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FORGED

Indian Motorcycle presents FORGED. An epic series following the best builders taking factory-built cruisers and turning them into the baddest custom bikes around the world. Follow along behind the scenes of the history, inspiration, and reveal as these artists bring their passion and craftsmanship to life in each build.

THE SCOUT SERIES

Designed with customization in mind, the all-new Indian Scout is a bike Born From Icons and Ridden By Legends. This year the FORGED custom series returns to YouTube with three world renowned builders chopping and fabricating on and around the all-new Indian Scout platform. Each build will be rooted in a historical figure, machine, or era of inspiration taken from Scout’s 100+ year history - highlighting icons of the past, through the eyes of today's legends.

Meet The Scout Builders

Roland Sands

With over two decades of building and racing motorcycles, Roland Sands is synonymous with blending high-end performance with world class style. Watch along as he not only hosts the FORGED series, but customizes a Sport Scout inspired by the legendary Indian Motorcycle racer Ed Kretz as an homage to what Ed would have built and rode today. 

Roland Sands Design

Brittney Olsen

Brittney Olsen started 20th Century Racing in 2012 to preserve the magnificent history of early American Motorcycle racing. As a builder and racer herself, she’s known for building and restoring beautiful vintage machines. In her latest challenge, she’s taking a Super Scout and transforming it into a vintage style, modern custom build inspired by the legendary story of Cecelia Adams. 

Brittney Olsen

Unique Custom Styles

Unique Custom Cycles, based just outside Stockholm, Sweden, have been in the custom game for almost five decades. Founders Ronna and Benna Noren’s choppers first graced magazine pages in the 1980s. Fast forward to 2024, and they are putting their unique custom approach onto a brand new Sport Scout, showcasing the Scout is the perfect platform for customization, and has been for years. 

Unique Custom Cycles

THE SPORT CHIEF SERIES

In the Sport Chief series, some of the best builders in the industry take on the factory-built Sport Chief and turn it into the baddest custom cruisers from coast to coast. Following along with FMX icon Carey Hart, this season takes you behind the scenes of each build from concept to creation, where artists have FORGED passion and craftsmanship to bring their design to life.

Meet The Sport Chief Builders

Powerplant custom motorcycle builders

Established in 2002 by Yaniv Evan, Powerplant has quickly become one of the most well-known custom motorcycle builders in Los Angeles. His attention to detail has earned him various high-profile clients and made his shop a true Hollywood icon. Now he brings his talents to customizing his first factory Indian Motorcycle.

POWERPLANT

Barnstorm custom v-twin motorcycles

Jake and Doug Cutler have built their business, Barnstorm, on the back of customizing American V-twins. With a very talented and diverse team of employees, they deliver motorcycle service, parts, and accessory needs in-house. Together they have years of experience working on various custom motorcycles and helping clients realize their motorcycle dreams.

BARNSTORM

Carey Hart

Carey Hart is a SX racer-turned FMX icon that inspired a generation of riders with his all-or-nothing style. Today, he brings the same fearless, boundary-breaking mentality that marked his motocross career, to the performance-inspired V-twin beasts he builds for the street.

Carey Hart

The Sport Chief Reveal

After months of hard work, check out the finished product from each of our builders. 

Carey Hart Build

Barnstorm Build

Powerplant Build