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New Models for 2021 Indian Motorcycles added a couple of new bikes for the 2021 model year. The Roadmaster Limited and the Vintage Dark Horse have graced the lineup with their presence. The Limited model is a fresh take on the big cruiser. the bike has a big front fairing, an open front mudguard, some …

Number Five’s the Charm? Indian Motorcycle and Jack Daniels have teamed up before. It’s a bit odd to see a motorcycle company and a booze company work together because you should never drink and ride, but the customer base for both companies is likely the same, so I guess it makes sense. This is the …

iPhone Users Rejoice! Here’s some good news for Indian riders who use iPhones. The company has officially announced that some of its newer models can now run Apple CarPlay. This will make using your phone and apps easier. According to a recent press release, the 2020 Indian Chieftain, Roadmaster, or Challenger equipped with the 7-inch …

Indian Continues Its Support The Sturgis Rally is still on, and that means the Veterans Ride to Sturgis is still on, and Indian Motorcycle is continuing to support the ride. The company is providing several of its models for riders over the course of the two-week event. The Sturgis Rally will begin on August 7, …

Keep Your Bum the Right Temperature Are you sick of a sweaty butt while you ride? Maybe you have the opposite issue and your buns get frozen. Well, whatever the case, Indian has a solution for you. The company sent us a press release about its new ClimaCommand Classic Seat. This seat is heated and …

A Feat in Today’s World Yesterday I reported that Harley-Davidson is struggling pretty hard to cope with the COVID-19 pandemic and its impact on the economy. It seems Indian Motorcycle is much better suited to weather the storm. Indian’s sales were actually up seven percent when compared with Q1 of last year.  Polaris owns Indian, …

Can’t Wait for Your New Indian? Do you want to buy a new Indian during this pandemic? If so, but you still want to abide by the guidelines of social distancing, then Indian has a solution for you. It’s called the Click.Deliver.Ride program. With this new program, you can now buy an Indian motorcycle from …

Running on a Frozen Siberian Lake I reported a while back on the fact that Indian Motorcycle took its bike that was created in collaboration with Workhorse Speed Shop called Appaloosa to the Baikal Mile Ice Speed Festival. The event took place from February 27 to March 1. Indian now has footage of the motorcycle …

Whiskey and Bikes Indian Motorcycle announced its fifth collaboration motorcycle with the whiskey maker Jack Daniels. The company will reveal a new limited-edition motorcycle at the 80th Sturgis Motorcycle Rally in South Dakota. It is unclear exactly what the new bike will be but some teaser images released by the company showcase some specifics. The …

The Affordable Scout Bobber Not long ago, I reported on the fact that Indian would have a new and more affordable Scout Bobber in 2020. Now the company has officially unveiled that motorcycle, and as expected, it looks pretty good. Basically, this bike takes the Scout Sixty engine and makeup and then makes it a …

A Frozen Lake and a Crazy Motorcycle Indian Motorcycle and Workhorse Speed Shop revealed the new Appaloosa v2.0 at Lake Baikal in Russia. The frozen lake is where the bike will make its ice racing debut. The Baikal Mile is a crazy event held on the surface of the frozen lake. Brice Hennebart sounded pleased …

A Baby Scout Bobber Could be Delivered Soon The Indian Scout family could have a new baby model soon. The other smaller-displacement bike would be more of a little badass than the Scout Sixty. It’d be a Scout Bobber Sixty. According to some new California Air Resources Board (CARB) filings, the motorcycle company has a …

Most Powerful in Its Class Indian Motorcycle has revealed its new PowerPlus V-twin engine. The company claims the engine is the most powerful in its class. This engine is a liquid-cooled V-twin with a displacement of 1,769cc. The engine punches out 121 hp and 131 lb-ft of torque. The company said that this new engine …

100 Years Since the First Scout Indian Motorcycle has a milestone to celebrate. This year marks the 100th anniversary of the Scout motorcycle. Obviously it’s not 100 years all in succession, but 100 years nonetheless from the first bike to wear the Scout name. The celebrate that fact, the company has a couple of special …

We All Know Riding a Motorcycle Is Therapy Indian Motorcycle has teamed up with motorcycle groups supporting veterans before, and now the company is continuing to do so. It partnered with Veterans Charity Ride to for the fifth annual ride to Sturgis. The ride will take place on July 25. Participants in the ride will go …

He’ll Race in the 2019 Sultans of Sprint Championship The name Appaloosa comes from a breed of horse. The bike that Indian Motorcycle and Workhorse Speedshop gave that name to started out as a Scout Bobber. It was built to commemorate 100 years of Indian Scout motorcycles. Randy Mamola, a Grand Prix racing legend, will …

Get Ready for a War, Harley With all the issues Harley has the last thing it needs is more competition. That’s exactly what Indian Motorcycle is giving the company a new bike that could use the name, Raptor. It will compete with the Harley Road Glide. It will get a new liquid-cooled engine and a …

Fortunately, Nobody Was Injured A fire broke out at the Polaris Industries Spirit Lake facility on April 10. Polaris owns Indian Motorcycle, and the facility is used to build the motorcycles. The fire started in near the paint station in the facility. The building’s sprinkler system took care of the flames near the ground. While …

Whiskey and Motorcycles Don’t Usually Mix This Well Whiskey and motorcycles are usually best enjoyed separately, but Indian Motorcycle and Jack Daniels thought their brands were complimentary enough to put out a special Jack Daniel’s Limited Edition Indian Springfield Dark Horse bike. In all honesty, the brands do compliment each other well, and many Indian …

It’s the Ultra-Premium Machine for the Ultimate Tour Indian Motorcycle is known for its big baggers and touring machines. Now the company has a new limited-edition Roadmaster Elite that tops the rest of the lineup with special features and updated look. The model takes the regular Roadmaster up a notch thanks to selectable ride modes, …

A Build-Off for Charity Indian Motorcycle and Motorcycle Missions have teamed up to put together a motorcycle therapy bike build off. The two teams participating come from Texas. One is from Dallas and the other from Austin. Veterans and first responders fill both teams. The proceeds from the build off will go to Motorcycle Missions. …

Another Future Indian? Indian Motorcycle has been on a trademark tear lately. Not too long ago we reported on the fact that it moved to trademark the name Raven. Now it seems the company has another name it wants to use at some point: Renegade. According to Motorcycle.com, the company filed with the U.S. Patent …