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Latest General Feature

Indian Chief, classic American motorcycle

Indian: where for art thou?

When was the last time you saw an Indian motorcycle on the road? And yet everybody has a story to tell about them...
The Duo-Glide came about in the Sixties – ideal for crossing vast distances.

H-D Milestones Post-War

Mike Lewis takes a selective Post-War look at key models from th...
William A Davidson, Walter Davidson, Arthur Davidson and William S Harley

H-D milestones pre-war

Mike Lewis offers a selective model history of the famous Americ...
1946 Indian Chief classic American motorcycle

Indian Chief

From engineering brilliance to obso­lesence, Richard Renstrom c...
Four cylinder Henderson

Henderson guide

Rare, sought after and well engineered. The Henderson was a fast...

Latest Archive Feature

Indian Four classic motorcycle restoration

Indian Four

Few of us will have had the good fortune of being given, as a birthday present, a motor cycle – especially something as exotic as a pre-Second World War 1265cc in-line Indian Four. Yet that is exactly what happened to Peter Sparkes when his wife decided to give him something extra-special...

When Harley-Davidson went ‘super speed’...

In October 1923, Harley announced that two of its great American...
Ray Milland and Mary Martin

Classic Camera: Ray’s Indian, July 1942

Welsh-born actor Ray Milland poses on his Indian Chief, with fel...
1918 Indian Powerplus classic motorcycle 996cc (pdf)

Indian Powerplus

During the first thirty years of motorcycle production, America ...
Indian Scout Daytona American classic motorcycle test

Indian Scout Daytona

When American motorcycle manufacturer Indian sought to increase ...

Latest Road Test

1965 Harley-Davidson XLCH Sportster

Harley-Davidson XLCH Sportster

Cycle World magazine once awarded the Harley-Davidson XLCH Sportster the title of ‘Motorcycle most likely to be stolen’, which actually says more about the bike than about contemporary American society...
Indian Model 741, classic American motorcycle

Indian Model 741

They say that old Indians never die, and a thorough makeover doe...
1942 Harley-Davidson WLC

Harley-Davidson WLC

Harley-Davidson’s motorcycles earned their stripes in combat d...
1938 Harley-Davidson Model ULH

Harley-Davidson Model ULH

What could be better than a Thirties Harley big twin? devotees o...
2003 Harley-Davidson V-Rod classic motorcycle

Harley-Davidson V-Rod

After a lengthy buttering up period, Terry Clark’s wife relent...

Latest Workshop

Harley-Davidson Sportster service

Harley-Davidson Sportster service

The 1200cc vee-twin had delivered three years’ unblemished service to owner Kev but now was the time to visit ‘Dr’ Rod Gibson’s surgery for a medical...
Harley-Davidson Dyna Glide motorcycle service

Harley-Davidson Dyna Glide service

One of the great charms of the Harley-Davidson V-twin is its sim...