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  1. Parts for Sale/Wanted
    I have the stock seat & windshield off my '19 Limited for sale. Seat was used for under 400 miles. Windshield has 3k miles on it. Rogue Seat: $300 + shipping Windshield: $100 + shipping
  2. Indian Chieftain
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  3. Indian Motorcycle General Discussion
    I have a 2017 RM, and for interest/curiosity took the 2019 White Smoke Dark Horse for a test ride tonight. Big question is - the throttle return spring on the 2019 is way less compared to my 2017 RM. On my vacation this summer through Montana, Idaho, Washington and back through BC and Alberta...
  4. Indian Motorcycle General Discussion
    When I first saw them, I about had a coronary. Then little by little it started growing on me. I think a lot of it had to do with the fact that in the back of my mind was the suspicion that they were replacing our beloved original lineup with the new modern version. Once I realized that it was...
  5. Indian Motorcycle General Discussion
    Out here in Southern California we finally got the Cheiftains. I test rode the bike yesterday and worked the deal today. I am having the mid-rise bars put on before I bring it home. I will be installing the stage 1 and stage 2 kits when they perform the 500 mile service. These new Cheiftains are...
  6. Indian Chieftain
    Had a good laugh, because the 2019's are so new in the system, I rcvd a quote of over 3K per year. Am a loyal state farm guy,they cover my other bikes,With avg coverage,State farm wanted @ 100 per month, I about sh*t Progressive wanted over 2500 per year, I flushed again,got a quote through a...
  7. Indian Chieftain
    Checked out the white DH and the ruby red ltd, Took the ltd for a 30 mile test ride, smooth as glass at well beyond break in speed. tested it in all 3 modes, with the new seat, I love it, and bought it, am adding the 116 kit, rinehart mufflers, RM style brake pedal and kuryakyn toe pegs. Now...
  8. Indian Motorcycle General Discussion
    as meaning the new chieftains......as having to go to the dealer to make my appointment for a new back tire [286.00 out the door miky commander 2installed] I looked at the new chieftains. in my opinion not a bad looking bike at all, they had a few colors, some things I like, somethings I don't...
  9. Indian Chieftain
    I'm surprised I haven't seen one post yet. Are they just not there at the dealers yet or is Indian going to have a tough time selling this new design?
  10. Indian Motorcycle General Discussion
    Great review! 2019 Indian Chieftain Dark Horse Review (17 Fast Facts)
  11. Indian Motorcycle General Discussion
    this weekend. Well actually a 2019 Chieftain and a 2018 with the big bore. I haven't had a fairing on a bike in 30 years or a windshield for that matter so take that as a starting point. Also I ride with a full face helmet because of that and I wore it on the test rides (phobia about wearing...
  12. Indian Chieftain
    Picking up a 2019 Chieftain this coming week. My dealer has a Walnut Limited and a Bronze Dark Horse Coming in. He's giving me first choice but having hard time deciding. Originally wanted the Dark Horse but after seeing some pics of the Walnut Limited having second thoughts. Opinions welcome.
  13. Indian Chieftain
    Got a look at the 19 Chieftain and am I UNIMPRESSED.... the new bags are blockish and chunky looking, the fairing reminds me of the HD batwing. The open front fender is ugly to me and I saw the “ruby red” pain.. my god what an ugly color!!! The biggest failure of all is the cheap looking...
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  15. Indian Motorcycle General Discussion
    I enjoy Smoak's reviews... he's got no hidden agenda just a passion for bikes.. and a wee bit of knowledge too!!
  16. Indian Motorcycle General Discussion
    This is the first outside review of the new Chieftain that I have seen or read, and for the most part it is very positive. From the Topspeed website: 2019 Indian Chieftain Dark Horse
  17. Indian Motorcycle General Discussion
    Really looking forward to taking one of these for a demo.
  18. Indian Motorcycle General Discussion
    Money and space are no concern, if you had your wish, would you have a Classic Chieftain, a new design Chieftain, or both in your garage?
  19. Indian Chieftain
    So today I had the opportunity to ride the new 2019 Chieftain Limited. Being the proud owner of a 2018 Chieftain Limited, I was disappointed with Indian’s departure from its “unique look.” Nonetheless here are my impressions. The bike handles just like my 2018 which is great! The Chieftain...
  20. Indian Motorcycle General Discussion
    I won't speak for others, but the main issue that some have about this "new" design is not on how it looks, but where the design comes from. It is very obvious that the bikes takes many cues from the Street Glide series which is Harley's most successful line over the years. Copying a competitors...
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