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Indian Chief Vintage / Jack Daniels #7 motorcycle

Rider Magazine Staff
January 14, 2014

The Indian Chief Vintage / Jack Daniels #7 motorcycle in a display tent with Jack Daniels emcee Haley Randazzo. The Indian Chief Vintage / Jack Daniels #7 motorcycle customized and donated to the Operation Ride Home program will be featured at the Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale Auction on Sunday, Jan. 19,... Read more »

Indian Unveils ‘Big Chief Custom’ in New York

Big Chief Custom, Indian Motorcycle

Rider Magazine Staff
December 13, 2013

This “Big Chief Custom” is the first custom Indian Chief created around the 2014 models. Indian Motorcycle revealed a fully customized, Indian Chief Classic at the Indian Motorcycle display inside the International Motorcycle Show at the Javits Center in New York City on Friday. Conceptualized and... Read more »

Indian Unveils the ‘Indian Motorcycle Assurance Program’


Press Release
August 22, 2013

In conjunction with the launch of its new 2014 Indian Chief platform, Indian Motorcycle announced the “Indian Motorcycle Assurance Program—a new standard for premium motorcycle ownership, service and support. The comprehensive program has been created to make purchasing, owning and riding the new... Read more »

2014 Indian Chiefs — First Ride


Greg Drevenstedt
August 9, 2013

Everyone loves a good comeback story. Inspirational people, from Abraham Lincoln to Walt Disney to Rocky Balboa, were knocked down but not out, rising up to become stronger and more resilient than ever. Post-AMF Harley-Davidson and Hinckley-based Triumph made legendary comebacks, and now—finally—Indian... Read more »

2014 Indian Chief Line Unveiled in Sturgis

The 2014 Indian Chief line includes the Indian Chief Classic cruiser, Indian Chief Vintage soft bagger, and Indian Chieftain hard bagger.

Rider Magazine Staff
August 5, 2013

Before thousands of motorcycling fans at the site of the Sturgis Motorcycle Museum and Hall of Fame in downtown Sturgis, South Dakota, on Saturday night, August 3, Indian Motorcycle unveiled the three models that comprise the 2014 Indian Chief line up. The reveal ceremony and party signaled an inflection... Read more »

Indian Motorcycle Releases Spirit of Munro Short Film

The Spirit of Munro tribute motorcycle.

Rider Magazine Staff
July 10, 2013

This new short film captures some of the enthusiasm, work ethic and commitment of those connected to the Indian Motorcycle brand through the Spirit of Munro tribute motorcycle. Below you will find a link to the film itself as well as a behind-the-scenes mini documentary that lets you visit with some... Read more »

Indian Motorcycle Set to Reveal 2014 Indian Chief at Sturgis


Rider Magazine Staff
June 24, 2013

Indian Motorcycle released the schedule and additional details of the reveal of the all-new 2014 Indian Chief. Two and a half years in the making, the reveal party will be an inauguration to both the 73rd Annual Sturgis Motorcycle Rally and this new motorcycle. Today’s news follows the company’s... Read more »

2014 Indian Chief to be Unveiled at Sturgis, Pricing Released


Press Release
May 14, 2013

Following the reveal of the all-new Thunder Stroke 111 engine at Daytona Bike Week, Indian Motorcycle has announced that the revival of the Indian Motorcycle brand will debut with the introduction of the 2014 Indian Chief. First introduced in 1922, the legendary Indian Chief is historically the brand’s... Read more »

Retrospective: Indian / Royal Enfield Chief 700cc: 1959-1961

1959 Indian Chief

Clement Salvadori
April 4, 2013

The history of the Indian motorcycle name gets a bit convoluted after the demise of the old company in 1953. Its last genuine model was the 80-inch (1,300cc) Chief. An English outfit called Brockhouse Engineering bought the name, and proceeded to sell English motorcycles through the Indian dealership... Read more »

Indian Motorcycle Unveils the Thunder Stroke 111 Engine

Indian Thunder Stroke 111 V-twin

Greg Drevenstedt
March 11, 2013

The reborn-yet-again Indian Motorcycle, this time under the auspices of Polaris Industries, which acquired the legendary company in 2011, reached a significant milestone over the weekend. At Daytona Beach Bike Week, where Indian was a powerhouse in motorcycle racing in the first half of the 20th century,... Read more »

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