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  • January 9, 2014
  • MD Staff
  • David Shelleny / Indian Motorcycle
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Indian Motorcycle Rumbles into Nation’s Capital with 2014 Indian Chief Lineup and Special Programs for Military Personnel at the Progressive® International Motorcycle Show in Washington D.C.

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MEDINA, Minn. — January 9, 2014 — Indian Motorcycle®, America’s first motorcycle company, today announced its plans for the Progressive International Motorcycle Show (IMS) this weekend at the Washington Convention Center, which kicks off Friday at 3 p.m. In addition to showcasing its entire lineup of 2014 Indian Chief models for DC-area motorcycling enthusiasts for the first time, the company is proud to offer a number of exciting weekend events and programs to salute the D.C. area’s members of the U.S. Armed Forces.

“Stars and Stripes Saturday Sponsored by Indian Motorcycle” – Free Saturday Admission for U.S. Military Personnel

On Saturday only, Indian Motorcycle is proud to offer free admission to the IMS event as a part of the company’s ongoing support of the U.S. military. All personnel with a valid military ID will be admitted to the day’s events courtesy of Indian Motorcycle by presenting their credentials at the VIP service center. Once admitted, military attendees are encouraged to stop by the Indian Motorcycle display to receive a limited-edition Indian Motorcycle gift.

“Honoring Heroes”- Take Advantage of a $1,000 Military Incentive on the 2014 Indian Chief Lineup

As a special thanks to those who protect our freedoms at home and aboard, Indian Motorcycle is proud to offer members of the U.S. Military a $1,000 incentive on the purchase of any of the three exciting new 2014 Indian Chief models. Stop by the Indian Motorcycle exhibit this weekend or visit www.indianmotorcycle.com to learn more about the Honoring Heroes incentive program in honor of the proud and dedicated members of the U.S. Armed Forces.

Experience Indian Motorcycles – Past and Present

Stop by the all-new exhibit to check out the entire line of 2014 Indian Chief models including the Indian Chief Classic, the Indian Chief Vintage and the Indian Chieftain. Indian Motorcycle will feature a host of historically significant motorcycles including the ‘Spirit of Munro’ Streamliner, a one-of-a-kind custom vehicle built by Indian to pay homage to Burt Munro who famously rode into the history books on an Indian in 1962 at the Bonneville Salt Flats. Attendees will also want to check out a collection of fully restored pre-1953 era Indian bikes including a 1948 Vintage Indian Chief, a 1935 Indian Chief originally featured on HISTORY® Channel’s ‘American Pickers’ series, and more.

See the Thunder Stroke 111 Engine

Throughout the weekend’s festivities, Indian Motorcycle will highlight the inspiring design and power of the new Thunder Stroke 111 engine, the heartbeat of the 2014 Indian Chiefs. The exhibit will feature a cut-away version of the new engine to demonstrate the engineering prowess behind the new power plant.

See the ‘Big Chief Custom’ One-of-a-Kind Custom Bike

IMS attendees will be treated to a custom 2014 Chief Classic designed by the Indian Motorcycle Industrial Design team led by Greg Brew. Incorporating a number of accessories currently available for the Chiefs as well as a custom paint scheme and several unique features, this Big Chief Custom is sure to inspire the customization possibilities for the new Indian Chiefs.

Explore the 2014 Lineup of Indian Motorcycle Apparel and Accessories

Selections from the new 2014 Indian Motorcycle apparel line will be available for purchase, including casual wear, hats, mugs, and more. Fully accessorized bikes will also be on display highlighting the array of accessories for the 2014 Chiefs.