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I'm not interested in the Scout 70 22.95%
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What's a Scout? 32 10.49%
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I am very interested in the mechanics of the Scout. I like the engine/tranny design mechanically. As for owning one, probably never! Don't care for it at all other than the internal parts.
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I find that it looks too contrived! Maybe if some parts fell off and it looked less heavy??? I don't know it just looks wrong. Almost like a car designer tried his hand with a motorcycle.
It's cool, like it or don't.

But I'm not seeing what you're seeing.

It not only doesn't look heavy to me, shyte, it ISN'T heavy.

That's one of the things I really like about it. In a world of caricature sized gigantore bikes and motors it's "just right".

As for design, like it or not, but it's got the right lines for the name sake, and a MUCH cleaner design than anything coming out of Asia or almost anything coming out of Italy, Germany, or even the UK.

Car designer? Really? Pfffft.
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It's cool, like it or don't.

But I'm not seeing what you're seeing.

It not only doesn't look heavy to me, shyte, it ISN'T heavy.

That's one of the things I really like about it. In a world of caricature sized gigantore bikes and motors it's "just right".

As for design, like it or not, but it's got the right lines for the name sake, and a MUCH cleaner design than anything coming out of Asia or almost anything coming out of Italy, Germany, or even the UK.

Car designer? Really? Pfffft.
I like it

fresh innovative design

Its exactly right where as the chief is exactly wrong and looks like a tarts handbag with styling influences copied from Honda stepthru's between the motor and the rear wheel

If I was in the market for a new bike the scout would be on my list
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According the Cycle world mag 86 hp/63 torque to the rear wheel..No Thanks..Indian scout all HYPE!
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Really not interested. Not a pleasing design in my opinion. The engine looks like it was stamped out of metal. They needed to at least use the Indian engine design used on the Chief model. That is a good looking engine.
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I am interested in most bikes. Not that I will buy one, but a good long look at one or even a test ride would nice.
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According the Cycle world mag 86 hp/63 torque to the rear wheel..No Thanks..Indian scout all HYPE!
Meaning more hp, and as much torque as any stock XL, with less weight than any that came close....


You got a funny definition of hype
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Meaning more hp, and as much torque as any stock XL, with less weight than any that came close....


You got a funny definition of hype
And Who's comparing to XL???
Funny how the indian numbers are at the crank?? Not actual RWP???



3.3 gallon tank, foward controls, single seating position putting your legs out in front of you..pretty much everything you hate about that riding position??

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3.5 gallon tank, foward controls, single seating position putting your legs out in front of you..pretty much everything you hate about that riding position??
Uh, no. CW's numbers are rear wheel.

Crank on the Scout is 100 hp.

I've never bitched about the 3.something Sportster tanks, though I'd prefer more on a Scout too.

Controls are adjustable, though they aren't as forward as the Sportster forwards. They're a little in front of mid stock. It was surprisingly comfortable, akin to BT's with floor boards.

Not sure what I'd do long term, raise seat slightly and bring controls back slightly or possibly leave them.
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Uh, no. CW's numbers are rear wheel.

Crank on the Scout is 100 hp.

I've never bitched about the 3.something Sportster tanks, though I'd prefer more on a Scout too.

Controls are adjustable, though they aren't as forward as the Sportster forwards. They're a little in front of mid stock. It was surprisingly comfortable, akin to BT's with floor boards.

Not sure what I'd do long term, raise seat slightly and bring controls back slightly or possibly leave them.
Oh yeah forgot the bad lean angles too..
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