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  • Q. How can I reduce the weight of Royal Enfield Himalayan?

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    Zigwheels
    Zigwheels | 2 years ago

    With the BS6 update, the Himalayan have gotten heavier by 5kg. At 199kg, the Himalayan is heavier than the second heaviest sub-400cc adventure motorcycle, the Kawasaki Versys X300, at 184 kg. Some sources claim the weight hike has come in owing to chassis reinforcements made to address customer-generated concerns, but there’s nothing that’s visible to the naked eye. Moreover, you may connect with the nearest authorized service center and they would be able to address your query better. Follow the link and select your desired city for service centers.

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    Akash
    Akash | 1 year ago

    @ Akash | There are 4 ways to reduce weights. 1. Remove the tank protector beams and mount the headlights and console directly to handlebar. You can get the custom mounts done for this. This reduces 4-5 kgs of weight. Also the headlight moves in the direction of handlebar rotation which i personally prefer in touring.2. Replace the steel Rims with aluminum ones of the after market. It saves around 4 more kilos indirectly improving the stopping distance of the vehicle due to less rotational inertia. With this replacement you can make the rim as tubeless too as aluminium rims are rust free, good strength and better longevity compared to steel ones.3. Replace the Lead acid battery with LiPo battery . Another 3 kg savings.4. Replace the rear sprocket with dirt race bike aluminum with steel teeth sprocket. Another 1 kg savings. All these modifications comes with a good amount of expenses but greatly improves the vehicle performance and helpful in long run

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    Kamal
    Kamal | 1 year ago

    @ Akash | There are 4 ways to reduce weights. 1. Remove the tank protector beams and mount the headlights and console directly to handlebar. You can get the custom mounts done for this. This reduces 4-5 kgs of weight. Also the headlight moves in the direction of handlebar rotation which i personally prefer in touring.2. Replace the steel Rims with aluminum ones of the after market. It saves around 4 more kilos indirectly improving the stopping distance of the vehicle due to less rotational inertia. With this replacement you can make the rim as tubeless too as aluminium rims are rust free, good strength and better longevity compared to steel ones.3. Replace the Lead acid battery with LiPo battery . Another 3 kg savings.4. Replace the rear sprocket with dirt race bike aluminum with steel teeth sprocket. Another 1 kg savings. All these modifications comes with a good amount of expenses but greatly improves the vehicle performance and helpful in long run

    Thanks Akash,but from where do I source the aluminium rims?

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    Best option for all segments according performance, Mileage, Look, Comfortable.

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