1960 Royal Enfield Crusader Sport, 249cc. Registration number SFO 128 (non transferrable). Frame number painted over. Engine number S 5904.
The Crusader was one of Royal Enfield’s biggest-selling bikes during the 1950s and 60s, and the hot Sports model – capable of 80mph – featured downswept handlebars, a tuned engine with hotter cams, a larger inlet valve in an aluminium cylinder head, and higher compression.
SFO has a very large history folder and has recently undergone an engine rebuild with a reground big end journal, rebuilt carburettor and new clutch. It has an MOT history from 2002 at 7,94 miles, until 2012 at 8,608 miles, today it is 8,662.
Shown at many local events in the 2000's it presents very and sounded very sweet when delivered for the auction.
Sold with the V5C, old MOT history, awards from shows and technical booklets