Indian offers $5500 Swiss watch prize

Cashed-up Australian fans of Indian Motorcycle can express their love for the brand with a range of three tribute watches valued at around $5500 from Swiss watch maker Baume & Mercier. The Clifton Club Burt Munro Tribute, Clifton Club Scout and the Clifton Club Chief watches will be available to buy at a special launch …

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Indian Motorcycle to add European production

Indian Motorcycle has announced plans to increase production in their Polaris plant in Poland to avoid 31% European tariffs on US goods, Associated Press has reported. This follows Harley-Davidson’s announcement it would also move more production offshore, probably to a new facility opening in Thailand next month for the same reason. However, Harley had planned …

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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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Urgent check on Indian Scout brakes

Indian Scout owners should do an urgent pre-ride inspection to ensure the brakes are working properly then take their bike straight to their dealership for an inspection. Indian Motorcycle Australia has issued an urgent recall through the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission of all 2017-2018 Indian Scout, Scout 60 and Scout Bobber models with Anti-Lock …

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Harley and Indian face Trump taxes threat

Harley-Davidson and Indian Motorcycle might face higher taxes if they move production offshore in the escalating trade wars, President Trump has threatened.  It seems Harley has become a political football for Trump who once lauded the company as an American icon and exemplary manufacturer. Taxes Tweet However, in an unprecedented threat, Trump has now Tweeted: …

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Price pressures on Harley-Davidson and Indian

Price pressures are mounting for Harley-Davidson and Indian Motorcycle after President Donald Trump’s trade wars have badly backfired for the American motorcycle manufacturers. The companies are being hit by both higher prices for raw materials and retaliatory duties in Europe and some other countries. For the moment, only prices in Europe will increase an average …

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Travis Pastrana FTR750 Evel Knievel stunts recreated on Indian FTR1200

Evel Knievel stunts recreated on Indian Scout

American stunt rider Travis Pastrana will attempt to recreate three of Evel Knievel’s most famous stunts, including the Caesars Palace fountain jump, on an Indian Scout FTR750, not on traditional Triumph or Harley motorbikes as he originally planned in March.  Indian Motorcycle has seized a great promotional opportunity by providing Travis with the FTR750 for …

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Indian Motorcycle reports rapid growth

Indian Motorcycle has reported rapid growth of 42% outside of North America in the first quarter of 2018. While its American parent company Polaris did not provide exact sales numbers, it was a remarkable result when compatriot Harley-Davidson recorded a 7.2% drop global sales in the same quarter. Polaris motorcycle sales were up 9.3% to …

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Crashed rider to donate Indian Chief Vintage

A Victorian rider knocked off his BMW by a swinging trailer door is selling his Indian Chief Vintage to donate the proceeds to Epworth Hospital in recognition of the support and care they gave him during his rehabilitation. Max Vulling says the hospital is part of a not-for-profit group. “The staff from the cleaners to …

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