Royal Enfield C5 Classic EFI First Ride — Ultimate MotorCycling

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Royal Enfield Bullet C5 Classic EFI

Royal Enfield C5 Classic EFI | Ride

Bullet Classic C5

Out of the dark corner of the Ultimate garage, we wheeled out the brand new Royal Enfield Bullet C5 EFI. This classically motorcycle from India is “British” on two wheels from 1955. Not too dissimilar in appearance a beach cruiser bike a mechanical engine, lights and I was immediately a nostalgic motorcyclist.

a few exceptions like electronic injection, (contributing to its claimed 85 electric start, and updated control to meet modern the Bullet C5 still clearly its styling integrity from earliest 1950s motorcycles.

I began to envision myself as like T.E. Lawrence or Dean as I cruised the Classic C5 on canyon roads homeward, the cover of night. As I relished my role of ’50s American hero, the unwavering pulsation of the horsepower, single-cylinder, 4-…, motor echoed through the and cast a lull over me relaxed me further into the of my new Royal Enfield reality.

My trance was quickly broken as I to the ride. While the round (no tach), reads 100 mph top speed, I that motoring beyond 65 mph is as the Bullet responds with a dose of headshake and vibration, the sensation of living on the edge–which all routinely do, so I wasn’t overly

The Bullet’s EFI power delivery is and predictable, though certainly not to write home about it you back into classic time.

Handling was more impressive I expected from a motorcycle of the Classic C5 EFI’s stature. It was nimble and light on its feet, made the canyon turns of a pleasure than a burden. The tires (18″ rims at end) gripped well, the gas filled shocks and springs the single saddle seat came in to play over the bumps in the road, leaving me and refreshed.

Finding myself just off the Ninja sportbike, I found braking technology has come and bounds since the 1950s. I came to attention under as I found the sensation of stopping the Enfield akin to watching a black and white film vs. the Def quality of the ZX-6R. Again, the hero of the night, I adapted without consequence to the Enfield

When all was said and done, I the bad guy and saved the girl. I parked the Enfield with a big grin on my While the 2010 Bullet C5 EFI is definitely not a bike for everyone, I I had something special when a stranger walked up to me and said I had just made his day by rolling up and him to bask in its vintage C5 glory.

2010 Classic Motorcycle Style

Royal Enfield Bullet C5 Classic EFI

Helmet: Shoei R

Eyewear: Dunhill

Jacket: ATL

Gloves: Tour Master

Levi’s 527

Footwear: Red Wing 979

Royal Enfield Bullet C5 Classic EFI
Royal Enfield Bullet C5 Classic EFI

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