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The 1960s was a transformative time for the motorcycle industry. As the mobility culture shifted from affordable motorcycles to affordable four-wheelers, the industry found itself at something of crossroads and on the cusp of an identity crisis. The 60s would bring about the beginning of the end for the British industry, an unexpected rise of …

Could a Royal Enfield Shotgun Be On the Way? Could Royal Enfield be getting their ducks in a row to bring us a cruiser-style motorcycle? Could it be named the ‘Shotgun’? Trademark filings reveal that Royal Enfield has secured the name ‘Shotgun’ to be used for “motorcycles, motorized scooters, and electrically powered vehicles”. A cruiser-style …

Meteor Strikes North American Coasts Every time that I write an article about the Meteor 350’s success across seas, there are always comments left from our readers along the lines of: “Awesome, but when the hell will Royal Enfield bring the Meteor to America? I’m sure it will sell great”. Honestly, I didn’t have an …

Scooters Continue to Dominate Vietnam After four grueling years of trying to establish themselves in the delicate Vietnamese market, Royal Enfield is pulling out of the country after failing to meet sales expectations. Two-wheeled modes of transportation are very successful in Vietnam. Out of the roughly 93 million residents of the country, there are around …

Tripper, Again RushLane – an Indian Publication – is always first in line when it comes to new information regarding Royal Enfield motorcycles. Today is no different, the outlet has released spy shots revealing the gauge cluster for the new 2021 Royal Enfield Classic 350, and there are quite a few details worth noting. For …

India’s Best Bike The Indian Automotive Awards came to a close recently, and it left us with news that the recent Royal Enfield Meteor 350 was named Motorcycle of the Year. The Indian Motorcycle Of The Year award holds significant weight, given how competitive their low-displacement market is and the sheer volume of sales that …

Meteor Coming In Hot Pandemic sales continue to steadily increase across the globe; and many OEMs have benefitted from what seemed to initially be a pretty bad situation to begin with. Royal Enfield is no stranger to this surge in sales, and they have reported a 10% increase in sales in February alone when compared …

Niche motorcycle manufacturer Royal Enfield has issued a recall for certain Continental GT and Interceptor bikes located in the US. The recall was issued due to a potential corrosion problem on the motorcycle’s brakes, possibly increasing the risk of injury or death. Both models were produced in India between 2018 and 2020 before being exported …

The Circuits Continue To Circle With Royal Enfield Back in January, Royal Enfield’s North American division came out with a public statement regarding their participation going forward with American Flat Track. This will be Royal Enfield’s second season in the American Flat Track racing series; coming off a successful racing season with their rider Johnny …

Alas, Tripper It seems like we can’t cover enough news about 300cc-400cc as of late. One day it’s the Honda H’Ness CB350, the other it’s Royal Enfield’s Meteor 350. Today we have news touching down regarding the newly updated Himalayan for 2021. At the end of January, Royal Enfield put shipments of the Himalayan on …

India To Japan What do India and Japan have in common? The food isn’t very similar, but at least starting now we can state as a matter of fact that both countries have Royal Enfield stores. As of this week, the Chennai-based motorcycle manufacturer has extended its complex roots system to the far reaches of …

… And For Good Reason An article recently posted by BikeDekho dives into the subject of Royal Enfield potentially halting deliveries of their popular Himalayan dual-sport model. The fact of the matter is that Himalayans will be on hold for a while… But the more important piece of info we should be seeking is “the …

Tripper For Everyone! Yesterday, we saw a spy shot of the new Royal Enfield Himalayan being tested on public roads with a potential Tripper Navigation System (RE’s lingo for turn-by-turn navigation system). Today I share with you a spy shot of the upcoming Continental GT 650, and it too appears to be sporting this new …

More Gauges For Going the Distance Our friends over at Gaadi Waadi posted a picture to their Facebook account of a spy shot showing the 2021 Royal Enfield Himalayan with what looks to be an extra gauge cluster. 2021 Royal Enfield Himalayan Spied With Tripper Navigation Posted by Gaadiwaadi.com on Monday, January 4, 2021 The current …

The Meteor Classic Cutting the fat from production costs helps everyone. At the end of the day, the consumer gets a cheaper motorcycle because the manufacture could save money too. Royal Enfield is taking this principle and carrying it over to the Classic 350 through building the bike off of the new Meteor platform. The …

Meteor Crators Europe Royal Enfield has released the details and official pricing for the 2021 Meteor 350 motorcycles that will be touching down in Europe following its successful release in India. The Meteor 350 will come in three different trim versions, each with more features as you go up the price ladder. The confirmed names …

A New Look for the Classic 350 Of all the models from Royal Enfield, the Classic 350 is perhaps the most recognizable. It’s one of the best-selling models for the company across several markets, so it makes sense for RE to roll out some new color combos.  The Classic 350 (and the Classic 500) are …

Go Further Than Ever Before MotoGB, a well renowned Royal Enfield distributor for the United Kingdom partnered with the Enfield brand to turn this Himalayan Adventure dream into a reality with this new special edition. MotoGB has accessorized this Royal Enfield Himalayan to be better suited for the ‘go-anywhere’ type of adventure riding with a …

Expanding Even More Royal Enfield is moving along well recently in terms of growth. The company will build a new production facility in Chachoengsao, Thailand, according to the Bangkok Post. This will serve as the company’s manufacturing facility for Southeast Asia and produce several bikes for the region. Thailand is already a strong market for …

People Are Excited Royal Enfield recently released the Meteor 350, and it seems people are pretty excited. The company has 8,000 pre-bookings for the bike, according to GaadiWaadi. This bike is a 350 cruiser from Royal Enfield. The bike will get its start in India and then go to Europe and even the U.S. It …

