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Ride-On I think you should get kids started on two wheels as early as possible. Indian has an option for you. The motorcycle company now has an electric replica of the FTR750 championship-winning motorcycle that’s designed specifically for kids. It’s called the eFTR Jr. The bike is an all-electric model that features flat track styling …

Regaining First Place for the Company There were two racers on motorcycles from Indian at the Springfield Mile doubleheader, a part of the 2020 American Flat Track racing. Privateer Sammy Halbert secured his first win on an FTR750 race bike, of which the FTR 1200 is the closest street bike Indian sells. Then there was …

To Celebrate the Los Angles Location The Bike Shed Motorcycle Club in London is a famous spot for the motorcycling community. It’s where folks go to chat everything bikes and have a bite to eat and a beverage. The well-known spot is now opening up a new location in Los Angeles’ Arts District. This will …

A Challenger With a Bigger Fairing? Indian Motorcycle took it straight to Harley-Davidson earlier this year with its new Challenger, and now it looks like the company may expand its lineup or have a new model on its hands. A patent filed with the U.S. Patent Office shows a new Indian machine that uses the …

Polaris Making It Easier In an effort to improve customer service, Polaris has designed a new app and digital platform that will more easily connect riders to dealers near them. The RideReady system is designed to make it as easy as possible for riders to maintain their motorcycles, ATVs, and anything else they get from …

Big Bikes on the Track Indian Motorcycle and S&S will join a bunch of Harley-Davidson bagger motorcycles on the racetrack on October 23-25 in beautiful Monterey, California, for the King of the Baggers put on by MotoAmerica. The race will see some big bagger motorcycles a bit out of their element on the racetrack, but …

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 …

Two New Names Could Mean Two New Bikes Indian’s new models have been pretty impressive and the company is thriving right now. In order to keep this momentum, it will have to put out new bikes, and the company has now filed trademark applications on two new names. The Indian Pursuit and Indian Guardian.  The …

It’s Coming May 1 On May 1, Indian will reveal the FTR Carbon. The upcoming new version of the motorcycle was recently teased on Indian’s YouTube channel. It was touted as the closest thing to the champion flat track racing bike. This would suggest to me that it will be fully decked out in carbon …

Following Harley’s Example Just like other motorcycle manufacturers around the world, American ones are now shutting down. Harley-Davidson shut down about a week ago and now Indian has followed suit. According to RideApart, Polaris, the company that owns Indian Motorcycle, confirmed it will temporarily shut down two oversea facilities and five U.S.-based facilities. This includes …

Tariffs Haven’t Been Good to HD so Far Harley-Davidson has struggled for the last several years, but more recently some of the tariffs imposed by the Trump administration have hurt the company’s profits even more. Trump is now trying to change that. He is currently in India discussing a trade agreement with Indian Prime Minister …

Now Available in North America The 2020 Indian FTR Rally was first seen at EICMA in 2019. Now Indian has it ready for North America. The motorcycle takes the FTR 1200 line to a new place. That place is one for scrambler motorcycles. Much of the FTR Rally is the same as the FTR 1200. …

More and More Adventure The motorcycle industry is all about the adventure bikes right now. Harley is getting into the game with the Pan America, Triumph has a new Tiger 900, Suzuki has a new V-Strom, and there are plenty of others. Now, according to ADV Pulse, there’s some leaked information about a new Indian …

That Liquid-Cooled Engine Could Get VVT Not too long ago, we reported on the news that Indian Motorcycle had a new liquid-cooled engine in the works. That engine was suspected to be the same one that appeared under the Victory name a few years before. Indian was going to use the design. That brought up …

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, …

America’s First Motorcycle Company Sets Its Latest Lineup Indian Motorcycle solidified its lineup for 2019, and soon those bikes will be rumbling to dealerships across the nation. The company breaks its lineup down like this: FTR 1200, Midsize, Cruiser, Bagger, and Touring. There’s further delineation from there. The FTR 1200 line consists of the standard FTR 1200 …