Harley vs Indian Touring Models

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  • Mud Digger RC
    Mud Digger RC 2 дня назад +1

    The HD street glide has a 117 engine

  • gary Hackmann
    gary Hackmann 2 дня назад +1

    Never have any problems with Harley Davidson bike very reliable

  • gary Hackmann
    gary Hackmann 2 дня назад +1

    I got a Gilroy Indian can't keep together got to much money in it to ever get rid of got 2017 limited one thing about Harley you can find dealership everywhere take a Indian across country have issues good luck finding dealership to fix close by

  • Jimbo4575
    Jimbo4575 8 дней назад +1

    Nothing like a 800+ lb motorcycle with under 80hp. Can you say dinosaurs 🦕. Stereos on motorcycles LMAO 😂

  • Jerald Haddox
    Jerald Haddox 8 дней назад +1

    That marker noise is giving me goosebumps

  • Gabriele Benini
    Gabriele Benini 12 дней назад

    Which is the cheepest brand?

  • Jon Campo
    Jon Campo 22 дня назад

    Ones American made. Better design with superior construction. Priced fairly. Financing department that doesn’t fuck you on trade in or loan apr.


    The other is Harley.

  • LEVERETT MARK
    LEVERETT MARK 22 дня назад

    I never liked mono shocks, they seem a little wobbly in the turns.

  • Jesus first America
    Jesus first America 22 дня назад

    Indian lost me when they made the engine case and the tranny case all one piece. I'll stick with my Harley

  • Ronny Blanco
    Ronny Blanco 24 дня назад

    Sir, I think with the new 116 ci kit Indian it's better than a Harley and the road master of Indian motorcycle is better than this Harley most if it have the 116 kit in the engine.
    (Sorry my English )

  • Rob Vieleers
    Rob Vieleers 26 дней назад

    Hi Adam, you forgot to mention the adjustable windscreen on the Indian..
    Harley should have done this a long time ago.. 😉
    Keep up the good work!
    Greetings from Holland

  • Mack69
    Mack69 29 дней назад

    go Indian vs Honda

  • Run4st
    Run4st 29 дней назад

    interesting vid. I am an old 01 softail guy myself....been absent from your channel for a while...catching up...hope one of these two companies have finally sponsored you ?...always good to see anyone promoting cycling....we need to get more younger riders into the sport.

  • Nightraid yourface
    Nightraid yourface 29 дней назад

    Hey Adam Six Bends HD is my local dealer, what was your experience with them?

  • Cheryelle Crane
    Cheryelle Crane Месяц назад

    I love my Indian and love HD as well. I don’t like the limited DH with that ugly batwing fairing that’s in this video. That’s not what the fairings actually look like, this is a limited model. Wished he would’ve used the Classic with the LED lights running up the side of the fairing. I did love this video. Thank you for the comparison.

  • myblutuscani
    myblutuscani Месяц назад

    Having ridden both, the indian is nowhere near the bike the road glide is. The Indian felt like it was going to rattle apart. Lots of gimmicky "tech", the dosplat is from 10 years ago. The bar controls are chintzy and absolutely gigantic. Stop trying to make indian happen.

  • Brian Hamilton
    Brian Hamilton Месяц назад

    Id pick the Indian just because I hate Harley Culture.

  • Wile E Coyote
    Wile E Coyote Месяц назад

    Rust issues with Indians

  • Ty J
    Ty J Месяц назад +1

    I'd have to do some H.W. to see where the closest Indian dealership is to me, Harley is just down the road, but I have always liked the look of the Dark Horse from Indian.

  • SuperSnallygaster
    SuperSnallygaster Месяц назад +1

    HD really should offer TPMS and LED lighting - zero excuse for not including that from the factory.

  • ng hu sen
    ng hu sen Месяц назад +1

    Street glide special? I saw Road glide special there

  • Todd M Lund
    Todd M Lund Месяц назад +1

    way cool😏🏍🏍

  • mark harrison
    mark harrison Месяц назад +1

    GREAT VIDEO !!! For me ??? It's all about the ride / comfort .I've done the coast to coast gig a few time's . I own a way old 86 Goldwing ( Barn find ) . It's a couch !!! From what I got here ??? I would go with the Indian . I'm sure you could bump the motor up one way or the other and what you needed . Each their own ??? AS LONG AS YOUR IN THE WIND !!!

