1905 Indian


| 10/14/2015 9:26:00 AM


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1905 Indian

Engine: Air-cooled, single-cylinder 4-stroke
Ignition: Battery and coil, total loss
Power rating: 2hp
Bore x stroke: 2-9/16in x 3in
Displacement: 260cc
Valves: Atmospheric (automatic) inlet, mechanical exhaust
Fuel system: Hedstrom carburetor
Transmission: Single-speed, all-chain drive
Suspension: Front spring fork, rigid rear
Brakes: Rear coaster
Weight: Approximately 130lb
Top speed: 30-35mph

1905 Indian

Indian was a leader in early motorcycle design, registering many patents on components that are still used today. This 1905 model was called a camelback, due to the shape and location of the gas tank. These machines were extremely well constructed and often over-engineered. Colors available were Indian red, blue, black and green. These early Indians were really the first motorcycles to be mass produced in large numbers.

1905 Indian

1905 Indian




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