Would you buy an Indian?

Discussion in 'Road Warriors' started by craigincali, Jul 3, 2021.

  1. PeterTrocewicz

    PeterTrocewicz Long timer

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    It depends on which period. The Warrior, which is the one that Mark was referring to, was Indian designed and built.
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    ETA: dang, 205'd.
    I would love to try a Springfield and a Super Chief. Both beautiful bikes n their own ways. I would buy either one in a heaetbeat if it suited me.
  2. markk53

    markk53 jack of all trades... Super Supporter

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    Apes! was Indian first with Apes from the factory... :lol3






    Don't bother, just kidding.
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  3. Oilhed

    Oilhed MarkF Supporter

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    Do you all remember the mom & pop dealers? Hardly any bikes on the floor. Buyers in the springtime putting down deposits and waiting months for bikes to arrive. No choice of color.

    Now a days you can go into a dealer any month and see a variety of models and colors. Lots of accessories & clothing, too. Both bring in people year round for small sales and occasional impulse motorcycle sales.
  4. MHaz01

    MHaz01 I Used To Be Faster

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    To the OP’s original question: I’d buy an Indian, but only the Challenger at this time. I ride touring bikes, mostly, and I’m finished riding bikes that have air cooled engines. I test-rode a Challenger and thought it was strong, well-made, fun to ride.
  5. Geoff

    Geoff Long timer

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    No.
  6. anotherguy

    anotherguy Long timer

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    Buckhorns dood. :bmwrider
  7. markk53

    markk53 jack of all trades... Super Supporter

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    Sorry. I don't like or use that stuff, so it's kind of terms I don't try to remember. Most often my bars get changed out to something with more of an early Triumph T-120 bar like the old K&N model 13 and for my old Wings I used the CB750 Custom bars, which had a similar bend, but a bit bigger. I don't find the need to air out my pits or scoop up bugs in my sleeves. :lol3

    Then I also don't do forward mount pegs, preferring pegs nearly under my butt so I can stand up and fart. :D :nono
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  8. craigincali

    craigincali I'll try it.

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    This is exactly where i am ascend the reason for my post. I eat miles on my rides and am not doing air cooled. I am also looking at the Challenger