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1904 Indian


1904 Indian pictures
The engine and brakes are triggered by pedaling.
The engine and brakes are triggered by pedaling.

One of the earliest motorbikes, the 1904 Indian functioned much like a standard bicycle. Forward pedaling started the motor, and backpedaling triggered the rear brake.

The 1904 Indian was known as a "humpback"                              because of the shape of its gas tank.
The 1904 Indian was known as a "humpback" because of the shape of its gas tank.
The engine was designed as part of the frame.
The engine was designed as part of the frame.
Dark blue was the original color for the first Indians.
Dark blue was the original color for the first Indians.

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