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The 2021 Royal Enfield Himalaya cruising through the mountains. This bike is one of the best for new motorcycle riders.

The Royal Enfield Himalayan Might Be the Best Motorcycle for Beginners

Retro is back. Aside from that sentence being a bit of a paradox, cars, motorcycles, and SUVs are leaning heavily on the past. We see the motorcycle market doing extremely well with these retro bikes like the BMW RnineT series and the Ducati Scrambler. But, before it was cool to this, there was Royal Enfield. …
A light-blue 2021 Royal Enfield Meteor 350 Stellar next to a yellow 2021 Royal Enfield Meteor 350 Fireball

The 2021 Royal Enfield Meteor 350: Classic Cruising, Affordable Price

Vintage-style bikes might be all the rage, but some can be quite expensive. Royal Enfield, though, has made a name for itself by offering more affordable options. The Continental GT 650, for example, combines café racer styling with modern reliability for less than, say, the Triumph Thruxton. And now, the Indian brand has a new …
The 2021 Royal Enfield Meteor 350's main gauge and navigation pod

Will Royal Enfield’s Built-in Bike Navigation Come To the US?

Courtesy of models like the Himalayan, Royal Enfield is gaining steam as a purveyor of affordable motorcycles. But not all of its bikes are offered in the US, nor are all of its accessories. At least, not yet. Recently, Royal Enfield unveiled a new bike, the Meteor 350. And said bike comes with an interesting …
A black 2014 Royal Enfield Continental GT 535 against a brick wall

Royal Enfield Continental GT 650 vs. 535: Twice the Cylinders, Twice the Fun?

The Himalayan bargain adventure bike isn’t the only thing showing Royal Enfield’s recent rise in the motorcycle world. For one, rumors suggest the formerly British and currently Indian company is looking to take on the Triumph Scrambler. But arguably bigger than that or the Himalayan are Royal Enfield’s neo-classic bikes, the Interceptor 650 and Continental …
The green-tanked Royal Enfield Concept KX cruiser

Is Royal Enfield Looking To Take on Harley-Davidson’s Cruisers?

With Royal Enfield’s classic-styled standard motorcycle and café racer each a resounding hit, the Indian company is starting to expand its offerings. It already offers one Triumph rival in the form of the Bonneville-esque Interceptor 650. And rumors claim it’s also working on a competitor for the Triumph Scrambler. The latest news, though, seems to …
A rider guides a blue-and-white 2021 Royal Enfield Himalayan through a forest

The 2021 Royal Enfield Himalayan Is Still an Adventure Bike Bargain

Even amongst other affordable adventure bikes, the Royal Enfield Himalayan still strikes a bargain. True, it doesn’t have all the bells-and-whistles that pricier ADV motorcycles offer. But it’s an honest off-roader that can be had for less than the price of some used models. And for 20201, the Royal Enfield Himalayan is getting a few …
The silver 1977 Jawa 500 DOHC Speedway Racer raced by Ivan Mauger

The Forgotten Czech Motorcycle Brand Jawa Deserves Your Attention

In the US, Indian and Harley-Davidson understandably dominate motorcycle culture. But even today, as the Hayabusa’s situation demonstrates, the industry is strongly linked to Europe. And just like in the States, not every European nameplate enjoys widespread recognition. For every Ducati and BMW, there’s a Soriano and a Condor. Though, as Royal Enfield has shown, …
A blue-tanked 2021 Yamaha Ténéré 700 adventure bike power-sliding in the desert

The Best Affordable Adventure Bikes on Sale Today

While off-roading on 2 wheels can be done on dirt bikes and dual-sport motorcycles, adventure bikes trade some suspension travel for more comfort. And usually, the added refinement and tech comes with a higher price tag. But there are ADVs that let you hit the road and the dirt without going broke. The bikes that …
2020 KTM 390 Adventure motorcycle sliding through the desert

The Best New Off-Road Motorcycles Under $10,000

Off-roading on 2 wheels can be tricky—but it doesn’t have to be expensive. There’s a wide selection of modern affordable motorcycles with a degree of off-road prowess. But the best-suited are adventure motorcycles and dual sports. And, if you thought off-road adventures were outside your budget, the bikes described below sticker for under $10,000. Best …
Rider sitting on 2020 Royal Enfield Himalayan on a muddy road

The $4700 Royal Enfield Himalayan Is a Good Cheap Adventure

You don’t have to spend a lot of money to get an enjoyable motorcycle. Bikes like the Honda Super Cub and Yamaha MT-03 may not be fast, but they’re still fun to ride. That’s part of Royal Enfield’s appeal. The Interceptor and Continental GT 650 ape classic-styled bikes like the Triumph Bonneville and Thruxton at …
K-Speed Royal Enfield Interceptor 650 custom scrambler

Is Royal Enfield Going to Take on the Triumph Scrambler?

Although not quite as good off-road as dual sports, scramblers’ lighter weight and smaller size make them nimbler than adventure bikes. And some, particularly the Triumph Scrambler, can genuinely venture beyond the pavement. For Triumph, the Scrambler is part of neo-classic bike lineup which includes the Thruxton café racer and Bonneville standard. However, there’s another …
2020 Triumph Bonneville T120

These Bikes Have Classic Style With Modern Reliability

It’s certainly possible to ride a classic bike every day. In fact, some people go off-roading with them. But, as with other classic motor vehicles, that comes with a certain amount of required wrenching. And most people, understandably, don’t want to deal with that hassle, which is why restomods exist. Luckily, if you want classic …