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Indian Motorcycle remains undefeated through eight races

Oklahoma City, Okla., June 19—Indian Motorcycle Racing and the Scout FTR750 captured its fourth sweep of the season at the OKC Mile held at Remington Park to remain undefeated through eight races. Jared Mees (No.9) came-from-behind on the penultimate lap to pass Wrecking Crew teammate Brad Baker, who had directed a seemingly insurmountable lead during the main event. The win was ...

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AIMExpo welcomes Harley-Davidson

Irvine, Calif., June 13—The American International Motorcycle Expo presented by Nationwide (AIMExpo) will welcome Harley-Davidson Motor Company to the 2017 show floor for its inaugural appearance with its new 2018 models this September 21–24. Interactive demo rides and its JUMPSTART Rider Experience will also be available to attendees when the fifth-annual event gets underway from the Greater Columbus Convention Center ...

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2017 Harley-Davidson Street Rod: Urban bullet

Daytona Beach, Fla.—While mid-year new model bike reveals are not unusual these days, the location that The Motor Company selected was—Daytona Beach, smack dab in the middle of Speed Week. Only after Harley released a news bulletin announcing the new Street Rod 750 would be debuting alongside its race-bred cousin, the XG750R, during the revitalized flat-track series (beginning with the ...

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Liquidation of iconic EBR Motorcycle factory

East Troy, WI—EBR Motorcycles (Erik Buell Racing) of East Troy, Wisconsin, one of the largest American manufacturers of superbike motorcycles, has not secured a new investor and intends to consolidate its long-term parts for dealer and warranty support. Liquid Asset Partners, of Grand Rapids, Michigan will hold a piecemeal liquidation sale and live auction at EBR’s state-of-the-art factory for all ...

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Indian Motorcycle pays tribute to the 50th anniversary of historic land speed record

Lee Munro

Minneapolis—It’s been 50 years since Burt Munro took his Indian Scout Streamliner to the Bonneville Salt Flats and made history—a story immortalized by the feature film, The World’s Fastest Indian, starring Sir Anthony Hopkins. As a result, Munro’s legacy transcends motorcycles and symbolizes the much broader drive to push beyond conventional limitations to experience or achieve what is seemingly impossible. ...

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Indian Motorcycle expands Chieftain Limited color options

Chieftain Limited, Wildfire Red

Minneapolis, May 22, 2017—Indian Motorcycle, America’s First Motorcycle Company, today announced an expanded range of paint color options for the new Chieftain Limited. Since launching just over a month ago, the Chieftain Limited has become the fastest-selling bagger in Indian Motorcycle history.   Joining the Chieftain Limited in Thunder Black are four additional paint color options, including Silver Smoke, White ...

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Scout sprint racer by the Young Guns unveiled at Art & Wheels

It’s been in the making for six months and this weekend at an art and motorcycle show in Switzerland, Indian Motorcycle and the Young Guns Speed Shop unveiled their Scout sprint racer called “Miracle Mike.” This special machine—with a nitrous oxide system mated to the Scout’s 1133cc v-twin engine—is set for a summer of sprint racing with the first race ...

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Polaris Motorcycle Division to showcase new model lineup at 2017 AIMExpo

Minneapolis, May 8—The Polaris Motorcycle Division announced it will make its American International Motorcycle Expo (AIMExpo) debut in September at the Greater Columbus Convention Center. The appearance of both Indian Motorcycle, America’s first motorcycle company, and Polaris Slingshot, the bold three-wheeled roadster, will allow the motorcycle industry and consumers alike to be one of the first to view each brand’s ...

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Indian becomes official sponsor of Wheels & Waves 2017

Wheels & Waves is held at various locations near Biarritz and brings together art, action, surfing and motorcycling over five action-packed days from Wednesday, June 14 to Sunday June 18. There a flat track race, a ride to an art exhibition, a street race called Punks Peak and a weekend ride through the Basque country—add in the amazing weather and you have the ...

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Indian Motorcycle takes bagger style to another level with new Chieftain Limited and Chieftain Elite

Minneapolis, Minn., April 4— The new standard in bagger design and style is here.  That’s what Indian Motorcycle accomplished with the new custom-inspired Chieftain Limited and Chieftain Elite. For these bold new 2017 Chieftains, Indian Motorcycle’s designers added tons of style with a variety of features that provide a more sleek, meaner look than ever before. The new offerings represent a ...

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