|Grab handle and open design make this sidecar look like Army issue.|
|Northumberland Fusiliers, 1941.|
It's made by Inder in India but as far as I know, only Scoots4U in Crystal Lake has it for sale in the United States.
|Desert Storm model recalls the battle of El Alamein.|
"The car is an Inder product... It's a model that was just introduced. Nice change from the Cozy Rocket and Euro (sidecars available from Royal Enfield USA)," he explained.
"I imported the cars myself. It was an experience but I got four of them in and three have been mounted up."
|Belgian girls give flowers to British troops riding a Norton motorcycle combination in Herseaux, as the BEF crosses the border into Belgium, May 10, 1940. © IWM (F 4344)|
|Just add a tin helmet and tan shorts.|
|Front plate was armor!|
"I've seen a few of these at jumbles (swapmeets) and very few complete examples survive. The reason for chopping off the chair (as we call it) is that it was designed as a light Bren Gun carrier (a light machine gun) and that upright front is actually an armoured steel plate! Just losing that must have liberated a few horses! Enfield themselves don't seem to have supplied outfits to the Forces except for evaluation, which wasn't taken further."
|Britain went to war on motorcycle combinations.|