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Do you wonder why your Royal Enfield makes noise? Perhaps you want to make a change to your motorcycle? There are several reasons why your bike might sound noisy. New powertrain, Aftermarket exhausts, or a new exhaust system are some of the most popular solutions. Whatever your reason, this article will help you decide what to do. Here are some tips to help you get the sound you desire from your Royal Enfield.
The famous ‘Pataka’ sound produced by Royal Enfield motorcycles has become an enduring symbol of the brand. While the brand tries to minimize the impact of its noise, there are those who take the noise to the extreme, resulting in an even louder sound. The thump is not only a sign of pride among Royal Enfield motorcycle riders, but it also served as a mode of brand communication.
The original engine retained many characteristics of the original, like its long stroke, single cylinder, push rod mechanism, hydraulic tappets, and large capacity. However, the new engine incorporated an entirely different arrangement and used new metal. This resulted in a much softer sound, but was not quite close to the original. In fact, sound mapping tests revealed that the new engine only managed to match 70 per cent of the old engine’s tone.
While the ‘Pataka’ sound of the Royal Enfield is an indelible reminder of the brand’s proud past, many riders would prefer a quieter ride, one without a loud exhaust. The new exhaust system is made of metal, with recycled plastic making up the rest of the motorcycle. Its ‘Pataka’ sound is legendary among Royal Enfield fans, and the sound is not unlike the ‘Pataka’ sound produced by a bullet.
The signature thump sound of the Royal Enfield Bullet is an indisputable draw for enthusiasts. It is both a way to indicate the type of bike and highlights the rider’s presence on the road. The thumping sound has earned Royal Enfield cult status and a loyal following of fans. However, the traditional ‘thump’ sound is not for everyone. A new trend is catching up quickly to add louder exhausts to these bikes. The use of loud exhausts is catching on rapidly, but the older Royal Enfield bikes are the most popular amongst this group.
Before the BS6 regulations, the exhaust note of Royal Enfield motorcycles was more aggressive and louder. This new sound has a somewhat raspy note compared to the sound of the outgoing Classic 350. The new sound will be a turnoff to old school fans, but it will likely win the hearts of those who want a more classic sound. This article will examine the new exhaust note and how it compares to the original.
One YouTube vlogger has tried to add a horn-style loudspeaker to a Royal Enfield’s exhaust. This is one of the oldest public-address systems on the planet and is incredibly efficient. The YouTube video is a rare opportunity for Royal Enfield fans to hear the sound of their favourite motorcycles, and to hear the thump they love so much.
Most people think that aftermarket exhausts for Royal Enfield bikes are just for show, but in reality, they’re a common modification for the Indian two-wheelers. The classic look and presence of these motorcycles makes them a popular choice for customizing. There have even been Harley Davidson-inspired Royal Enfields created. However, any modification to a vehicle is illegal in India, and the Delhi police have begun confiscating Royal Enfield motorcycles with aftermarket exhausts.
While these motorcycle accessories can be very attractive, they are very loud and can be a hazard to those around you. There are many different exhaust options available for your Royal Enfield Bullet, and some are more effective than others. Before you buy one, make sure you know exactly what kind of exhaust you’d like. Most exhausts are designed to make at least 70 decibels of noise, which is too loud to be safe for your hearing.
If you want to get the most out of your Royal Enfield’s sound, then the sporty version is for you. The goldstar version is a popular choice, and it makes for a deeper thump. These exhausts are also available in various lengths and cost between Rs. 3,500 and Rs. 3,000. Whether you want an upswept exhaust or a straight, parallel, or downswept version, these exhausts will give you the best of both worlds.
The unit construction engine (UCE) was designed by engineers at Royal Enfield with Austrian automotive engine maker AVL. The result is a more efficient engine that has reduced the number of parts by a third while boosting its power by at least 30%. The first UC engine powered the Classic 350 in 2008. It was replaced in 2010 by all Royal Enfield bikes. However, the new engine made quite a bit of noise.
Despite the fact that the new powertrain isn’t currently available, the brand promises to address the issue in the future. For example, the upcoming Classic 350 may feature an updated 349cc single cylinder engine and a softer exhaust note. But the company is still unsure how the new engine will affect the bike’s performance. It’s a complicated process but the goal is to bring the Classic 350 into line with rivals’ motorcycles.
As the new powertrain improves the motorcycle’s performance, the sound is not as loud as it once was. The thump of the exhaust note has become an iconic part of the Royal Enfield’s culture. It was a feature of its riders that gave them a certain imposing presence on Indian roads. The thump also served as a method of brand communication for the company.
The iconic thump of a Royal Enfield bike is one of its most distinctive characteristics. It’s this thump that distinguishes it from the crowd and makes it feel exclusive and rare. The sound is higher than that of a refrigerator and is akin to a buttery sail. But what causes this noise? Why does it occur and how do we stop it? Here are some answers to this question.
One of the biggest problems with electric motorcycles is that they are more expensive than gas-powered motorcycles. So, most companies have focused on low-power electric bikes to cut costs. Sadly, there are very few mid-range electric motorcycles. Royal Enfield could change this by focusing on its core competency – designing affordable motorcycles. Its expanding electric motorcycle team may be able to create a new segment in the market.
Another common cause of the noise is an unequal air gap between the rotor and stator. This causes an imbalanced magnetic pull, deforming the rotor and stator, generating electromagnetic noise. To test whether this is the case, run the electric motor at reduced voltage. If the noise is still present at full voltage, then the problem lies in the air gap. If the noise persists at low voltage, it could be a sign of mis-machined housing or an eccentric rotor.
Taking cues from vintage bikes
Taking cues from vintage bikes to achieve the perfect noise and style on a Royal Enfield is easy – a little bit of retro styling and modern parts create an all-new motorcycle that’s sure to turn heads. The Meteor 350 is one such model. The classic design of this small heritage bike is combined with its nimble performance and basic, yet powerful, components to create a highly desirable ride.
Inspired by Guzzi motorcycles of the 70s and 80s, the California Vintage features a flat seat, pin-striped tank, and classic styling. It also features a retro taillight and “crash bars” with lowers. The bike’s high-gloss finish and twin analogue clocks add to its retro appeal. The price is expected to be between PS5000 and PS6000, depending on the features of the bike.
The thump of a Royal Enfield motorcycle is legendary. It’s the loud exhaust note that gives the motorcycle its signature presence on Indian roads. As well as the sound, riders were proud of the thump, using it as a form of branding and brand communication. It’s no wonder that a vintage-style bike would be able to sound so authentic!
For motorcycle enthusiasts, the classic, vintage-style look of the Continental GT is one of the highlights of the 2013 Royal Enfield. This fuel-injected motorcycle from Royal Enfield features braided brake lines, Brembo calipers, Paioli shocks, and a digital trip meter. It’s the ultimate period-perfect cafe racer. When you’re looking for a classic look, don’t forget to add an Enfield helmet.