Tag Archives: Enfield Himalayan

Enfield Himalayan: 4000-mile review

Himalayan Index Page In a line: Didn’t miss a beat over a month; no one was more surprised than me. • At £4000, with the stock equipment it’s a bargain • Low, 800mm seat – at last a travel bike not … Continue reading

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Tested: Michelin Anakee Wild review

Supplied free by Michelin for review Michelin’s Anakee Wild came out in 2016, replacing the venerable T63 which we used on Desert Riders in 2003 (with similar patterned Mich Deserts on the rear). Since then, adventure motorcycling – aka: touring … Continue reading

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Himalayan: Out of the Western Sahara

Himalayan Index Page With back up from Mark in a 4×4 sat alongside Colin on a Nikon, we set off for the 1100-km ride from Assa through the Western Saharan interior to Dakhla via Smara and the Digtree (left), a … Continue reading

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Himalayan: Impressions at the edge of the Sahara

Himalayan Index Page Just got to the desert about a 1200 miles in. Two wheels on my wagon and the Himalayan still humming along. Hard to believe it hasn’t missed a beat running down from Malaga over the High Atlas and … Continue reading

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Enfield Himalayan: desert ready

Himalayan Index Page Supported by While I was dodging the winter under the shady mangroves of the Coromandel peninsula (right), Simon-with-a-workshop quietly worked on my Himalayan, like a gnome chipping away in a pink rock-salt mine. The long list included: Bolt-ons Move … Continue reading

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Quick Spin: Enfield Himalayan

Update: I bought one: Enfield Himalayan Index Page  In the 1990s, long before retro-looking bikes became a thing, buying and running a locally built Enfield Bullet around the Indian subcontinent caught on with Western tourists. It was a proper adventure all … Continue reading

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At the 2016 NEC bike show

At this year’s Motorcycle Live bike show at the NEC I had a chance to see the bikes I speculated over a couple of weeks back from Milan’s EICMA. This is what caught my eye. The Honda CRF250L Rally (left and right) was attracting … Continue reading

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