Tag Archives: Himalayan

2017 Royal Enfield Himalayan FI review, test ride

It’s been a rocky ride for the Royal Enfield Himalayan. The bike received high praise at the test ride event in Shimla, where it impressed in the environment it was designed for and named after. But then things went a bit downhill, with numerous reliability issues creeping up. Royal Enfield eventually stopped sale as they set about developing the BS4-spec bike, and they also used ... Read More »

Royal Enfield Himalayan: Test Ride Review

Mention the name ‘Royal Enfield’ and the first thing that comes to mind is the retro, ’60s design of the Bullet. Although Royal Enfield, over the years, has moved on to products like the Thunderbird with more conventional cruiser styling, the brand is still identified with the ‘classic’ Bullet look. In fact, the largest selling Royal Enfield today is the ... Read More »

Royal Enfield Himalayan Vs Mahindra Mojo Comparison Review

The Royal Enfield Himalayan is certainly going to get a lot of interest from the motorcycle touring community – for those seeking to venture out to the remote mountains or even on a cross-country tour. The Himalayan also promises versatile performance – a comfortable touring machine and a bike which can easily do the daily commute. It’s of course, purpose-built ... Read More »

Royal Enfield Himalayan Launched in India; Prices Start at 1.55 Lakh

The Royal Enfield Himalayan has finally entered the Indian two-wheeler market with an aggressive price point of 1.55 Lakh (ex-showroom, Munbai) and 1.78 Lakh (On-Road). The bike was one off the most awaited launched in 2016 and is the first ground-up, new Royal Enfield motorcycle to be launched in India. That said, the company has confirmed that the bike will ... Read More »

Royal Enfield Himalayan First Ride Review

A question posed at the technical briefing by Royal Enfield was whether the Himalayan has been tested extensively on city roads. Pat came the reply from the Himalayan project lead saying, of course, it has been tested on city roads but putting those pictures or videos just wouldn’t look good for an adventure tourer. Yeah, the folks at Royal Enfield ... Read More »