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A New Bike Each Quarter Royal Enfield’s current sales numbers don’t look great, but the company has decided to push forward and continue to put out new designs. Recently, in an interview with Car and Bike, CEO Vinod Dasari said the company wants to release a new motorcycle every quarter for the next few years. …

Getting Better-ish Royal Enfield didn’t have a super great May in terms of sales numbers in its home market. It actually saw a 69 percent decrease year-over-year in India and sold only 18,429 bikes. According to RideApart, the sales numbers are still way better than April’s. In April in India, Royal Enfield only sold 91 …

A Mobile Showroom Makes a Lot of Sense Royal Enfield has been doing a lot of things right, from making good and affordable motorcycles to marketing them properly and opening showrooms. One thing that the company did that I found interesting was open up a portable dealership in Chiang Rai, Thailand.  This pop-up or mobile …

The Want Is Strong A while back, Royal Enfield revealed the Concept KX bobber. Never meant to be a production bike, the design was supposed to inspire future machines. It has been a while since that bike was revealed. Now SRK Design has a new rendering that’s Concept KX-inspired. It was showcased on Gaadi Waadi. …

Mecum Indy 200 Auction At the Mecum Indy auction, there will be a collection of 25 motorcycles up for sale. Al Phillips of Chicago will offer his long-time collection at the auction house for its Indianapolis sale on July 12, 2020. If you can’t find something out of this collection that you want to bid …

Get Your Tour On The Royal Enfield INT650 is a great motorcycle. Jim and I rode one at AIMExpo last year and found it to be a very good bike, especially for the money. It’s not perfect, but it’s a really good all-arounder. It can do city riding and commuting, but it’s also easy to …

Due to COVID-19 If you can’t get your motorcycle properly serviced then keeping up with the requirements of your warranty can be tough. Also, the fact that many places have bans on non-essential travel means time on warranties for the folks who can’t ride is running out. To help combat this some manufacturers—Royal Enfield, Yamaha, …

Rumors are Swirling Some custom shops have taken the killer Royal Enfield 650 twins and turned them into scrambler motorcycles. This makes perfect sense. The bike is already well-equipped for it, and it would just take some tweaking. With this in mind and with some new information from Gaadi Waadi, it seems that Royal Enfield …

More Twins and Some Others Royal Enfield may be looking to expand, thanks to some new information from the company’s executives. In an interview with Motorcycle News, Royal Enfield Head of Product Development Simon Warburton said the company’s Head of Product Strategy and Industrial Design Mark Wells had 14 new model ideas over the past …

Adding a Fireball? The rumor is that Royal Enfield has a Meteor 350 in the works, but new information suggests the company will add the suffix Fireball to the bike’s name. GaadiWaadi recently posted an article with some leaked images that showed the suffix added to the bike. It’s unclear exactly what this means. Maybe …

The INT650 and Continental GT Royal Enfield, like many other motorcycle manufacturers right now, is having a tough time selling motorcycles in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. The company’s sales were down by 44 percent in India in March, according to Car and Bike. There is some good news, though. The company’s 650cc motorcycles, …

A Blow to the Motorcycling Community Rudratej Singh died on April 20 of cardiac arrest. He was only 46 years old, according to Bloomberg. Singh was the head of BMW Group India and had held that position since August 1, 2019. He is perhaps best known for being the former Global President of Royal Enfield. …

The Meteor is Coming Royal Enfield filed a trademark on the Meteor name back in 2019, and the rumors started swirling. However, not much was known about the possible model. Well, now there’s been a test mule that was spotted with a Meteor 350 side plate spotted in India. According to RideApart, this model will …

A New Mystery Model From RE Royal Enfield will reveal a new model in April, and that model has been called the J1D. It will certainly get another name, but it’s unclear what that name will be. The company has trademarked the names Flying Flea and Roadster, so it could be one of those, but …

RE Back to Winning Royal Enfield saw sales slip for 36 consecutive months, but the numbers for February put the company back in the green. The real question is if the company can keep this positive momentum rolling as 2020 continues. I reported the other day that India’s motorcycle market was down again overall. However, …

Hitting The Flat Track Royal Enfield now wants to be part of the American Flat Track (AFT) racing scene. The company won’t be formally entering the competition but it has worked out a deal with AFT to have its bikes on-site at the racing events, according to RideApart. This gives the company exposure to the …

Sidecar Motorcycles for the Win Royal Enfield recently posted a video of a team of adventurers going on an expedition across the frozen Mongolian landscape, including the frozen lake of Khovshol. The bikes and sidecars managed to power through the snow for a seriously epic adventure to visit the smallest recognized tribe of people in …

Two New Bikes? Get ready for a couple of new motorcycles from Royal Enfield. Well, maybe. The company has filed applications for the trademark on two new names. Those names? “Royal Enfield Flying Flea” and “Royal Enfield Roadster.” The applications were filed with the European Union Intellectual Property Office. The name Flying Flea is a …

The 2020 Royal Enfield Motorcycle Lineup Is Better Than Ever Royal Enfield is a motorcycle company that is doing a lot of things right. The company has kind of always had single-cylinder motorcycles that were nice, but now Royal Enfield is kicking things up a notch. The company has some new 650 twins and those …

Say Goodbye to the 500 Royal Enfield showcased a new and final version of the Classic 500 motorcycle. The company added the Classic Tribute Black model. This motorcycle, as you might imagine from the name, has been totally blacked out. The tank, side covers, and fenders are all painted in a glossy black. There are …

