This next item really hits the hipster bike paradigm right in the solar plexus — it is a fixed speed, covered in vintage patina, and its cost outpaces its usability by a few hundred miles. However, it is such a spellbinding piece of fake-history that I’d be willing to risk being kidnapped and eaten by the log cabin-living, bear skin rug and Greco-Roman bust collector to buy this thing…but wait…it comes in its own shipping crate…so perhaps this isn’t as risky as I first assumed. Find this 1904 Indian Replica offered for $1500 in Brighton, MI via eBay.
This next car comes as a tip from SecondMouse who writes: I suppose it takes an unusual find to make it into DT if the item in question isn’t an automobile, but perhaps this will do. Here is a rare and excellent example of a 1956 Indian Arrow. Offered from a private collection with some […]
Italian Week on Daily Turismo continues with this next beast: Nothing says Italian like a Fiat that was built somewhere near Bombay, India…whoops…I guess it is called Mumbai now and the car was called the Premier Padmini, but would a Fiat 1100 by another other name be as slow? Sure. Find this 1969 Fiat 1100 Delight […]
World War 2 was an existential threat and as such, American industry went from making consumer goods to becoming the Arsenal of Democracy. Factories were converted from civilian to military production and civilian products that had military use were re-designated. Such as the Indian Scout which was re-designated as the model 741. Find this 1941 […]
Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh, later known by his Cher-like nickname “Osho,” was born in India as Chandra Mohan Jain. Ranjneesh developed a technique known as dynamic meditation, through which his followers could achieve enlightenment or a closer connection with the spiritual being through a process that began with sex…probably with him. Anyway, in the 1980s he […]
I say the word Indian in the motorcycle context and you probably think of a Harley-like bike with fairings and fenders. But, after the war, Indian also sold smaller stuff until its bankruptcy in 1955. Find this 1948 Indian Papoose for sale on eBay in Stoney Point, NY with a $3,200 buy it now. This post is […]