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Tuesday, June 19, 2018

More factory customs

Three new customs were unveiled. I like the idea of the customs, they probably don't cost much to build and they generate a buzz.

Meanwhile, the launch of the twins has been delayed due to engine issues.

Sunday, June 17, 2018

Seeing the build

You might be able to see your Royal Enfield being built if plans go ahead.

Friday, June 15, 2018

Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Too much power!

The uncontrollable power of the 8hp sidecar rigs of the 1910's is manifested in this picture from the 1919 Scottish Six Days Trials. Doug Alexander was going so fast he could not control the bike in a turn, after going uphill! From The Motor Cycle July 31st 1919.

Monday, June 11, 2018

Starting and stopping

The reliability trial organized by the Redditch and District Motor Cycle Club included a place where the machines had to stop and restart. The smaller machines were simply push started. From The Motor Cycle August 28th 1919.

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