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Where are Indian Scouts built?

Where Are Indian Motorcycles Made?

Since Polaris Industries relaunched the Indian Motorcycle Company there have been rumours they were to move production away from America. Here, I dig into the story and find out if…

Indian Motorcycles

Buell XB12R Firebolt – American Sportsbike

The Buell XB12R Firebolt was ready for sale by early 2004 and while nearly identical to the XB9R it had at its heart a 1203cc V-twin motor. The two models…

Harley Davidson XR1000 – 1983 American Classic

Harley Davidson was bought back from AMF in 1981 with Willie. G. Davidson at the helm. The XR1000 was meant to be the fierce machine that reminded the pubic why…

Harley Davidson XR750 Worlds Most Successful Racer

The Harley Davidson XR750 is an Icon. Dominating the flat track for decades, its impact on the motorcycle world should never be underestimated. Harley Davidson XR750 History  2020 marked 50…

1920 Indian Scout – An American Icon

First released in 1920 and then modernised and re-released in 2014, the Indian Scout is centre of attention once again.  The original Indian Scouts are sought after and restoring one…

Original Ducati Scrambler – 1962 to 1976

The original Ducati Scrambler was introduced in 1962 for the American market. They are considered one of the most iconic motorcycles of the 1960’s. First editions were available as a…

1920’s Motorcycles – 13 Vintage Classics Of The Roaring Twenties

In the 1920’s motorcycles came of age and the decade was a boom time for the industry. In truth, it was a boom time for most industries. The war to…

The Harley Davidson V-Twin Engine

With special guest appearances by Vincent and Ducati What gives the Harley Davidson its distinctive sound? Here, Dan explains how the famous 45 degree V-twin engine not only produces the…

Victory motorcycle

Victory Motorcycles – End Of The Road

Sad news this week with the announcement that Victory Motorcycles had reached the end of the road. Most of the magazines carried the story although not many offered an opinion as…

Victory motorcycle