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TAG : Royal Enfield

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The King of Moto Shindigs Returns

It was touch-and-go in the days leading up to the 2021 edition of Barber Vintage Festival. On the Wednesday before the event, thirteen inches of rain drenched Birmingham, Alabama. But by Friday, Mother Nature had relented, fans began swarming in and the three-day par-tay was underway. The ...

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Randall Wagner’s Indian Warrior and Royal Enfield INT650

The first photo is me, a 15-year-old kid on a shining new Indian Warrior, my first real motorcycle. The second is me, an 85-year-old geezer on a shining new Royal Enfield INT650. During the intervening 70 years I have owned or ridden just about everything from a Hodaka Ace 90 to a Kawasaki ...

Riding the 2018 Royal Enfield Himalayan

When most of us think of Royal Enfield, we imagine the venerable single-cylinder, overhead-valve Bullet or Classic, somewhat quirky, retro-classic bikes with British roots in the 1950s. Those bikes are still staples in Royal Enfield's lineup, but the Indian company has been busy the past few ...

Royal Enfield Himalayan Arrives in North America

The Himalayan motorcycle is officially stateside. Royal Enfield North America launched the highly anticipated motorcycle through a week’s worth of events at TexPlex Park in Midlothian, Texas. Enthusiasts, journalists, dealers and more gathered to learn about the journey of bringing the ...

Royal Enfield Ramps It Up

Proving the company is serious about dominating the mid-capacity market (bikes of roughly 400cc to 750cc), India's Royal Enfield has launched a trio of new machines headed this way. The first of the new machines to roll out was the Himalayan, which was introduced in 2016, an all-new single cast ...

Replace Pre-Unit Royal Enfield Primary Chain

Always turning and pulling a load, the primary chain is yet another oft-ignored motorcycle maintenance item. Fortunately, they’re usually quite robust, and outside of regular tension adjustment they typically require little attention.Hidden from view as they are, it’s not surprising that ...

2015 Royal Enfield Continental GT Maintenance

 Royal Enfield pitches its retro-inspired motorcycles as simple, down-to-earth machines. Powered by an overhead valve, single-cylinder engine and designed to appeal to novice and experienced riders alike, they promise ease of riding and maintenance thanks to their straight-forward ...

Around the World on a 1979 Royal Enfield Bullet

Julian Shrestha, president of Vintage Motorcycle Club Nepal, sends news of plans for an 18-month ride around the world on his 1979 Royal Enfield Bullet. Julian regularly updates us on VMCN club activities, and by all appearances his commitment to his native Nepal and vintage motorcycles is ...

Royal Enfield Names Rod Copes President, North America

 New Delhi/ Milwaukee, August 5, 2014: Royal Enfield, the world’s oldest motorcycle brand in continuous production and the world’s fastest growing motorcycle manufacturer, has named industry-veteran Rod Copes as President, North America. Rod will be responsible for driving Royal ...

“Fabricating” a Bolt-On Café

At age 60, I thought I’d moved on from motorcycling. Over the years I’d rescued a few dirt bikes from the bone yard, restored a BSA Thunderbolt (now hanging on a restaurant wall in Hollywood), scorched some asphalt on a Honda VFR, and built a chopper. Remember king and ...

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