Indian FTR 1200 Race Replica

Indian FTR 1200 Race Replica review

FTR stands for “flat track racer”, but even the Indian FTR 1200 Race Replica is much more than that and not the narrow-focussed bike many might think. It arrives in Australia in three models all at ride-away prices: FTR 1200 basic black for $20,995; FTR 1200 S in red and grey or titanium and black for $22,995; …

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2020 Indian Challenger spy bagger

Indian Challenger bagger spy photos

More spy photos have emerged for the upcoming Challenger bagger from Indian Motorcycle believed to be powered by a liquid-cooled 1770cc engine called the Powerplus. The bike looks like a “challenger” to the Harley-Davidson Road Glide. The images are courtesy of Tim Ledford and were taken in Colorado in July. “We tried to get them to stop …

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Indian Motorcycle increases engine capacity

Indian Motorcycle increases engine capacity

Indian Motorcycle has increased engine capacity to up the ante over Harley-Davidson with select Thunderstroke models now having a 116 engine, replacing the 111 (1818cc). Actually it’s 115ci (1884cc), but it’s still a 20% power boost over the 111. The “116” was previously an aftermarket upgrade big bore kit, but is now standard in the …

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Easy Rider Rider personality test ape hanger 50th reels

Wheels and Reels: Best-Known Motorcycle Brands In Movies

(Wheels and Reels: Sponsored post) There are movies and TV shows, not to mention books and comic books, that define their heroes, villains, perhaps antiheroes by the wheels they use to move around. These wheels, two or four, depending on the necessities of the plot, are sometimes placed inside the story by the courtesy of …

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Indian Motorcycle Parade record

Indian riders attempt parade record

Australian Indian Motorcycle owners will next year attempt to set a world parade record for the most Indian motorbikes. Registrations recently opened for the event on 9 May 2020 and already there are 150 riders who have signed up, says event organiser Christine Keeble. Christine says there will be “a special offer for extra goodies …

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Thunderstroke VVT

Indian planning VVT Thunderstroke?

Indian Motorcycle is not only building a new engine, but also seems to be updating its current Thunderstroke 111 with variable valve timing or VVT. Last month, images surfaced of a heavily disguised Indian tourer, possibly called the Raptor, with a fixed fairing and a different engine, believed to be quad-valved and water-cooled. It is …

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Indian FTR 1200 deposit

Roadshow boosts Indian FTR 1200 deposits

A national roadshow of pre-production Indian FTR 1200 models has been deemed a success with “a number of $1000 deposits” being taken. The pre-production models have been on show at various Indian dealers over the past month. Indian Motorcycle marketing boss Christopher Gale says the roadshow was a success with “showrooms full of people at …

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