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…