The Royal Enfield 250s provided the young motorcyclists of the day with bikes for learning to ride, commuting to work, touring and cafe racing. This new book features 39 articles on this popular classic British bike including new model introductions, tuning, buying secondhand, classic reports, engine analysis, performance and technical data. Models reported on: Crusader, Sport, Super 5, Airflow, Turbo Twin, 246cc Grand Prix Single, Continental.
The firm of Royal Enfield was one of the best-known names of the British motorcycle industry, but curiously its products have never received the adulation bestowed on the products of Triumph, BSA and others. In this complete history, top motorcycle authority Mick Walker shows that there was, in fact, much for the Redditch-based firm to be proud of, in the shape of good-looking, innovative machines that inspired a generation. And what other company can boast a model still in popular production sixty years after its launch?