Post-War Design For The Modern Age: 2020 Royal Enfield Classic 500 Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links The 2020 Royal Enfield Classic 500 range takes the very best of early- to mid-20th century motorcycling and updates it for the modern age. For years, Royal Enfield hasn’t drastically changed the powertrains of their core …

The Modern Café Racer: The 2020 Royal Enfield Continental GT 650 Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links The 2020 Royal Enfield Continental GT 650 is a celebration of Royal Enfield’s pivotal role in the emergence of the British café racer scene in the 1950s and 1960s. This new reimagining of the cult classic …

Classic Looks, Modern Tech: The 2020 Royal Enfield Interceptor 650 Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links The Royal Enfield Interceptor 650 is one of Royal Enfield’s recently re-introduced models; a classic-looking twin with an old-school UJM vibe, all wrapped in a modern package with a reasonable price tag. It takes its inspiration from …

The Off-Roading Bullet: Royal Enfield Bullet Trials 500 Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links Design and manufactured as an homage to the classic 350cc trials Bullet from 1948, the new Bullet Trials 500 celebrates Royal-Enfield’s pioneering days from the mid-20th century. The original trials model was the world’s first production bike to feature …

The Budget Dual-Sport Enduro Option: The Royal Enfield Himalayan Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links Royal Enfield’s revolutionary dual-sport, desert-crossing, mountain-climbing, adventure machine has been one of the most talked about motorcycles in recent years. Aptly named the “Himalayan,” this adventure motorcycle is built with rugged terrain and tough trails in mind. It’s …

2020 Royal Enfield Bullet 500 Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links The Royal Enfield Bullet began life in 1932 and has been in continuous production right up to the present day. No other motorcycle in the world can boast such a feat. While other motorcycles have had to continuously evolve to stay relevant, …

To Comply With New Emissions Regulations There’s a new Royal Enfield Classic 350. The company had to update the model because of India’s April 2020 BS-VI emissions deadline. The bike not only gets updates to its engine but it also features dual-channel ABS and comes in two new colors for the year. According to RideApart, …

The Sherpa and Hunter It looks like Royal Enfield could expand its lineup with two new bikes in the future. The company has applied for the trademark of two new names for motorcycles. The names are Sherpa and Hunter. It’s unclear how RE plans to use these two names, but Indian Autos Blog and Car …

A Better ADV Bike The Royal Enfield Himalayan might still seem like a new bike to some, but it has actually been out for three years, according to RideApart. With that in mind, Royal Enfield will be making some improvements to the model. These improvements and updates are things that will address issues that customers …

The Electrified Future Is Coming There was a rumor that Royal Enfield was working on an electric motorcycle. Nothing was ever confirmed but now the company’s CEO Vinod Dasari has said the company will have an electric model at some point in an interview with the Economic Times of India. While he has not given …

The End of an Era? Royal Enfield has been known for its 500cc engines for a while. The new 650 twin that’s in the company’s newest bikes is a departure from the company’s standard. However, it now seems that the company could kill its 500cc engine due to emissions.  According to Live Mint, the company …

Introduction [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qhlMLVRpupo] If that video from Royal Enfield isn’t enough to make you want to ride these bikes, I’m afraid the motorcycle rider part of your soul must be dead. The only way to resurrect it is to take one of these retro-styled bikes from India out for a few hours of unbridled two-wheeled …

We’d Love to See Royal Enfield Drop Prices in the States, Too The Royal Enfield Bullet 350 is a bike that’s been sold by the company for decades. Since the 1930s, the company has sold some version of the bike. Now it’s cheaper than it has been. Last year’s model was more expensive than this …

Filling a Hole in the Market to Bolster Sales Royal Enfield has been having good sales for the last several years, but suddenly the company saw a sales slump. That spurred people within the organization to think about expanding the lineup to other areas of the market. The company is looking at building a 250cc …

The Higher You Go, The Bigger the Issue Royal Enfield introduced the Interceptor 650 and the Continental GT 650 to great fanfare. People loved the bikes and they continue to love them. However, the motorcycles seem to struggle when you take them up to the super high mountain peaks in India. Riders, influencers, and bloggers …

A Good-Looking Motorcycle for a Fair Price Nobody will ever accuse the Royal Enfield Bullet of being the most advanced machine on the road, but that’s really not the point of the motorcycle. The company’s Bullet depends on nostalgia and simplicity with a little modernity blended in to woo customers. The Bullet Trials is another …

Get Ready to Saddle Up Royal Enfield has two new and very cool models coming, the Interceptor 650 and the Continental GT 650. Both are extremely similar bikes. They use the same platform and engine, which is a 648 parallel-twin engine. They have a different aesthetic, though. To help people get excited about the new …

A Killer Scrambler-Style Motorcycle We recently reported on the teaser that Royal Enfield sent out. Now, it seems the motorcycle is truly part of the company’s lineup. The company has a 350 and a 500 version of the bike, just like we thought it would. The bike isn’t quite as crazy of a scrambler as …

ABS and a New Color Are Coming Stateside The Royal Enfield Himalayan is the well-received little adventure bike that I’m super thrilled to see sold in North America. The company decided to make some updates to the North American version of the bike recently. The Himalayan now comes with standard ABS. It also gains a …

Could Possibly be Called the Trials 350 and 500 Royal Enfield is getting the most out of its current engines. The company has several bikes that utilize only a few different engines, and now it looks like a Scrambler will be coming soon. According to Car and Bike, the company will release full details on …