This article was written by Karles Vives, the founder and creative director at Fuel Motorcycles. When possible we like to bring you the story of a custom motorcycle in the words of the people who built it, to cut out the middle man and give you an unfiltered look into their thought process.
We are happy to introduce a new creation of Fuel Bespoke Motorcycles based on a Royal Enfield Himalayan EFI (2018).
The Himalayan is powered by a single-cylinder 411cc four-stroke engine that makes 24.5 horsepower and 23 ft-lb of torque. Yes, those numbers are pretty low, but we think it can perform pretty good on the Atlas mountains and Morocco desert where speed is not as important as lightness, manoeuvrability and simpleness.
So we rode the Himalayan at the Scram Africa 2019 edition. A trip to Africa organised by us where we ride through all kind of terrain including mud, asphalt,