1933 Indian Motorcycle - Jay Leno's Garage

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  • John Clark
    John Clark  5 days back

    Bucket of raggly bolts..

    • S Defiel
      S Defiel  1 weeks back

      Jay, you seem more animated, happier, more lively when you're on a bike. Am I wrong?

      • Cesco D’Andrea
        Cesco D’Andrea  2 weeks back

        Tribute to the Indian Chieftain. And my favorite show, when Jay showcases motorcycles. Love the Harley Knucklehead episode. Traded in my Harley for the Indian - nice but I miss the Harley.

        https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=6TU9f4jS8Ng

        • Reverend Christine
          Reverend Christine  2 weeks back

          Very nice.

          • zthang
            zthang  2 weeks back

            "No crunching" 11:10

            • alec pollock
              alec pollock  2 weeks back

              Thanks for talking me into wearing my helmet more often Mr. Leno!
              Speaking of one of the greatest motorcycles of all time, I bet you would really like the 2002-2003 Honda VFR800 Interceptor! With a V4 developed using race technology, namely VTEC it sounds like an american racing V8 with the right can on it.
              VTEC kicks in at 6800rpm and it throws you back instantly.. it’s UTTERLY ADDICTING and Jay if you have never ridden one I suggest you do it! it’s the perfect balance of sport and leisure that would suit you very well. It also is underrated people don’t realize that it was the reigning champion of the motorcycle industry for many years in the late 90’s and early 2000’s winning motorcycle of the year in several big motorcycle magazines. Had a lawyer come up to me on mine yesterday and I let him take it out, he said he’d buy it off me in a year for exactly what I paid LAST year if I want to sell it.

              • Chris B
                Chris B  3 weeks back

                Green I tell you. Green with envy! Nice bike.. and one kick to boot!

                • Justin Leonard
                  Justin Leonard  3 weeks back

                  no reason why you'd need it ?

                  • T Stelle
                    T Stelle  3 weeks back

                    You stink Jay Leno !
                    Great motorcycle..😂

                    • Sol Surfer
                      Sol Surfer  4 weeks back

                      🙏

                      • Leap Year
                        Leap Year  4 weeks back

                        Motorbike induces chub. Me likey.

                        • John Henke
                          John Henke  4 weeks back

                          Helmets break necks.

                          • Mark Anthony
                            Mark Anthony  4 weeks back

                            Jay, I just saw a 1913, left hand throttle 1000 cc, with a sidecar. Same color as yours.

                            • Greg S
                              Greg S  4 weeks back

                              Jay,
                              Your Jay's garage show is one of the best shows ever! Love it!

                              • sinephase
                                sinephase  4 weeks back

                                kinda crazy they were twice as expensive as the model T though

                                • Kaptain K
                                  Kaptain K  4 weeks back

                                  I've always wondered, does a seat spring work as well as an actual real suspension, or is one actually more effective?

                                  • diver dave
                                    diver dave  4 weeks back

                                    Jay should have had a helmet custom painted to match the bike !

                                    • Ryan Gagnon
                                      Ryan Gagnon  4 weeks back

                                      I think it would take me a while to get used to a left hand throttle.

                                      • Todd Ricketts
                                        Todd Ricketts  1 months back

                                        Love all bikes especially American Made beautiful mo sheen

                                        • Dray B
                                          Dray B  1 months back

                                          Jay Leno needs to grow up.

                                          • Sahir Thakur
                                            Sahir Thakur  1 months back

                                            Beauty of old times... thanks for sharing this

                                            • Eric Hansen
                                              Eric Hansen  1 months back

                                              I love that bike !

                                              • Fred Virtuoso
                                                Fred Virtuoso  1 months back

                                                motorcycles are way overpriced, I grew up riding motocross types, a Honda, two Kawasaki and a Suzuki etc. Those weren't too expensive but overall modern motorcycles and paying twice as much a a model T for this Indian was absurd.

                                                • gamwpanagia
                                                  gamwpanagia  1 months back

                                                  Now you'll pay 10k for a wr lol

                                              • Al Zimmer
                                                Al Zimmer  1 months back

                                                excellent review of an excellent bike Jay, thank you for sharing...

                                                • Andrew Piatek
                                                  Andrew Piatek  2 months back

                                                  Very beautiful motorcycle indeed. The inline four, without making a big fuss about it, like with the CB750 from Honda. America was once truly great.

                                                  • Kunz Klingsor
                                                    Kunz Klingsor  2 months back

                                                    Jay watch it, pretty soon a liberal will say that motorcycle is racist, name should be Native American. Indian is derogatory.

