odd one out but I found the "before" much better than the "after".
But I am not taking anything away from you. One needs dedication to undertake such a project. Rare in today's times.
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Awesome looking ride there. Need more detailed pics, also where on earth is the Battery hidden!!
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You did a good job, blue color really looks charm but in my opinion the fuel tank is not gelling too much with small headlight and straight seat. may be you can add more fuel to it

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Oye. Hold your horses This isn't my build. All credit to Gaurav Sawn (for the design choices) and Joshua Crasto (bike builder).

The bike has turned out to be awesome considering the time invested by Gaurav into it. Its upto Gaurav to upload some more pics and details if any. Till then you can wonder where the heck is the battery. One clue, its not under the seat.
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