Royal Enfield has just released a series of videos which break down basic maintenance tasks for its Continental GT 650 and Interceptor 650.

Royal Enfield DIY Maintenance Video Series

It’s not always easy to work on modern motorcycles – but with the increasing popularity of Royal Enfield’s retro-style machines and a return to comparative simplicity, the Indian factory has released a series of video to help you look after your 650 twin.

The DIY maintenance videos aim to help owners perform a range of basics tasks to keep their pride and joy running in tip-top condition. If you’re replacing a blown bulb, removing the front wheel to fix a puncture, cleaning and lubricating the chain, troubleshooting, adjusting the throttle cable, cleaning or replacing the spark plug, removing the rear wheel, inspecting the oil or adjusting the clutch cable – Royal Enfield has got you covered. In addition to explaining the process, the videos also detail the tools you’d need to carry out the maintenance job.


We think it’s a brilliant idea from the Anglo-Indian brand which has undergone a bit of resurgence over the past few years with its range of stripped back, retro-styled motorcycles. And instead of making a grab for cash and sending punters running to a dealer when a bit of work needs doing, it’s equipping RE riders with the skills to look after their own bike. Credit to them.

To visit the Royal Enfield YouTube channel, click HERE.

Ross Mowbray

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