thanks to new competition in the 350+ segment coming strong in next few months.
Escorts have finally woken to see their customers as humans and not just as revenue numbers.
Custoner training including tips and hands on workshop training are being conducted at RE authorized workshops. Call your dealer and attend one asap.
Some tips owners were never told before.
You will realise fron then what you have missing.
1) Starter motor had to be pressed for whole 15seconds to bring to 800rpm. unlike the japanese bike this starter motor will not burn. rather if racing bike in cold start will damage it big time.
2) thunderbird 500 has not just 1 but 2 accelerator cables. if one breaks you can stil drive on 2nd to reach garage.
3) RE bikes are on spokes and not mags because the bikes primary suspension are the spokes. impact beyond then are handled by the shock absorbers. mags reduce life of shockers so not good for touring setup. Important because conti-GT shockers cost some 6.5k