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2017 Harley-Davidson Road King Special FLHRXS: Back in black

Daytona Beach, Fla.—The introduction of the original Road King in 1994 was a game changer for the Harley-Davidson Motor Company. One might even successfully argue that it set the stage for the bagger craze that rages until this day. And while the powerplant for this model has seen a broad spectrum of engine designs and displacements during the last two ...

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Indian Motorcycle introduces 2018 model lineup

Minneapolis, July 26—Indian Motorcycle, America’s first motorcycle company, elevated its 2018 motorcycle lineup from its entry-level Scout Sixty to its long-distance touring Roadmaster. Along with the newly introduced Indian Scout Bobber, headlining the 2018 model year is the ultra-premium Indian Roadmaster Elite and blacked-out, toughed-up Springfield Dark Horse. Also receiving a noticeable upgrade is the Chieftain Dark Horse, starting at ...

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Indian Motorcycle hits “trifecta” with three new land speed records

El Mirage, Calif., July 20—In preparation for the Burt Munro 50th anniversary commemorative run, Indian Motorcycle has set three new land speed records, according to the Southern California Timing Association (SCTA). Burt Munro’s great nephew, Lee Munro, and a pair of Indian Motorcycle technicians entered the record books on July 16 at El Mirage Dry Lakebed. “When you’re breaking records ...

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Indian Motorcycle launches new 1901 apparel

Indian Motorcycle, America’s first motorcycle company founded in 1901, announced its 1901 Fall/Winter apparel line up. The Contemporary fashion line of Indian Motorcycle 1901, showcased the latest collections at Project New York from July 16–18. Show attendees saw Indian Motorcycle 1901 introduce new categories such as jackets, hats and its newest line of women’s graphic tees and tanks, representing Indian ...

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Indian Motorcycle strips it down with the new Scout Bobber

Minneapolis,  July 14—Strip it down. That was the inspiration Indian Motorcycle used when developing the latest model in its iconic Scout lineup, the new Indian Scout Bobber. A low slung, blacked-out, minimalist motorcycle that proves less is definitely more.   The new muscular Scout represents a core passion of motorcyclists—connecting to the road without a need for anything unnecessary. It’s ...

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Carey Hart gets tattooed with ink from Indian Motorcycle

Motorcycles are in his blood. To prove it in grand fashion, self-described rebel and third-generation motorcycle rider, Carey Hart used a unique ink to permanently inscribe his son’s name on his neck. Indian Motorcycle has created the world’s first tattoo ink composed of the carbon from freestyle motocross icon Carey Hart’s modified Indian Scout. Artists and Co-Founder of Nocturnal Ink, ...

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Harley-Davidson presents Thursday night double-header live from X Games

Milwaukee, July 11— Harley-Davidson offers fans double the X Games racing action this Thursday, July 13, with a Facebook Live stream of Harley Hooligan flat track racing at 7:30 p.m. EDT via Facebook Live, followed by Harley-Davidson Flat Track Racing at 9 p.m. EDT broadcast live on ESPN. “Showcasing the always-exciting amateur Hooligan racing via Facebook Live will take our partnership with ESPN ...

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Indian Motorcycle Racing secures ninth win

Elbridge, N.Y., July 10—Indian Motorcycle Racing and the Scout FTR750 captured its ninth win of the American Flat Track season at the Rolling Wheels Half-Mile. Indian Wrecking Crew riders Jared Mees and Brad Baker finished first and third, respectively, tallying 23 of 30 podiums for the Scout FTR750 in 2017. Mees’ victory reclaimed the points lead over on-track rival and ...

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Indian Motorcycles announces Indian FTR750 limited editions

When Indian Motorcycle announced it will return to its roots in flat track racing after more than 60 years away from the sport, the motorcycle industry and fans alike were unsure as to what to expect. As we have reached the halfway point through the 2017 AFT season, it’s clear a new star within the sport has emerged… The Scout ...

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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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