Unsurprisingly, the Indian offers greater performance than the Street Glide in terms of ride and handling as well, with superior suspension and brakes, and a sportier all-around ride. At the same time, they’re both a blast to ride. For some people, ultimate performance is important, for others, not so much.
Are new Indian motorcycles reliable?
Indian Motorcycles are worth the money because, with Polaris behind them, Indians are among the highest performing bikes on the market and have a unique style with attention to quality. With routine maintenance and regular service, Indian motorcycles are reliable and hold their value.
Is the Indian motorcycle a good bike?
The Indian Scout Bobber has all the makings of a good first bike. In particular, the Scout Bobber Sixty is an ideal entry to Bobber ownership although all 3 Indian Bobbers are low to the ground and have a smooth power delivery so despite being big displacement bikes they are easy to handle.
Is Indian as good as Harley?
In terms of raw performance, Indian often has the advantage over Harley, but typically by what are negligible amounts, though H-D does produce models with spec sheets that best their Indian-made direct competitor.
How well do Indian motorcycles hold their value?
By brand, according to data compiled by the Kelley Blue Book Official Motorcycle Guide, Harley-Davidson motorcycles retained an average of 84% of their value over a five-year period. BMW was not far behind, at 81%, with Indian, Ducati and Triumph trailing slightly at 77%, 73% and 72%.
Do Indian motorcycles sound like Harleys?
Indians sound as good as any Harley side by side with the same exhaust. Yes it’s a bit different but not that much. Cams are what gives it more of that loping sound nothing else.
Are Indian scouts good for long rides?
Don’t rule out riding the Scout Bobber for long distances. Take it from me, it may work out for you as well as it did for me. The power, the ride, the performance and the fun feel while cruising along the road offers more satisfaction than you imagine – until you try it for yourself.