Indian Motorcycle Reveals Second ‘Forged’ Custom Sport Chief Build

Indian Motorcycle today continues its ‘Forged’ custom Sport Chief video series, releasing the second of its three-bike build series. For this build, Indian Motorcycle tapped Jake Cutler from Barnstorm Cycles to create a one-of-a-kind custom Sport Chief for highly decorated MMA fighter T.J. Dillashaw

When designing the bike, Cutler wanted to create a locked-in riding position. To achieve this, Cutler narrowed the tank and added knee cutouts to allow T.J. to tuck into the bike for a more comfortable and secure riding position. For the seat, Cutler used custom upholstery with gripper fabric. The handlebars are raised two inches with a slight pull back, while the front end was lifted an inch. With color-matched wheels, the bike’s high-finish paint was completed by Blue Moon Kustoms in Oshkosh, Wisconsin.

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“The end result of the bike is pretty much how I mapped it out,” said Cutler. “The colors are where I wanted them to be, the design is what I was hoping it would be.” 

The Indian Motorcycle ‘Forged’ series will conclude with the final build by Carey Hart, set to debut May 18. 

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