Ed Kretz was the top motorcycle racer in the 1930s and 1940s, he bought his first motorcycle when he was 20 years old out of sheer necessity, it was the Great Depression and an Indian Motorcycle was all Ed could afford as a mode of transportation.
Of all the motorcycle genres that have ever existed I still come back to the board tracker whenever anyone asks which I think is the most beautiful. Sure they didn’t have any brakes, suspension, seat padding, gauges or fenders but that’s half the appeal. The styling is undeniably beautiful and those old v-twin steam punk…
This Indian motorcycle wall print is designed for man-caves and bachelor pads.
The Indian Boardtrack Racers of the early 20th century are quite easily amongst the most beautiful motorcycles ever built, the bikes are the first real generation of motorcycles, they were largely based on bicycles with no rear suspension and very limited front springs.
In 1913 a pair of young boys bought an Indian motorcycle and set out on a road trip from Oklahoma to New York City, they were aged just 13 and 9 so exactly how they could afford the motorcycle is unclear but I think we can all agree that they had very laid back parents.
I thought it’d be a good idea to share this photograph of an old Indian motorcycle store and garage, it’s been the desktop wallpaper on my Mac for the past couple of months and never seems to get old.
This is the newest bike out of the garage of Rajputana Customs, an Indian based outfit that have been consistently turning out some of the most eye catching customs of the past 12 months. Headed up by Vijay, an Indian national who went to college in Canada, before returning to his native Jaipur to set up…