Receiving a mid-model update for the coming year are the 2019 Indian Motorcycle Scout and Scout Bobber, which come in new colours. For the Indian Scout, colour options are Thunder Black, Deep Water Metallic, Metallic Jade, Indian Motorcycle Red over Thunder Black and Willow Green over Ivory Cream. Meanwhile, the rather more aggressively styled Indian Scout Bobber comes in Thunder Black, Thunder Black Smoke, White Smoke and Bronze Smoke for next year’s riding season. Of note is the inclusion of a USB charging port as standard, located next to the speedometer for charging the rider’s electronic devices. Carrying a 1,133 cc liquid-cooled, DOHC, V-twin, the Scout mill produces 94 hp and 97 Nm of torque. Power gets to the ground via a six-speed gearbox and belt final drive. “The iconic Indian Scout family is a favourite amongst riders across the globe,” said Reid Wilson, senior director for Indian Motorcycle. “Since the addition of the Scout Bobber in July … [Read more...] about 2019 Indian Scout and Scout Bobber revealed
This past weekend, Indian Motorcycle India organized an Indian Motorcycle Riders Group (IMRG) weekend ride to the Queen of Hills, Mussoorie. The IMRG ride was flagged-off from Polaris Dealership near Arjangarth Metro Station in New Delhi on Friday, April 27, 2018 and reached Mussoorie via Yamuna Nagar and Paonta Sahib. Saturday was spent riding in and around Mussourie, including a ride to Dhanaulti. It culminated after riding for more than 750 kms and riding back to Delhi via the Muzaffarnagar-Merrut route. A large pack of passionate Indian Motorcycle owners rode from Delhi and were joined by more Indian motorcycle owners from Punjab. Then, there were riders who came in from as far as Jammu, Bangalore, & Kerala as well. Text & Photos: Sunil Gutpa on the way, somewhere near Paonta Sahib First picture with the hills riders in Dhanaulti Negotiating one of the thousands of hairpin bends To Dhanaulti Starting the ride to Dhanaulti Mr. Pankaj Dubey himself … [Read more...] about Riding with the Indian Motorcycle Riders Group to Queen of Hills
The Indian motorcycle market is growing at a fast pace. With the arrival of affordable performance motorcycles in the market, enthusiast and youths get a wide choice. But there are still a few who aspire for more and try to modify their motorcycles inspired by bigger motorcycles. Let’s have a look at such wannabe motorcycles. Bajaj Dominar – Ducati Diavel The Dominar shares design traits with Ducati Diavel. To make it look closer to the inspiration, Autologue Design from Pune has put out the marvellous “Domivel”. The Diavel look comes from the new tank shrouds, a belly cover, a seat cowl and a shortened tail. The motorcycle also gets a new tyre hugger. The Domivel looks very neat and has been modified without taking away the character of the motorcycle and yet giving it a different and unique look. The kit costs around Rs. 20,000 and can be installed at home. Bajaj Avenger – Harley-Davidson Street 750 Harley-Davidson is the dream bike of many but even … [Read more...] about 10 wannabe motorcycles: Bajaj Pulsar, Dominar, Royal Enfield and Mojo trying to be Harleys, Indians and more!
Bobbers have given 'stripping it down' a whole new meaning. Well, on a serious note the Indian Scout Bobber is the latest addition to the list of Bobbers or chopped, middleweight cruiser-esque motorcycles in the country. We have the Harley-Davidson Forty-Eight and Triumph Bonneville Bobber on sale already, and I have to say the Indian Scout Bobber is yet another interesting addition to the list. I say so because I for one wasn't expecting Indian Motorcycles to 'do' a Bobber considering how the brand has stuck with cruiser/touring format at least since Polaris took over. The Indian Scout Bobber is the newest 'Bobber' to get launched in the country. Bobbers are a sub-segment of cruiser motorcycles that are essentially stripped down to the bare minimum including chopped fenders, short handlebars; most Bobbers are also devoid of a pillion seat But Indian Motorcycles has executed the Bobber well and I am impressed with the design. A chopped front fender and fat front tyre are de rigueur … [Read more...] about 2018 Indian Scout Bobber first ride review
The guilt of having a cruiser in my garage but not being able to take it out on long rides finally got the better of me. It's been a couple of months since the Scout Sixty joined our long term fleet but I'd only been using it for commuting to office and that's something that was gnawing at me. Of course, the wife did her bit in pushing me to stop lamenting and go out for a ride by asking me, "If you can wake up early morning to catch flights - something you despise - why can't you wake up early on Saturday mornings and go for a ride, especially since that's something you want to do so badly?" That was it. So one of my new year resolutions was to wake up early morning on Saturdays instead of lazing in bed, go out for breakfast rides. And the Scout Sixty has been a rather likeable steed for the purpose. In fact, the early morning rides have worked well for the bike and me both. I've come back home after the rides feeling refreshed and relaxed, with a recharged mind, free my brain … [Read more...] about Indian Scout Sixty longterm review: After 9,787km and three months