  • Dale Masyk
    Dale Masyk Месяц назад

    hmmmm tough qustion DUHH im native so yea indain all the way lolol- OHYEA WHAT WRONG W/UR EYES ? FCK UR INSIDE FOR FCKSAKE LOL

  • K shinn
    K shinn Месяц назад +1

    Road Glides win on looks. Just pure hotness!
    No excuse why H-D touring bikes don’t all come with remote locking bags.
    Crushing miles? You meant devouring miles! Sharks feast on miles.

  • Don Blake
    Don Blake Месяц назад +1

    Great advice!

  • Jim Daniels
    Jim Daniels Месяц назад +1

    On my 2018 Roadmaster I got an exhaust leak. Pulled the trim off for the studs and they were very loose. Tightened up and all good.. Indian extras are very pricey too, if you do get one of these check out the aftermarket accessories. They're getting more popular and more is coming out. Save some money

  • Jackson Smith
    Jackson Smith Месяц назад

    One of these is only the best if you don't include foreign tourers. Because most of them beat Harley and Indian hands down.

  • Lee Harvey Oswald
    Lee Harvey Oswald Месяц назад

    How about reliability......

  • Lee Harvey Oswald
    Lee Harvey Oswald Месяц назад

    Indian is just a Polaris.....

  • miguel a wence
    miguel a wence Месяц назад

    Honda goldwing 2003 power full super confort much grater bike for sure

  • Jack Hopkins
    Jack Hopkins Месяц назад

    I don't know what it is maybe because ive been Harley guy forever and I try to be bias but those Indians and victorys even tho I know they are made in the usa just looklike they are from japan to me but if u ride one god bless

  • Levon 106
    Levon 106 Месяц назад

    Disappointed in the Indian power stats.Ditch the pushrods and triple camshafts and stick a Vic motor in it that'll blow away both these rides.

  • Steve McLaughin
    Steve McLaughin Месяц назад

    Traded my 2012 RoadKing in for the 2014 Indian Vintage. The Indian is simply a better bike in nearly every aspect. That new Indian will be the 40th motorcycle I have owned (including 3 Harley's) and 56 years of riding motorcycles. I have a picture of each one including my 1965 Bridgestone motorcycle, 1946 Indian, 1950 HD panhead, Yamaha XS 1100, several Moto Guzzi's (my personal favorites) and more.

  • Nancy Morris
    Nancy Morris 2 месяца назад

    I wish Indian success but no one matches hd dealer network...

  • Nancy Morris
    Nancy Morris 2 месяца назад

    It's really a Ford Chevy thing...

  • Nancy Morris
    Nancy Morris 2 месяца назад

    I bought a m8 road King it's fantastic!

  • Nancy Morris
    Nancy Morris 2 месяца назад

    Hey they are both American made, bottom line...

  • AWitty PIlot
    AWitty PIlot 2 месяца назад

    I bought a 17 SG and it was a rocket...till 4,000rpm and it went to sleep there. Rineharts, air cleaner and a Woods 222 cam and it's ALWAYS a rocket now. I put lowers, tall windshield and 300 watt amp with new speakers and it will be my last new bike. I've got a hopped up 05 Ultra and it doesn't hold a candle to the new bike. SUPER happy with the SG! My buddy bought a new Indian...it's nice....I'm afraid of getting parts for it if they go under again which I think they probably will. They've just never been a super stable company and Harley aint goin nowhere any time soon. Long as you got your knees in the breeze you're doing your brain good....but I'll stick with my Harley....last thing....some see the linked brakes as a good thing....we'll see how that pans out with road sand in the twisties....even THINK of locking that front tire in the left over winter sand and you're instantly going to the ground

  • Robert Blackwood
    Robert Blackwood 2 месяца назад

    Harley has the tire pressure monitor and remote locking bags now. I have it on my 17 CVO SG.

  • Tham's World
    Tham's World 2 месяца назад

    Great comparision.. Awesome job on this.

  • Josh B
    Josh B 2 месяца назад

    I havent looked into prices for a long time, $28,000 for a motor cycle, jesus christ!

  • John Spencer
    John Spencer 2 месяца назад

    Adam,
    I have texted you before. I rode for more than 50 years. I bought my first bike, in 1964.
    It was a Suzuki 80. I don't know how many bikes I've had.
    The last time I texted you, I had a 2011 StreetBob. I bought it @ "Laidlaw's HD," in Irwindale, Ca.
    I crashed my StreetBob. I broke my hip. I don't ride anymore. (50+years)
    I REALLY wanted an Indian. I rode one @ "The Long Beach M/C Show," a few years ago.
    My "StreetBob" had a high center of gravity. It's sold & gone to Germany.
    I REALLY hate to Quit. I thought I'd ride for the rest of my life,
    I had a bunch of "Brit Bikes" before. I had 3 BMWs. I don't know how many Japanese bikes I've had.
    I'm a Grandpa. I'm 66. I'm BROKE.
    I REALLY hate to Quit !

