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Royal Enfield Twins FT development continues at Dallas Half Mile

Written by Nizam Shaikh

Following the development and the unveiling of the Royal Enfield FT Production Twins racer for the first time at Williams Grove Speedway on 11th September by American Flat Track racer Johnny Lewis. The team has announced that during the development the Royal Enfield FT Twin developed an unexpected valve issue forcing an early end to his weekend. The team Moto Anatomy along with Royal Enfield team tested a number of new parts and setups in the lead up to this weekend’s races.

Johnny Lewis along with the Moto Anatomy team have worked on making improvements and adjustments to the Twins FT package and the chassis continues to perform particularly well and the team has made improvements to the motor after the Williams Grove, but announced that the team was ready for the Atlanta Short Track event. The brand has also announced that the the ladies of the BUILD TRAIN RACE program will join Johnny Lewis at Dixie Speedway as they debut their INT650 custom motorcycles as part of the Atlanta Short Track event.

John Lewis’ team Moto Anatomy and Royal Enfield have worked closely with renowned road racing chassis builder Harris Performance and engine tuning specialists S&S Cycle for more than six months leading the development and testing of the FT Twins. The latest iteration of the race bike was shipped over from India in pieces on Monday 7th September and the team worked around the clock to put the motorcycle togather. 

At the event, fans will get to attend a special exhibition that will take place during the weekend where aficianados will see road racer Melissa Paris, amateur flat tracker Jillian Deschenes, photographer Lana MacNaughton and New York motorcycle repair shop owner Kerry Sano compete against one another. Johnny Lewis will also be spending a day with all four women to help with their racecraft ahead of the exhibition weekend.