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Old 3rd December 2009, 11:00   #16
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very sad to hear that.

i have very nice memories of this bike.

most scariest - riding this beast at 105 kmph. shook every damn bone in my body.
^^^ So so true. I have one myself, its a pain to drive in the city traffic. Once you are on the open road, the "wow" feeling of the thumper with wind caressing down on you, its something to be experienced.

Oh yes, long live the kind. Hail Ceaser.

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Old 3rd December 2009, 11:43   #17
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Thats really Sad. My first experience with the 350 was very recent and a long lasting one. Rode the beast for about 540 kms and I can still feel the thump in my ears !

One more reason for the used 350's prices to head northwards !

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Interestingly, the same thing happened to me when I bought my first bike, a '96 Yezdi Roadking. If you have issues with a bike and want it to cease to exist, just get me to book it!
Even the same happened when I bought my Shogun, it got discontinued later to my booking !
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Old 3rd December 2009, 14:03   #18
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Just feel sad that RE couldn't continue the CI350 with emission mods. Any way, it is time to move on. The Royal Enfield STD350 has finally become a classic that can't be bought brand new from the showroom.

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Old 3rd December 2009, 15:14   #19
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Finally my dear old friend is a classic....
Sad that it couldnt be tweaked for the current emission norms but I guess it was about time...
But Rest in peace for my 25 year old brute ?????
No chance in Helll...Still lots of miles to go and lots of touring to do...
Everyone still makes way for a bullet.
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Thats a sad news, yes it was grand daddy of all...what a bike. Thanks RE for keeping it alive for so many years.
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Finally my dear old friend is a classic....
Sad that it couldnt be tweaked for the current emission norms but I guess it was about time...
But Rest in peace for my 25 year old brute ?????
No chance in Helll...Still lots of miles to go and lots of touring to do...
Everyone still makes way for a bullet.

25 year old brute? Sir,the RE STD350 has completed 60 long years in India itself and 70 since it was first produced in 1939. :-)

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Default The Legend lives, albeit for a couple of more months.

Just had a word with a friend at Royal Enfield. He said that production of the STD350 hasn't yet been stopped. The supply to Karnataka has been stopped right now and maybe in January, the supply to Kerala and other states also will be stopped. Till then, the STD350 will continue to be produced.

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Old 4th December 2009, 13:08   #23
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Yeah i know...and i would give the heaven and earth and everything in between to own one from the early batch...but sadly the one i ride is a relative newbie; just about 25 years young.


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25 year old brute? Sir,the RE STD350 has completed 60 long years in India itself and 70 since it was first produced in 1939. :-)

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Old 5th December 2009, 17:30   #24
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If RE introduces the Standard 350 with the UCE engine i will soo (on) them .[:X]..

Gold stripes on Black with a UCE engine.. Yuckkk
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