Police Traffic Patrol - Royal Enfield "Bullet" Motorcycle - Delhi (India)
These are photos that i took in the streets of Delhi (India)
It gives an idea of the organized chaos in the bazaars of the old city.
Those photos are only from Delhi. I have many more interesting photos from other parts of India.
Photos taken during a 7-week, 7000 Km motorcycle tour across parts of India (Delhi, Rajasthan, Ladakh, Kashmir, Jammu and more) in May-June 2009.
Photos of Royal Enfield "Bullet" Motorcycles.
Royal Enfield are manufactured in India. They are rugged and simple to maintain and fix, which is why they are very popular in the Himalaya regions. The most popular model is 350cc, but there is also a 500cc version.
Royal Enfield "Bullet" motorcycles are also heavy, sometimes unreliable and not fuel efficient, because they are based on a design that dates the 1940's, with only minor changes and improvements. But they are very simple to fix when they break down.
I rented my Royal Enfield in Delhi, at a small shop called "Smart Motors" on Naiwala street in the Karol Bagh neighborhood. The owner, Mohit Soni, is a very nice guy, and they have good bikes. I recommend him.
Other recommended shops to rent Enfield "Bullets" in Delhi are Lali Singh and Tony Motors.