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  • Nico Bakker’s 160bhp BMW GS built from a K1600GT.

    Nico Bakker’s 160bhp BMW GS built from a K1600GT.

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    Renowned chassis builder Nico Bakker’s just revealed his latest project; and it’s a custom BMW K1600GT that’s been turned into an adventure-ready GS.   Nico Bakker of Bakker Framebouw is a big name in the world of motorcycle racing – having worked for the likes of Giacomo Agostini and Phil Read back in the ‘70s.…

  • WORLD LAUNCH: Indian FTR1200

    WORLD LAUNCH: Indian FTR1200

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    Words: Mikko Nieminen Photography: Felix Romero, Ula Serra American bikes are big, brash and bathed in bling, right? Not this one! The new FTR1200 from Indian Motorcycle is sleek, stylish and, well, rather European-looking. The FTR1200 is inspired by Indian’s FTR750 flat track racer, and has similar looks, but shares virtually no components with its…

  • SAVE SOME CASH: Indian is offering DISCOUNT on an Akrapovič exhaust for the first FTR 1200 S customers.

    SAVE SOME CASH: Indian is offering DISCOUNT on an Akrapovič exhaust for the first FTR 1200 S customers.

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    Indian Motorcycle has just announced that the first customers of its hotly anticipated 2019 FTR 1200 S Race Replica will get the chances to add an Akrapovič exhaust to their brand new machine at a significant saving. Grant Bester, Vice President and General Manager for Indian Motorcycle EMEA, said: “The overwhelmingly positive response we’ve received…

  • REVEALED: Want to see the 2019 TRIUMPH Speed Twin before it’s unveiled on Dec 4th? Here you go, then

    REVEALED: Want to see the 2019 TRIUMPH Speed Twin before it’s unveiled on Dec 4th? Here you go, then

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    Oooooh, so we thought this bike from Triumph was going to be at EICMA this week. But the SPEED TWIN is so far a no-show on Italian soil from Triumph. What we do now know – thanks to a very non-showy teaser video put out by the factory – is that the SPEED TWIN will…

  • EICMA 2018: Indian reveals FOUR STYLING packs for its FTR1200. Tracker, Rally, Sport and Tour.

    EICMA 2018: Indian reveals FOUR STYLING packs for its FTR1200. Tracker, Rally, Sport and Tour.

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    Following on from the launch of its hotly anticipated FTR1200 and FTR1200S at Intermot last month, Indian Motorcycle has just revealed a range of new accessories, which allows riders to customise the FTR and make it their own. Perfect for customisation, the FTR 1200 collections comprise more than 40 different parts and accessories. Here’s the…

  • INTERMOT: Indian’s FTR1200 road bike – here’s the official VIDEO

    INTERMOT: Indian’s FTR1200 road bike – here’s the official VIDEO

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      Want to see the FTR1200, the 2019 road model, in action? Fancy watching the launch footage that accompanied the factory unveil of the bike last night in Intermot, Germany? Here you go. We’re really looking forward to riding this thing.

  • INTERMOT: INDIAN finally unveils ROAD-GOING FTR1200 and FTR1200S. Click for FULL DETAILS.

    INTERMOT: INDIAN finally unveils ROAD-GOING FTR1200 and FTR1200S. Click for FULL DETAILS.

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    We’ve been telling you that Indian has been quietly working on a road going version of its hugely successful flat track machine for a couple of years now – and we’ve finally been proved right, as the iconic American bike builder has just revealed its all-new FTR1200 and FTR1200S at INTERMOT in Cologne. Inspired by…

  • VIDEO: Indian FTR 1200. Teaser confirms it’s coming on OCTOBER 1st.

    VIDEO: Indian FTR 1200. Teaser confirms it’s coming on OCTOBER 1st.

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    For the past couple of years we’ve been telling you that Indian’s FTR1200 flat tracker-for-the-road is coming. And it’s finally been confirmed for 2019 – with Indian releasing this teaser video for the bikes official unveiling at INTERMOT on October 1st. The teaser video comes just days after we posted a photo that’s appeared in…

  • FIRST PHOTO: Here’s Indian’s ACTUAL FTR1200 flat tracker (apparently). Spy shot from the factory

    FIRST PHOTO: Here’s Indian’s ACTUAL FTR1200 flat tracker (apparently). Spy shot from the factory

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    This photo has appeared in Australia of what’s claimed to be the actual FTR1200 flat tracker-for-the-road that’s going to spearhead the American firm’s 2019 model year. We’ve got no idea if this is genuine or not, the Australian site Motorbike Writer posted the photo first and says that it’s been contacted by Indian asking them…

  • PATENT: Here’s the drawings for the production version of the Indian FTR1200 flat tracker on the road!

    PATENT: Here’s the drawings for the production version of the Indian FTR1200 flat tracker on the road!

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    For the past couple of years we’ve been banging on about this motorcycle hitting the road in proddie form and here’s the final bit of proof of just that (even though the factory have been talking about it, you’re never quite sure until finished production drawings like these emerge). The patent images have been posted…

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