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The Indian Chief. Inspiration by design. The rest is up to you.

Motorcycle culture has always been about self-expression. From the bobbers of the ‘50s and '60s, straight through to the bare-bones choppers of the '70s. These bikes were the ultimate expressions of personal identity; handcrafted in steel with one-of-a-kind custom touches and eye-popping paint.

 

The reimagined Indian Chief models pay homage to that simpler time and individualism, providing the perfect canvas for self-expression. The flowing lines of its steel-tube frame and lean, mean aesthetic beg you to personalize it however the spirit moves you.

 

Inspiration by design. The rest is up to you. Make it your own.

The Paul Cox and Keino Sasaki custom Indian Chief

After 15 years, Paul and Keino were reunited to bring their signature East Coast style to the all-new Indian Chief. Featuring a girdraulic front end, hand fabricated tank coated in a custom Soylent Green metal flake, a hand tooled a leather saddle, jockey shift conversion, a swing arm mounted heavy gauge fender, a vintage front fender light turned tail light, and a custom drag bars on 6” risers.

Paul Cox and Keino Sasaki played an instrumental role in defining Indian Larry’s signature East Coast chopper style, marked by a combination of ornate hand-craftsmanship and no-nonsense muscle. From mutated sheet metal, to handcrafted leather, to masterful pinstripes and paint, the two builders formed one of the most revered tandems in custom motorcycle history. Now after 15 years, Indian Motorcycle is reuniting them to bring their signature East Coast style to the all-new Indian Chief.

Go Takamine defined an entire style of customs and in doing so, created the unmistakable @bratstyle (go ahead, google Brat Style) aesthetic. Bratstyle is much more than reviving cherished vintage bikes or transforming modern machines into vintage-inspired nods to the past. It’s an attitude and a lifestyle of doing things the way they did in the glory days. Now Go will unleash Bratstyle on the all-new Indian Chief. 

Carey Hart is a SX racer-turned FMX icon that inspired a generation of riders with his all-or-nothing style. Today, he brings the same fearless, boundary-breaking mentality that marked his motocross career, to the performance-inspired V-twin beasts he builds for the street. While the all-new Indian Chief takes inspiration from the past, Carey will look to push it even further into the future.

The three custom projects will be staggered throughout the year, with Cox and Sasaki’s in mid-summer, and Takamine’s and Hart's builds slated for completion in the fall.

Inspired By Flowing Lines and Legendary Design. Steel and Ink Combine.

For Perry Sands, his passion for customization began with the Indian Chief. Today, his son, Roland Sands, carries the torch in many ways. Now, the two work to bring back a very special piece of the family's history. With the help of Kiwi Mike, the Sands family works to bring a pivotal heirloom back to life; Perry's first custom build, based on a 1946 Indian Chief. Perry's story sets the stage for the new 2022 Indian Chief, as within its DNA is a bare-bones platform waiting for those with the will to do so, to tear it down and build it up again.

Recent Builds

A true reflection of style and creativity, living proof that even the most wild ideas can become reality.

Profile view of a Chieftain Dark Horse bike customized by Carey Hart
Goldie
Chieftain Dark Horse customized by Carey Hart
Profile view of a customized Indian Scout bike by Brice Hennebert
Appaloosa v2.0
Scout customized by Brice Hennebert
Profile view of a customized Indian Scout Bobber by Luuc Muis
Hasty Flaming Buffalo
Scout Bobber customized by Luuc Muis

Previous Custom Build Programs

Builder's across the world have showcased their craftmanship for competitions, charity events, or simply just for fun. Check out some of the custom build programs that have happened throughout the years.

Profile view of a customized black and white Indian Scout
Project Scout
Profile view of a customized Indian Chieftain motocycle
Project Chieftain
Close-up of the front part of a customized Indian Motorcycle
The Wrench
Profile view of a customized FTR 1200 artist series
Artist Series

Check Out The Newest Indian Motorcycle Models To Make One Your Own

Check Out The Newest Indian Motorcycle Models To Make One Your Own