whisky to honour Burt Munro record

Whisky celebrates Burt Munro record

New Zealand Whisky Collection has launched a special blend to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Kiwi legend Burt Munro’s speed record. The whisky is called the Spirit of Munro, named after Burt’s 1920 Indian Scout and will cost about $NZ184.71 to match his 184.71mph land speed record. The batch contains 953 bottles to match the …

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1949 Indian-Vincent Factory Prototype

Rare hybrid Indian Vincent for auction

Long before amateur custom bike builders fused Triumph engines into Norton featherbed frames to make the Triton in the 1960s and ’70s, Vincent and Indian collaborated on a couple of hybrid prototypes that were stillborn projects. In 1948, the manager of Indian Motorcycles, Ralph Rogers, and the director of Vincent HRD, Philip Vincent, agreed on a …

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Sydney Indian and Victory store - platforms halogen

Indian Motorcycles recalled over fire risk

Indian Motorcycle has recalled all 2014-2017 models with the Thunderstroke 111 engine for a potential fuel leak and fire risk as part of a worldwide recall involving 24,000 bikes. Models affected are the Chief Classic, Chief Dark Horse, Vintage, Chieftain, Chieftain Dark Horse, Springfield and Roadmaster built from April 15, 2013, to July 15, 2016. The voluntary recall notice …

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Indian and Victory invade Harley ground

The first Indian and Victory motorcycle dealership in Australia designed with both brands in mind has opened in Perth right next door to their nemesis, Harley-Davidson. Managing Director Peter Alexander earlier this year seemed very proud of the fact that the Perth Indian and Victory dealership is also bigger than its American neighbour. Indian and Victory now have Polaris-owned stores …

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Indian FTR750 - scout bobber learner bike

Indian sets date for war with Harley

Indian Motorcycle has set the date for its on-track war with Harley-Davidson at the AMA Pro Flat Track championships in the Santa Rosa round on Sunday, September 25, 2016. Indian Motorcycle will debut their Scout FTR750 against the Harley XG750R which has had a successful return to flat track racing after 44 years. The highly anticipated showdown on the …

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Do cruisers really turn corners?

This video is proof that a competent and committed rider can make a cruiser turn sharp corners, even with a lack of clearance and “slow” steering geometry. It features a rider on a Harley-Davidson Dyna carving the canyons on Mulholland Highway in LA through an infamous section called the Snake where videographers often line up to film riders …

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Indian Scout Boardtracker

Indian Scout Boardtracker top custom

A Canadian Boardtracker custom has won the first global Indian Scout custom competition called “Project Scout: Build a Legend”. Our pick of the Project Scout customs was actually the Jack Daniels barbecue outfit from Quebec, but in the end, another Quebec bike won. Dealers from the US, Canada, Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Portugal and France entered, …

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Indian Motorcycle Riders Group

Indian Motorcycle kickstarts riders group

The Indian Motorcycle Rider Group has kickstarted in Australia with two years of free membership and inaugural rides in Melbourne recently, Brisbane today (November 8, 2015) and Sydney in two weeks. NRL Premiership-winning North Queensland Cowboy, Victory ambassador and all-round nice guy Ben Hannant was the guest of honour at today’s ride that ended with a …

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Indian Chief Dark Horse

Indian motorcycles assembled in India?

Indian motorcycles may be assembled in India for the local market within the next three to five years, following in the footsteps of other manufacturers. The announcement came from Polaris India MD Pankaj Dubey at the recent opening of the Chennai Indian Motorcycle dealership, its third in the sub-continent. The burgeoning and lucrative Indian motorcycle …

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