> From German baggers to Italian electric touring bikes, this year has been an interesting blend of new technologies. The stalwarts of our industry are refining models loved around the world while giving us a glimpse of battery and hydrogen-powered engines of the not-so-distant future. Traveling on two wheels is still
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Indian is giving riders a truly exclusive treat. America’s first motorcycle company has introduced two new limited-edition baggers, both bearing the exclusive Elite title. The 2022 Indian Challenger Elite and 2022 Indian Chieftain elite are both available in very limited numbers. The bikes sport custom-inspired designs that won’t
The newest model in Indian’s lineup is one engineered for touring riders who value the journey as much as the destination. The 2022 Indian Pursuit claims to be the most capable and refined American touring machine on the road, featuring the liquid-cooled PowerPlus engine, seamless ride-enhancing technology, a chassis-mounted
Indian Motorcycle is breaking new ground, but this time not with bikes. The first U.S. motorcycle company has launched its first motorcycle touring video series to celebrate both riding and the Indian Pursuit bike. The video series, titled Epic Pursuits, consists of three separate adventure trips, each covering three
After a wildly successful season debut, MotoAmerica’s King of the Baggers (KOTB) Championship returns in 2022. Indian and Harley-Davidson are ready to race for victory with their recently announced teams. The American motorcycle manufacturers have brought high-caliber talent to their stables. Both teams have two riders, while Indian also
New and exciting electric bikes and bicycles have been popping up a lot lately. Not to be outdone, Indian Motorcycle joins the fray with the new eFTR Hooligan 1.2. Developed in collaboration with the lifestyle adventure brand Super73, the eFTR Hooligan 1.2 electric bicycle combines Super73’s reliable
Indian Motorcycle has a long and colorful flat track racing history. To celebrate its racing heritage, the first U.S. motorcycle company has launched a limited edition FTR Championship Edition motorcycle. The FTR Championship Edition—limited to only 400 bikes available globally—draws inspiration from the Indian FTR750 racing machine.
Baggers are big business. New bikes are coming from some interesting quarters in the industry, including the typically cruiser-averse BMW with the new R 18 B. Indian, conversely, has been making touring motorcycles practically since the dawn of time—and certainly since they were restarted by Polaris back in 2011.
The next generation of American V-Twin touring performance is here with the launch of the Indian Pursuit. Featuring the liquid-cooled PowerPlus engine, seamless ride-enhancing technology, a chassis-mounted fairing, and loads of touring amenities, the 2022 Indian Pursuit stakes its claim as the most capable and refined American touring machine on
Powerful, Reliable, Comfortable & Agile – New 2022 Scout Rogue Offers the Most Aggressive Style & Performance-Minded Expression of the Iconic Indian Scout Indian Motorcycle [https://www.indianmotorcycle.com/en-us/], America’s First Motorcycle Company, today unleashed the most aggressive iteration of its iconic Indian Scout with the launch of the new Scout
Building a Better Bagger! > With its new Challenger models, Indian Motorcycle has definitely shown that it is a strong contender in the heavy cruiser-bagger category. The Challenger was designed to compete directly with Harley-Davidson’s Road Glide models, and this introduction can be considered a shot across H-D’s bow.
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
> Named after the birthplace of Indian Motorcycle—Springfield, MA, back in 1901—the new 2016 Springfield combines nostalgic styling cues with modern touring amenities like a tall windscreen, cruise control, and remote-locking hard saddlebags. Merging Old-School Looks with New Technology At a casual glance, the Springfield may appear to be
> In the February ‘14 issue of RoadRUNNER, we learned about Indian Motorcycle’s Chieftain when Florian laid out the form and function of the maker’s key touring model for 2014. Chock full of good intentions, massive investments in both capital and engineering, and American bravado—Indian came to the
> When Polaris announced the purchase of Indian Motorcycles in April 2011, anticipation went through the entire motorcycle community. America’s first production motorcycle has seen its share of ups and downs since 1901. With a new parent company, Indian dove headfirst into a sea of Harleys at Sturgis for their