If there’s one manufacturer that should have a factory scrambler in their line-up, it’s Royal Enfield. There’s hardly a square inch on the planet—paved or unpaved—that hasn’t been crossed by an Enfield thumper.
Sure, there’s the Himalayan, but we’re filing that one under ‘adventure-touring.’ What we’re looking for is a classic Enfield desert sled—a bike to go head-to-head with Triumph and Ducati’s own Scramblers.
Even the Indian marque’s upcoming range of 650cc twins is curiously devoid of anything resembling that. So Bangkok’s K-Speed have decided to show us what RE could be doing.
Led by the man simply known as ‘Eak,’ the Thai workshop turns out bikes ranging from the classy and practical to the downright whacky. But regardless of the brief, their builds are always cool and radiate presence.…