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Saturday, April 13, 2024

Peak retro


Visordown covers the current Bullet, newly arrived in the US. A bit of exaggeration in saying that it has been in production 100 years. Yes, there was a Bullet in the lineup in 1931, but it was a completely different machine from the one that debuted in 1948 and with small modifications, is still with us today. 

Wednesday, April 10, 2024

Royal Enfield in movies


We have written in the past several times about Royal Enfields in movies, in particular the comprehensive archive at IMCDb. This article lists some new ones.

Sunday, April 7, 2024

KX knockoff


We have written about the KX concept bike and its history. Now Benda, a Chinese manufacturer, has created a KX concept lookalike with a 250cc engine. Actually I find it kind of cute. Perhaps some simple aftermarket modifications could make it look even more like a Royal Enfield. In the US people will scoff at 250cc bikes, but in other markets they can make a lot of sense.

Wednesday, April 3, 2024

Taking Japan by storm

 


I am unclear about the storm part of this article.

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