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Indian Pursuit and Guardian coming soon

Indian Motorcycle has applied for the trademark for the model names Pursuit and Guardian which should be coming in about six to seven months, possibly as police bikes like the Victory models above. In April 2019, Indian applied for the Challenger trademark and in October they unveiled the water-cooled Challenger tourer to take on Harley-Davidson’s Road …

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Polaris/Indian boss suspends salary

Polaris, which owns and produces Indian motorcycles, has introduced a range of cost-cutting measures including the boss, Scott Wine (above), suspending his own salary for the rest of the year to cope with the impact of the coronavirus pandemic. The company closed all its five factories in the USA, plus factories in Mexico and Poland …

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Indian riders head to Cooly Rocks On

Indian Riders Motorcycle Group members from around Australia will head to the nostalgic Cooly Rocks On Festival in Coolangatta from June 5-9. Indian Motorcycle Australia spokesman Christopher Gale says the Coolangatta festival is a “national gathering at a preexisting event which complements our brand”, rather than a traditional motorcycle rally. Chris says more details about …

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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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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 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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