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The Shine on project - BT Royal Enfield Bullet CI

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Hi friends,

If you managed to come to this page first of all.. thank you! Today no one seems to have time to read blogs and prefer just to see a dumb pic and kiss its derriere with a 'like button'. No offence to Fz#@$%burgers anywhere ;)

Very few of us have a bike that is in top notch condition even after 15 years and I have joined the club powered by my RE 350 Bullet Cast Iron engine. So I thought time to -

Renew.Re-energize.Get the Shine back.

I turned back to our good old time-proven philosophy passed on from our ancestors of "I don't want to spend money" ( or rather the secret truth is I didn't have money for this jig)

Trump and Hump may rhyme in the USA, but I decided to go with the acronym -KISS.... ( Keep It Simple Stupid) design philosophy inspired by the US Navy.


The philosophy inspired me to go for the bare basics approach without any frills.The motorbike was painted without mounting the engine off the frame. The project in pics below. Thanks, Sheh…

Enfield Bullet on the wall

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No confusion with Pink Floyd and the wall :) I have always been amazed and even now continue to be amazed at the infinite possibility of modifying and using the Royal Enfield Bullet. If you notice, most of the bikes remain and continue to be used as is without much mods - Ducati , Harley, Triumph .... Ya - You see them on the road - and you know.

Enfield Customizaton is a joy to watch and the use of the Bullet in its various art forms.

My good friend Jayan S R in Bangalore sent me these pics from a fwd. The artist is Chetan Sharma who came up with this amazing idea. I'm not sure where this is and I shall update it as soon as I come to know details

Look at the brilliance below..probably the guy thought.... hmmm  Oh an old Enfield!  Hmm what can I do different ? Aha there I'm building my boundary wall.. well swell ... Let me place it among the cement in the wall !

Just see what we have here ....  Voila !



See the brilliance ... Lovely !

Thanks Jayan for these pics and I look for…

Chillax Biker theme cafe in Cochin

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If you are a real motorbike rider, you know how great food can complement a superb ride. Either a short bite before the ride or a heavy one after the ride. In keeping with the changing motorbike scenario in India, with all the amazing super bike market growing in sales – God’s own country – Kerala has its own biker’s theme café in Cochin/Ernakulum at Kakkanad.

 ( Infopark highway, Near Rajagiri college, Kakkanad) /  Phone : 080866 96969 / Open 24 Hours )


Some snapshots from the launch

A bikers group arriving at the Chillax launch


Interiors are all awesome bike art and pictures







Make sure you check it out at your visit !
On Facebook -  https://www.facebook.com/chillax24x7 Cheers !
BT

bikerBT.blogspot.com -- Celebrating 10 years of motorbike blogging

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It feels great to celebrate 10 years of blogging in 2016 on motorbikes though most has been about Royal Enfield Bullet motorbikes. The frequency of posts have been varying over the years. But I have blogged here through my travels across, Asia, Middle East and Europe.
Thank you readers for your support.  May the force be with you !



Good timing getting a Royal Enfield Bullet watch which looks like a Bullet speedometer :) at this years Delhi Biker's Fest 2016




Cheers!
Biker BT



The milkman's favorite - only Enfield Bullet

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Challenges have made motorbiking attractive. The Enfield Bullet cast iron engine bike 'had' many factors which made it very desirable .. left side brakes , kick starting it with pressure adjustment, the maintenance, balancing it, not too perfect braking  etc... and of course not forgetting the iconic 'thump' of the engine and the Status symbol.

The new enfield bullets of course... button start and zoom away :)

I chanced upon a milkman on a new Bullet. Apparently come what may to the Indian market .. Ducati, Triumph, BMW, doodhwala (milkman's)  ka favorite is the Bullet still !



Cheers!
BT

Shine on… you alien eyes

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I have been fascinated by the Royal Enfields eyes and do play by switching it on at dawn and dusk..simply majestic. A trip down memory lane ... click

http://planetbt.com/2015/09/shine-on-you-alien-eyes/


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The Riding soul and safety

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