Wednesday, October 1, 2014

One million Enfields

That is the yearly production forecasted in this article for the year 2020. Enfield is driving alone the growth of Eicher motors this year.

Monday, September 29, 2014

Saturday, September 27, 2014

Bwlch y Groes

Bwlch y Groes is the highest motorable pass in Wales. A sort of "Welsh Khardung-La". Of course, as soon as motorized vehicles existed, people tested their vehicles going over it. As of the writing of this article in 1912, a 6hp Royal Enfield (for which nothing was impossible) was one of the two sidecar combos that had passed it, although a little spat arose between readers concerning priority. Triumph and Morris would later use it to test their vehicles.

Thursday, September 25, 2014

Biker teacher

A young schoolteacher in Mysore enjoys biking, on a Royal Enfield of course! Indian newspapers should do a better job of including pictures in articles. Fortunately she has a website.

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Belgian Enfields

The Belgian Army was supplied with Royal Enfield motorcycles. Here is a rare picture of one of them, which The Motor Cycle goofed and labeled as belonging to the French Army, having to issue a correction later.  Jan 27th 1916.


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