Steve McQueen’s Indian Sport Scout

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Steve McQueen owned an extraordinary array of vehicles including a 1931 Pitcairn PA-8 biplane, a Ferrari 250 GT Lusso, a Jaguar XKSS, a Ford GT40 and a number of motorcycles – including the 1934 Indian Sport Scout you see here. Although he’s perhaps more famous for his association with Triumph and Husqvarna, McQueen’s love of…

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1927 Indian Scout “Wall of Death” Racer

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The Wall of Death was originally called the Silodrome, but carnival attendees are a fickle bunch and they were easily distracted by the competition over in the freak show attractions – so the name was changed to the far more dramatic sounding “Wall of Death” and attendance rates shot through the roof. For the uninitiated,…

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RSD Indian Scout

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Indian introduced the Scout in 1920, the model quickly became a fixture at race tracks, board tracks, hill climbs and the “Wall of Death” sideshow attraction at county fairs. Those who couldn’t afford an automobile could often afford a base model Indian Scout, and so they became daily transportation for teachers, factory workers, farmers and…

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Gasbox Indian Scout

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The Indian Scout was introduced for the first time in 1919, and quickly established itself as one of America’s most important and successful early motorcycles. Modified Scouts were a regular fixture at race tracks and hill climbs around the United States, where its iconic fuel tank between the top frame tubes, air-cooled 606cc V-twin and…

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1912 Indian Board Track Racer

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This 1912 Indian Board Track Racer is one of the few remaining unrestored originals, it was discovered in the ’70s and disassembled by the new owner who intended to fully restore it. As so often happens, life got in the way and the disassembled Indian Board Track Racer spent 30 years sitting in baskets before…

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1912 Indian Board Tracker

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This 1912 Indian Board Tracker is a 102 year old survivor from the formative and exceedingly dangerous years of two-wheeled motor racing in the United States – the board track circuits were (as the name implies) made from millions of wooden boards hammered into banked ovals up to 2 miles in length and riders would…

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2014 Indian Chief Classic Giveaway

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The team over at eBay Motors are running a sweepstakes until the 14th of April, the first and second prizes are a Cadillac CTS and a 2014 Indian Chief Classic respectively – in order to win you just need to click here and set up your eBay Garage (it takes 90 seconds). The now legendary Indian…

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Porus by Bambukaat Motorcycle Customs

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  Bambukaat Motorcycle Customs is a new custom workshop based in Rupnagar, India. The bike you see here is their first effort, it started life an an old, slightly worn out Royal Enfield 350 before Pritpal and his 3 cohorts at Bambukaat go their hands on it and spent a month rebuilding it in their…

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Old Delhi Motorcycles – The Film

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“Old Delhi Motorcycles” is a brand new film from the talented crew at Colorblind Production, it covers the stories of the rabidly loyal fans of the Royal Enfield marque in India and it’s fantastically well put together. The full length film is available to watch above for free, it’s 18:26 long though you’ll probably want…

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Harley-Davidson 883 by TJ Moto

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It isn’t everyday we get an email from a new custom motorcycle builder based in India, despite the fact that the country has a billion-plus residents and an enormous motorcycle culture – most of the more creative Indian customs don’t make it beyond the country’s borders. That said, I think this bike is destined to…

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