Indian Motorcycle Returns To The Hill With Custom Bike After 80 Years

Aug 25, 2020 View Comments by

 Indian Motorcycle is set to participate in the 2020 AMA Pro Hillclimb series, marking the company’s return to the sport after an absence of more than 80 years. Indian will be represented by 10-time hillclimb champion John Koester, who will take a custom Indian FTR750 bike to compete in AMA Pro Hillclimb’s new Twins […]

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Indian Motorcycle Features Apple CarPlay in its 2020 Lineup

Aug 01, 2020 View Comments by

Good news for Apple and Indian Motorcycle fans! Models in Indian’s 2020 lineup that are equipped with the company’s Ride Command system are now fully integrated with Apple CarPlay. This includes the Chieftain, Roadmaster, and the Challenger. Designed to enrich the riding experience, this integration supports an optional Bluetooth headset and allows riders to send […]

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Indian Motorcycle: Ask Me Anything With Carey Hart

Apr 28, 2020 View Comments by

Indian Motorcycle recently started their “Ask Me Anything” series that encourages riders to submit questions to industry influencers and gives them a chance to get to know their favorite motorcyclists. Below is their latest video with Carey Hart. If you’re interested in submitting your own questions, stayed tuned to Indian’s Facebook or Instagram channels. Next […]

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Indian Now Delivers, Literally

Apr 10, 2020 View Comments by

Just because you’re practicing social distancing right now doesn’t mean you can’t get that new bike or accessory you’ve had your eye on. Now you can purchase it all online! Indian Motorcycle just announced their new at-home purchasing program. This special Click.Deliver.Ride program provides home delivery for motorcycles and accessories for ultimate convenience. “Over the […]

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Motorcycle Racing on Ice [Video]

Apr 08, 2020 View Comments by

Ever wanted to know what it was like to ride a motorcycle across a frozen lake? Well, even if you haven’t considered doing it yourself, you have to admit it sounds pretty intriguing! In preparations of the 2020 Sultans of Sprint Challenge, Indian Motorcycle and Workhorse Speed Shop decided to put the Appaloosa Scout Bobber […]

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2020 Indian Motorcycle Upgrades

Feb 10, 2020 View Comments by

With the arrival of the Milwaukee-Eight motor from Harley-Davidson two years ago, boasting 107 and 114 cubic inches of displacement, Indian’s Thunder Stroke 111 suddenly wasn’t the baddest cruiser engine on the market. The balance of power shifts back to Indian with the arrival of the Thunder Stroke 116, now standard equipment in seven of […]

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Indian PowerPlus Engine: Nostalgia Meets Power and Performance

Oct 23, 2019 View Comments by

 Indian’s new V-twin PowerPlus motor, named after one of the company’s first-ever motorcycles (1916-1924), blends a touch of nostalgia with power and performance. This 108-cubic inch engine delivers 122 hp and 128 lb-ft of torque and is designed for easy maintenance and reliability.  To put its performance to the test, the engine went through […]

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Bonus Content: Brattleboro, VT Shamrock Tour

Dec 18, 2017 View Comments by

Enjoy this bonus content from the Brattleboro, VT Shamrock Tour® article featured in the Feb’18 issue. Native American: The Indian “Motocycle” In almost every town, people gathered to ogle our enormous Indian Roadmaster, regaling us with stories of past glories and distant relatives who have owned, ridden, or simply lusted after the giant twin with […]

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Getting ‘Sleeping License Holders’ Back on the Road

Jul 27, 2017 View Comments by

There’s one area of the motorcycling world that doesn’t get a lot of attention: “sleeping license holders,” the nearly eight million Americans who have a motorcycle designation on their license but don’t own a motorcycle. Motorcycle manufacturers like Harley-Davidson and Indian are looking to get them back out on the road. In a recent story […]

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Indian Sets Three Land Speed Records at El Mirage

Jul 21, 2017 View Comments by

Fifty years ago, Burt Munro rode an Indian Scout Streamliner on the Bonneville Salt Flats and made history, setting an under-1,000cc record of 183.58 mph. In preparation for the Burt Munro 50th anniversary commemorative run, Indian Motorcycle has set three new land speed records during test runs at El Mirage Dry Lakebed in California. First among […]

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TN, KY, IL, and MO: Trail of Tears Pt 2

Apr 25, 2017 View Comments by

“Left Brainerd for the Cherokee camps … Thus we leave this place, 
perhaps never to return.” —The Journal of Rev. Daniel S. Butrick, October 4, 1839 Reverend Butrick departed from Calhoun, TN, with the Richard Taylor Detachment on the overland Northern Route. My wingman, Bob Brown, and me, however, initially follow a paved approximation of […]

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Indian Motorcycle Joins Forces with Veterans Charity Ride to Sturgis

Apr 07, 2017 View Comments by

Indian Motorcycle has again joined forces with the Veterans Charity Ride to Sturgis, a nine-day journey that provides veterans a chance to use motorcycle therapy as a way to decompress from the challenges of post-war life. Through the Hero’s Ride of a Lifetime program, well-deserving veterans can be nominated to join the ride from now […]

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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 […]

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Indian’s New Flat Tracker Retails for $50,000

Mar 05, 2017 View Comments by

Want Indian’s new flat track racebike? It’ll cost you. The Scout FTR750 is now available for purchase for $50,000. This is the same bike currently being run by Indian’s new “Wrecking Crew” in the American Flat Track series. A purpose-built, high-performance 750cc V-twin engine powers the Scout FTR750. It features a unique, ultralight steel frame, […]

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2017 Indian Roadmaster Classic: Relive the Past in Luxury!

Feb 21, 2017 View Comments by

Indian’s new Roadmaster Classic model replaces the hard luggage and the black saddle on the regular Roadmaster, introduced last year (read full review in the June 2016 issue), with handsome brown leather items. This transforms the appearance of the big machine, giving it a more vintage look, while retaining the excellent touring capability of the motorcycle. […]

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