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by Mike Horton
Wed Jul 03, 2019 12:01 pm
Forum: WELCOME NEWBIE
Topic: Hi fellow RE Himalayan owners, and all adventure riders!
Replies: 26
Views: 6226

Re: Hi fellow RE Himalayan owners, and all adventure riders!

Hit the nail on the head Nathan. The himalayan is unique really I terms of its size and abilities. Crack the support side of it and I think it would be v hard to beat in so many ways
by Mike Horton
Tue Jul 02, 2019 8:51 pm
Forum: WELCOME NEWBIE
Topic: Hi fellow RE Himalayan owners, and all adventure riders!
Replies: 26
Views: 6226

Re: Hi fellow RE Himalayan owners, and all adventure riders!

Sadly my himalayan is going on Sunday. 15 months in I've had some great fun. However I've had more warranty issues than I would have liked. My issue with Royal Enfield is poor backup from my dealer I've just had new headstock bearings and a gear indicator switch fitted. I've had to wait 2 months for...
by Mike Horton
Sat Jun 15, 2019 8:13 pm
Forum: THE PUB
Topic: Air Ambulance petition
Replies: 32
Views: 4335

Re: Air Ambulance petition

Greetings, I should like to know what the opinion is of those who organise the various air ambulance charities. To this end I carried out a quick internet search and found the following link. Would anybody mind if I wrote to them to ask their opinion and sought a possible quotable reply? https://ww...
by Mike Horton
Thu Jun 13, 2019 11:53 am
Forum: THE PUB
Topic: Air Ambulance petition
Replies: 32
Views: 4335

Re: Air Ambulance petition

Ditto the central counties was the same they were concerned that they would not be able to make their own decisions on working practices and funding etc. May be worth contacting your local Air Ambo and asking their views
by Mike Horton
Thu Jun 13, 2019 10:58 am
Forum: BIKES
Topic: The Royal Enfield Himalayan ,great value.
Replies: 458
Views: 56113

Re: The Royal Enfield Himalayan ,great value.

The ferodo sintered pads have made a good improvement. As you’d expect they don’t transform them into the most amazing brakes but they make a big enough difference that you no longer think the brakes aren’t great so I’m very happy with that. The Oxford heated grips are a surprise, I didn’t expect t...
by Mike Horton
Sat Jun 08, 2019 10:40 pm
Forum: WELCOME NEWBIE
Topic: Just got a little adventure bike and this seems to be the place to be...
Replies: 22
Views: 3431

Re: Just got a little adventure bike and this seems to be the place to be...

Most people really rave about the wk400 in sure you will have no issues just keep on top of the maintainance and enjoy
by Mike Horton
Thu Jun 06, 2019 10:45 pm
Forum: TECHNICAL
Topic: Shinko E705 Trail Master tyre (buy from)?
Replies: 3
Views: 364

Re: Shinko E705 Trail Master tyre (buy from)?

Try Cooperb in Northants they sell on ebay too. They supply them for RE himalayan they may well be able to get other sizes and are well respected tyres in the US and Oz
by Mike Horton
Tue May 21, 2019 11:28 pm
Forum: BIKES
Topic: The Royal Enfield Himalayan ,great value.
Replies: 458
Views: 56113

Re: The Royal Enfield Himalayan ,great value.

👍 Thanks for the link looks good value. I was toying with chopping mine in for something else I had a few niggles which annoyed me for a new bike but after much harassment of the dealers they have sorted the issues. If there are no further issues this summer I'll be looking to hang onto it long term...
by Mike Horton
Tue May 21, 2019 6:24 pm
Forum: BIKES
Topic: The Royal Enfield Himalayan ,great value.
Replies: 458
Views: 56113

Re: The Royal Enfield Himalayan ,great value.

Do you have any details on the led headlight Chris and was it easy enough to fit?
by Mike Horton
Tue May 21, 2019 6:15 pm
Forum: BIKES
Topic: The Royal Enfield Himalayan ,great value.
Replies: 458
Views: 56113

Re: Himalayan review

My thoughts after riding my Him for a month and 4000 miles Morocco: https://adventure-motorcycling.com/2019/05/21/enfield-himalayan-4000-mile-review Short version: https://adventuremotorcyclinghandbook.files.wordpress.com/2015/07/tik.jpg • At £4000 new with the stock equipment, it’s a bargain • Low...

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