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Ebay win: Royal Enfield Revelation :)

Old 10-31-11, 09:13 PM
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Ebay win: Royal Enfield Revelation :)

Have won an ebay auction for a Royal Enfield Revolution. Its not a folder but it is a small wheeler and supposedly one of the best ones
https://www.hadland.me.uk/revelation/revelation.htm

Cost me 51



Can't wait to get my hands on it and take it for a ride
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Old 11-01-11, 12:22 AM
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Well done !

It's a bike I've always had a fancy for. there are two members on here who have them, Sammyboy in Hampshire, and a poster, who's name i forget, in the states, who has a couple of them I think.

Looking forward to reading and seeing what you make of it.
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Old 11-01-11, 03:01 AM
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Very nice! I too have a Revelation, in the original maroon. The green looks great! Certainly gives me ideas for when I get around to refurbishing mine.
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Old 11-01-11, 04:53 AM
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Love it - nice long wheelbase and strong looking frame. Are those 500a wheels? Look nice and big anyway. Definitely has a lot of Pimp potential - if that's your thing.
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converting to a seperatable would be ideal !!
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Not sure what the wheels are yet, they look like they could be 500A's or 451's. Either way I will probably replace the rims with 451's and replace the hubs with front and rear hub brakes and 8 speed gears. It will need a front rack and I shall probably make new mudguards out of balsa as I did with my Kingpin. Considering bullhorns or drops for the handlebars but will have to see how it rides first. I'm bound to give it some retro touches like a bullet shaped front lamp.
If I'm really lucky it will take the same seat post diameter as my Kingpin so I can swap the saddle and saddlebag between the two easily.
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Old 11-19-11, 05:55 PM
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Wheels are 451's.
Paintwork is a bit poor so am going to get it repainted (so I can get rid of the bright green). Going to go for Burgundy as that's one of the original colours available. I have made some laminated balsa and walnut veneer mudguards and a matching hockey stick chainguard. I have sourced some Royal Enfield motorbike decals to add to the mudguards. A front rack may be an issue as there is no mudguard eyelet to attach to
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