The Royal Enfield Himalayan ,great value.

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Re: The Royal Enfield Himalayan ,great value.

Post by Godspeed » Tue Aug 27, 2019 10:58 am

Jak* wrote:
Tue Aug 27, 2019 10:38 am
I was at a rally last weekend and someone mentioned there was a Himalayan weekend event coming up in September near Ashbourne. Is anyone on here going or have the details please?
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I’m not sure if it’s any help but when I had my Himalayan there were a few meets being arranged through the Himalayan Facebook page 👍
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Post by Chris S » Sat Sep 14, 2019 3:47 pm

Written off Him going cheap: https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/352786136593

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Chris S wrote:
Sat Sep 14, 2019 3:47 pm
Written off Him going cheap: https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/352786136593
It belonged to one of the Facebook group members before he was knocked off it. Not much damage and he wasn't sure why they wrote it off but possibly frame damage???
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Re: The Royal Enfield Himalayan ,great value.

Post by Lairyskippy » Wed Oct 02, 2019 3:34 pm

Perfect for this terrain.
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Re: The Royal Enfield Himalayan ,great value.

Post by Kiwiscoot » Thu Oct 03, 2019 1:10 am

What a great bike.

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Re: The Royal Enfield Himalayan ,great value.

Post by Kiwiscoot » Thu Oct 03, 2019 3:34 am

Lairyskippy wrote:
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Perfect for this terrain.image.jpegimage.jpeg
What tyres are those? They look pretty capable.

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Re: The Royal Enfield Himalayan ,great value.

Post by Lairyskippy » Thu Oct 03, 2019 11:31 am

The rear is a Mitas E09 Dakar and the front is a Mitas Rockrider. So far, so good and once scrubbed in they ain't too bad on the road...........relatively :D

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Re: The Royal Enfield Himalayan ,great value.

Post by Kiwiscoot » Tue Oct 08, 2019 2:39 am

Another great ride around the bays....

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Re: The Royal Enfield Himalayan ,great value.

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Re: The Royal Enfield Himalayan ,great value.

Post by frenchy3 » Mon Dec 30, 2019 12:11 pm

frenchy3 wrote:
Mon Mar 04, 2019 12:48 pm
When i first looked at the specifications for the Himalayan it didn,t look great on paper but that only tells a fraction of the story. I cannot pass any judgement as i have yet to ride one but the majority of Enfield himalayan owners seem very happy with their purchases.
Everyone laughed when i told them i was going to buy a Harley Davidson MT350. I owned that bike for ten years which was more time than i have ever owned any bike. Yes it was a plodder with 24 bhp and a little porky at 163kg. It was ugly as sin and over engineered.
The bike was very relaxing to ride,great on the road for long trips and flattered my riding off road. There was nothing it couldn,t manage. It got up some tracks i couldn,t manage on my enduro bikes.
Iooked at the Himalayan as my next purchase but i fell at the final hurdle and bought something else instead. Don,t ask me why as even now i cannot explain my choice. I really believe this bike is still in it,s early days and the factory listen to their customers and i certainly don,t rule it out as a future purchase. I really ought to sort out a test ride instead of relying on the internet.
Well after owning an SWM RS650R for a year with it,s 50 odd HP tall seat and problems fitting any sort of travel luggage i realized i still missed my Harley Davidson MT350. I looked for another one but i am now priced out of the market as for some strange reason these are very collectable and have shot up in price. I would also never get another one as well developed and in dec ent nick as the one i sold. The nearest bike to being a modern MT350 is guess what "the Himalayan" so i will be selling my SWM very shortly.

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