Wednesday, February 21, 2018

10 things

A list of items that readers of this blog know well. So well that you'll be able to spot the inaccuracies...

Monday, February 19, 2018

Lone wolf Enfield

From Cycle News, September 16, 1969. His record was 178.755 mph. And from the September 9th issue, a picture of him starting his Enfield.

Friday, February 16, 2018

Tug of war

Tug of war between a Royal Enfield and a KTM Duke 200. The Royal Enfield 500 has more than double the torque of the KTM, so it is unclear what do these tests accomplish. The KTM looks like it fares worse, but that is just due to the bike geometry with a higher center of mass. Both bikes spin their wheels, so clearly they are not using their full torquing capacity.

 Here's one with a bodybuilder, even less meaningful, and potentially more dangerous.

Thursday, February 15, 2018


You could buy yourself a Royal Enfield in Lamb's of 151 High St, Walthamstow in 1917. Today the place is a Cafe.
They had two other locations as well, but the original buildings are not standing anymore.

Tuesday, February 13, 2018


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