This Monday November 9, 2009, Indian Motorcycle will be featured on ABC News during the “Good Morning America” show. The documentary is a feature on Indian Motorcycle Company, highlighting the revival of this historic brand amid America’s struggling automotive and motorcycle manufacturing industry. In it “Good Morning America’s” weekend anchor Bill Weir is riding a 2010 Indian Chief on a trip through the North Carolina mountains to Deal’s Gap, the famed “Tail of the Dragon” hailed by many as the best motorcycling road in the USA.
With him motorcycle historian Dale Walksler is riding a vintage 1944 Indian Chief and provide expert commentary on American motorcycling history.Indian Motorcycle began producing motorcycles in 1901, and paved the way early on for many other American motorcycle manufacturers to flourish during the earliest part of the 20th century. Once our country’s largest motorcycle producer, the Indian Motorcycle Company became defunct shortly after World War II. The iconic brand resumed production in 2008 and has since released seven models including the 2010 Chief Dark Horse and 2010 Limited Edition Chief Bomber. Indian Motorcycle.