We compare the best cruisers from the United States, Italy, Japan and Great Britain. Read on to see who comes out on top.
The past 12 months have seen motorcycle winds blowing in two different directions. From one direction are technological advances made to premium-priced high-end machines, mostly from European manufacturers like BMW, Ducati, Moto Guzzi, MV Agusta and Triumph. From the other side are new motorcycles intended to tap into newer, less-experienced riders looking for affordable ways to join our moto world, headlined primarily by Japanese OEMs like Honda and, to a lesser extent, Kawasaki.
This bi-directional energy makes logical sense … Pictures and more
In what had to be one of the most anticipated reveals in motorcycle cruiser history, Polaris boldly used the backdrop of the world’s largest motorcycle rally to unleash the latest generation of Indians on the motorcycling community. On the steps of the Sturgis Motorcycle Museum and in the shadow of the Black Hills, notice was served with a loud and clear report: Indian Motorcycle is back.
As with all great expectations, the risk of … Pictures and more
With the Sturgis Motorcyle Museum and Hall of Fame in downtown Sturgis as a backdrop, Indian Motorcycles unveiled the three new models that comprise the 2014 Indian Chief line up. The reveal ceremony and party signaled an inflection point in motorcycling history with the renewal of America’s oldest and most legendary brand.
Indian Chief Classic cruiser, Indian Chief Vintage soft bagger, and Indian Chieftain hard bagger models made their debut at Sturgis today.
Here’s what Indian has to say about its three new models, starting with the 2014 Indian Chief Classic: … More