Burt Munro Indian Scout Streamliner

Indian unveils Burt Munro Streamliner

Burt Munro’s 50-year unbroken land speed record will be honoured – not broken – by a special Scout Streamliner at Bonneville Speed Week in August 2017. Indian Motorcycle has modified a new Scout into a Streamliner to be ridden by Munro’s great nephew, Lee Munro, on August 13. The attempt will not break Burt’s 1967 record of 184.087mph set …

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Evel Knievel special Indian

Special Evel Knievel Indian on show

Riders can get up close and personal tomorrow (May 27, 2017) with some Evel Knievel memorabilia and a special Indian motorcycle once owned by the famous stuntman. Owner of the Eagle Heights FoodWorks on Mt Tamborine, Michael Ashley, says he and some local Evel fans are putting on the display in the carpark of his store …

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Indian Roadmaster Classic - elite - revenue

Indian sales boost Polaris revenue

Despite axing Victory Motorcycles, a bump in Indian Motorcycle sales has helped Polaris reach a better-than-expected 17% increase in sales revenue in the first quarter of 2017. The company recorded $1,153.8 million in sales revenue, but a net loss of $2.9m partly due to the $38.6 million cost of winding down Victory Motorcycles. Polaris Industries …

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Indian Chieftain Elite

Indian adds Chieftain Elite and Limited

Indian Motorcycles has now launched three new models this year with the hand-painted Chieftain Elite and Chieftain Limited bagger joining the new Roadmaster Classic. Only 350 Chieftain Elite models will be available worldwide and there is no indication yet how many Australia will receive, but they will cost $47,995 ride away. Each bike is hand-painted …

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Julie Jasper rides old Indian Scout around Australia for domestic violence victims

Indian ride for domestic violence victims

Social worker Julie Jasper is riding a 1942 Indian 741 Military Scout around Australia to encourage young domestic violence victims to “break the silence”. It’s called the Silent Tour and you can join the 50-year-old rider on one of the legs of her tour by following her website and making a $35 donation. Julie started …

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Invercargill Hammer Hardware Burt Munro's streamlinerInvercargill Hammer Hardware Burt Munro's streamliner

Burt Munro 50-year speed record honoured

Burt Munro’s 50-year unbroken land speed record will be honoured with a special commemorative event in August 2017 at Bonneville Speed Week. Burt’s son John and daughter Margaret will be special guests of Indian Motorcycle at the event which will honour Burt’s 1967 record of 184.087mph set in the SA 1000 class on his 1920 …

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Harley-Davidson heads into Burt Munro territory

Harley-Davidson is heading straight into Burt Munro territory by taking a bunch of VIPs and media on a ride to the Iron Run in Queenstown via Invercargill. The VIP/media ride starts in beautiful Dunedin (above photo is at Dunedin’s Lanarch Castle) next Wednesday (March 15, 2017). It then heads down to Invercargill, which is Burt territory, home …

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