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Category Archives: Indian Motorcycles

The Heritage Motorcycle Show at the Museum Will Rule

Got a cool antique motorcycle, awesome chop or sweet Brit ride? The Muskegon Heritage Museum wants you, brothers and sisters. What do you get? The best damn parking on Steel Horse Alley during Muskegon Bike Time, and that’s only the beginning of the perks. The Muskegon Heritage Museum is offering the ultimate sweet deal during […]

1941 Indian Scout at the Muskegon Heritage Museum

MUSKEGON, MI – Antique motorcycle owners are in luck for Muskegon Bike Time. During Bike Time, July 18 to 21, the Muskegon Heritage Museum will display antique bikes outside its building on W. Western Avenue for the first time. “We’re looking for 1950s or older. We’d really like to see ’20s and ’30s, but that’s […]

1918 Indian PowerPlus

Erwin “Cannonball” Baker made Indian Motorcycles a sensation. Baker set down a skein of long-distance riding records, among them a 1914 jaunt across America (from San Diego to New York) in a record 11 days, 12 hours and ten minutes. Baker’s favored ride in subsequent years? The Powerplus; a side-valve V-twin, introduced in 1916. Its […]

Rick Salazar’s Dad Mario Was A Righteous Specimen And He Passed It On

Rick Salazar is a bike guy who builds some slick rides out of his Marysville, Ohio shop. His current stable includes a ’71 Bonneville, a ’66 Royal Enfield Bullet 350, a ’66 hard tailed, jockey-shift Bonneville chopper and a ’71 T100C he spun to look like a barn find. Where did all that class come […]

Scaled Down Indian Thunderstroke From Glynn Kerr Motorcycle Design

Indian Motorcycle needs to take a hard look at this design. After all, Indians used to be hot, stripped down machines for hard riders. Note to Polaris: The world doesn’t need more Harleys, it needs an American-made alternative a working man can afford. And it needs to go fast and take corners at speed. Just […]

1926 Indian Prince – Motorcycle Find of the Day

The Indian Motorcycle Company was the preeminent American motorcycle manufacturer near the turn of the century. Launched in 1901 as the Hendee Manufacturing Company, the Indian Motorcycle represented the cutting edge in bike technology for the period. The 1926 Indian Prince was built to attract new riders to the fraternity. Touted as an entry-level rider’s […]