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by wicked at May 16, 2016
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The May 2016 Indian Motorcycle of the Month contest starts now so get out there and take the best pic of your bike!

We welcome everyone including vendors to participate, however we will not pick the same winner within a 6 month period.

The contest will close in one week. (Monday, May 23) Entries with the most "LIKES" will make the final poll. So you guys decide who makes it!

Rules for entry are below:
  • The photo must be attached to a post in this thread
  • Only one picture will be allowed, so make it your best! (do not submit multiple photos or you will be disqualified)
  • You must be the owner of the bike.
  • Photoshop and other software can be used for enhancements only. No photo manipulation allowed
The winner will receive a $25 Amazon gift card from IndianMotorcyles.net and be featured on the front page!

Looking forward to your entries!
by NickJ at May 12, 2016
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Hollister Powersports is first to customize Indian Motorcycle’s new blacked-out badass bagger

MINNEAPOLIS (May 12, 2016) — Indian Motorcycle®, America’s first motorcycle company, is proud to present the “The Redeemer” built by Hollister Powersports of Hollister, Calif., utilizing the new Indian® Chieftain Dark Horse® motorcycle, a bike that is an ideal base for a custom.

A bagger with an undeniable presence, the 2016 Indian Chieftain Dark Horse offers a ton of matte black, a flicker of chrome, and a wealth of standard features to roll as one of the most badass American-made V-twin bikes on the market. Hollister’s approach to customizing took the Chieftain Dark Horse and added modifications that would be easily approachable for any owner who wants to recreate the look with their own vision.

“When I saw the bike, I knew right away that it had a ton of potential to customize,” says Rey Sotelo, General Manager of Hollister Powersports. “We were inspired by the history of Hollister and how this great American town is coming back from an unfair bad reputation. We stayed with the matte black theme and used as many Authentic Indian Motorcycle accessories as we could because we wanted the weekend mechanic to be able to recreate something as badass as our custom. Radical customs certainly draw the eye – but we wanted to keep the bike rideable every day.”

“We wanted to put a 21-inch wheel on it so we chose an option from RC Components,” Sotelo continued. “We liked the aluminum accents on RC’s Raider Eclipse wheel, and knew it would tie in with the paint job and the brushed finish on the motor.”

Hollister trimmed the stock fender to reveal more of the custom wheel and lighten the overall look of the bike. The fender skirts were cut back and the caliper covers were...
by NickJ at May 11, 2016
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RAW. POWERFUL. GENUINE.

BLACKED-OUT FROM END TO END, THE 2016 CHIEFTAIN DARK HORSE DELIVERS PURE, PREMIUM INDIAN MOTORCYCLE PERFORMANCE.

THE INDIAN CHIEFTAIN DARK HORSE ALLOWS RIDERS TO EASILY CUSTOMIZE THEIR RIDE AND HIT THE HIGHWAY IN HEAD-TURNING STYLE.

Indian Motorcycle, America’s first motorcycle company, has launched the Indian Chieftain Dark Horse, a blacked-out hard bagger that allows riders to easily customize their ride and hit the highway in head-turning style.

A bagger with undeniable presence, the Chieftain Dark Horse offers a ton of matte black, a flicker of chrome, and a wealth of features to roll as one of the most bad-ass American-made V-Twin bikes on the market. The Chieftain Dark Horse conveys an aggressive attitude that demands attention for all the right reasons.

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Powered by a blacked-out version of the celebrated Thunder Stroke 111 engine and built upon the same highly lauded chassis and suspension as the Indian Chieftain, the new Chieftain Dark Horse comes from the factory outfitted with a solo seat and short, tinted power windscreen, yet maintains its spacious power-locking hard bags, ABS, electronic cruise control, tire pressure monitoring system, premium stereo with AM/FM Bluetooth and smartphone compatible input, and remote key fob with keyless ignition.

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To amplify the Dark Horse family attributes, not only are the fenders, fairing, fuel tank and bags blacked out, the iconic Indian Motorcycle headdress, forks, mirrors, handlebars and switch cubes, turn signals, tank console, engine and airbox cover, lower controls, floorboards and taillight housing are also blacked out.

Of course, Indian Motorcycle also offers a large selection of authentic factory accessories...
by VSAdmin at May 9, 2016
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by wicked at Apr 29, 2016
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UPDATE EDIT:
Due to an oversight, I made a mistake in the announcement of the winners for our April 2016 Indian Motorcyle of the Month contest. This doesn't take anything away from the winners I announced in V-Twin and carval23 who actually ended up in a tie for runners up. The Top vote getter and first place winner is none other than Ron H! Congratulations to all 3! Beautiful bikes and pics!

We have a tie! Our April 2016 Indian Motorcyle of the Month contest winners are V-Twin and carval23! Congratulations guys!

We'll do this again in a couple of weeks so stay tuned!