- The heel shifter. Instead of having to use your toe to push up on the lever to shift upwards, you use your toe to press down and downshift, and your heel to shift up. It keeps your toe from wearing out on the shoe or boot.
- The seat has been re-upholstered. The fake leather had split, so it needed to be done. This time with a cool red edge thing going on, just for fun.
- The drop bars. The black matte bars should help if I accidentally drop my bike at a stop or as I get on or off. Yep, it happens to the best of them. I think matte black is not so visible as chrome, but...
- The aluminum bars holding up the windscreen have been cut back and capped. Looks much better, although I'd still prefer to have the single-bar solution. Still, it looks better than before.
Tuesday, April 8, 2014
More touches to the Balita Roja
Improvements, I call them. There's always something fun to add to a bike like a Royal Enfield. This week, I decided to blow my bonus and get some things done.
What do you think? Aside from the Balita needing a good bath and waxing...