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Old 17th July 2008, 10:12   #181
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Hey tumbler,
Am planning for an R15 that's why, was Just Curious on the R15 if you have ever ridden an Enfield.
If yes, which one has the better feel and what are the differences you felt???
I know they are totally different but still...
It would be very difficult to compare a R15 and an Enfield. They're as different as chalk and cheese! They feel totally different. Everything about them is different.
It depends on what you are looking for. If its the thump thump cruiser feel and the fact that buying an Enfield is like marrying into a family, then the Enfield is for you. If on the other hand, you want a very sporty bike, with the best dynamics and technology of any bike in the country then its the R15 which is for you. But give the respect both the bikes deserve, and dont compare them! Cheers!
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Technocrat - YEs, the 220 is quicker in the initial part but ie if your are just going in a straight road but if you are riding in twisties , nothing comes close to the R 15.The main problem of the 220 is its main stand which plays spoilsport with the handling of the bike.

Someone pls tell me wether its correct to use 5W 50 mobil synthetic oil.
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Technocrat - YEs, the 220 is quicker in the initial part but ie if your are just going in a straight road but if you are riding in twisties , nothing comes close to the R 15.The main problem of the 220 is its main stand which plays spoilsport with the handling of the bike.

Someone pls tell me wether its correct to use 5W 50 mobil synthetic oil.
Think Motul has one for bike at 600rs or so per litre.
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Technocrat - YEs, the 220 is quicker in the initial part but ie if your are just going in a straight road but if you are riding in twisties , nothing comes close to the R 15.The main problem of the 220 is its main stand which plays spoilsport with the handling of the bike.

Someone pls tell me wether its correct to use 5W 50 mobil synthetic oil.
whats the grade of oil specified in the user manual?
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Old 17th July 2008, 14:28   #185
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Sorry Xtreme...Iam in some other place now.Will let you know but I think in the user manual the grade for the synthetic oil wont be specified.
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guys thanks for the wishes & cheering, sorry could not post the pics earlier & what iam posting rt now are pics taken in a hurry, shall be posting the detailed pics in the next few days, expecting your suggestions for the bike

(pl do not curse me if i have spoilt it)
Sorry to say this man, but your looks like a fake kit on a gladiator. Looks bad, but thats just my personal opinion.
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the main problem of the 220 is its main stand which plays spoilsport with the handling of the bike.
Bang on Dude that stand is a big dark spot on the P220's handling.

you can check my Comments when I rode the bike a year & half back

P220 First Impressions (A Detailed Report on P220)
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Sorry Xtreme...Iam in some other place now.Will let you know but I think in the user manual the grade for the synthetic oil wont be specified.
No thats not the point. You can buy the same grade oil in the synthetic variety. So if the specified grade is 20W 40, you can always go for the same grade synthetic which will have a lower first number something like 10w 40.
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The R15 in its element....
Thats a good capture, balenopower.
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Hey tumbler,
Am planning for an R15 that's why, was Just Curious on the R15 if you have ever ridden an Enfield.
If yes, which one has the better feel and what are the differences you felt???
I know they are totally different but still...
Don't compare these two motorcycles. Bot are completely different products intended to fill completely different segments.

The question you should answer yourself is "For what do I need a motorcycle?" "What kind of riding am I going to do?"
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Don't compare these two motorcycles. Bot are completely different products intended to fill completely different segments.

The question you should answer yourself is "For what do I need a motorcycle?" "What kind of riding am I going to do?"
It is like comparing apples and oranges.

@baleno: Awesome shot. I like the riding gear.
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Old 17th July 2008, 23:06   #192
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Hey tumbler,
Am planning for an R15 that's why, was Just Curious on the R15 if you have ever ridden an Enfield.
If yes, which one has the better feel and what are the differences you felt???
I know they are totally different but still...
@avi.k
I have ridden the Yam R 15 and had a Enfield Machismo for some time, what i can tell you is that these are two very different bikes which totally excel in their league.
The R 15 is a mini R1 type(scale model) which has superb handling and a very sporty look+smooth running engine.
The Enfield on the other hand has a rough gear shift and the thump thump cruiser feel will make you high and has an equally impressive road presence.

Yam R 15 = sporty & sexy
Enfield= Macho & Rugged

cheers:
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It would be very difficult to compare a R15 and an Enfield. They're as different as chalk and cheese! They feel totally different. Everything about them is different.
But give the respect both the bikes deserve, and dont compare them! Cheers!
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Don't compare these two motorcycles. Bot are completely different products intended to fill completely different segments.
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It is like comparing apples and oranges.

With due respect to all
if you read my quote carefully you would note that i have expressed my view that both are absolutely different and still i want to compare them
The only thing i want to understand is that what is feeing on an Enfield and how does it feel to be on the R15; specifically from someone who has the pleasure of owning and understanding both
After all what is the point if you compare Apples with Apples
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thanks for the advice Xtreme Torque but can I know if 5W 50 is a correct grade to use?

Just an other photo of my bike in good sunlight.
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Old 18th July 2008, 23:08   #195
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thanks for the advice Xtreme Torque but can I know if 5W 50 is a correct grade to use?
@ Veelubai..where are the pics??
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