Royal Enfield

  • Chris Chappell's meticulously restored Royal Enfield Bullet 350.

    Enfield 350: the bike that time forgot

  • Wesley Reyneke Classic Motorcycles ,,

    For most pro builders, personal projects usually draw the short straw—relegated to the back of the shop by a steady stream of client work. Just like the “rusted out junk pile” that Californian Chris Chappell picked up a few years ago. It’s a Royal Enfield… Read more »

  • Sideburn Royal Enfield Bullet

    Sideburn Royal Enfield Bullet

  • Gary Inman Custom Motorcycles ,,

    After 50 years of production in India, Royal Enfield had worked hard to update their range, first with a unit construction engine, then fuel injection and after all that the only thing on Sideburn magazine’s mind was making the 2009 Bullet Classic look like a… Read more »

  • Royal Enfield Musket V-twin

    Royal Enfield Musket V-twin

  • Chris Hunter Custom Motorcycles ,,

    The modern-day Royal Enfield has many charms. But a rumbling exhaust note is not one of them. And nor is the ability to smoke rubber, however gently. Ohio-based Aniket Vardhan has found a solution to this problem. There’s no substitute for cubic inches, so he’s… Read more »

  • Royal Enfield by Tendance

    Royal Enfield by Tendance

  • Chris Hunter Custom Motorcycles ,,

    In Paris, the main Royal Enfield dealer is Tendance Roadster. They’re based in Levallois-Perret, near the old Clément-Bayard factory where Citroën built the 2CV. Dealer principal Guillaume Tirard is a fan of custom bikes too, and after a weekend getting bogged down in mud during… Read more »

  • Royal Enfield Bullet by OEM

    Royal Enfield Bullet by OEM

  • Chris Hunter Custom Motorcycles ,,

    Old Empire Motorcycles, despite the magnificent name, is one of England’s newer custom builders. The Norfolk-based company, led by Alec Sharp, creates hand-made bikes with a strong bobber influence and a proudly Made In Britain ethos. This is OEM’s first commission-built motorcycle, the EFI. It’s… Read more »

  • Royal Enfield Bullet: ‘The Badger’

    Royal Enfield Bullet: ‘The Badger’

  • Chris Hunter Custom Motorcycles ,,

    There’s a story behind most bikes, but there’s more of a story behind Team Badger than most. At heart, it’s a sturdy 2007-model Royal Enfield Bullet. In the bigger picture, it’s an experiment in collaboration, social media and bike industry commentary. The man behind this… Read more »

  • Hammarhead Volta

    Hammarhead Volta

  • Chris Hunter Electric Motorcycles ,,

    Hammarhead Industries is growing fast. To date, they’ve sold five Jack Pines and a couple of Woodsmen, and they have a firm order for the Ural Solo X we revealed last month. But no one had ordered a Volta. “Then out of the blue we… Read more »

  • Royal Enfield Custom

    Royal Enfield Custom

  • Chris Hunter Custom Motorcycles ,,

    You don’t always need exotic underpinnings or titanium sidestands to take home a trophy at a bike show. ‘Rat Racer’ has just won its class at the Biker Fest in Udine, Italy, and it’s based on nothing more exotic than a Royal Enfield Bullet 350.… Read more »

  • Royal McQueen SuperNaag

    Royal McQueen SuperNaag

  • Chris Hunter Custom Motorcycles ,,

    In Italy, the Royal Enfield name is synonymous with the dealer Royal McQueen. The Bologna shop sells nothing but India’s finest, and it also operates a thriving custom workshop. Royal McQueen’s latest creation is the ‘SuperNaag’—an affordable reworking of the Electra 500 that’s designed to… Read more »

  • The 50s charm of the Royal Enfield Bullet

    The 50s charm of the Royal Enfield Bullet

  • Diesel Production Motorcycles ,

    There are quite a few off-the-shelf retro bikes, combining old world charm with the modern amenities that make motorcycling a pleasure. But what if you want a 50s bike just as it was, 50 years ago? With all the original parts? Well, there actually is… Read more »