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2018 Rock, Rumble & Rebellion Indian Chieftain Dark Horse

Kuryakyn & Sturgis Buffalo Chip unleash “Rebellion” in the Black Hills Somserset, Wis., Sept. 11—The 78th annual Sturgis Motorcycle Rally set the stage for Kuryakyn and the Sturgis Buffalo Chip to unleash the third and final installment of the “Rock, Rumble & Rebellion” bike build series. Each year the Rock, Rumble & Rebellion design concept underscored one of those three ...

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Indian Performance Solutions

Partners in Indian Performance Solutions, Todd Gaines and Don O'Shea inside their Libertyville dealership

Mixing lightning with thunder Back in 2016, under the direction of partners and owners Todd Gaines and Don O’Shea, Indian Motorcycle of Libertyville (Illinois) began delving into performance enhancements for the iconic Thunder Stroke 111 engine. While this engine is no slouch, these dealership owners have a passion for performance and, since they were an Indian dealer, felt compelled to ...

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Indian Motorcycle unleashes redesigned and updated Chieftain

 Streamlined and aggressive style, plus upgraded audio package Minneapolis, Minn., Sept. 5—Indian Motorcycle, America’s first motorcycle company founded in 1901, today announced a redesigned Chieftain lineup. Since its debut in 2013, the Chieftain has consistently won high marks for handling, power and comfort. Now, for 2019, the Indian Chieftain, Chieftain Dark Horse and Chieftain Limited feature more streamlined, aggressive styling ...

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Indian Motorcycle announces 2019 Chief, Springfield & Roadmaster models with new technology that enhances riding experience

New Ride-Enhancing Technology Improves Performance, Comfort, & Audio Quality; Dark Horse Style Updates and Expanded Color Options Round Out Upgrades for 2019 Minneapolis, Minn., Aug. 29—Indian Motorcycle, America’s first motorcycle company founded in 1901, today announced its 2019 Chief, Springfield and Roadmaster models with new technology designed to enhance and customize the riding experience.  Dark Horse models also get darker ...

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Indian Motorcycle announces 2019 Scout lineup

2019 Indian Scout Lineup

Expanded ABS Offering, New Paint Options & USB Charging Port Headline Upgrades to 2019 Indian Scout Lineup Minneapolis, Minn., Aug. 27—Indian Motorcycle, America’s first motorcycle company founded in 1901, today announced its 2019 Scout lineup with new paint options on Scout Sixty, Scout and Scout Bobber. Key feature upgrades for 2019 include an expanded ABS offering and a new USB ...

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Indian Motorcycle announces demo rides, thrill shows and more at 2018 Sturgis Motorcycle Rally

Indian’s Flat Track Wrecking Crew & Hooligan Race highlight the week’s top entertainment during the 77th annual Sturgis Motorcycle Rally Minneapolis, Minn., Aug. 1—Indian Motorcycle, America’s first motorcycle company, today announced an exciting schedule of events during the 2018 Sturgis Motorcycle Rally. Indian Motorcycle will offer riders demo rides on 2018 models, adrenaline-charged thrill shows, two nights of American Flat Track ...

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2018 Indian Springfield Dark Horse

Drifting to the dark side I’m a fan of Indian: as a brand, as a company and as the underdog. There, I wrote it. Now you know there will be bias in this story—but only from a historical perspective. My first American Big Twin was a 2001 Gilroy Indian Chief, which I sold, and then I got my 1947 Indian ...

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RSD Moto Bay Classic joins forces with International Police Motor Skills Competition

Law enforcement and Hooligans provide three days of motorcycle competition San Francisco, Calif., July 24—Roland Sands Design (RSD) and REVER today announced the Inaugural Moto Bay Classic will join the International Police Motor Skills Competition as it returns to the iconic Pier 32 under the shadow of the Bay Bridge Thursday, August 16 through Saturday, August 18. This year, the ...

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The Indian Wrecking Crew make debut at Goodwood Festival of Speed

U.K., July 20—The Indian Wrecking Crew and the Scout FTR750 provided a taste of AMA Pro Flat Track racing at the 25th anniversary of the Goodwood Festival of Speed, a four day event held July 12-15 celebrating everything on two and four wheels. Reigning Grand National Champion and current series leader Jared Mees joined fellow Wrecking Crew rider Brad Baker ...

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Indian Motorcycle Flat Track Racing

Jared Mees sliding the FTR750 through Turn 1 at Daytona-Photo courtesy of Indian Motorcycle

FTR750 The original Indian Motocycle Manufacturing Company was built by racers for racing (that isn’t a typo—it was originally spelled moto, not motor). Two bicycle racers, George Hendee and Oscar Hedstrom, joined forces in 1901 to put a small single-cylinder motor in a bicycle, creating a support vehicle for their bicycle racing program. The following year they began building street ...

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