Monthly Archive for: ‘January, 2012’

Bodywork development continues

Tigcraft’s Benoit Gachet has been hard at work developing the bodywork. We can begging to see what the finished bike will look like. His next task is the fairing, which he reckons will be the toughest challenge.

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Engine info added to the site

I’ve been busy doing other stuff this week as have the rest of the Enigma team. However, I have put some info about the engine here and here

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Prospective Buyers

Along with all the visitors the site has been getting, we have also had a number of enquiries from people who want to buy a production version of the Enigma 1050. We have started to keep a list of serious sales enquiries so we can get back in touch nearer the time. Meanwhile, I am answering all emails personally and …

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12000 visitors and counting

We are now up to 12,000 visitors to the site since 27 November 2011. We are surprised and pleased that there has been so much interest.

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Swingarm almost done. Back wheel in

Yup, we’re moving along pretty quickly at the moment. Dave’s nearly finished the swing arm and K-Tech will be packing up the forks and sending them to Tigcraft any day now. It’ll be on its legs before much longer. Take a look at the latest progress here.

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More Frame Information on the Site

I’ve just finished uploading more details on the frame build here and here. We’ll be covering the swing arm construction later this week.

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We’ve found the right painters

Dave Pearce and I went to see Altamura Concepts yesterday. What great, enthusiastic bunch of people – all bikers of course. They’ll be doing the paintwork on Enigma 1050. We’re delighted to have them on board. Have a look at them here. They do beautiful, beautiful work.

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Friends, News Archive and RSS all added

I’ve added a news archive so you can keep track of the events in the Enigma 1050 project. There’s also a new page called Friends with links to some of the many sites who have featured our bike from places as diverse as France and Russia. There is now also an RSS feed on the site. Just click on the orange RSS …

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Starting the frame

I’ve added a piece on the first steps in the building of the frame here. There is also a sketch made by designer John Keogh on the home page. This is not necessarily what the finished bike will look like but it does show the actual design of the frame.

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Enigma 1050 – a very British motorcycle being built in Hampshire, Derbyshire, Leicestershire, Berkshire, Wiltshire, Surrey, Sussex, Suffolk, Shropshire and Cambridgeshire.