Indian Chiefs comfortable secret failure

2014 Indians recalled over light failure

Indian Motorcycle Australia has recalled the 2014 Chief, Chief Vintage and Chieftain over a failure with the headlights cutting out. The official recall notice, issued through the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission says the electrical defect “may cause unexpected loss of forward lighting, including high and low beam headlights and fog lights”. “If this occurs, the …

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Chris Keeble and her Indian Chief Vintage Calamity Jane

Chris Keeble inspires with Calamity Jane

Blue Mountains rider Chris Keeble, 59, sent us her story about riding her bike, Calamity Jane, in the hope of not only inspiring more women to ride, but also empowering them to ride big bikes like her Indian Chief Vintage. Calamity Jane rides again     I started riding way back in my very early 20’s. My husband …

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Swiss watch Indian Motorcycle watches by Baume and Mercier

Swiss watches tribute to Indian Motorcycle

Swiss watchmaker Baume & Mercier is again paying tribute to Indian Motorcycle with a two-piece collection in their Clifton Club Legend Tributes range. The new limited-edition chronographs (fancy name for watches) honour the Scout and Chief models and will be available from April. No prices are yet available. Expect to get the reviews from soon after the …

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Jack Daniels Indian bikes aid charity

The auctions of two Indian Chief Vintage custom-painted Jack Daniels motorcycles has helped raise a quarter of a million dollars for charities in Australia and the US. In June, an Australian online charity auction of another limited-edition Jack Daniels Indian Chief Vintage raised $50,700 for the Black Dog Ride. The BDR raises awareness of mental health …

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Motorcycle seat

Leather or vinyl motorcycle seat?

Leather has always been the aspirational material for a motorcycle seat, but is it better than vinyl? When we modified our 1980 Honda CX500, the first thing we did was get rid of the fat old vinyl seat and replace it with a slim leather seat, which certainly is a vast improvement. We thought we’d …

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Indian Motorcycle Springfield Jack Daniels limited edition model

Indian Jack Daniels Springfield sells out

Aussies have missed out on a special limited edition version of the new Indian Springfield which sold out in one day. The bikes were the second joint project with Tennessee bourbon distiller Jack Daniels after the recent launch of a limited edition Chief Vintage, both featuring JD logos and colours, and unique numbering. But the 150 JD Springfield models …

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Indian Chief Dark Horse

Indian Chief Dark Horse pricing

The mean-looking blacked-out Indian Chief Dark Horse arrives in Australia in May 2015 at $26,995 ride away. Indian Motorcycle external relations manager Robert Pandya talks us though the bike’s features in the above video. That makes the solo-seated bike $2000 cheaper than the “entry-level” Chief Classic, even though it has all the same goodies such as …

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Indian riders celebrate the first anniversary

Indian Motorcycle shop marks 1st year

Indian Motorcycle Brisbane dealership has shouted its Indian Chief customers a free breakfast in fancy surroundings at the Royal Queensland Yacht Squadron today. Shop spokesman Ron Grant says the breakfast and accompanying ride is their thank you to loyal customers on the first anniversary of Indian Chief deliveries to customers. Almost 40 riders turned up for the breakfast …

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