The 2021 Royal Enfield Bullet 500 Trials is a Versatile Beauty Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links The 2021 Royal Enfield Bullet 500 Trials is a bit of a special bike. It encapsulates the history and pedigree of the British manufacturer’s racing history, where during the middle of the 20th century, endurance events …

The 2021 Royal Enfield Bullet 500: A Modern Yet Classic Design Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links The 2021 Royal Enfield Bullet 500 is the latest in a long model line that stretches all the way back to 1932. In fact, counting the smaller engine variants, the Bullet is the oldest continuous production …

The 2021 Royal Enfield Classic 500: A Bike for Motorcycle Purists Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links The 2021 Royal Enfield Classic 500 follows the mantra that has followed the model line from its inception: If it isn’t broken, don’t fix it. The 500 has been around since the post-war years, and, as …

The 2021 Royal Enfield Himalayan: A High Flying Dual Sport Bike Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links The British-made 2021 Himalayan has been one of the most anticipated models from Royal Enfield in a long time. Ever since the introduction of the model to North America in 2017, it has been the highest-selling …

The 2021 Royal Enfield Continental GT is a Tribute to Classic Cruisers Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links The 2021 Continental GT is Royal Enfield’s observance of its pivotal role in the original cafe racer scene in the 1950’s. The bike of choice, at that time, was the Royal Enfield Continental GT 250, …

The 2021 Royal Enfield INT650: Flagship of This Year’s Lineup Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links The 2021 Royal Enfield Interceptor 650, or INT650 in North America, is the flagship of the India-based company for the 2021 lineup. With classic lines that echo the original British manufacturer’s 1960’s Interceptor, it carries a certain …

The Royal Enfield Cruiser Recently, Royal Enfield showcased the new Meteor 350 and the bike looks pretty great. The primary market for this bike is India, but there’s, as you can expect, more folks interested in it outside of India. According to the French publication Le Repaire des Motards, RE will bring the Meteor 350 …

A New 350 Cruiser The Royal Enfield Meteor has been a long time coming. The motorcycle was rumored and spotted testing and discussed in length, and now the company has finally revealed its latest 350 for the Indian market, according to the Italian publication Motociclismo. This new bike is built on the J1D platform, which …

The Fight Begins Over Only 50 Units For our Royal Enfield loving readers living in Italy, I present you with some fantastic special edition colorways for the RE 650s exclusively available to Italian buyers. Due to Valentino Motor Company being the sole-proprietor for Royal Enfield motorcycles being imported into Italy, the two companies have partnered …

The Meteor Has Broken Into the Atmosphere and Is Estimated to Impact Earth November 6th, 2020 After being rescheduled 4-5 times we finally have an expected launch date for Royal Enfields new Meteor 350 motorcycle. The pandemic has really thrown a wrench into pretty much every manufactures release date plans with all the auto/motorcycle shows …

Royal Enfield Expanding the 650 Lineup Royal Enfield is killing it right now, and its focus is now on global expansion. The company has well-liked bikes and a strong following in India. Outside of its home country, the brand is becoming more and more respected, and new bikes are on the horizon. The KX650 could …

The Little RE Burro Finds a New Playground The Royal Enfield Himalayan isn’t fast, and nor is it particularly sexy, but like a little burro, the bike just keeps plodding along and it’s easy to get along with. Royal Enfield has decided to take its little adventure workhorse to the Philippines for the 2021 model …

Royal Enfield killed it in 2020 with some really good motorcycles and a fantastic all-around lineup. The highlights of the lineup include the INT650 and the Continental GT. However, the company’s stalwarts remain solid choices.  For 2021, there aren’t any totally new motorcycles, but the company did make some notable updates to the Himalayan and …

For the European Model Jawa’s comeback was met by great fanfare and some stumbles along the way. The company will be importing to Europe and the Jawa 300CL is the model it will start with. The specifications recently came out thanks to Rushlane, and according to the publication power and torque are both down. The …

A More Expensive 350 Royal Enfield’s Classic 350 is its best-selling bike in India, it’s home market. The motorcycle is also becoming more expensive for Indian riders. The reason for this is due to the BS6 emissions standards, according to GaadiWaadi.  The Classic 350 receives no new updates despite the price hike. All Royal Enfield …

Off to the Flat Track Races Royal Enfield has a machine for Johnny Lewis tor ride in competition. The bike was the result of a collaboration between Moto Anatomy, Harris Performance, Royal Enfield, and S&S Cycle. The motorcycle you see above is the finished bike and Royal Enfield has raced this new machine.  The bike …

Since the Royal Enfield Himalayan was introduced to the North American market about four years ago, it has become one of the marque’s best selling motorcycles. Rugged design, lightweight, and a big ol’ 411cc single thumper that puts out 25 HP and 25.6 lbs-ft of torque. A price tag of $4,799 also helps move the …

Here Comes RE’s EV There has been some speculation about whether or not Royal Enfield would build an electric motorcycle anytime soon. The CEO of the company Vinod Dasari recently made the situation clear in an interview with the publication Moneycontrol.  In that interview, Dasari said that an electric bike is certainly a possibility for …

Eliminating a Hassle Taking your bike into the dealer can be a big pain in the butt. Scheduling, actually getting your bike to the deals, picking it up again. It’s usually not a super fun process. Royal Enfield wants to change that. The company announced on social media a new Service on Wheels program where …

These Guys are Crazy The biggest complaint I hear about the Royal Enfield Himalayan is that it lacks power. Well, the Custom Crew at Royal Enfield’s UK-based Technical Centre decided to change that by strapping a Garrett GT 125 turbo to the bike and making some other changes, according to MoreBikes. They call it the …