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Indian Challenger

What?? no threads on this new bike!!!! What you guys think?!?

https://www.indianmotorcycle.com/en-us/challenger/

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Looks sweet, a Road Glide challenger! It's your colour too! Did you order one? Just teasing
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Looks sweet, a Road Glide challenger! It's your colour too! Did you order one? Just teasing
Nah, I got too much invested on my current RG. Iíll be sitting on it when I go to the IMS in NYC next month though.... and most likely will demo ride it next year...but that is as far as I go

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Nah, I got too much invested on my current RG. Iíll be sitting on it when I go to the IMS in NYC next month though.... and most likely will demo ride it next year...but that is as far as I go
Not sure what a Challenger would get you that you don't already have with your Road Glide.

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Not sure what a Challenger would get you that you don't already have with your Road Glide.

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Not much, except go faster (which is not important to me) and Iím pretty sure the Challenger handles much better....Indian still needs to work on their dealer network and I can mod the RG anyway I want with the plethora of aftermarket options....I just love to demo bikes and dream if I would own it if I was rich
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Here is great article about the overall decline of motorcycle sales across the board, as well as a shot at Polaris/Indian.

Would I like to own an Indian someday....you bet.

What confidence do I have that Indian will be around in 7-10 years....very little.

https://www.fool.com/investing/2019/...dson-prob.aspx

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I like the red for sure. Bike looks nice. But, my mind is already made up for the next bike in 10 years.


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Here is great article about the overall decline of motorcycle sales across the board, as well as a shot at Polaris/Indian.

Would I like to own an Indian someday....you bet.

What confidence do I have that Indian will be around in 7-10 years....very little.

https://www.fool.com/investing/2019/...dson-prob.aspx

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Not much, except go faster (which is not important to me) and Iím pretty sure the Challenger handles much better....Indian still needs to work on their dealer network and I can mod the RG anyway I want with the plethora of aftermarket options....I just love to demo bikes and dream if I would own it if I was rich
Lu here are some rear wheel dyno numbers.
Challenger vs. 107 M8 & 114 M8
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