The exciting color history of the battle between
Harley-Davidson and Indian for control of the American motorcycle
market. Includes color photographs of restored motorcycles,
archival photography prior to World War II, advertisements, race
posters, and memorabilia. Harley-Davidson and Indian mirrored each
other''s designs, with one and then the other, introducing new
technology and forcing the other back to the drawing board.
Harley-Davidson eventually prevailed when Indian went out of
business in 1954, yet the rivalry is still evident today.
The Harley-Davidson and Indian Wars is a story of
triumph and tragedy, never told before, and it''s as American as,
well Indian and Harley Davidson.