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The History of the Indian Chief Motorcycle

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The famed Indian Chief motorcycle, although seemingly a newer company brand, has actually been kicking around for nearly 100 years. In 1922, it was introduced, considered a “big Scout”, and had a 1000cc engine. With the Indian Ace and Indian Scout also in the lineup of motorcycle for that time, the Indian Chief needed to stand out. As the Indian Motorcycle company grew and technology improved, so did manufacturing and designing. Different Indian models dropped over the years, but the Indian Chief raged on.

In 1932, an Indian Scout model was replaced by a new model, the 203 Scout, which basically was a Scout in the Indian Chief’s body frame.… Read the rest