She mentions a few times that she is replacing parts so she can go the next 10-20k km without having to replace stuff. Its fairly sensitive adjustment, so just test in small increments. It wasn’t quite as smooth as a twin on the highway but it was probably the smoothest single we’ve ridden and comfortable enough for longer journeys. I would appreciate some wisdom on the safe maximum cruising speed for a stock-standard 500 Bullet, without unduly stressing or prematurely wearing the motor? ps Thanks to all respondants for your advice. Really enjoying my Himalayan and generally for the A & B roads I generally prefer, a cruising speed of 60 mph suits fine, though for occasional motorway sections, a little more relaxed 70 mph would be nice.. Has anyone tried experimenting with replacing the standard 15 tooth gearbox sprocket with a 14 tooth to enhance cruising speed accordingly? According to my GPS the speedometer is a little optimistic like most bikes. Royal Enfield Himalayan offers a refined and a reliable 411cc single-cylinder engine that produces 24.31PS and 32Nm, 0.13PS lower than its BS4 guise. Note in that article "As Royal Enfield’s CEO Siddhartha Lal has already hinted at a bigger Himalayan...", hi just checked the throttle body connections everything is tight also no cracks .the tickover was fine before i removed the evap system so i feel that must be the reason the tickover has increased does anyone know how to adjust the tickover. The Himalayan sounds like a Classic 350 with a can of Pepsi for the exhaust. How do I increase the top speed of a Royal Enfield Himalayan to 160 kmph, so that I am able to cruise between 120 to 140 kmph? They're sold on ebay and such for Triumphs and Nortons etc. Really easy to adjust the tick over on these bikes, just prop the rear of the fuel tank up and look for the brass coloured screw located on the top side of the throttle body, use a flat bladed screw driver to turn the screw, anti clockwise will increase the tick over and turning clockwise will decrease. Discussion in 'Thumpers' started ... Not looking for a race bike but wanna hear someone cruising their Himalayan at 65 MPH for a long time. Coal Mining and Steel, now shame ..... (You must log in or sign up to reply here. My TU250X will cruise at 65 MPH on flat land. The Himalayan's engine was designed and produced by Royal Enfield from the ground-up and shares little to no parts with other contemporaries in the company's line-up. The most comfortable highway cruising speed on the Himalayan is in between 80kmph to 100kmph. Ad by Investing Outlook Finance PhD explains stock market in … the sprockets certainly don't look worn enough to require replacement and i doubt the chain was due either (she's tightened it once or twice i think). There were reports on early bikes of breaking throttle and clutch cables but seems like those issues were solved. The past catches up with us eventually. A: its legal B: the engine is still in appropriate RPMs, and more economical for … The Himalayan sounds like a Hero Honda Splendor with a damaged piston. Royal Enfield Himalayan Owners Thread. Still speculation, not a RE announcement. Large bar-end weights do a pretty good job of keeping the vibration away from the rider. The bike’s low-revving motor will cruise at 80 mph without a lot of vibration. For cruising pace it was about equal to a Kawasaki KLR650 that was also part of the group; that bike clearly more powerful but at cruising speeds suffered a certain amount of vibrations. Can't imagine too many N. American shops cleaning the bike before they work on it. The improved engine refinement also allows for a higher cruising speed as compared to the BSIII Himalayan. Discussion in 'Thumpers' started by Anthiron, Sep 2, 2017. Barry. It has a five-speed wide-ratio gearbox, is a SOHC oil/air-cooled unit and aside from the EFI, is about as basic as they come for an engine. After many delays, the export version was brought to the UK with fuel injection and ABS in 2018. Very thorough. Discussion in 'Thumpers' started by ... Its no drastic change in the gearing but it certainly feels more comfortable cruising at higher speeds now, and have not really noticed much change at low speed riding.