Indian Motorcycle at Sturgis Motorcycle Rally VideoIndian Motorcycle made history this past August at the 2013 Sturgis Motorcycle Rally, the most iconic cruiser gathering in the states. Indian, owned by Polaris, unveiled its three 2014 motorcycles – the Chief Classic, the Chief Vintage and the Chieftain.
The three bikes, which are all powered by the brand-new Thunder Stroke 111, were unveiled at the Sturgis Motorcycle Museum in downtown Sturgis.Besides the unveiling, Indian hosted many parties with American Pickers’ star Mike Wolfe, including a night of festivities at the Buffalo Chip,Attached above is Indian Motorcycle’s video that recaps its appearance at 2013 Sturgis Motorcycle Rally. For a First Ride Review of the 2014 Indian Chief lineup, click here.
This week, Senior Editor Nic de Sena rides the all new Ducati Monster. Big changes have been made by Ducati–has the company ruined the considerable heritage of the iconic Monster–or are the changes worth it? In the second part of the show, we chat with Nick Ienatsch, Founder and Head Instructor at the Yamaha Champions Riding School. He says: “We aim to change your riding life by introducing you to Champions Habits: The techniques, approaches, skills, and the mindsets of the best riders in the world. These Champions Habits are the foundation of safety and consistency to whatever speed you ride, in any venue on any bike. Street riders, this is just as much for you as track riders. The best way to make safe riders is to make good riders.“ We hope you enjoy this episode!