Indian Motorcycle Events at 2017 Daytona Bike Week

Mar 15, 2017 View Comments by

Daytona Bike Week kicked off late last week. Indian Motorcycle fans will be glad to know an array of activities are still lined up for the remainder of the event. This includes a custom bagger showcase, demo rides for all new 2017 models, and a 2017 Chieftain sweepstakes. Don’t miss Carey Hart’s custom Chieftain bagger on Main Street or the all-new Roadmaster Classic at the Speedway, either!

In addition, Indian’s new “Wrecking Crew” will make its debut at the American Flat Track season opener at Daytona International Speedway on Thursday, March 16. The team includes 2016 Champion Bryan Smith, along with two of the sports most decorated riders, Brad Baker and Jared Mees. The team will be armed with Indian’s Scout FTR750.

Indian Daytona Bike Week

Below are highlights of the Daytona Bike Week action Indian Motorcycle has planned:

Display at Main Street (Main St & N Wild Olive Ave)
See what’s new from Indian Motorcycle at the Main Street display and enter to win a 2017 Chieftain. The two Indian dealers who recorded the most votes for their custom Chieftain bagger during a two-week “Project Chieftain” voting period will be proudly displayed on Main Street during Bike Week alongside Carey Hart’s custom Chieftain build.

Displays and Demo Rides at Daytona International Speedway (International Speedway Blvd)
9 a.m. – 5 p.m., daily, Saturday 3/11 – Saturday 3/18; last ride leaves at 4:30 p.m.

Attendees can view a variety of displays, including:
·       Entire 2017 Indian Motorcycle lineup, accessories, and apparel
·       Custom Chieftain baggers from Indian dealers who participated in the “Project Chieftain” contest
·       Carey Hart’s Scout Hooligan racebike
·       The Scout FTR750, which will offer a flat track display for photo opportunities for fans

Additionally, Bike Week attendees will have the chance to ride the entire 2017 line-up of Indian motorcycles, including the Indian Scout, Indian Chieftain, Indian Roadmaster Classic, among others. Demo rides are free and available to those with a valid motorcycle endorsement and proper attire.

Flat Track Opening Ceremony (Main St & N Wild Olive Ave)
Flat Track Opening Ceremony festivities commence at 6 p.m. on Thursday, March 16, celebrating Indian Motorcycle’s return to Flat Track for the 2017 season.

Daytona TT AMA Flat Track Race (Daytona International Speedway)
Celebrate Indian Motorcycle’s return to AMA Flat Track at the inaugural race of the 2017 season. It takes place Saturday, March 16, at 6 p.m. 

Indian Motorcycle of Daytona Beach (290 North Beach St)
Open daily, visit the dealership in the heart of Daytona Beach to check out Indian’s full 2017 lineup. At this location, Indian owners can retrieve a limited edition Indian Motorcycle race-inspired patch to commemorate their 2017 Bike Week experience.

Mobile Demos (Daytona Beach)
Indian-wrapped trailers will be traveling to highly populated locations throughout Daytona and offering demo rides for select models from the 2017 lineup throughout the duration of Bike Week.

Daytona Taproom Takeover (310 Seabreeze Blvd)
In partnership with Daytona Taproom, Indian Motorcycle will be “taking over” and serving cold beer and three Indian Motorcycle-inspired specialty burgers.

Destination Daytona at Klock Werkz Kustom Cycles
Alongside Brian Klock and Klock Werkz Kustom Cycles, Indian Motorcycle will display various Chieftain models throughout the duration of Bike Week.

Indian Motorcycle Owners Event (Daytona International Speedway)
Join us Thursday, March 16, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. for a  behind-the-scenes tour of the Daytona International Speedway including the track, pits, and paddock. After that, you’ll have a private meet-and-greet with the 2017 Indian Wrecking Crew Race Team – “Flyin” Bryan Smith, Brad “The Bullet” Baker, and Jared “Jammer” Mees. Then, you’ll get a close look at the all-new Indian FTR750 race bike the Wrecking Crew will compete on.

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