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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

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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

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Between the years of 1926 and 1961, one man from a small town in New Zealand dreamed of setting a land speed record on a 1920 Indian Scout. In 1962 at the Bonneville salt flats that man’s dream finally came true.

To honor the past and power the future, Indian Motorcycle built the Spirit of Munro, an all-metal tribute bike which would house the new Thunder Stroke 111™ engine. On May 5, 2013 the bike was run on a dry lake bed in California. A tribute to the great Burt Munro, and a celebration of the Indian Motorcycle that is yet to come.

ABOUT THE SPIRIT OF MUNRO:
Fully custom-built, the Spirit of Munro is an all-metal tribute to the racers and mechanics throughout history who have collectively built the legacy of record-breaking racing performance and strength that is Indian Motorcycle.

The motorcycle is named in honor of Burt Munro’s “Munro Special,” the historic 1920 Indian Scout that broke the under-1000cc land-speed record in 1967 at the Bonneville Salt Flats as famously portrayed in the motion picture “The World’s Fastest Indian.”

The Spirit of Munro was constructed by Jeb Scolman of Jeb’s Metal and Speed in Long Beach, CA. It was designed from the ground up to house the new Thunder Stroke 111™ engine and showcase its awe-inspiring power and performance.

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The official film of Dirt Quake II: a global gathering of crackpot riders flat track racing the most inappropriate bikes, plus Davros, Lord of the Daleks.  

The event was co-organised by Sideburn magazine and the Dirt Track Riders Association and held at the Norfolk Arena, England on 8 June 2013.

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If you’re a female rider, mark you calendar for the Women’s Freedom Ride July 21st. This will mark the first ever all-women group ride to go from coast to coast. The cause? First, to promote and bring awareness to women riders. Second, to raise money for severely wounded veterans.

These veterans will receive their support through the non-profit organization, Independence Fund. “We chose this group rather than   …  More

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