Indian Springfield Frontier 111 customer bagger

Indian to make Springfield custom bagger?

Will Indian Motorcycle make a custom bagger out of their new Springfield hard bagger like sister company Victory Motorcycles did when they turned their Cross Country into the Magnum? Just a fortnight after Indian unveiled the Springfield to tackle Harley’s Road King, a wild custom bagger version has been unveiled. It’s a joint project with Azzkikr …

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2016 Victory Mangnum X-1

Victory Magnum X-1 comes louder

Excuse the “magna cum laude” pun in the headline, but we couldn’t resist now that Victory Motorcycles Australia is bringing back the loudest machine on two wheels, the Magnum X-1 with 200 watts of sound and 10 speakers. Only 300 were available last year when they were released and they quickly sold out in Australia. …

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A Custom bagger at the Harley-Daviodson 110th anniversary in Milwaukee

Harley should build a custom bagger

Harley-Davidson senior designer Dais Nagao believes the company should tap the youth market by building a “Darth-Vader-styled” slammed custom bagger with a big front wheel. The trend is big in the States and Victory Motorcycles has already chimed in with their Magnum bagger with a 21-inch front wheel. Dais, who was born in Tokyo and …

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Victory Magnum

First ride on Victory Magnum

Victory has surprisingly beaten Harley to the custom bagger market with its radically slammed Victory Magnum. When I first saw the abundance of custom baggers in the show and shine at the Harley-Davidson 110th anniversary in Milwaukee last year, I suspected Harley may be watching and launch a custom bagger of their own. But they’ve …

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