  • Thomas Clark
    Thomas Clark 2 месяца назад

    I own a Kawasaki vulcan s right now because well unfortunately thats all i can afford but i get it up to 120mph when i head out to charelston SC. Hell i was riding for about 2 1/2 hours one day on 301 south and ended up in Savannah Georgia. It was desolate out there. Get Some!

  • Thomas Clark
    Thomas Clark 2 месяца назад

    I like the chief dark horse with the 16 inch ape hangers. I also like hp and torque on a motorcycle. That being said knowing that the bike can do 160 mph is just something thats comforting to me. Not saying I'll always be going 160 but i do like to go open throttle on a bike everynow and then.

  • Fire WolfBiter McWildiron
    Fire WolfBiter McWildiron 2 месяца назад

    Click bait fail

  • Roadstar 1963
    Roadstar 1963 2 месяца назад

    If I was you, which I'm not, I would do more reviews even if you don't get 10,000 likes. Pretty much covered all the major points and had reasonable opinions. Besides you get to ride more different types of motorcycles so where is the downside in that?

  • Pauly P
    Pauly P 2 месяца назад +1

    Damn that DarkHorse is sexy👍Looks like Harley will have to step up its game. And im currently on a Harley. Seems like the Indian is inbetween the Harley and Goldwing as far as features.

  • William Mawk
    William Mawk 2 месяца назад

    A big factor is how do they handle going very slow like parking lots and driveways.

  • Jim Dandee
    Jim Dandee 2 месяца назад

    There's no ,"x" in the word " especially "

  • Craig Cooper
    Craig Cooper 2 месяца назад

    Vaquero. More power. 10 g less. More dependable 10 g less.

  • Justin Rojas
    Justin Rojas 2 месяца назад

    Remember now u can upgrade to the 116 with Indian upgraded cams. Or if u wanna go to Lloydz u can have a 121 which won’t mess the warranty up

  • You Tube
    You Tube 2 месяца назад

    Linked brakes suck and Harleys water cooled heads are needed because Harleys have a tendency to burn exhaust valves. Also the new M8 valve seats on many models are installed wrong at the factory and more then a few are leaking 25-35% on a leak down test! Harley has a long history of turning out engines that need more R&D before they decided to roll them out! It usually takes the factory 4-5 years to refine the engine after using their buyers as their own personal research and development Guinea pigs! I must put an emphasis on refine because Harley never perfects! Obvious design flaws and the need to keep their service department fat and happy have kept Harley from perfecting anything they make. Indian is finally turning out a good machine only after the name got a big bank roll from a large corporation! We all know the early 2000’s Indian sucked and was nothing more than a off the shelf bike built with the quality of bike in the box kit from custom Chrome! (Total shit). Indian however is a contender now and that scares the motor factory (HD) and that’s why they are spending themselves into closing plants just trying to compete. Indian is a much more reliable platform then HD. Indian knew to compete with HD they needed a very reliable machine to compete with a manufacturer that controlled more then70% of the street market.The forged crank and gear driven primary just to name a few. Harley better look out because every Indian dealership I’ve been to have whole parking lots of used HD’S that have been traded in.

  • AuctionAdOnline
    AuctionAdOnline 2 месяца назад

    How about cost of ownership over say 100,000 miles. I bet that would be an eye opener.........

  • Keith Myers
    Keith Myers 2 месяца назад

    The fact remains Harley is a Harley, Indian is a Polaris with an Indian sticker on it...

  • Ontario Andrews
    Ontario Andrews 2 месяца назад

    Thanks. :)

  • Kyle Spannan
    Kyle Spannan 2 месяца назад

    Dude the marker on the paper what's wrong with you it's like torture. But great reviews

  • Ford Fan
    Ford Fan 2 месяца назад

    Absolutely. If I ever own another bike, (my 07 FLH is still going strong!) it'll be an Indian just so I can say I did it. BTW, I have a Roadstar bagger/bobber for just rocketing around town. The glide I use for long distance riding with the Mrs.

  • Kevin Gillilan
    Kevin Gillilan 2 месяца назад

    If you think the parts for a Harley are high priced wait until you buy a part for an Indian.. Its easily triple the prices.. Insane..

  • Gregorio
    Gregorio 2 месяца назад

    LOL!

  • Bryan Burgess
    Bryan Burgess 2 месяца назад

    Badass comparison review!!! Thanks!

