Interceptor sidecar from Watsonian

Posted by Dan Sager, on November 15, 2019.

Watsonian have developed a sidecar fitting kit for the popular new Royal Enfield Interceptor twin. Designed and built in Watsonian’s Cotswold factory, the kit is a sub-frame, that bolts to existing mounting points on either side of the bike, providing sturdy and secure locations for the four arms that attach the sidecar. Made from tubular […]

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Watsonian Sidecars at Motorcycle Live 2019

Posted by Dan Sager, on November 13, 2019.

The UK’s biggtest bike show returns to the NEC this month and, as always, Watsonian will be there, flying the flag for sidecars. You’ll find us on Stand 3F15 in Hall 3A, between Royal Enfield and BMW. There are 45 motorcycle manufacturers exhibiting their 2020 ranges at this year’s show and there’s plenty more to […]

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Sidecars riding the retro wave

Posted by Dan Sager, on October 30, 2019.

Watsonian report sustained demand for classic sidecar designs, as customers in the UK and overseas continue to embrace the culture of vintage fashion and artisan craftsmanship. Two recent examples to roll out of the company’s Cotswold factory show the diversity of machines that owners fit sidecars to; a 1200cc Triumph Bobber Black and 300cc Vespa […]

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Bullet 500 Trials coming soon

Posted by Dan Sager, on June 13, 2019.

Royal Enfield revealed the new Bullet 500 Trials in Redditch, spiritual home of the brand. The design team at Enfield’s new R&D facility in Leicestershire have done a great job, capturing the essence of the ISDT bikes ridden by the likes of Johnny Brittain in the Fifties. There are two distinctive colour schemes to choose […]

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Sidecar adventures

Posted by Dan Sager, on May 23, 2019.

We have developed a sidecar fitting kit for the popular Suzuki V-Strom 650 adventure sport bike.   Designed to fit all generations of the V-Strom (from 2004-on), craftsmen at our Cotswold factory have engineered a subframe that fits below the Suzuki’s twin-spar aluminum frame, providing mounting points for the four arms that attach the sidecar to […]

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Watsonian’s Royal scooter sidecar

Posted by Dan Sager, on February 25, 2019.

Watsonian have expanded their range of sidecar fitting kits to include the recently-launched range of Royal Alloy scooters. The British manufacturer started making scooter sidecars in the 1950s and currently offers fitting kits to suit the classic Vespa PX range, modern retro Vespa GT and several popular maxi scooters too. Engineers at the company’s Cotswold […]

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