ABS disc brakes coming to Royal Enfield?

ABS disc brakes coming to Royal Enfield?

The 2017 range of Royal Enfield have launched in the UK with dual-channel ABS, a rear disc instead of drum brake and a “Redditch” selection of three bright new colours. There is a stony silence from Australia distributors Urban Moto Imports (UMI) about the likelihood of these coming to Australia. Perhaps they are still stuck …

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Royal Enfield 750 spied testing Royal Enfield to launch retro 750

Royal Enfield to launch 750 Interceptor

Royal Enfield is poised to launch a British-designed, engineered and built 750cc retro naked bike called the Interceptor early next year. For Aussies and many film fans, the name Interceptor means the 1973 XB GT Ford Falcon Coupe that featured in the first Mad Max film. We’re not sure the name will translate easily to a 750cc parallel twin …

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You meet the nicest people on an Enfield

Honda famously advertised that you meet the nicest people on a Honda, but you simply meet the nicest people on any bike anywhere in the world, but particularly a Royal Enfield. Motorbike Writer and Mrs MBW are currently holidaying on Kefalonia, a Greek island north of Corfu, where scooters dominate and motorcycles are a fairly …

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Royal Enfield Classic 350

Royal Enfield Classic 350 road test

The retro-styled Royal Enfield Classic 350 may be a small version of the Classic 500, but it’s no puny weakling. It’s no “bullet” either. The Classic 350 is carburettor-fed instead of fuel injected and has a smaller bore, but it doesn’t give too much away on the 500, especially in the traffic light derby. And at …

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Royal Enfield Classic 350

Designer blow to Royal Enfield

Royal Enfield’s plans to become a serious global brand have been hit for six with the news that celebrated former Ducati designer Pierre Terblanche has quit. The 60-year-old South African was located at the Royal Enfield factory and research centre near Leicestershire. No word on why he has quit has come from the company. Maybe he didn’t …

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Royal Enfield Himalayan flying as high as a plane

Royal Enfield Himalayan flying high

Royal Enfield is ramping up its PR on the all-new Himalayan adventure bike with this latest video that shows it riding as high as an airplane. While it’s a great shot, it also shows the bike’s electronic fuel injection is unaffected by high altitudes. After all, CEO Siddhartha Lal tested the mid-sized adventure bike at high altitudes …

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Banned Himalayan may be good for Aussies

UPDATED: The new Royal Enfield Himalayan mid-sized adventure bike was banned in the capital of India because it doesn’t meet new emissions standards, which could have been good news for Australia. However, at the last minute, the government lifted the ban because the bike was launched on March 16, which was before the new emissions standards apply …

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