EXPERIENCE INDIAN MOTORCYCLE, AMERICA’S FIRST MOTORCYCLE COMPANY, DURING THE 2016-2017 PROGRESSIVE INTERNATIONAL MOTORCYCLE SHOW TOUR
See Indian’s model year 2017 motorcycles, all-new parts & accessories, game-changing Ride Command™ infotainment system, sign up for a bike give-away, and much more at 2016 tour stops in Long Beach and New York plus five stops in 2017
MINNEAPOLIS (November 15, 2016) — Indian Motorcycle®, America’s First Motorcycle Company®, today announced its plans for the Progressive® International Motorcycle Show® (IMS) circuit kicking off in Long Beach (November 18 – 20), followed by New York City (December 5 – 8) plus 2017 tour stops in Washington D.C., Dallas, Cleveland, Minneapolis and Chicago. For the first time on the IMS circuit, Indian Motorcycle will show off the Chieftain® Dark Horse®, a blacked-out bagger; Indian Springfield®, the pure essential touring machine and the award-winning Indian Scout® available in a variety of two-tone colors. Indian will also give fans a taste of Ride Command™, the industry’s most advanced and user-friendly infotainment system – available on 2017 Indian Chieftain® and Roadmaster® models.
Test Ride the Entire 2017 Indian Motorcycle Lineup
Long Beach riders are encouraged to test ride the all-new 2017 Indian Motorcycle lineup including a selection of accessorized models. Demos will be offered on Saturday and Sunday from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. in the Long Beach Convention Center parking lot. All riders must present a valid motorcycle endorsement. Riders and passengers must be 18 or older and wear proper riding attire that includes a DOT approved helmet, closed-toe shoes, long pants and eye protection.
Experience the Indian Motorcycle Exhibit
Visit the Indian Motorcycle booth to check out the entire 2017 Indian Motorcycle lineup and be blown away by the all-new Ride Command™ infotainment system, featuring the industry’s largest, fastest and most customizable display. On-display will be the one-of-a-kind Scout FTR750 flat track race bike – part of Indian Motorcycle’s historic return to Flat Track Racing. Authentic Indian Motorcycle apparel, accessories and gifts will be on-display and available for purchase. There will be special incentives at each show starting with a tee-shirt giveaway in Long Beach. Additionally, Indian Motorcycle owners can receive a special gift by simply showing their key fob or a photo of them and their bike.
Meet Bryan Smith of the 2017 Indian Wrecking Crew
Long Beach visitors are also invited to meet Indian Motorcycle Racing’s “Flyin” Bryan Smith and inspect his #1 Scout FTR750 from 6pm – 7pm on Friday November 18.
“The International Motorcycle Shows tour is always a great experience,” said Reid Wilson, Director of Marketing for Indian Motorcycle. “It’s where we can connect with our existing fans, as well as showcase the best we have to offer to those interested in learning more about our storied brand.”
Take Part in the Beautiful Bikers Conference
Also in Long Beach, Indian Motorcycle will support the Beautiful Bikers Conference, a celebration of women who love to ride, which takes place at the Courtyard Marriott Long Beach concurrent to the motorcycle show. On Friday Nov. 18, registration runs 12 p.m. – 4 p.m., followed by The Ground Pounders Block Party from 5 p.m. – 8 p.m. On Saturday Nov. 19, attendees break out into sessions (Long Distance Riding, Adventure Riding, Beginning Riding & Accessorizing Your Ride) from 9 a.m. – 12 p.m., view a Ride the Runway fashion show from 3 p.m. – 4 p.m., and enjoy the Beautiful Bikers Awards from 4 p.m. – 7 p.m. Finally, from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. on Sunday Nov. 20, attendees may participate in the Beautiful Bikers Ride, picnic and photoshoot.
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ABOUT INDIAN MOTORCYCLE®
Indian Motorcycle Company, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE: PII), is America’s First Motorcycle Company®. Founded in 1901, Indian Motorcycle has won the hearts of motorcyclists around the world and earned distinction as one of America’s most legendary and iconic brands through unrivaled racing dominance, engineering prowess and countless innovations and industry firsts. Today that heritage and passion is reignited under new brand stewardship. To learn more, please visit www.indianmotorcycle.com.
ABOUT POLARIS® INDUSTRIES
Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE: PII) is a global powersports leader with annual 2015 sales of $4.7 billion. Polaris fuels the passion of riders, workers and outdoor enthusiasts with our RANGER®, RZR® and POLARIS GENERAL™ side-by-side off-road vehicles; our SPORTSMAN® and POLARIS ACE® all-terrain off-road vehicles; VICTORY® and INDIAN MOTORCYCLE® midsize and heavyweight motorcycles; SLINGSHOT® moto-roadsters; and Polaris RMK®, INDY®, SWITCHBACK® and RUSH® snowmobiles. Polaris enhances the riding experience with parts, garments and accessories sold under multiple recognizable brands, and has a growing presence globally in adjacent markets with products including military and commercial off-road vehicles, quadricycles, and electric vehicles. www.polaris.com