News

We’re open again

Posted by Dan Sager, on March 18, 2020.

Following a 2-month lockdown, our factory is open again and sidecar manufacturing has resumed. During that time we have been busy, spring cleaning and completely reorganising production, to enable our team to maintain social distancing and enjoy a safe working environment. Visitors are welcome, but please call first to make an appointment (01386 700907) or […]

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You wok? Scooter noodle sidecar

Posted by Dan Sager, on March 18, 2020.

Watsonian have built sidecars for many special projects in their 108-year history, including one for Harry Potter, but this is a first – a sidecar to bring Asian street food to the UK public. Cornish chef Adrian Jones travelled extensively in Asia over the past six years and was inspired to bring the flavours of […]

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New sidecar is the white stuff

Posted by Dan Sager, on February 25, 2020.

Watsonian’s trials-inspired International sidecar is now available in a white polished gelcoat finish. Based on the British company’s aluminium bodied trials sidecar, which was succesful in off-road sport during the 1950s, the updated version of the International has a glass fibre body, with brushed aluminium wrap on the sides, to recreate the metallic appearance of […]

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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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