Indian 1928 Scout “101” 750 cc side valve V-twin frame & engine # DGP 1759
In 1928, Charles Franklin, the Indian engineer and former racer responsible for the original Scout, finetuned the design to create the 101 Scout.
It incorporated a number of changes prompted by real-world racetrack experience with the original Scout, including a stronger frame, better suspension and steering, a 3-inch increase in wheelbase, increased fork rake, a low, 26¼-inch seat height, and a front brake.
The new model was available in 600 cc and 750 cc capacities.
Many Indian enthusiast consider the 101 as the best Indian ever built.
Stability is such that the machine can easily be steered into a side street by applying knee pressure only, hands in your lap.
No wonder wall of death riders chose the 101 as their favourite mount!
This machine has been restored a number of years ago and is a great runner.
She comes complete with lighted Corbin speedometer, search light, Bosch magneto Splitdorf generator and triangular oil can mounted to the front fork.