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I think some of the timing relates to delivery destination as I doubt they're going to roll a partially filled truck.

Anyway, my order status (copied from a model specific order thread) delivery to Des Moines IA area.

Black Smoke Midnight Rogue ordered 5/14, was in scheduled status by the time I got around to checking today (5/26).
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Update for me....I just checked the Indian site and now it says "There are no orders associated with your account".

Ummm, okay. Hopefully they are just updating their site or something. I will give it a few hours before I reach out to Indian.

Update: I couldn't wait...so I just called. I was told Indian was doing some maintenance to the website, and this was the reason it was dropped off. The CS agent looked in their system and I was told my order is still there, and that the website should be corrected by next week (next week???? does the website have black powder coated items too?!?!)
I got the same thing. Looks like an issue with the website.
Dealers can still see the orders via the Dealer Portal.
 

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Exactly... logistics play a key roll here. If any of you have ever shipped vehicles it's an interesting experience. Virtual job boards (can't remember the technical name) show all of the vehicles that need shipping to different destinations, and truckers fill certain orders depending upon their routes etc. I'm sure this gets even more complex with the more bikes you add to one truck etc. I'm also certain these routes have been a long time established but still... delays happen, haggling on shipping prices etc.

I was stupid... I ordered mine on May 19th I believe; I was late to the party this year. Hoping to get my black smoke bobber mid July, but wouldn't be surprised by an August delivery; that would be my 1yr anniversary of moving here to Utah and finally getting my life going in the direction I want it. 1) Move to Utah for travel destinations, 2) Buy Indian motorcycle 3) Travel throughout the Mountain West and Southwest.
Yeah, I was May 14 for mine, but I'm a short trip for the delivery, only about 3 hours from Spirit Lake. :)
 

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Quick question:

Some people have contacted Indian Motorcycles directly, rather than going through the dealership... does anyone have that contact information available?

I haven't heard squat, or 'jack-sh*t' from my dealership, so I'd like to see where in the queue my bike is; currently says "Scheduled".
I'm betting your dealership doesn't have any information to give. I know mine didn't, ordered May 14th.
 

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Quick Update:

Bike Ordered: Scout Bobber / Black Smoke
Order Date: 05/17/22
Confirmed Date: 05/19/22
Scheduled Date: 05/19/22
Est. Shipping Date: 07/10/22 - 07/25/22

*Quick thanks to Indian Motorcycles (Trent) for responding to my email within a few hours. Two-Thumbs Up for customer service by Indian Motorcycle (that's much easier and quicker than pulling info from my dealership)
That should mean mine is not far behind.
 

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Because according to this. Polaris is simply going to post the ship date that your dealer originally told you. Doesn't really mean anything

That's not what my dealer originally told me as far as my ship date but YMMV. search for mindspear and see what he said.
 

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the dealer i ordered from said hes been getting the bikes on the delivery dates he was told but i couldn't confirm it or not ....a rep from indian contacted me earlier and did say my bike is scheduled to be finished and shipped this month but again they could have just been saying that. im preparing for September since its not such a let down lol it does suck cause my riding season ends come September too lolol
Keep me posted. I ordered mine 6 days later than you on the 14th.
 

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Ordered: Indian Scout Bobber
Order Date: 05/17/22
Confirmed: 05/19/22
Scheduled: 05/19/22

**Just got a text from Kelly at Indian, saying that she's checking on the build process; fingers crossed that mine is in the process or darn close to being built as well. Lots of good news happening, hoping we can keep this party rolling (literally).
Definitely let us know. My order is just a few days before yours.
 

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Latest Update:

Order: Indian Scout Bobber Black Smoke (no factory upgrades or additions)
Order Date: May 17, '22
Confirmed Date: May 19, '22
Scheduled Date: May 19, '22
Anticipated Ship Date: July 10 - 31st


I was hesitant today to give Indian Motorcycle a call; I don't like pestering people who are already under enough stress. However, I wanted to get some clarity on what's happening. Meaning, that my portal dates hadn't changed at all and I'd rather receive 'bad' news than no news at all; setting my expectations.

When I called I got Jonathan on the phone; have to say he's a pretty cool dude. He gave me the rundown that many bikes are near complete, but they're waiting on smaller parts here and there to completely finish them; nothing new, we're aware of that. The information that was really interesting was that when we discussed logistics and supply chain items, he informed me that there are certain distributors that present a challenge that's almost comical (from my perspective). So the distributors will haggle with the amount of parts shipped to Indian, because they're trying to fulfill orders for other businesses etc. After an amount of parts is decided, they'll ship those parts to Indian, but far fewer parts actually arrive in the box that they're receiving. From my understanding this is a game the distributors play in order to keep clients in-tow and deal with their own supply problems.

This makes sense, and also describes the challenges that Indian has with shipping the bikes and updating the portals for pending clients; how it almost seems "last minute" or haphazard. When these widgets arrive, the technicians at the plant run over to the bikes, quickly fit the last bits then run the bike thru quality control. Then shipping logistics steps in quickly and has to go to the shipping "job boards" (if you've ever shipped a vehicle you understand these boards) and figure out which truckers are going where, and how many bikes they can take to various locations. In summary, and again, most of our bikes are built from the standpoint of the vast amount of work of mating engine to frame, and other larger items. He also told me that some of this is electronics, but there are other items (little items) that are holding up the process. Jonathan got a kick out of me saying "if you're waiting on black paint, I'll rattle can the bike"... I was joking but it loosened the conversation up a bit where he could relax and didn't have to worry about an angry customer.

The good news, is that those of us with a July 10 - 31st date... well, they're still trying to make that happen; I was shocked and told him how amazing that was, but understood if the bike is delayed. He told me they're trying to stick to those portal dates, and for all rational purposes they think they can meet those, even if these parts come in at the last minute next week. I won't be surprised if the bikes are delayed until Mid/Late August, but from how he explained their logistics, they're pretty darn efficient at this time. Now, a case could be made for going to other mfg/distributors for these missing parts, but if these other firms are also located in China, then its a moot point. Of note is that this type of behavior from distributors in China of agreeing to one amount of product and shipping another isn't unheard of; actually it's common place. I would not want to be in their receiving department, because ordering a certain amount of parts, then receiving only a portion of those would create nightmares of there own in tracking and inventory (ugh!).

I tip my hat to Jonathan, and those that are at the plant in Iowa... I'm pretty sure they're just as frustrated as those of us who want our bikes; and they're handling it pretty well, Jonathan was apologetic and again... a pretty cool dude!
Mine is a range of Ship Date: 06/01/2022 - 07/31/2022 so it looks like they narrowed yours even further.
 

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Not to discourage anyone, but I just saw in one of the facebook groups someone got an update for delivery. Firm shipping date of 8/12 with an order date of 3/30 for a ISB ABS black smoke. A bunch of people with orders from April commented they have not received any updates and they all have the same 7/10-7/31 shipping date. FML.
But I've also seen a few mid-April orders being delivered for all colors of ISR. Dunno what their system is...
 

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Wow... that's insane; but you are doing full coverage so I get it.
Then you're not gonna like mine :D...
Quoted from my agent... "The new bike will be about $208 per yr and your umbrella will go up $35 per yr adding another bike on." So $243/yr with a $500 deductible.
For what it's worth, my FTR is $196/yr with a $500 deductible.

Both full coverage.
 
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