  • Theodore Marakas
    Theodore Marakas 2 месяца назад

    Awesome review. The Indian looks so much better when it comes to comfort. Indian as a company has avoided the silly mistakes that HD made for decades by listening to their customers instead of running on reputation and prestige. HD is in trouble due to their arrogance and massive failure to deliver bikes that people actually ride. Indian has an awesome lineup and has models for women riders something that HD grossly overlooked. Indian jumped on the fashion statement and made retro bikes that perform well but HD insisted on the 60 year old fashion and technology. Their solution now is electric bikes.....lol.....their CEO is completely loco.

  • Deep South New Zealand
    Deep South New Zealand 2 месяца назад

    indian

  • Dragan M
    Dragan M 2 месяца назад

    Best advice is to test ride and compare as preferance varies. I rode both and found the HD to be my choice, and I loved the Indian. Gr8 advice from Adam to try them for yourself.

  • King Harris
    King Harris 2 месяца назад

    Statistics do you like. It all depends on who is taking the stats

  • Александр Березюк
    Александр Березюк 2 месяца назад

    Great comparison, like from Russia. I was waiting for such video to compare this touring models. Bravo!

  • Dan Reynard
    Dan Reynard 2 месяца назад

    Having two manufactures competing in the same market is great for the consumer. I like that each brand is pushing other to get better.

  • Chris Crawford
    Chris Crawford 2 месяца назад

    You want a rock it on Rails my 2013 Road Glide Custom has a 120R Screaming Eagle in it

    • Chris Crawford
      Chris Crawford 2 месяца назад

      +Adam Sandoval it had the factory suspension my bike was built for Speed in a straight line.

    • Adam Sandoval
      Adam Sandoval  2 месяца назад

      Chris Crawford great motor! What did you do for suspension for those twisties? I did legends but still not as fast in the corners as my indian.

  • John Becker
    John Becker 2 месяца назад

    Just my preference, but I'll take a raw, bare bones, Sportster with stuff tied down to a sissy bar any day over these 25k + plush computer bikes. For me, it just takes away the true fun of riding a motorcycle.

  • Jeramie Bentley
    Jeramie Bentley 2 месяца назад

    i have a mono shock on my jetski. no joke

  • Kenneth Wise
    Kenneth Wise 2 месяца назад

    Time for you to ride to every Indian Stealership next! Lol

  • wilder
    wilder 2 месяца назад

    the Indian will go the same why the Victory did ,it will just take more time

  • Lucky Goose
    Lucky Goose 2 месяца назад +1

    And the verdict is, Honda Goldwing.

  • Juke Joint
    Juke Joint 2 месяца назад +2

    The best Touring motorcycle is a Honda Gold Wing... Those two bikes are dinosaur’s with name recognition.

  • Willie Potts
    Willie Potts 2 месяца назад

    Crankshaft design. Indian has that taken care of,every thing is built around that.

  • Richard Turner
    Richard Turner 2 месяца назад

    Great review Adam. Both are wonderful machines. I am currently trying to decide on which one to get. I a very torn. As it pertains to the HP on the cheiftain, I feel as though that is something that can be remedied. As with any bike. I did some research, and Indian can install the 116 big bore kit right from the factory. They people that have it, have said that it solves the HP issue. Also, along with that an air intake upgrade as well. I also have seen videos where cats have also put in Lloyd's performance cams in addition to the 116 kit and the intake. Some may not want to spend the money, but if you plan on having the bike for a long time and doing alot of long distance riding and HP is important to you, it is worth the money in my opinion. Once again great review. God bless.

  • julius hafsteinsson
    julius hafsteinsson 2 месяца назад

    cool

  • Nathan Davis
    Nathan Davis 2 месяца назад

    Wait just a minute...Is that a Honda Mini trail 70 in the back ground?...sweet!

  • Woofer SD
    Woofer SD 2 месяца назад

    I’ll go test a Dark House next year at Sturgis. New faring is way better.

  • Estuardo
    Estuardo 2 месяца назад

    7:46 very important

  • Geovanny Espana
    Geovanny Espana 2 месяца назад

    First, thank you for what you do for our service members. I currently serve! We appreciate you for doing all this for us combat veterans. Second, I have a question, well want your honest opinion. This past weekend I attended the motorcycle show in Long Beach, CA. I was able to test ride sever bikes. (chieftain darkhorse, Springfield dark horse, Harley street glide special and the road king special. so my question. I am so confused. I loved all the bikes I road and now am going back and forth to see which one I will end up getting. I want your opinion on the bikes I test road. I know you say ride the bikes and see what u like. Well I road them and I am still confused lol. I never liked the bikes with fairings, always loved the look of the road king and Springfield. But now that I have ridden the street glide and chieftain, wow the way it blocks the wind. well I hope you can help. thank you again from a Veteran that almost didn't make it back home!!! God bless and ride free!!!

