With the demise of Royal Enfield in 1970, you couldn't walk into a showroom in Redditch and buy a Royal Enfield motorcycle anymore. Since 2005 you can! The dealer for the Redditch area is Arden Motorcycles, it is based in Alcester, about 9 miles south of Redditch. The article is from the Redditch Standard April 1st 2005. He also organizes tours of the area on Royal Enfield motorcycles.