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Old 25th January 2005, 18:38   #1
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Thumbs up rode the new bullet 500

i rode the new bullet 500 with electra s body kit and electric start,as i am used to riding the 350electra i was amazed by the torque and pulling capicity of the bike though it wasn't as good as the discontinued 535 lightning but the bike felt a lot refined than the previous 500 and while riding the bike i felt the engine very punchy and easily crossed 100kmph where 350 struggles but again revving the engine is the worst part of the bike with the engine running out of steam easily,the gearbox smae as the std350 is a joy to operate(if u are used to it),i have doubts over the electric start as the battery easily drains out in bullets, overall a great bike strictly for bullet fans only.
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Old 26th January 2005, 23:40   #2
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hey anshuman...
can u tell me, tht if u have a choice whch would u choose between the two... the 350 electra n the 500??
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Old 27th January 2005, 03:20   #3
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any day the 500,they both look same,have the same features except the engine,and new electric start has made the bike so tempting......
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Is there a 500 electra and just a 500?!!
I some how dint like the 350 electra all that much.. I luved the old machismo(With rubber pads on the tank).. Man, my friend has one.. Its awesome.. It touched 100 easily.. But then when I rode the elctra, it wasn't as good..
500, something which I want to try..
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hows the ride comfort anushman??
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hows the ride comfort anushman??
same as the new electra, with the new gas shocks its better than any other indian bike
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but beware dont expect any fuel efficiency from this thumper,this one is for ones with a big heart,who don't care
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Like any bullet owner cares about fuel efficiency.....
But hey, is it really powerful.. I felt the old machismo was the most powerful bullet i'v rode.. Never been a fan of the electra though!!
Would luv to test ride it...
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guys any idea about bullet launching 700 cc?? My cousin told me this,, But i dont think it'll launch because even 500 cc is not selling out that much..
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I really dont see it coming mate!! 700cc, nah!!
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I remember reading about a 663 cc bullet in a magazine years ago. Enfield was supposed to have launched it then. Well... looks like they never did. Probably wont launch it now. It had some engine work by Fritz Egli done on it.
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I really dont see it coming mate!! 700cc, nah!!

I really dont see a 700cc Bullet coming...... besides, its gonna be one thirsty machine! And if it is a 700cc single cylinder....... not the best idea.
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Just reading some stuff about bullets..
Guess the 700cc bullets were there in India in the 1950s.... A mention about a guy having a 1958 Indian 700cc bullet.... Guess it was there then.. About it coming now, in India is not a likely thing to happen considering the fact that 500cc bullets are not selling...
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There is no thunderbird in Europe or elsewhere(Not mentioned in their websites)!! Was it just meant for India?!!

Some bullets not out in India(Dont know if they were here long time back)....
Euro Classic...


Bullet Sixty-5 (A 5-speed bullet with the sixties look)
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can bullet make a harley status here in india by introducing some heavy cc bikes??
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