2009 Chief Deluxe Indian Motorcycle Test Ride

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2009 Chief Deluxe Motorcycle Test Ride

Can the behind the Indian Motorcycle be Why is it so popular with their Does it really stand up to the from the buying public?

  really makes this a motorcycle?

The all new steel, chrome and motorcycles created by Indian have come a long way the first 2 2/3 horsepower singles created in 1901.  The Indian Company has been very and a leader in the motorcycle community for Not only did Indian introduce the V-twin motorcycle in 1907, before Harley Davidson. brought a class and style is unmatched by any other manufacturer

  From innovative technology and craftsmanship, they have a smooth rolling and powerful of art, one that turns and rides like a magic

2009 Chief Deluxe Motorcycle

Question.  Have you seen a dirty or beat-up motorcycle running around I don’t know about but I have never seen They seem to have a like following.

  Every I ask an Indian motorcycle owner, why like their motorcycle, claim there is no comparison to any motorcycle on the road.  When I ask for information, they seem to get vague about the reasons for the affair.  Some claim the and or the ride, craftsmanship and so on without revealing what it is that them that this is in “the one” of their attention.

  But as vague as they seem in they are crystal clear in me that the Indian line of are the best motorcycles on the planet, at for them.  And there is no doubt the Indian line of motorcycles has a strong and loyal following.

You may if they are so great, why don’t you see of them on the road.  These are not entry level masterpieces. start around $25,000 and occupying the mid 30’s with more deluxe models.

great machines are not for the financially of heart.

As I approached the larger life motorcycle, I noticed how and smooth the lines were.   I it very pleasing to the eye and the attention to speaks volumes about the appeal.  Chromed spoke swept back handlebars, drop halogen headlamp, shirt fenders and the two tone, paint job, what could you want?

  The awesome 105 inch, air cooled power plus engine is completely polished really out nicely and the swooping low two into one exhaust does a great job of off the clean and classic look of truly great looking

2009 Chief Deluxe Motorcycle

Knowing that machine is larger than any of the that I have been on in the did concern me. I wondered how sluggish it be in acceleration and how much trouble it be to coax it around the corners in and on the curvy back roads in The dry weight on the model is 746 pounds and the base is 68.4 inches.  is 5 inches longer than the .  Although the weight is about the as the Roadking. the 105 inch engine 100 ft.lbs of torque, a little than what is offered Harley .

Just before I aboard this machine for the ride, I did notice the dual brembo brakes on the front and had a of relief.  Normally dual indicate that you are on a performance or type of machine.  Or in this could it be because there is so bike to stop

2009 Chief Deluxe Motorcycle

Climbing aboard the Deluxe. I found that the was very comfortable with back support.  Because of the low seat height of 27.25 I was able to put my feet flat on the That is a plus for someone is only 5’8”.

  The engine and switches are straight forward and the like the speedometer is clearly in front of you on the 5.5 Gallon fuel

As I gazed over the wide handlebars, I noticed the clean of the top of the chromed tear drop surrounded by the auxiliary driving as I hit the starter button and thought to this will be fun.  enough, the mill fired up and we ready to go.  First I noticed was you could barely the exhaust as I tapped the gear down for first gear.

  this is a cruiser and cruise we

2009 Chief Deluxe Motorcycle

After a little getting acquainted with the new I noticed the nice floor This is not something I am accustom Being more of a sport I find that the floor are usually the first thing drags on the ground when Although in this case, did feel comfy with one I have never liked shifters.

  I have never used the part of the shifter and it always to get in the way when I want to slide my back on the floor board.

It was not I reached the city limits I noticed that this than the average machine very well in traffic.  were no issues of it being big or I felt right a home and did that the low end torque was quite

  What set this apart other motorcycles is that at the slowest speeds the engine felt like it was lugging.

Indian Chief Deluxe
Indian Chief Deluxe

Chief Deluxe Indian

Because of the seemingly low center of and the low seat position, I was somewhat about the next part of the as we approached some of the twisty roads.

Wow, what a This machine really well in the corners.  Even the big ole 130 front tire, the Chief glides around the corners smooth and without any coaxing.  In I was right a home pushing the faster and faster.

  Not at anytime did anything drag on the Several times I kind of my teeth, thinking that I was to drag something on the payment.

to self.  When I get back to the check for ground clearance. seems to be ample clearance for out corners while still in the mode.

  Don’t get me wrong, is not a canyon carver.  But for the rider on back roads have really sharp you will not find a problem these obstacles while enjoying the magic carpet Plus, the deep pockets of really complement the ride and cornering fun without leaving you like you have the biggest on the block.

  I was impressed.

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The ride to the barn was just as I expected.  I the interstate highway back, and of this is where the Indian shines.  After grabbing gear, I was in heaven.  I don’t what there is about it but the is so stable and so easy to maneuver on the that I wanted to make changes often just to the bike respond.

  It was graceful, clean and fun.  If was my ride I would have to put a on it.  The wind was a bit too much.

  if the wind in your face is you enjoy, this is just the

Overall, this is a really motorcycle. The attention to detail and all looks, stunning.  This is a real head turner and one glides down the road magic carpet.

  A machine is not afraid of the corners provided you leave the truly satisfying mode that this was intended for.

Now, I now some of the loyal attraction to great motorcycle.

Indian Chief Deluxe
Indian Chief Deluxe
Indian Chief Deluxe
Indian Chief Deluxe
Indian Chief Deluxe


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