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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Indian joins forces with Motorcycle Holdings

Indian Motorcycle Australia will sell their bikes through six more dealerships owned by Motorcycle Holdings Ltd who operate TeamMoto dealerships. Last month the company surprised its customers when it announced it would close its four company-owned dealerships in Brisbane, Sydney, Melbourne and Perth. Sources told us it was part of a long-term plan to move from …

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Independent Indian part of ‘a secret plan’

When Indian Motorcycle Australia sent a shock email to customers at 11pm on 10 January 2020 saying it was closing its four company-owned Australia stores to go to independent dealerships, it was simply accelerating a long-held secret plan. No other market had experienced the luxury of palatial company-owned Indian dealerships which offered a heightened customer …

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Indian Motorcycle rally eyes world record

A planned rally in the NSW outback this May hopes to break the world record for the most Indian motorcycle riders at one event, set in the USA with 651 bikes. Organiser Chris Keeble says they already have more than 280 registrations for the rally on Saturday, 9 May 2020, at Silverton, the site of …

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Indian FTR 1200 Race Replica discounts

Indian ups ante on FTR 1200 discounts

Indian Motorcycle Australia is extending its massive discounts to FTR 1200 as it looks to close down its company owned Australian stores. Two weeks ago they announced they were closing down their Brisbane, Sydney, Melbourne and Perth company-owned stores and moving to a system of privately owned dealerships. Their discounts  to the end of January include: $3000 off …

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Opinion: Independent Indian dealerships

Riders and owners are understandably concerned about news that Indian Motorcycle Australia will close its Australian company-owned stores and move to a system of independent, privately owned dealerships. The four stores in Brisbane, Sydney, Melbourne and Perth are opulent, to say the least, with customer service to match. They match the standards set by main competitor …

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Indian closes Aussie company stores

Indian Motorcycle Australia will close its company-owned stores in Brisbane, Sydney, Melbourne and Perth and move to a system of privately owned dealerships. Changes will occur gradually throughout the year with their stores closing as alternative dealerships can be found. Existing customers will be notified. They say it will increase the spread of dealerships throughout …

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2020 vision: Bikes you most want to ride

There is a host of exciting motorcycles being released in 2020 that have caught the attention of our more than 300,000 readers a month. We have gone over the reader statistics for our motorcycle stories, assessing multiple entries about particular bikes and also considered your comments. The statistical analysis arrives at what we think are …

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