Royal Enfield has been a revered motorcycle brand in India, with a cult like following. One of the first motorcycle companies to enter the Indian market, Royal Enfield went on to create itself a very strong and vast fan following. However, some fans see scope for improvement, or want to restore an old motorcycle to vigor richer than before. Comes in custom shops like Eimor in Hyderabad, which has done a series of brilliantly executed modifications on Royal Enfields. Check some of them out here.
Mr Oliver: A Royal Enfield Classic 350 had been lying lod and withering when Eimor decided to give it a makeover. The engine was tuned to begin with. Other modifications include a wider fuel tank (15 litres) a cafe racer seat, 80 spoke wheels, small front headlamp with cowl, handle bars among others. The paint job has been kept very modest with metallic Olive green with black band and yellow pinstripes.
Zafiro: The Zafiro is based on a Royal Enfield Classic 350. It was given rear disk brakes with alloy wheels, Cree COB headlamps with Auxilary Headlamps, Custom Tank, mudguards fitments, and seating, all of which has improved the ride quality.
Jasper: The 2014 Royal Enfield Electra 350 was stripped of all its parts and was given new hand crafted ones. The clutch and head covers have been engraved with tasteful designs. The name comes from its paint job, which is Maroon Candy on top of textured silver base. Jasper is a stone that has the same texture as the paint job.
Parantapa: This 2011 Royal Enfield Electra belongs to an Indian Army personnel, who approached Eimor custom shop for an aesthetic upgrade for his motorcycle, and what followed is a very tastefully designed look for the bike, which mainly revolves around the battalion the owner serves with - 'The Bombay Sappers'. The motorcycle was given sleeker wheels, thigh pads matching the leather seat, LED head and tail lamps, and interestingly the paint job includes logos and insignias and shlokas from Bhagwat Gita. It also bears the signature of the owner.
Graduate: This Royal Enfield Bullet 350 had done 1 lakh km on the ODO, when it started developing problems with the electric wiring, suspension and the front drum brake too was ineffective. It was given a new headlamp casing, hydraulic front suspension, and the wiring was replaced with a new along with the gear box and carburetor. The motorcycle looks classic yet sporty with its Bluish Grey, Off White and Dark Brown Stripes paint job.
Ivory Black: It began its life as a standard Royal Enfield Thunderbird 500, but the team at Eimor has helped it evolve to the Ivory Black. It was given a 15-inch alloy at the front and 19-inch at the rear, with bulkier tyres. The Entire body of the bike is painted in matte black with Grey graphics and the tank is painted in Pearl white with gold leaf lettering and black pinstripes.
Gunmaster G2: This Royal Enfield Buller G2 had been ageing and had outdated parts. Eimor resurrected the motorcycle to full health and better. It was given a new gear box, all shocks were changed to new model hydraulics with front disk brakes and new stock wheels with spokes. The body design has been kept simple so as to keep weight low. The electricals were reworked, and the engine has been half painted and half of it has been given the chrome treatment. We did a piece on eth Gunmsater G2 previously, read all about it here
Gold Stone: The owner of this Royal Enfield Thunderbird wanted an improvement in his motorcycle's comfort and looks. This build's main attraction are the wheels which are 80 spokes custom laced patterns with 19 inch front and 15 inch rear wheels. Metal flakes paint job in black kandy looks quite eye-catchy too.
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