Tag Archives: Indian Motorcycle

ROAD TEST: 2018 Indian Scout Bobber Review

Minimalist Bike, Maximum Fun! By Ray Seidel*    With the end of WWII, servicemen came home with an eye for some fun & thrills, and sought out pre-war cars and/or cheap war surplus motorcycles; two different approaches to the same goal. Strip ‘em down, remove the chrome, bob or outright remove the fenders, and have a hot little number to tool ...

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Indian Motorcycle Names Ola Stenegard Director of Product Design

Innovative Designer to Play Key Role in Iconic American Brand’s Long-Term Growth Strategy MINNEAPOLIS, (March 8, 2018) – Indian Motorcycle Company today announced the hiring of motorcycle industry design veteran Ola Stenegard as its Director of Product Design. Stenegard brings Indian nearly two decades of product-design experience, a life-long passion for American V-twins and a proven record of success in designing motorcycles ...

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Indian Motorcycle, Jack Daniel’s & Klock Werks Kustom Cycles Honor First Responders With Limited Edition Scout Bobber

Blacked Out & Stripped Down – the Jack Daniel’s® Limited Edition Indian® Scout® Bobber Boasts Ultra-Premium Design Features Modeled After Jack Daniel’s Fire Brigade MINNEAPOLIS (March 7, 2018) – Indian Motorcycle, America’s first motorcycle company, and Jack Daniel’s, America’s first registered distillery, today introduced the Jack Daniel’s® Limited Edition Indian® Scout® Bobber. For the third straight year, the two iconic ...

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ROAD TEST: 2018 Indian Chieftain Limited Review

By Ray Seidel We all know the Indian Chieftain line-up of motorcycles is state-of-the-art under the vintage styling, but for those who favor a more contemporary look, the 2018 Chieftain Limited might be just your ticket. Add the Stage 3 Performance 116 ci. Big Bore  Kit to the engine, and “The Joneses” will have to keep up with YOU. These ...

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IMRG and a Superbowl Bike

By Perry and Traci Nelson The Indian Motorcycle Riders Group (IMRG) held a meet and greet starting at Double D’s and ending at the Roadhouse Bar in Cave Creek, Arizona.  I stopped by to snap some photos and do a live Facebook feed for our Quick Throttle Magazine Facebook page.  I made sure to park my Road King on the ...

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Motorcycle Ads Through The Years

By Ray Seidel The world’s oldest motorcycle – Royal Enfield, and America’s oldest motorcycle, Indian Motocycle, both beginning in 1901, were little more than bicycles with motors attached. (And yes, Indian left the ”R” off the name.) After about a decade, many new manufacturers sprang up with actual, albeit rudimentary, motorcycles, and a host of innovative features. This necessitated advertising ...

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ROAD TEST: 2017 Indian Roadmaster Classic Review

The perfect marriage of beauty and function Story by Ray Seidel Last year we tested Indian’s cruiser bike, the Springfield; this year we’ve moved up to their touring bike, the Roadmaster Classic. Both Indian Chiefs are very much alike, but if you’re into the longer trips, the Classic may be more to your liking. Both bikes have 1940’s styling, but ...

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2016 Indian Springfield – Part 2

Living with the Springfield. Story and photos by Ray Seidel A quick recap of my first impressions of the new Indian Springfield (Part 1, May issue) – this is a work of art. Not only is it a beautiful motorcycle, the bike is loaded right out of the box with about everything you’d want. Windshield, hard bags with remote lock, highway bars front and rear, plus passenger ...

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Spirits Awakened: 2014 Indian Chieftain Tour

2014 Indian Chieftain Tour

Story: Gary Koz Mraz Photos: Ron Sinoy Exhumed from the catacombs of American history once again, Indian Motorcycles lives. When the purchase of America’s first Motorcycle Company was announced by Polaris (manufacturer of Victory Motorcycles) the faithful waited with baited breath as the rumors flew. Would Victory, like others, assemble together parts and pieces and build the “Vindian?” That proved ...

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Indian Makes History – 2014 Unveiling @ Sturgis 2013

Indian’s Historic Launch In Downtown Sturgis View the Indian Reveal Photo Gallery! Several Editors from Quick Throttle were witness to the motorcycle intro of the century – the new Indian Motorcycle Company revealed three exciting new Chief models, finally putting flesh and bone to the spirit of a brand that has been nothing short of revered. The evening “felt” a little ...

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