Indian Motorcycle has filed a recall with NHTSA that affects 806 units of the company’s 2015 Indian Scout motorcycle. The recall is due to the Scout having a fault with the rear brake’s master cylinder, which can have a decrease in braking performance, or a complete loss of braking power. The issue appears on the […]
DESTINATION EUSTIS; The VMA has previously publicized the 4th Annual “International Vintage Motorcycle Swap Meet and Show” with the VJMC. We now proudly announce book signings by renowned author BRUCE PALMER with his second edition of “How to Restore Your Harley Davidson” and CHRIS PRICE with his compilation “Georgia Motorcycle History, the First 60 Years” from […]
NEW BIKE REVIEW • by Dain Gingerelli Noah Webster and company can add a new definition to the word overachiever to their lexicon. And the definition is exactly three words long: Indian Motorcycle Company. Consider that less than three years after mother ship Polaris Industries purchased the left-for-dead carcass of a company in early 2011, […]
Rumors leaked out of a secret new 2015 Indian Scout motorcycle. LA Times says this is the new 2015 1133cc liquid-cooled, 100 horsepower Scout. MSRP for the base model: $10,999. Could be an important machine for the Polaris-owned relaunch of this iconic motorcycle. Is this a surprise launch that we didn’t know about or a practical […]
So, you might be asking, what’s the deal with the new 2015 Indian Roadmaster and how does it perform? In a phrase, I like it. Start with the smooth and plentiful power delivery of the ample 111 cubic inch Thunderstroke engine. Pass that power through the exceptionally smooth six-speed transmission and you have a powerful and smooth set up ideal for around town or hitting the highways. Like all full size touring motorcycle these days, the Indian Roadmaster looks big, yet it handles like a much smaller machine.
Revealing the first of the 2015 lineup during the Vintage Motorcycle Days event presented by Indian Motorcycle, Indian Motorcycle®announced that two-tone paint schemes, starting at $19,799, will be offered for the upcoming model year Indian Chief line of motorcycles. The much anticipated, awe-inspiring and iconic vintage paint palettes were revealed over the weekend for fans of […]
Wheels Through Time Museum is celebrating its 12th Anniversary in Maggie Valley this Fourth of July weekend. The anniversary festivities will run from Thursday through Monday, July 3-7, from 9a.m.-5p.m.. The museum houses hundreds of rare and unique machines spanning over 110 years of transportation history, dating back to very roots of motorized travel. You have read about the […]
On July 11-13 at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course in Pickerington, Ohio, BikeBandit.com AMA Vintage Motorcycle Days will celebrate the history and modern resurgence of the Indian marque. In addition to grand marshals Bill Tuman and Bobby Hill, representing the Indian Wrecking Crew, as well as new Indian Motorcycles, plenty of classic bikes from the past […]
In the early 1950s, three underdog riders were winning AMA Grand Nationals against their better-funded factory rivals out of Europe and Milwaukee, Wis. Whether it was the Springfield Mile, the Charity Newsies or Daytona, Bill Tuman, Bobby Hill and Ernie Beckman put their Indian motorcycles on the top step of the podium.
Known as the Indian Wrecking Crew, Tuman, Hill and Beckman made an indelible mark on the history books and solidified Indian Motocycles’ reputation as one of the 20th Century’s greatest marques.