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2010 Royal Enfield USA Model Line-Up Intro

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Classic Motorworks, the official importer and distributor of Royal Enfield motorcycles in the United States, just announced the arrival of the 2010 Royal Enfield Bullet model line. “Today begins a very notable new model year for Royal Enfield in the United States,” said Kevin Mahoney, president of Classic Motorworks and Royal Enfield USA. “The year marks the complete transition of ...

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2009 Royal Enfield Bullet 500 Classic C5 Road Test

2009 Royal Enfield Bullet 500 Classic C5

Story and photography by James Parchman [This 2009 Royal Enfield Bullet 500 Classic C5 Road Test was originally published in the October 2009 issue of Rider] The history of the Royal Enfield Bullet is as interesting as any in motorcycling. Gordon May’s wonderful book, Royal Enfield, The Legend Rides On, dates the original Bullet thumper to 1932, making it 77 ...

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2008 Enfield Bullet 500cc Classic – Road Test Review

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[This 2008 Enfield Bullet 500cc Classic motorcycle spotlight first appeared in the January 2009 issue of Rider magazine] The Royal Enfield Company started as The Enfield Manufacturing Co., Ltd., in October 1892, and made its first motorbike in 1901. The British company produced many noteworthy motorcycles over the next seven decades until the ’70s when it folded. Manufacture continued in ...

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2006 Royal Enfield Bullet 500 ES Electra X – Road Test Review

2006 Royal Enfield Bullet 500 ES Electra X road test

  Vintage bikes are so cool! Show up at a bike event with a nicely restored classic and you’ll likely garner more attention than some guy on his $40,000 custom. A custom starts at today and works its way forward aggressively into unknown territory; a restoration starts in the comfortable past and luxuriates there, reminding us of grade school, Ozzie ...

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