After decades of no availability, Hitchcocks has now manufactured the fork main tubes fitted to the pre-casquette Model G, J, Bullet and 500 Twin. These are European made from nickel chrome moly tube and have a hard chrome finish.
Part number 31317 for use with steel top yoke, part number 36096 for use with alloy top yoke. Price is £79.50 each plus postage and VAT.
Staying with Royal Enfield, 42,000 machines were sold worldwide in the first half of 2011, which is 40% better than 2010's record. The company is on target to top its target of 70,000 before the year end.