ROAD testing motorcycles is a funny old game. I’ve been doing it for 30 years and never rode one I didn’t like; well, apart from the Triumph Rocket III. But only rarely does one come along that makes me want to buy it.

The Royal Enfield Continental GT is such a bike. I’ve always wanted to try one but it has taken ’til now for the planets to align. Mine came in GT Green, along with an optional sports muffler and aftermarket bar-end mirrors.

I’d just got off a Classic 500 model (which we’ll bring you next issue)

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