Indian Scout 101: history, specs, pictures
|Indian Scout 101|
|Production||1928 - 1948|
101ci Air-cooled, four-stroke, V-Twin
|Bore / Stroke||71.1mm x 71.1mm|
|Transmission||Gear box: 3-Speed, manual
Final Drive: Chain
|Suspension||Front: Parallelogram fork
Rear: Hardtail, sprung seat
|Wheelbase||57.09 inches (1450 mm)|
The Indian Scout 101 was a Air-cooled, four-stroke, V-Twin Classic motorcycle produced by Indian in 1928.
Engine[edit | edit source]
A 71.1mm bore x 71.1mm stroke result in a displacement of just 740.0 cubic centimeters.
Drive[edit | edit source]
The bike has a 3-Speed, manual transmission. Power was moderated via the Dry multi discs.
Chassis[edit | edit source]
It came with a 18 front tire and a 18 rear tire. Stopping was achieved via Drum in the front and a Drum in the rear. The front suspension was a Parallelogram fork while the rear was equipped with a Hardtail, sprung seat. The wheelbase was 57.09 inches (1450 mm) long.
1928 - 1931 Indian Scout 101[edit | edit source]
The Scout 101 was manufactured between 1928 and 1931 as a replacement to the Scout 37. The American brand upgraded its engine to an air-cooled, four-stroke, 740cc, V-Twin powerhouse, and also received a new frame with more fork rake, a longer wheelbase and a lower seat height.
Also, it boasted a parallelogram front fork suspension, a sprung seat in the rear, and was a favorite model among racers and hill-climbers of the time.