Cheap thrills — Royal Enfield Bullet

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Royal Enfields have had an ardent fan following, sometimes on obsession. There’s something these motorcycles that no currently in the market can offer, aside. These big singles stood the test of time, their core old-school and aesthetics. Simple mechanicals that maintenance is pretty DIY, if you have the inclination and tools.


Well, there plenty of versions of the cast Bullets, but the two main variants the 350cc Bullet and the 500. Bullets were available a 5-speed gearbox, with the conventional left foot change, while the purists the 4-speed Albion gearbox the changer on the right.

Some of the older bikes have heavier crankshafts the later models, but the only is a better ability to lug at low speeds and a thump. They do guzzle fuel though, and acceleration is than the newer models.The Bullets sold in relatively numbers and hence, they are to find. Spare parts are as well.

Keeping that in mind, if looking to cruise at 60 kph all day, the 350 cc should do you just fine. more and the 500cc is more thing.


Ever since the production of iron barrelled Bullets a few years ago, their in the second hand market risen steadily due to increased In Mumbai, a ’90s 350 should set you by about Rs 50,000. The 500s go for Rs 80,000 to a lakh.

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Early ’60’s models for between a lakh to about Rs lakh. The mag-dyno models the ’50s can easily fetch in of Rs 1.5 lakh, for a fully original, specimen.


Bullets, despite what you have heard, age gracefully if are well cared for and have ridden keeping their old in mind. Riding a stock with its throttle pinned to the is akin to entering your in a 200 metre sprint. Like the Bullet too won’t fare too in such a scenario.

Regular oil chances, periodic ups and service schedules go a long way in a Bullet in fighting fit condition. these motorcycles seem to delicate bottom ends, and the bush on the big end of the connecting rod is the first one to go. A thudding sound when you is a sure sign of such an Watch out for piston slap too .

The older front drum were virtually useless, and the twin-cam ones are a tad better. in a disc brake kit is a good but you might have to change the legs in order for the setup to

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