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Tom-413

Martin,
That's a Royal Enfield story if I ever heard one.  I hope you have pictures to go with it.
--- In [hidden email], "neil harrison" <neilbsa@...> wrote:

>
> Sir:
> In the middle of last year I entered motorcycling relatively late at age
> 35. Having always had an interest in old britbikes I decided on a 1990
> Enfield Bullet - to combine classic looks and feel with easy
> maintainance on a relatively modern bike. As my knowledge increased I
> took the plunge, sold my Enfield and got a BSA A65t which I will never
> part with. I was genuinely saddened, however, to lose my little Enfield
> as we had lots of adventures together. Daft, but I almost felt I had
> betrayed it - an assemblage of man made parts! So, as an excuse for
> buying my new Enfield Bullet 500 Army the other week, I explained to my
> partner that I wouldn't like to run the BSA in the winter - road salt
> etc: and that the kakhi coloured Enfield would be rust and weatherproof.
> Of course, the real excuse was I just wanted an Enfield again. So here I
> am, now with a Beesa and a bullet who are permanent pals in my stable.
> The BSA is cool and I am proud to own it, but the Bullet has more charm
> and character I feel. Do I get my membership...?
>
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Tom Nielson
Tom - I ride a 1978 Triumph Bonneville as well as my 2011 RE Bullet. I love both of them and both bikes have abundant character. So you do not ride alone.

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Martin,

That's a Royal Enfield story if I ever heard one.  I hope you have pictures to go with it.

--- In [hidden email], "neil harrison" <neilbsa@...> wrote:

>

> Sir:

> In the middle of last year I entered motorcycling relatively late at age

> 35. Having always had an interest in old britbikes I decided on a 1990

> Enfield Bullet - to combine classic looks and feel with easy

> maintainance on a relatively modern bike. As my knowledge increased I

> took the plunge, sold my Enfield and got a BSA A65t which I will never

> part with. I was genuinely saddened, however, to lose my little Enfield

> as we had lots of adventures together. Daft, but I almost felt I had

> betrayed it - an assemblage of man made parts! So, as an excuse for

> buying my new Enfield Bullet 500 Army the other week, I explained to my

> partner that I wouldn't like to run the BSA in the winter - road salt

> etc: and that the kakhi coloured Enfield would be rust and weatherproof.

> Of course, the real excuse was I just wanted an Enfield again. So here I

> am, now with a Beesa and a bullet who are permanent pals in my stable.

> The BSA is cool and I am proud to own it, but the Bullet has more charm

> and character I feel. Do I get my membership...?

>

> ______________________________________________________

> ----------------------------------------------------------

> Free Web-based e-mail groups -- http://www.eGroups.com

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