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Bullet Points at the Royal Enfield Open Weekend 19/20th June

Bullet Points at the Royal Enfield Open Weekend 19/20th June

1 hi-def photos  08 May 2010, 07:51
Now in its fifth year, the Royal Enfield Open Weekend offers the public an unrivalled opportunity to see their complete 2010 range of motorcycles, with test rides available on all models over both days. Held at the historic Watsonian-Squire sidecar factory in the scenic Cotswolds, Royal Enfield’s UK home since 1999, this year’s event takes place on the weekend of 19th/20th June.
Watsonian Squire in Charity Ride to Lands End!

Watsonian Squire in Charity Ride to Lands End!

1 hi-def photos  12 March 2010, 14:37
Watsonian Squire, Britain’s longest established sidecar manufacturer, is delighted to be supporting Paul King, who will be riding his Vespa T5 scooter outfit from Margate to Lands End to raise money for Help For Heroes.
Manufacturers Commit Long Term Plans for Motorcycle and Scooter Show

Manufacturers Commit Long Term Plans for Motorcycle and Scooter Show

06 August 2009, 22:40
Organisers of The Carole Nash International Motorcycle and Scooter Show are delighted to announce a groundbreaking three year commitment from major manufacturers BMW, Kawasaki, Suzuki and Yamaha with confirmation for 2009 from Triumph, KTM and for the first time in over a decade, off-road specialists Husqvarna make an historic return to the Show.
Large Crowd at Royal Enfield Open Day

Large Crowd at Royal Enfield Open Day

2 hi-def photos  23 June 2009, 15:27
Interest in Royal Enfield’s new fuel injected unit construction engine drew an estimated 2000 visitors to the company’s Open weekend, held at the Watsonian-Squire factory on 20th/21st June.
Royal Enfield Open Weekend 20th and 21st June 2009

Royal Enfield Open Weekend 20th and 21st June 2009

2 hi-def photos  08 May 2009, 13:18
Royal Enfield motorcycles have enjoyed consistent growth in the UK over the past decade and the full 2009 model range will be on show at their official Open Weekend on 20th/21st June.
Watsonian GP Manx sidecar for Harley Davidson Nightster 1200

Watsonian GP Manx sidecar for Harley Davidson Nightster 1200

1 hi-def photos  16 October 2008, 23:54
Watsonian Squire, one of the longest surviving names in the British motorcycle industry, have developed a fitting kit to match their Manx GP sidecar to the Nightster from Harley Davidson, one of the oldest names in motorcycling.
Watsonian Squire export sidecars and customers to Japan

Watsonian Squire export sidecars and customers to Japan

1 hi-def photos  07 September 2008, 01:19
Exports of British-made sidecars remain strong in spite of the deepening credit crisis in affluent countries and fluctuating oil prices.
Gordon May Fires up His Bullet to Travel Overland to India

Gordon May Fires up His Bullet to Travel Overland to India

02 September 2008, 12:17
Royal Enfield author, Gordon May, called in at the UK head office of Royal Enfield in the Cotswolds at the start of his 8000-mile journey to the Royal Enfield factory in Chennai, India. He is making the journey on a Redditch-built 1953 500cc Bullet. Challenges that the intrepid rider will face on his long journey include harsh climates; tough terrain, especially in the Baluchistan Desert in Pakistan; language difficulties; border-crossing bureaucracy and what are generally acknowledged to be some of the worst driving standards on the planet.
Charley Boorman Learns About Life On 3-Wheels

Charley Boorman Learns About Life On 3-Wheels

2 hi-def photos  27 March 2008, 18:02
Actor & adventurer Charley Boorman visited Watsonian-Squire, the longest established sidecar manufacturer in the world, for an intensive training session to learn how to drive a sidecar outfit, in preparation for his forthcoming expedition. Driving a sidecar outfit is very different to riding a motorcycle as it needs to be steered using the handlebars rather than by leaning into corners, and Watsonian have used 96 years of experience to develop an induction course for novices.
Third Annual Royal Enfield Open Weekend 14th - 15th June

Third Annual Royal Enfield Open Weekend 14th - 15th June

1 hi-def photos  14 March 2008, 17:13
There will be even more to see and do at the third annual Royal Enfield Open Weekend at the Watsonian-Squire factory in the Heart of England and this year visitor numbers are expected to exceed 2,000 over the two days.
Royal Enfield Open Weekend Moves to June for 2008

