Teenage Dream: 1963 Royal Enfield Continental

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1963 Royal Enfield Continental
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1963 Royal Enfield Continental
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1963 Royal Enfield Continental
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1963 Royal Enfield Continental
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The 246cc air-cooled, 4-stroke single produces 20 horsepower, and uses a single Amal 1-1/16-inch 376 Monobloc carburetor.
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The 246cc air-cooled, 4-stroke single produces 20 horsepower, and uses a single Amal 1-1/16-inch 376 Monobloc carburetor.
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The 246cc air-cooled, 4-stroke single produces 20 horsepower, and uses a single Amal 1-1/16-inch 376 Monobloc carburetor.
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After advice from a former Royal Enfield employee, the tank was replated and repainted back to the original design.
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Owner Mike Middleton and his pride and joy, a 1963 Continental (right). Mike owned an identical bike when he was 18 years old.

1963 Royal Enfield Continental
Engine:
248cc OHV air-cooled single, 70mm x 64.5mm bore and stroke, 9:1 compression ratio, 20hp @ 7,500rpm
Top speed:
84mph (period test)
Carburetion:
Single Amal 1-1/16in 376 Monobloc
Transmission:
4-speed (5-speed stock), chain final drive

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