Monday, 20 February 2012

Project Enfield: It Lives!

This is Carl and Frankie from CFM taking our Enfield for its first ever trial run yesterday. Converting it from EFi was tricky and the Enfield had another trick up its sleeve that had Carl scratching his head. Big thanks to Rupe and Josh and the guys at Enfield specialisits Hitchcocks. Biggest thanks of all to CFM. Legends.
Read all about the bike in Sideburn 10, out in March. G

13 comments:

Nick said...

Nice one, looking great

ornamental conifer said...

Good work boys. Wish I had been there to
See and hear that little bar stad running.

Rupert Paul said...

Fabulous result. So good to see it running after days of chewing my knuckles off. Hey Gary – Rupe F reckons it's really a bobber.

Sideburn Magazine said...

Well, I have it on good authority (Benny Boneshaker) that a bobber is a stock-framed bike with much removed and the original tins cut-down. Think 1947 California. Bobber has been misappropriated to be a bike influenced by those. G

Mick P said...

I agree with Mr G. A bobber is a fairly pure and relatively easy thing to achieve.

stevie coles said...

Is mr rupe available for other wiring calamities.
My bros could us some serious un-tangling!...

Mick P said...

I'm pretty sure Rupe has a soft spot for the Bros, so you might be in there Steve.

Sideburn Magazine said...

...err Mick I think that was just a soft spot for the 80s boy band Bros - not the Honda named in homage.
BP

Mick P said...

I thought that's what we were talking about BP. I assumed that Steve had them hostage in his gimp dungeon out in the Fens. Each to his own. "Put the rubber mask BACK ON LUKE, boy!"

Rupert Paul said...

We could arrange something Steve. What's up with the bike?

Sideburn Magazine said...

....well Rupert it's like this see... when you hit the start button, there's this distant voice coming out of the silencer singing
"When Will I, Will I be FAMOUS?" but the engine doesn't seem to turn over.
BP

Simon Whitworth said...

Guys, Ive spent god know how many wasted hours, nights scouring the internet for bike inspiration but nothing is, or even comes close, to the Sideburn Enfield. Surely Bike Exif must be interested, how can it have escaped their attention ?

Sideburn Magazine said...

Simon, of course websites interested, but we're trying to sell our magazines, not give our hard-produced content away to websites. We built the bike, made the photoshoot happen, photographed it, wrote it and then designed it, before sending it to one of Britain's best printers to make it into a beautiful (we think) little magazine.
Gary