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The oldest name in the business

By complete coincidence, this month’s company profile is the second one on the trot to have begun in the nineteenth century. As with last month’s Indian Motorcycle, the history of Royal Enfield started in the two-wheeled world with bicycles. The story starts with George Townsend & Co, an engineering company which made bicycles under the Townsend and Ecossais brands. Townsend’s won a contract to supply precision parts to the Royal Small Arms Factory of Enfield, Middlesex…

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