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Ultra-Premium Touring Machine Offers The Ultimate Riding Experience


Minneapolis (February 26, 2019) – Indian Motorcycle, America’s first motorcycle company founded in 1901, today announced its latest ultra-premium touring motorcycle, the 2019 Roadmaster Elite. The limited-edition Roadmaster Elite pairs modern touring amenities with iconic Indian Motorcycle styling. The 2019 model also boasts many exclusive premium features including a hand painted custom-inspired design along with top of the line premium amenities.

Every Roadmaster Elite is an artistic masterpiece that features Wildfire Red Candy over Thunder Black Crystal paint with real 24-karat gold leaf badging. Each bike undergoes a meticulous paint process that takes nearly 30 hours to complete and is finished by hand.

New for 2019, the Roadmaster Elite receives an upgraded 600-watt PowerBand™ Audio Plus system. The high-powered system delivers exceptional sound and clarity from high-output fairing, trunk, and saddlebag speakers that are 50 percent louder than the stock audio system offered on the 2019 Roadmaster. The PowerBand Audio Plus system features an enhanced nine-band dynamic equalizer that auto-adjusts specific frequencies to the optimal level at different vehicle speeds to compensate for road, wind, and engine noise to deliver crystal clear sound quality in every riding condition.

Additional premium amenities unique to the Roadmaster Elite include leather passenger armrests, spacious billet aluminium rider and passenger floorboards, a premium touring console, billet aluminium pinnacle mirrors, and chrome bumpers.

“The Roadmaster Elite offers the most refined, premium touring experience for riders that demand the best of the best,” said Reid Wilson, Senior Director for Indian Motorcycle. “We’ve truly left no stone unturned,...
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I got an email the other day from Indian, and I am sure that you all got the same. It looks like we will see yet another custom coming from one of our forum sponsors, Klock Werks. They will be unveiling it at Daytona, so who is going to be on hand to take a peek at the newest iteration of the Jack Daniels / Klock Werks colab?
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  • Buy an advance five-day pass for a chance to win a new FTR 1200
  • See the legendary Wall of Death
  • Flat track racing from Indian Motorcycle DTRA Hooligans
  • Display of classic and custom Indian Motorcycle models at the ArtRide

FRANCE (January 31, 2019) – Indian Motorcycle returns to Biarritz as the title sponsor of Wheels & Waves for the third consecutive year, continuing a partnership that began in 2017. From Wednesday 12th to Sunday 16th June, the eighth edition of Wheels & Waves will again celebrate the joy and culture of motorcycling, surfing and skateboarding.

“From our first attendance in 2016, it was clear that this event was something quite special, and why we became title sponsors the following year,” says Grant Bester, Vice President and General Manager for Indian Motorcycle EMEA. “With such a diverse range of events and activities, it’s really unique and resonates with our owners. We’re delighted to be official partners once again in 2019 and look forward to seeing everyone there.”

Over five days, the Basque coast will play host to like-minded people for an eclectic mix of events, art, good food and great music, all emanating from the motorcycle, surf and skateboarding scenes. On every day at Wheels & Waves there will be:

– A Village of tents and stands at the...
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Dirt Track Riders Association (DTRA) Expand Series to Include European Championship with Indian Motorcycle’s Support​

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UNITED KINGDOM (January 28, 2019) – Indian Motorcycle will once again support the growth of grass-roots motorcycle sport alongside long-term partners the DTRA (Dirt Track Riders Association). Following a successful Hooligan championship winning campaign in 2017, Indian Motorcycle became headline partner of the DTRA last year (2018) which allowed for increased investment in the European Flat Track scene – Indian Motorcycle are proud to renew the sponsorship and continue their investment for the 2019 Series, allowing further growth of the sport in Europe.

The Dirt Track Riders Association has just announced its dates and full Series details for the Indian Motorcycle Flat Track Nationals 2019. The new European Series will feature the most popular classes; including the amazing spectacle of the street-bike based Hooligan class, at three showcase events. Alongside the UK Flat Track Nationals and the European Series, the DTRA is expanding the growing UK Hooligan Championship to run over a total of 6 rounds.

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DTRA Race...
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THE ONE MOTO SHOW ANNOUNCES INDIAN MOTORCYCLE AS 2019 TITLE SPONSOR

Show Founder Thor Drake to Unveil Custom FTR 1200 at 10th Annual Event & Race at The One Pro Super Hooligan Race

MINNEAPOLIS (December 19, 2018)
– Indian Motorcycle, America’s first motorcycle company, today announced its title sponsorship of the 10th annual One Moto Show in Portland, OR. In celebration of the new partnership, The One Moto Show founder Thor Drake will unveil an Indian FTR 1200 that he designed and customized for this year’s show. The bike will be on display at the show and put through the paces as it will be raced at The One Pro Super Hooligan Race.

The One Moto Show was conceived by Drake, owner of See See Motor Coffee Co. Drake wanted to create an event for friends who shared a passion for motorcycles and hosted the first show 10 years ago in an old abandoned foundry in Portland. The event has grown from its humble beginnings to a one-of-a-kind motorcycle show known for showcasing a variety of unique, unconventional bikes and serving as a gathering place for motorcycle enthusiasts from all over the world. As title sponsor for its 10th anniversary, Indian Motorcycle will feature a display at The One Moto Show and highlight the highly-anticipated FTR 1200 and the stripped-down, blacked-out Scout Bobber along with a variety of customs by builders like Roland Sands, Carey Hart, and more.

“Thor Drake is a pioneer in the motorcycle industry, continuously challenging the status quo and inspiring ingenuity within our community,” said Reid Wilson, Senior Director for Indian Motorcycle. “As a brand that has always strived to push motorcycling forward, partnering with Thor and The One Moto Show is a natural fit for us.”

Inspired by Indian Motorcycle’s storied history and success in flat track racing, the FTR 1200 takes...