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Royal Enfield Adding Switchable ABS for the Himalayan Among Other Updates

2018 Royal Enfield Himalayan
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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 had with the bike. Namely, the ABS system.

The issue that some people had with the Himalayan is that you couldn’t easily switch off the ABS system. Sure you could go into the fuse box and pull the fuse for the ABS system, but otherwise, you were SOL if you wanted no ABS during some off-road riding.

Royal Enfield will remedy this in the upcoming version of the model. The motorcycle manufacturer will also add hazard lights and four-way flashers. This will help make the bike more visible if you need to pull over due to tire or a mechanical failure and it can help in seriously inclement weather.

The company also offers the bike in new colors, including red, blue, and grey. The accessories catalog for the model has also expanded, which should make it even more of an adventure-ready machine.