Indian Readies Bikers With Summer Riding Gear

American motorcycle manufacturer, Indian, have scored a new first and its nothing to do with their bikes. Making a debut in Indian’s apparel choices, its own line of performance eyewear.

Helping bikers ready for the open road, the Spring/Summer 2017 range of Indian Motorcycle apparel and gifts continues to grow with the introduction of new products and categories for the Indian Motorcycle rider and enthusiast. Here are just some of the items catching rider’s eye’s.

Liberty Jacket (MSRP $849.99):

The US-made jacket has a classic styling and is made from hardwearing horsehide that naturally repels water.  Offering a relaxed fit, the jacket includes CE certified shoulder and elbow protectors, a removable red contrast thermal lining, front and back hidden ventilation panels and side seam adjustment. 

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A little lighter but thick on protection, Indian’s Drifter Mesh Jacket (MSRP $199.99). New mesh riding jackets provide further options for summer warm weather riding. Its Lightweight construction features full mesh panels to the body and arms, providing maximum air-flow. Distinctive black, grey and ecru color combination with bold applique and embroidered branding to the back and chest with an Indian headdress embroidered patch to the arm.

Inside the jacket is a lightweight windproof lining that provides protection when the temperature drops, and CE certified shoulder and elbow protectors and side seam adjusters are further standard features in this jacket. 

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Women can enjoy their own version of the Drifter Mesh Jacket (MSRP $189.99). The women’s version of has its own distinctive styling to set itself apart from the men’s version, but still includes the important motorcycle riding features, such as CE certified protectors and removable wind-proof lining.

For bikers who don’t want to highlight their safety side, the Shadow Mesh Jacket (MSRP $189.99) is a version of the Drifter Mesh without its bolder design. The Shadow mesh is a subtler style with black on black branding and all black color-way. 

Maximum airflow is achieved, thanks to the full mesh body and arms, while the jacket also includes a removable wind-proof liner, CE certified protectors and side seam adjustment.

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As mentioned in the introduction of this story, Indian is launches its first performance eyewear range with a collection of 4 designs to provide varying degrees of performance for use on and off the motorcycle, each of which have been CE certified.  This line includes;

Entry Sunglasses (MSRP $29.99):

  • The first of the line include scratch resistant, anti-fog, shatter resistant polycarbonate lenses that have 100% UVA and UVB protection. 
  • The TR90 polycarbonate frame is lightweight and strong and includes non-detachable EVA foam eyecups that help to reduce peripheral light and wind when riding.

Lifestyle Sunglasses (MSRP $29.99):

  • Made for riding with a low-profile polycarbonate matte black frame that will fit under your helmet.
  • The lenses are shatter resistant polycarbonate and are also scratch resistant with anti-fog coatings and UVA/UVB protection.
  • This style is also prescription ready.

Semi-Pro Sunglasses (MSRP of $59.99):

  • The frame is a premium TR90 nylon that is strong and lightweight. 
  • The lenses are shatter resistant polycarbonate with anti-scratch and anti-fog coatings as well as UVA/UVB protection. 
  • The detachable EVA foam eyecups provide addition protection from peripheral light and wind when riding, and can be easily removed when not riding.
  • This style is also prescription ready.

Performance Sunglasses (MSRP $99.99):

  • High-quality RochFlex design frame, which is lightweight and durable.
  • The photochromic polycarbonate lenses react quickly to changes in light, transitioning from light to dark in around 60-90 seconds.  This means the wearer can wear these sunglasses all day, from dusk to dawn, and they will react to the conditions. 
  • The sunglasses also feature easily removable PU foam eyecups to provide maximum protection against peripheral light and wind.
  • This style is also prescription ready.

In the casualwear range, for men and women, the Indian collection continues to grow, offering new graphic tees, shirts, hoodies and sweatshirts.  Two new tees in the men’s range include the World Tee and 183 MPH Tee, both inspired by Burt Munro and his land speed record attempts.  The UV Protect Long Sleeve Tee provides UV SPF50 protection with thermal control, dry fast and high wicking properties, thanks to the cotton and bamboo charcoal fabric construction.

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For the home, garage and man-cave, Indian offers new ranges of products.  From the US-made woolen throw, large home-rug and numerous sizes of metal signs, these products make perfect gifts for any Indian rider and enthusiast.

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