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Old 19th October 2009, 21:26   #346
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I just saw a few videos in youtube, where some Europeans were driving the RE classic. Somehow classic's height seems too low
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Old 19th October 2009, 22:08   #347
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Bhogalraj, How much is the transportation charge for an Electra from Delhi to Kerala? He he!

Makesh, Congrats dude!

I am still finding this a lil hard to take in! 500Efi for 1.4lac! Ha, this is how we get back at the rest of the world for being superbikes being priced double their actual price in our country! We return the favor with Retro/Classic bikes, go RE go!
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Old 20th October 2009, 00:01   #348
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@ Makesh - Congrats!! Green or Red both are nice colors on the classic. What is the wait period? Hoping to see some pics and a ride report from you sooon once you get your bike.

BTW - I see one classic bike parked in my office for last 1 month, not sure how that guy managed to get the bike!! It has just over 1000 kms on the odo. Never bump into him, so not got a chance to ask him.

@cruiser_1982 - The classic parked in my office doesnt look that small. Not sure if the owner has got bigger wheels though!
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Old 20th October 2009, 08:28   #349
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Rahul, Does it have the UCE engine? Else it might be a cosmetic mod well executed.
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Old 20th October 2009, 08:58   #350
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Thank you bmw m5 titus, rrahul 2778.

rrahul 2778- not sure about the waiting period, but dealer has promised me to get the bike within Nivember end.

bmw m5 titus- my friend who recently bought a TBTS is killing himself!, thank god i waited.
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Old 20th October 2009, 11:59   #351
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I just saw a few videos in youtube, where some Europeans were driving the RE classic. Somehow classic's height seems too low
The height will be slightly lesser than other RE's due to the 18 inch wheels. It looks very low due to the single saddle seat, if you fix a normal seat you won't find much difference in my opinion.
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Old 20th October 2009, 12:04   #352
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@cruiser_1982 - The classic parked in my office doesnt look that small. Not sure if the owner has got bigger wheels though!
Can you please post some pics of this bike?
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Old 20th October 2009, 12:13   #353
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@makesh, congrates man. My fav is black but you can go for Green also. But my observation green doesnt look gr8 or new as such after few days. i have recently seen a month old Classic EFI in Green colour.
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Old 20th October 2009, 12:41   #354
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@Cruiser - It dont think it is a mod, it looks like the UCE engine. I dunno how to check if its an EFI or carb though!
I will try to get some pics. Prob is that I have been shifted to a different office location.
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@Cruiser - It dont think it is a mod, it looks like the UCE engine. I dunno how to check if its an EFI or carb though!
I will try to get some pics. Prob is that I have been shifted to a different office location.
I am currently in a dilemma between TBTS and Classic 500. Planning to book in a week or so, may be the pic will help. If possible please post the pics.
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I am currently in a dilemma between TBTS and Classic 500.
If I was you, I would get the Classic 500.
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If I was you, I would get the Classic 500.
BUt I am 6 foot 3 inches tall and heavy aswell, thats the reason I am worried about the height of the classic.
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Height
TBTS: 1080mm == 42.5 inches
Classic: 1050mm == 41.3 inches

Difference 1.2 inches. Matters?

You can surely go 19" on the wheels later i guess.
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Now I need to wait to get a test ride to make sure I am comfortable on this bike. I need a bike with comfortable seating as I will be riding it for 72 kms daily.
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Thanks Throttleking, Black it is!
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