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ROYAL ENFIELD Brand History
Royal Enfield is a company founded a long time ago when George Townsend Jr. and his brother attempted to build their own motorcycle. Because it came with wooden wheels and iron-made rolling surface, most people actually made fun of the two brothers. However, Townsend continued the development process and a few years later, he managed to roll out a bicycle equipped with two equal size wheels. Moreover, he easily migrated to buying and selling bicycle parts but he always tried to continue the work and build new bicycles.
Due to financial problems, Towsend was forced to ask for help in 1890 when a couple of Birmingham investors took over his business. Along with the investors, R.W. Smith and Albert Eadle also joined the company in order to re-organize it for new projects. After Albert Eadle received a supplier contract for the Royal Small Arms Factory in Enfield, the company decided to create a special bicycle that would be named Enfield.
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Latest News about ROYAL ENFIELD
Royal Enfield launched the new Continental GT in the UK, with the base price of 5,200 pounds. That is €6,185 or $8,215, as the European reference price, with something extra to be added by all means if the new Royal Enfield will cross the pond to the North American markets. The Continental GT is said to be... Continue Reading →
18 months have passed since Royal Enfield announced their new Continental GT Cafe-Racer at the Audio Expo Delhi 2012, but it looks like the Enfield fans' wait has finally come to an end: according to Bikernet, the new bike will makes it to Europe in October this year. Promising to be the most powerful motorcy... Continue Reading →
One of the world's most interesting challenges reaches its 10th anniversary: the Royal Enfield Himalayan Odyssey, a race which will bring 100 riders to the highest motorable road in the world in the Himalaya mountains, towards Khardung La. The adventure spans across 27 days, for a total distance of more than... Continue Reading →
As we reported earlier, the fans of Royal Enfield have good reasons to celebrate, as the manufacturer has recently opened a new production facility in Oragadam, India, and thus reduced drastically the waiting time, which in some cases was up to 8 (yes, eight) months. The new Royal Enfield plant near Chennai is cur... Continue Reading →
Two seats. This is the full capacity of the world's smallest theater. And just to make things really interesting and far easier touring, the Grand Theatre of Lemmings' contraption is mounted on the sidecar of a Royal Enfield. Originating more than 30 years ago, the creation of amazing British street arti... Continue Reading →
Tendance Roadster is a French dealer and workshop specialized in adding a magic character to Royal Enfield machines, and here's their awesome Bullet Electra Deluxe creation. Guillaume Tirard loves Enfields, but he also knows there is so much more tho these bikes than meets the eye. That's why he created ... Continue Reading →
Good news come from the Indian motorcycle business as Royal Enfield announce they've just started production in their newest facility near Chennai. The new plant was built in only 11 months and Royal Enfield pumped around $37 mil (€28.4) in the first phase of development. The 50-acre (200,350 sq meters) ... Continue Reading →
Meet EFI, the carbureted custom Royal Enfield Bullet Electra, the creation of a new English workshop called Old Empire Motorcycles. The EFI was commissioned by a customer who wanted his 2009 Enfield to look like one of Rajputana's builds. Alec Sharp, the man behind OEM, thought there were many places where he... Continue Reading →
The new Royal Enfield Bullet 500 has been launched today in India, and after spreading across the traditional markets, we might see it cross the seas and reach both Europe and North America. The new Bullet 500 brings some changes to the otherwise, classic bike, showing a slight progress for the old brand. The new ... Continue Reading →
Royal Enfield, the maker of India's biggest displacement bikes, has announced the imminent release of their latest Bullet: the Bullet 500. The new Royal Enfield Bullet 500 comes with Twin Spark ignition for its only 499cc cylinder and will offer some really nifty upgrades. While the first things which are to ... Continue Reading →