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The 10 Best Motorcycles of EICMA 2015

The 10 Best Motorcycles of EICMA 2015

As the giant EICMA 2015 motorcycle show closes its doors, we’re getting the feeling that manufacturers are shifting their focus. Everyone’s scrambling (see what we did there?) for a share of the modern-retro scene. They’re designing bikes that blend modern tech with classic aesthetics and timeless sensibilities. That means motorcycles with neutral styling, more options…

Roland Sands' Indian Chieftain-powered boardtracker motorcycle, called Track Chief.

Roland Sands x Indian: “Track Chief”

The Indian Chieftain is a big motorcycle, designed to soak up the miles on the smooth highways of ‘Murica. The star of the show is the new Thunder Stroke engine, a mighty 111 cubic inch (1811cc) monster pumping out 119 ft-lbs of torque. It’s a remarkably good-looking motor, and it caught the eye of Roland…

New from Analog Motorcycles: a custom 1940 Indian Scout

Indian Scout by Analog Motorcycles

With all eyes on Indian Motorcycle’s relaunch of the iconic Scout, it’s refreshing to see vintage examples vying for attention too. And this eye-catching 1949 Scout from Analog Motorcycles should have no trouble stealing a little limelight. Analog’s Tony Prust stumbled upon the bike while chasing up another lead. “A friend and I headed north…

The Wall of Death Indian Scout

The launch of the new Scout in Sturgis had to be more than a silly sheet-pull. So Indian Motorcycle looked to history for inspiration. Revealing…

Indian 4 “Renegade” Custom

By David Edwards—Indian aficionados, especially those of the 100-point concours persuasion, may want to click away from this page quick as you can—or at the…

1940 Indian motorcycle by The GasBox

Every year, the Quail Motorcycle Gathering attracts enthusiasts and well-heeled collectors from all over the world to Carmel, California. The quality of machinery is one…

1939 Indian 741

I first saw this lovely Indian several months ago, but was unable to track down any images. Then yesterday the owner of ‘Saltcracker’ contacted me…

Indian Boardtrack

I’ve often wondered what happens to show bikes once they’re wheeled off the stage and their moment of fame is over. So I was intrigued…

Alma ‘Indian Four’ custom

It looks like an Indian Four and it rides like an Indian Four, but this motorcycle has never been anywhere near Springfield, Massachusetts. Sitting in…

1948 Indian 648 Big Base Scout

It’s hard to believe this racebike was built sixty years ago. But it was so far ahead of its time, it was still winning races…