A tale of two Chouts

The Ultimate Indian Motocycle Hybrid, the marriage of a vintage Scout frame with a Chief engine!

The Alchemist

The essence of motocycle, picture a rigid framed vintage roadracer, leaf sprung fork, single pan saddle, hand gearchange, foot clutch, left hand throttle and the biggest production Indian engine of the time shoehorned into the best handling Indian frame of All time! A true hotrod, the looks of a stripped down wall bike on steroids!

Sunday, 27 February 2011

Cylinder comparison

On the left we have the heavyweight contender, 1940 on Chief cylinder weighing in at a massive 12.1kg on the right we have the mediumweight contender 1933 Chief cylinder weighing in at a considerably less portly 6.5kg. Multiply that by two cylinders - thats a massive weight gain in seven years!!!!

Wednesday, 2 February 2011

Thats a relief

Had a quiet night in tonight, and got the oil scraper relief cut out, a little dressing with the file and it's ready to put back together