Video: The back roads of Britain by Bullet

“We were two up, weighed down with a tank bag and saddlebags, and lost somewhere in Wiltshire, trying to ride up a one-in-four narrow lane that was bereft Tarmac and covered in loose gravel.

“The Bullet was chugging away effortlessly in second gear and I swear to God you could count each firing stroke. It was so utterly ludicrous in this modern era that I burst out laughing and nearly veered off into the ditch.”

MCN’s British Superbike reporter Gary Pinchin went in search of some British tradition on a British motorcycle.

And so off he trekked on a 500cc Royal Enfield Bullet Electra with girlfriend Helen along the south coast of England starting from Southwold using only B roads.

Read the full article in the 26th September edition of Motorcycle News but meanwhile check out the video below to see how they got on.

Gary Pinchin

By Gary Pinchin