History repeats itself

Discussion in 'Antique Motorized Bicycles' started by robin bird, Mar 5, 2009.

  1. robin bird

    robin bird Member

    Look at this 1906 Indian motorized bicycle --over 100 years ago---does it look familiar??

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  2. bluegoatwoods

    bluegoatwoods Well-Known Member

    Good looking machine. It almost looks, though, like the seat tube goes into the top of the head and straight down the cylinder.
  3. Mountainman

    Mountainman Active Member

    would love to have that !!!!!!!

    I would love to have that Indian MB --- robin bird

    does it look familiar
    but it would after we spent some time together !!!!!!!

    ride that motor bike thing
  4. robin bird

    robin bird Member

    i dont own it but saw it on a concours motorcycle page
  5. duivendyk

    duivendyk Guest

    It has a huge displacement 213cc,atmospheric intake valve,good for 1.75 HP,that tubular affair below the frame is the coil ! ,the long thing above, a dry cell battery.The next year,1907 Indian came out with a 42 degree 633 cc, 4 hp twin,top speed 45 mph.
  6. robin bird

    robin bird Member

    WoW i love motorcycle history !! I wonder if these were the first ones ??

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  7. tneticsi

    tneticsi New Member

    OMG that is great........made my day. look at those brakes, wonder how they work. lol