Royal Enfield Open Weekend Moves to June for 2008

15 January 2008, 20:21
The Third annual Royal Enfield Open Weekend has been brought forward to the weekend of 14th – 15th June for 2008.
Relaunched International Motorcycle & Scooter Show Closes Following Huge Acclaim And Over 149,000 Visitors

Relaunched International Motorcycle & Scooter Show Closes Following Huge Acclaim And Over 149,000 Visitors

04 December 2007, 20:54
The relaunched International Motorcycle and Scooter Show closed its doors today after ten days which have been hailed by visitors and exhibitors alike as a resounding success. 149,215 people passed through the doors of Halls 1, 2, 3, 3a and 4 of the Birmingham NEC - a brand new location for the Show which had changed its dates to a month later in order to avoid a clash with other European motorcycle shows.
Genuine Royal Enfield Accessories Catalogue Is Out Now

Genuine Royal Enfield Accessories Catalogue Is Out Now

1 hi-def photos  11 August 2007, 00:28
Issue One of the UK catalogue for genuine Royal Enfield Accessories is out now and is available free of charge as an introductory offer. Watsonian Squire, the official UK distributors of Royal Enfield since 1999, has produced this full colour booklet in response to demand from owners for products to personalise their machines. Some of the products are original equipment, while others have been developed in the UK with the factory’s full consent. So customers can buy with confidence that these products will enhance their riding pleasure and will not affect their machine's warranty.
Take A Modern Classic For A Ride At The Watsonian Squire Factory

Take A Modern Classic For A Ride At The Watsonian Squire Factory

2 hi-def photos  19 April 2007, 13:12
The second annual Royal Enfield Open Weekend will take place at the Watsonian Squire factory on the 28th & 29th July 2007. Last year’s event was incredibly successful, with approximately 1,600 people attending over the two days. People came from across the UK and plans are in place to cope with the increased numbers that are anticipated for this year.
Triumph Rocket III Sidecar Outfit

Triumph Rocket III Sidecar Outfit

1 hi-def photos  24 November 2006, 21:41
Britain’s Watsonian-Squire sidecars work closely with EZS of the Netherlands and the two companies displayed a stunning Triumph Rocket III and EZS Munro outfit at this year’s Motorcycle Show at the NEC. The sophisticated Munro sidecar was developed to suit both left and right-hand attachment and offers a comfortable place for two passengers thanks to its generous seat width of 820mm. The spacious boot has a volume of 380L, giving ample luggage carrying capacity. Both its appearance and its size suit mid- (e.g. BMW boxers) to large (e.g. Gold Wing) motorcycles.
Demand For British Sidecars Increases From Dublin To Tokyo

Demand For British Sidecars Increases From Dublin To Tokyo

2 hi-def photos  04 September 2006, 21:04
Increased demand for American-style custom cruiser motorcycles has provided a welcome boost for Britain’s biggest sidecar manufacturer. Watsonian Squire, who have been making sidecars in the Midlands since 1912, report a significant increase in demand from overseas for their classic sidecars.
Royal Enfields Modern Classic Motorcycles Prove A Big Crowd Puller

Royal Enfields Modern Classic Motorcycles Prove A Big Crowd Puller

3 hi-def photos  26 July 2006, 11:07
Violent thunderstorms failed to deter approximately 1,600 people from visiting the Watsonian Squire factory to see the latest generation of Bullet motorcycles for the first official Royal Enfield Open Day in over 35 years.
Squire D18 #2 Motorcycle Luggage Trailer

Squire D18 #2 Motorcycle Luggage Trailer

3 hi-def photos  07 July 2006, 19:07
Pulling a trailer behind a motorcycle might sound crazy, but it makes much more sense than either traditional saddlebags or hard luggage cases. Space on a motorcycle is very limited and the addition of heavy luggage can affect comfort and stability. A well-engineered modern motorcycle trailer will not significantly affect handling performance, yet many have a capacity ten times greater than traditional bike-mounted luggage!
Royal Enfield Open Day 22nd/23rd July 2006

Royal Enfield Open Day 22nd/23rd July 2006

2 hi-def photos  02 May 2006, 13:36
Royal Enfield enthusiasts and motorcyclists wanting to discover more about the world’s longest surviving motorcycle manufacturer will have an opportunity to see and try the current range at the first ever official Open Day this July.
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