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by Mike Horton
Mon Apr 01, 2019 7:00 pm
Forum: BIKES
Topic: The Royal Enfield Himalayan ,great value.
Replies: 414
Views: 39756

Re: The Royal Enfield Himalayan ,great value.

It sounds like he did get a dud, and there have been a couple that have needed some extensive warranty work. Misting clocks and notchy head bearings seem to be the most common and it is a shame they can't get on top of those, especially given how basic the problems are. If you're looking for perfec...
by Mike Horton
Mon Apr 01, 2019 2:51 pm
Forum: BIKES
Topic: The Royal Enfield Himalayan ,great value.
Replies: 414
Views: 39756

Re: The Royal Enfield Himalayan ,great value.

As stated it was not my bike but is a genuine owners view. I only posted it so that there is a balanced overview on the thread and I really want RE to succeed so that it is a viable alternative as I am a prospective future customer. I do not want different rider modes, masses of bling and a £12000 ...
by Mike Horton
Mon Apr 01, 2019 2:28 pm
Forum: BIKES
Topic: The Royal Enfield Himalayan ,great value.
Replies: 414
Views: 39756

Re: The Royal Enfield Himalayan ,great value.

Just viewed this on a different forum where somebody has had enough of their RE and gave up , moving back to a Kawasaki :- "I purchased a RE Himalayan last march and realised i made the biggest mistake of my life. No, not because it was a RE, but because it spent more time in the garage getting fix...
by Mike Horton
Mon Apr 01, 2019 2:24 pm
Forum: BIKES
Topic: The Royal Enfield Himalayan ,great value.
Replies: 414
Views: 39756

Re: The Royal Enfield Himalayan ,great value.

It sounds like he did get a dud, and there have been a couple that have needed some extensive warranty work. Misting clocks and notchy head bearings seem to be the most common and it is a shame they can't get on top of those, especially given how basic the problems are. If you're looking for perfec...
by Mike Horton
Mon Apr 01, 2019 9:10 am
Forum: BIKES
Topic: The Royal Enfield Himalayan ,great value.
Replies: 414
Views: 39756

Re: The Royal Enfield Himalayan ,great value.

Red I had a similar issue early on took it back in and it was the tank vibrating against the frame. It only affected it at a certain rpm resonance urs sounds the same. It was a quick fix a tweek by the dealers
by Mike Horton
Mon Apr 01, 2019 2:20 am
Forum: BIKES
Topic: The Royal Enfield Himalayan ,great value.
Replies: 414
Views: 39756

Re: The Royal Enfield Himalayan ,great value.

Sorry to hear your having problems Mike. I had misting so bad I couldn't see the digital info. I tried all the fixes which I have posted on here but no change. The UK owners FB forum is full of similar stories. Eventually I drilled a couple of holes and that fixed it for me. It is unacceptable to h...
by Mike Horton
Sun Mar 31, 2019 6:19 pm
Forum: BIKES
Topic: The Royal Enfield Himalayan ,great value.
Replies: 414
Views: 39756

Re: The Royal Enfield Himalayan ,great value.

Herman thanks I'll take a look at that, godspeed I know some said it did work and others not just weighing up all the options at the moment dealers been good but RE not really helping them which is a shame
by Mike Horton
Sun Mar 31, 2019 5:24 pm
Forum: BIKES
Topic: The Royal Enfield Himalayan ,great value.
Replies: 414
Views: 39756

Re: The Royal Enfield Himalayan ,great value.

Anyone got any experience of these clocks Im getting no joy with royal enfield the dealers are pulling their hair out so considering putting something aftermarket on https://www.digital-speedos.co.uk/gauges-c4/motorcycle-gauges-c27/multifunction-gauges-c29/koso-db-03r-multifunction-gauge-speed-rpm-f...
by Mike Horton
Sat Mar 30, 2019 5:36 pm
Forum: BIKES
Topic: The Royal Enfield Himalayan ,great value.
Replies: 414
Views: 39756

Re: The Royal Enfield Himalayan ,great value.

The only fly in the ointment I have is my new clocks which have been on a week are misting already!!!! The dealers are pulling their hair out as RE don't seem to have a solution. I think maybe they need to do a recall and look at suitable replacements. Shame as everything else is fine
by Mike Horton
Sat Mar 30, 2019 9:25 am
Forum: BIKES
Topic: The Royal Enfield Himalayan ,great value.
Replies: 414
Views: 39756

Re: The Royal Enfield Himalayan ,great value.

Great pictures and shows the bikes true capabilities!

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