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All new Royal Enfield Models


All new "Tan" Royal Enfield Classic Model

All new Silver Royal Enfield Classic

All new paint scheme on the Black Royal Enfield Classic Model.

Royal Enfield Wallpaper

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Royal Enfield Bullet C5 Military Wallpaper

Royal Enfield Bullet C5 Military Wallpaper

Royal Enfield motorcycles were prominently featured this month in Ultimate Motorcycling‘s online wallpaper gallery, with several new Royal Enfield wallpapers.

Check out the gallery now!

Ultimate Motorcycling Reviews the Bullet C5 Classic

In the News

Louis Leonard of Ultimate Motorcycling recently channeled his inner James Dean and took the Bullet Classic C5 for a spin.

Click here to read the review >

Louis Leonard of UMC rides a Bullet C5 Classic

Louis Leonard of UMC test rides a 2010 Bullet C5 Classic (Photo by Don Williams)

Bullet C5 Takes Home “Best Bike” Award

In the News, Random Notes

Royal Enfield C5 wins Best Bike Metric-Stock

We were excited to learn that the a black Bullet Classic C5 won this year’s trophy for Best Bike (Metric-Stock) at the Bearly Cruzin Classic Car and Motorcycle Show in Arizona.

Special thanks to our Arizona Royal Enfield dealer, Motorcycle Sales Direct for submitting the bike and sharing the news with us!

Meet Dannie Mullins: owner of the first C5 sold in the USA

In the News, Random Notes

Bright and early this morning we got a call from Bill (Slam) Dunkis the owner of Interstate Motorcycles in Rolla MO.  Somehow the trucking company got  his C5  to him overnight  from our warehouse. His customer for the bike Dannie Mullins called last night and asked if he could sleep in Bills parking lot so he could pick up his bike bright and early this morning. Sure enough, by the time Bill got to work, there was Dannie waiting.

In the words of Bill – “I handed it to it’s new owner and asked him to take it out for a 20 mile ride on our Missouri Ozark mountain two lane roads and tell us what he thought. He was glad to oblige.

When he came back, and after he extracted the massive smile from his face, the first words out of his mouth was “This may be the best handling motorcycle I’ve ever ridden ! Crisp handling in the corners and rock solid on the straights.”This coming unsolicited from a rider with 30+ years experience”.

Congratulations Dannie – we hope you love your new bike. His was the first warranty registration we received so I guess that makes him the first owner of a C5 in the USA.

Dannie Mullins, the first C5 owner in the USA

Dannie Mullins, the first C5 owner in the USA

Nice Article in the New York Times

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Red Royal Enfield C5 with UCE engine

Red Royal Enfield C5 with UCE engine

James Parchman wrote a great article about the Royal Enfield company and our new products for the New York Times . Here is the online version of the article. James is a freelance writer/photographer who contacted us while he was in Pakistan doing another article. he went to the factory in Chennai and came back with this great article.  As someone who has taken a lot of photos around the factory over the years I am in awe of his photographic abilities as well. Guess this is what the phrase “trained professional” is all about.  James did a great job and we certainly appreciate it. We are told that he has an upcoming piece in Rider magazine about the C5 as well.

Royal Enfield introduces its first all-new motorcycle in over 40 years


The new bike was unveiled by Royal Enfield Motors CEO R.L. Ravishendran at INTERMOT in Cologne, Germany. The new motorcycle, which is called the Bullet Classic C5, is new in every respect and is Royal Enfield’s announcement to the world that it is here to stay (and hey, it’s already been here longer than anyone else, anyway!).

Ravishendran Introducing the new Bullet Classic C5

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