  • M LL
    M LL 2 месяца назад

    Will Indian ever offer a CVO model. The control covers being chromed plastic instead of metal. A cheap feel. Other motor options would be nice. There are tons of features that appeal to the millennials. Smart in Indians part. I see skinny jeans, man bun bikers in the future. That's marketing. To price point these equivalent to Harley means that Harley is in the driver seat when it comes to what the price of these indians will be. I guess smart for Polaris to do that. But ditch the cheapy chromed plastic all over the bike. And give it a premium feel other than just ride. Ide be willing to own one. Only one motor option isn't appealing to me. They offer a bolt on upgrade. But having other size options would be nice. Without wrenching on my new bike. Just my opinion. And I'm sure I'm not the only person wonder what's equivalent to the CVO .

  • thomas savage
    thomas savage 3 месяца назад

    I'm surprised that both bikes have under 100 hp?

  • Dirk Diggler
    Dirk Diggler 3 месяца назад

    Those 2 motorcycles have so much fucking shit on them might as well buy a small car. I'll stick with my dyna street bob thank you

  • MrKAPUSTA
    MrKAPUSTA 3 месяца назад

    If only indian dealers werent going under every 4 years id entertain it...nice bike. Instead bought the 2019 RGS and am IN LOVE

  • jeepin johnny
    jeepin johnny 3 месяца назад

    hey - you made up a neat comparison sheet but never showed the whole sheet to foto.
    otherwise - thumbs up.

  • Doc Holiday
    Doc Holiday 3 месяца назад

    1 degree lean? You can keep the snowmobile.....

  • northerniltree
    northerniltree 3 месяца назад

    How come no one does a review on X-country touring on a Honda Trail 90?

  • Peter Moran
    Peter Moran 3 месяца назад

    I like with you said at the end of the video. that's so true...

  • Annys Yusciandika
    Annys Yusciandika 3 месяца назад

    How about the weight of both bikes?

  • Jericho Lewis
    Jericho Lewis 3 месяца назад

    Sittin here waitin out the freezin rain.
    Just thinkin...
    True bikers who breathe as bikers and live as bikers are the individuals who should be recognized as road warriors and asphalt heroes.
    The road is their stage; the scooter is their fine tuned instrument; the leather identifies their role; the patches speak of their lifestyle; and the roar of the pipes is their music.
    Hear I am, on the road again. Here I am, back on the stage...
    As the distant echo of a Seger lyric.
    Against the wind...against the wind...still runnin against the wind...
    To all my warrior brothers and sisters:
    You are loved. Keep ridin against the wind.

  • Aroel Recio
    Aroel Recio 3 месяца назад

    Love the vids man but clean the bikes. I get you ride but they deserve been clean ;)

  • Jeff Porto
    Jeff Porto 3 месяца назад

    Harley any day over Indian. Don't care for the look of the new indians. In all fairness though I Have never ridden an indian . I do like the old ones , now they are beautiful. Just my opinion.

  • Jose Alonso Ramirez Salazar
    Jose Alonso Ramirez Salazar 3 месяца назад

    The Harley Davidson is the best....💪💪

  • chevylover1973m
    chevylover1973m 3 месяца назад +1

    Better handling and more comfort ride says it all. Forget the few HP or did you wanted a racer ?
    You want a Harley ? - Buy one ! You want an Indian ? Okay, buy this one.
    Do a test drive and compare for yourself. Harley may be a cult, but Indian is a legend !
    Each to his/her own - for me it is INDIAN !

  • Javed faziljaved
    Javed faziljaved 3 месяца назад

    I would go for an indian chief

  • Scott Harris
    Scott Harris 3 месяца назад

    I’d buy the indian

  • NTDFMaverick
    NTDFMaverick 3 месяца назад

    This is a great video, thank you for putting in the time making it.

  • Jamie Magness
    Jamie Magness 3 месяца назад

    I added fox shocks to rear and front suspension to my 2018 Road Glide- Big world of difference!

  • Jerry P.
    Jerry P. 3 месяца назад +1

    Ummmmm Harley does have mono shock already :

    • Adam Sandoval
      Adam Sandoval  3 месяца назад

      correct on the softail, but I predict them moving to a touring design.