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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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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...
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New Software Update & Mobile App Offer Online Route Planning with Wireless Bike Transfer & Remote Vehicle Information Accessibility

MINNEAPOLIS (December 6, 2018) – Indian Motorcycle, America’s first motorcycle company, continues to enhance its rider experience with the announcement of an all-new Ride Command mobile phone app and software update. Ride Command is the largest, fastest, most customizable system on two wheels, featuring an industry-leading, glove-compatible, seven-inch touchscreen. Its latest software updates allow riders to easily plan ride routes via a desktop platform, while an all-new Ride Command mobile app wirelessly transfers the directions to the bike’s navigation system and provides remote accessibility to key vehicle information.

Owners can update their Ride Command by visiting a local dealership or by quickly downloading the software to a USB drive at RideCommand.IndianMotorcycle.com. The website also serves as the platform for riders to plan ride routes with up to 100 waypoints. The point-by-point directions can then be wirelessly transferred to the bike using the Ride Command mobile app and a Bluetooth connection to the infotainment system. The pairing of these new technologies allows riders to view vehicle data, including fuel level, oil life, tire pressure & battery charge remotely on their mobile device. Riders can also track rides, view service recommendations and log maintenance within the mobile app. The Ride Command mobile app can be downloaded for free in the Apple Store and Google Play.

“We continually focus on enhancing the rider experience,” said Reid Wilson, Senior Director for...
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Tracker, Rally, Sport & Tour Collections Completely Restyle Indian’s New

FTR 1200 & FTR 1200 S
MILAN, ITALY (November 6, 2018) – Indian Motorcycle, America’s first motorcycle company, today announced its FTR 1200 accessory lineup at the International Motorcycle and Accessories Exhibition (EICMA) in Milan, Italy. More than 40 individual accessories provide riders with endless style combinations to make the FTR 1200 truly their own. At the same time, Indian has curated four collections – Tracker, Rally, Sport and Tour – allowing riders to transform the FTR 1200 into the style that represents their riding preference.

Indian broke new ground for American V-twins when developing its FTR 1200 – an aggressively styled creation that blends elements of flat track, street and sport into one of the most unique motorcycles ever developed. The introduction of the four accessory collections, and the complete lineup of more than 40 parts and accessories, takes the FTR 1200 platform to another level, allowing riders to completely restyle the bike into a personal expression unlike any other.

“In its stock form, the FTR 1200 is a beautifully-designed flat track-inspired street bike with immense opportunity for personalisation and customisation,” said Reid Wilson, Sr. Director for Indian Motorcycle. “The new accessory lineup significantly elevates the FTR 1200 platform. Riders can completely restyle the look and feel of the bike to better represent their riding style through one of our four collections or by mixing and matching parts to create something truly one-of-a-kind.”

Built for personalisation, the FTR 1200 collections comprise more than 40 different parts and accessories and feature the following:

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