                                                    • Snazzy Toast
                                                      Snazzy Toast  2 months back

                                                      Kunz Klingsor why do people like you feel the need to turn everything into a political debate?

                                                  • realist 4life
                                                    realist 4life  2 months back

                                                    You could have bought a Honda 1000...lmao

                                                    • Taм0dе SwaG
                                                      Taм0dе SwaG  2 months back

                                                      Mike Wolfe would give his left nut for that Indian 😂😂😂

                                                      • Pat Downs
                                                        Pat Downs  2 months back

                                                        Jay probably thought that getting a red helmet with the Indian logo and a matching jacket was a bit much.

                                                        • rdaystrom
                                                          rdaystrom  2 months back

                                                          Great review of your Indian Jay. Thanks so much. Looks like something I would like to drive on my endless county roads over here in North Carolina. Your reviews are the best!

                                                          • 7316bobe
                                                            7316bobe  2 months back

                                                            This is a PROPER Indian and not a poser Polaris re-badged Indian.

                                                            • Andrew Piatek
                                                              Andrew Piatek  2 months back

                                                              I think Polaris is great, in both the Victory and Indian guise. They make engines, too. Yes, it's not the real deal like the Indians and Henderson made in U.S.A. but hey, we had collapsed so much as a country, that it's a miracle that Polaris every got anything out at all. Keep that in mind.

                                                          • Sjl
                                                            Sjl  2 months back

                                                            Yup, I like it

                                                            • Richard Thomas
                                                              Richard Thomas  2 months back

                                                              Jays to nice what he means to say is “ if you think your a Mechanic “ stay away from the motor. Cool bike

                                                              • Ritalie
                                                                Ritalie  2 months back

                                                                It's incredible that they used the correct high gearing in 1933, but can't figure it out on most bikes in 2019. The Triump Rocket III in 2019 is almost identical to the 1933 Indian, but it has worse gear ratios, despite having 8 times more power. The Triump is an inline 3 cylinder 2.3L engine that has 135 foot pounds of torque, but it is turning 2500 rpms at 60 mph, when it really should be turning 1500 rpms. The old bikes were actually designed more correctly with their taller gear ratios.

                                                                • James Randall
                                                                  James Randall  2 months back

                                                                  Awesome man !

                                                                  • Hell Bent
                                                                    Hell Bent  2 months back

                                                                    @1:04 so true , do what you love .

                                                                    • mike h
                                                                      mike h  2 months back

                                                                      beautiful

                                                                      • dhix
                                                                        dhix  2 months back

                                                                        Antiy Stop Breakes/love it.

                                                                        • Neil Dove
                                                                          Neil Dove  2 months back

                                                                          Beautiful bike! I like that Jay says wear a full face helmet for safety! Then doesn’t bother to fasten it up!

                                                                          • Aʀᴅʜᴀɴᴀʀɪsʜvᴇɢᴀɴ

                                                                            Super Motorcycle

                                                                            • Marston Davis
                                                                              Marston Davis  2 months back

                                                                              Saw a guy on one of those on First Street in San Jose in 1969. It was just as perfect as Jay's. I hope he still has It. One of those bikes, when you see one, you never forget it. They're just that cool.

                                                                              • junior cherenfant
                                                                                junior cherenfant  2 months back

                                                                                7:44

                                                                                • Larry Townley
                                                                                  Larry Townley  2 months back

                                                                                  I was scared I'd not be able to go to foot shift hand clutch ,!!!

                                                                                  • Angelo Melville
                                                                                    Angelo Melville  3 months back

                                                                                    Da Man with DaBike!

                                                                                    • Richard Mcginnis
                                                                                      Richard Mcginnis  3 months back

                                                                                      my grandfather invented the drive chain tensioner for indian, there is a plaque in the springfield indian museum with his idea and name on it

                                                                                      • Kenzofeis
                                                                                        Kenzofeis  3 months back

                                                                                        I attempted to find all the parts and put back together a 300cc 13hp Indian from around that time or before, one cylinder with side valves and separate gearbox, but too many parts were missing and it was not the original gearbox and so on and so forth. The damping on the front fork was leather disks :) It was eventually sold to a collector.

                                                                                        • Rob Weaver
                                                                                          Rob Weaver  3 months back

                                                                                          nice bike. Jay, you planning on taking all your vehicles with you?

                                                                                          • Z1Hellrider
                                                                                            Z1Hellrider  3 months back

                                                                                            Jay you RIDE bikes and drive cars, apart from that love the bikes.