Lot 111 - 1960 Royal Enfield Crusader Sports
Royal Enfield was the brand name under which The Enfield Cycle Company Limited of Redditch, Worcestershire, sold motorcycles, bicycles, lawnmowers and stationary engines which they had manufactured. Enfield Cycle Company also used the brand name Enfield without Royal. The first Royal Enfield motorcycle was built in 1901. The Enfield Cycle Company is responsible for the design and original production of the Royal Enfield Bullet, the longest living motorcycle design in history. The 250cc class was important in the UK as it was the largest engine which a learner could ride without passing a test. In the late 1950s and early 1960s, Royal Enfield produced a number of 250cc machines, including a racer, a Scrambler with the biggest-seller being the Crusader, a 248cc pushrod overhead valve single producing 18bhp.
This matching numbers motorcycle is a project that needs completing although we are advised she requires not too much work to finish her. A box of spares is supplied as is a workshop manual and owners handbook. The bike is supplied with a V5C registration document confirming the registration number SHM 834 is transferrable if required, together with a number of invoices confirming recent work carried out.
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