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Royal Enfield has announced the new Continental GT Cup for India in an effort to make track racing accessible to novice and experienced racers across the country. The retro racing series will comprise 4 rounds and run as part of the 2021 JK Tyre National Racing Championship. As the name suggests, the GT Cup will …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 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 …

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 …

Here Comes the Wave Royal Enfield’s sales have been strong outside of India, but they’ve been down in its home country. That may be about the change and the company is planning for it.  The sales outside of the Indian market are expected to stay high and even increase but with the Indian society at …

Let the Fun Begin This should come as no surprise. Royal Enfield has a slide school, so it only makes sense that the company would start competing in American Flat Track (AFT). Racing begins in August. The company will enter in AFT competition in the Production Twins class with Johnny Lewis behind the bars.  The …

Royal Enfield Has Some Real Winners The INT650 and the Continental GT from Royal Enfield are lovely machines. Jim and I reviewed the INT650 last year. It’s a nice motorcycle at a very reasonable price and has a good warranty. I’d buy one if I were looking for a middleweight retro motorcycle, and I’m not …

Learn to Race Flat Track Always wanted to slide around a flat track racetrack like a pro? Now you can learn how thanks to Royal Enfield and Moto Anatomy. Renown racer Johnny Lewis will be teaching the classes to riders who will ride Royal Enfield FT411 and FT 650 bikes.  Lewis originally developed the racing …

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. …

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, …