Indian Motorcycle Memories

Indian Motorcycle Memories

Wed, 02/29/2012 - 7:00pm

Pictured: A 1915 Indian motorcycle.

Credit: Richard Thornton

Go back to the daredevil days of the 1920s to explore the mystique of these classic American racing bikes. Tracing the history of the Indian Motorcycle Company from its humble beginnings to its phenomenal worldwide success, and to its unexpected troubles after World War I, the program shows how the company persevered and the motorcycle's reputation for style, engineering and durability lived on. Indian Motorcycle Memories, airing Wednesday, February 29 at 7 p.m. on WXXI World (DT21.2/cable 524), concludes with a look at the contemporary Indian motorcycle community a mixture of old and new fans who keep the memories alive and the old engines revving.