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    Default Re: Confused between what mind says and what heart wants.

    Quote Originally Posted by shyam.mora View Post
    I am talking about a smaller capacity bikes. Not those big super bikes.
    Even a 100cc jap will last longer , leave others

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    Default Re: Confused between what mind says and what heart wants.

    Quote Originally Posted by #bpk View Post
    Even a 100cc jap will last longer , leave others
    Good for you bro. But IMO, many bikes tend to get outdated with time and newer designs. I am looking for a smaller capacity, daily usable classic/retro design bike.

    So the only options I have is RE or Jawa.
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    Quote Originally Posted by #bpk View Post
    Even a 100cc jap will last longer , leave others
    Absolutely true... 100%
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    Default Re: Confused between what mind says and what heart wants.

    Quote Originally Posted by shyam.mora View Post
    Good for you bro. But IMO, many bikes tend to get outdated with time and newer designs. I am looking for a smaller capacity, daily usable classic/retro design bike.

    So the only options I have is RE or Jawa.
    Get a fz 25, replace the headlamp with round headlamps ,you'll get the classic feel at the same time more performance than jawa and RE . Jawa doesn't have top end, doesn't have tubeless tyres, hard seats, unknown reliability , rusting issue, spoke maintenance and many more headaches . So think, again. But it's ur personal matter, so don't mind my words.


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    Quote Originally Posted by shyam.mora View Post
    Been riding a 2012 200NS. Now I am craving for a good upgrade. My mind is set upon 2 bikes. RE Himalayan & Jawa Classic. I am planning to keep the bike long term. Lifetime may be as my next purchase after this if any would be a super bike. So avoiding plastics like Yamaha or KTM.

    Now I am extremely confused between both. Mind says go for REH because of the market presence, service network, big bike looks and go anywhere attitude. Heart is fixed upon Jawa. For its retro looks, design and brand name. I know Jawa is yet to prove its reliability, market presence and A.S.S but still I am in love with the way it looks and feels. Especially those twin exhausts and the baffle adjusted exhaust note.

    My main use will be in city. Almost daily rides to work which is 30 kms to & fro and other in house usage. Yearly once or twice long drives (Not more than 200 kms).

    Please suggest.
    I see you have already booked your Jawa. But maybe, just maybe, checkout the Benelli Imperiale 400 once.

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    Quote Originally Posted by shas0408 View Post
    I see you have already booked your Jawa. But maybe, just maybe, checkout the Benelli Imperiale 400 once.
    Benelli has very bad ASS. Better to stay away from that brand.
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    Quote Originally Posted by #bpk View Post
    Get a fz 25, replace the headlamp with round headlamps ,you'll get the classic feel at the same time more performance than jawa and RE . Jawa doesn't have top end, doesn't have tubeless tyres, hard seats, unknown reliability , rusting issue, spoke maintenance and many more headaches . So think, again. But it's ur personal matter, so don't mind my words.


    Thanks
    I have the same opinion ab't Jawas. I went to a showroom in my city and saw bikes had rust and paint chipped off in 3 out of 5 bikes there. Really shocking.

    On the road, there was a Jawa next to me in traffic. It stalled a couple of times and then stopped. Poor chap couldn't get it started again. I really felt bad for that dude. Lot of improvement needed.
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    Quote Originally Posted by dhawz29 View Post
    I have the same opinion ab't Jawas. I went to a showroom in my city and saw bikes had rust and paint chipped off in 3 out of 5 bikes there. Really shocking.

    On the road, there was a Jawa next to me in traffic. It stalled a couple of times and then stopped. Poor chap couldn't get it started again. I really felt bad for that dude. Lot of improvement needed.
    Yeah but people blindly go for these bikes. He should get a modern and reliable bike .

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    Quote Originally Posted by #bpk View Post
    Yeah but people blindly go for these bikes. He should get a modern and reliable bike .
    This is the only reason why RE is still in the market. Else it would have become extinct along with the Dinos....
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    Quote Originally Posted by shas0408 View Post
    I see you have already booked your Jawa. But maybe, just maybe, checkout the Benelli Imperiale 400 once.
    I had a TNT300 which I sold off a couple of months ago. Pathetic A.S.S experience.
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