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Voetspoere - India.
« on: May 21, 2019, 09:07:59 am »
Any one watching this season now on SABC2. 2 Landcruiser and 2 Royal Enfields.
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Re: Voetspoere - India.
« Reply #1 on: May 21, 2019, 09:47:16 am »
Any one watching this season now on SABC2. 2 Landcruiser and 2 Royal Enfields.

I have watched some of them. Last night's episode - the Royal Enfield factory in India - quite interesting. Some of that build looks very basic hey - those ball bearings in the steering head - ha ha.
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Re: Voetspoere - India.
« Reply #2 on: May 21, 2019, 10:15:07 am »
Maybe very basic..... but the two bikes we rented there beginning this year had each around 95,000 km on them - and performed flawlessly, looked the part also, and I know they will be kept in service for yyeeaarrss still!
This brand has a bit more respect from me now, even if their performance is agrarian  :P
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Re: Voetspoere - India.
« Reply #3 on: May 21, 2019, 10:46:53 am »
close to 2000 bikes made in a day in that plant, amazing.
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Re: Voetspoere - India.
« Reply #4 on: May 21, 2019, 10:57:51 am »
If you want to do India on a bike check these guys out

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Re: Voetspoere - India.
« Reply #5 on: May 22, 2019, 08:54:48 am »
I reckon their reliability lies in their simplicity.

Are there any Royal Enfield dealerships in SA?
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Re: Voetspoere - India.
« Reply #6 on: May 22, 2019, 04:36:52 pm »
I reckon their reliability lies in their simplicity.

Are there any Royal Enfield dealerships in SA?


As far as I know those Voetspoere okes are not hardened off road riders - though I may be wrong about that.

But when the going gets a bit mucky and rough(ish) for those basic Enfields they don't get into a technical discussion about tyres, weight and suspension set up.

They just ride the bloody things like thousands of everyday local riders!