Both the bikes are good in their own forte. the CB350RS seems like a bit of a missed opportunity from Honda. It could have used the capable foundations of the H’ness to create a more unique motorcycle with a more well-defined identity that would’ve appealed to an entirely new and different audience. Instead, it’s taken this middle-of-the-road approach and created a halfway house that we find hard to recommend to anyone except museum curators. On the other hand, the Continental GT 650 is a fun-to-ride cafe racer. The GT’s sporty riding position makes it much more suitable for twisty mountain roads and even high-speed straight-line blasts. To top things off, the twin-cylinder motor provides the performance and refinement that the 535 simply couldn’t. Moreover, we would suggest you to take a test ride before making the final decision. Follow the link and select your city accordingly for dealership details.
The GT’s sporty riding position makes it much more suitable for twisty mountain roads and even high-speed straight-line blasts. To top things off, the new twin-cylinder motor finally provides the performance and refinement that the 535 simply couldn’t. The Continental GT 650 draws power from a 648cc, air and oil-cooled parallel-twin motor that makes peak power of 47.6PS at 7100rpm and 52Nm of torque at 5200rpm. A 6-speed transmission assisted by a slip-and-assist clutch transfers power to the rear wheel via chain drive. Coming to the design and features, the Continental GT, in proper Cafe Racer fashion, gets clip-on handlebars that are slightly taller than before, single seat with a race cowl, and blacked-out spoke wheels. Read more -What Makes The New Limited Edition Royal Enfield 650 Twins Special?.
Yeah very much, this is the cheapest bike in 650 segment and the power is amazing.
Selecting between the Royal Enfield Continental GT 650 and TVS Apache RR 310 would depend on certain factors such as your budget, preference of the segment, performance figures, features required, etc. The Continental GT 650 is a fun to ride cafe racer. The GT’s sporty riding position makes it much more suitable for twisty mountain roads and even high-speed straight-line blasts. To top things off, the twin-cylinder motor provides the performance and refinement that the 535 simply couldn’t. On the other hand, TVS has done an incredible job in ironing out the sore spots of the Apache RR 310 with the BS6 update. It is loaded with tech, making it the most technologically advanced motorcycle in its class. The new prices are quite close to its fiercest rival -- the KTM RC 390. While it may lack the outright performance of the RC 390, the Apache RR 310 BS6 makes up for it by being a well-rounded machine that can do daily duties as well as corner carving or even touring, for that matter. For a better understanding of compatibility and riding comfort, we would suggest you take a test ride. Follow the link and select your desired city for dealership.
Both Royal Enfield Himalayan and Royal Enfield Continental GT 650 are brilliant options, however, selecting one would depend on certain factors such as your budget, preference of the segment, usage of the bike, features requirement, etc. The Himalayan BS6 is a well-rounded package which is now just that little bit better than before. The Himalayan certainly isn’t flawless or entirely satisfactory in any singular aspect, but it makes up for these gaps by painting a picture of opportunity, inciting you to travel and explore on a whim. On the other hand, the GT’s sporty riding position makes it much more suitable for twisty mountain roads and even high-speed straight-line blasts. Moreover, we would suggest you to take a test ride for a better understanding of performance and comfort. Click on the link and select your desired city for dealership details.
The Motorcycle is provided with 12V - 12 Ah battery. For this more details refer to the user manual of your bike or have a word with the nearest authorized service centre of Royal Enfield in your city. As they may assist you better.
The RE Interceptor seat height is 800 mm. So there will be difficulty for short riders, though not unsuitable. But the Benneli Leoncino 500 cc seat height is 785 mm and twin cylinder, The Triumph is even better with a seat height of just 760 mm. Leoncino delivers 47 brake horsepower and 46 newton metres of torque. The Triumph Speed Twin is a 900cc machine delivering 65 BHP and 90 newton metres of torque. however on the latter, there is bound to be a compromise in fuel economy in view of larger engine size and more expensive. But there is a bonus ! Both bikes are lighter than the Interceptor and are hoot to ride. RE is biased against short riders ! Siddhart Lal are you listening. I am short myself and ride a RE 500cc and the Triumph makes me salivate !
Both the Benneli Leoncin0 500 cc and the Triumph Bonneville, are bikes with a seat height less than the RE Interceptor family. The Benneli has a seat hieght of 785 mm and the Bonneville speed twin is even better at 760 mm.Both are twin cylinders with engines as refined or even better than Interceptor. Benneli though offers better mileage, whereas Triumph mileage is not all the great since it has a larger 900 cc engine. Here is a bonus, both are lighter than the Interceptor by at least 10 kgs . RE is biased against shorties like me.
The seating postures on GT is some aggressive. The leg peg is a little bit behind. And the head and upper body inclineds towards the front. For that the helmet feel more heavier, and the wind make it a little bit more difficult. For these small points, it not comfortable for 5.1ft or vice versa.
Being a continental gt650 owner I feel the bike is comfortable for long rides. Myself (gt650) and my brother( bullet 500) took our ride from Chennai to kodaikanal (589km) and back to Chennai the next day together 1230km . I didn\'t have any pain in my wrists or back. Since we had stops only after 100-150 km i had my b**t paining( not so cushioned seats would be the reason ). It was comfortable even when you was riding up hill and it's obvious you will experience the wrists pain when you downhill because of your body weight being put on wrists that happens with all sporty positioned bikes. Cons is the fuel tank capacity where I had to refill tank for more number of times than usual. Note : my height 6.2 and weight 83 kg.
For long ride it has some -ve points.All the support fall on palm. So riding for a long time, both hands may feel pain.Clutch is a little bit hard, for long riding left wrist may feel pain.But the power and smoothness of engine will help to forget the cons.....
Nope bro i don't think it will be fit for long rides for 180 km i hve done because i stay in a broad so i yv ride for 180 km as a long ride so in my opinion in 180 km u wont feel that much stress but lil dizzy u will feel when u reach ua destination..
Gt or interceptor both are not made for top end speeds they are cruisers bike not sports bike just coz they are 650 cc people start compairing them to high performance sports bike this where people are dissapointed by re bike they are not meant for high speed top end they have spoke rims they start flexing at high speeds
This guy is nuts. It can go kmph240+. This guy knows nothing about motorcycles, and his knowledge probably comes from gossiping amongst other kids of the colony. Gt650 is a cafe racer btw, not a cruiser. People put on lakhs of rs to maintain the spoked look and still get better performance from spoked wheeles, there’s a big bore kit that people use to convert it to 800cc+ and actually take it on a track day. Its a sports bike, and there is no doubt about it. I own both an rc390 as well as a gt650, and I approve my message, that this guy is a 2-bit nut.
In youtube reviews i get to see they go like 170,175 but i never go more than 163 may be it depends on how u ride n who is riding it depends upon u bro.
Best exhaust is already installed on bike trust me when bike heats sound changes from treble to thump that the magic of stock exhaust only reason to change it should be to save weight thats it if u change it engine warranties go void
AEW or RED ROOSTER , check YouTube links for better understanding . I personally feel the stock ones have a good roar when u do long rides and the aftermarket exhausts can be irritating .