Bristol’s Friendship Indian Motorcycle® to Host Motorcycle Ride & BBQ

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Grand opening event set for Saturday, June 27

2015 Indian Chief Vintage

The 2015 Indian Chief Vintage from Indian Motorcycle.

Friendship Indian Motorcycle®, part of Friendship Motorsports, will host a Grand Opening Motorcycle Ride & BBQ on Saturday, June 27. The event will start at 12:30 p.m. at Friendship Motorsports, 2033 West State Street in Bristol. Newly opened Friendship Indian Motorcycle® offers the area sales, service, parts, accessories and apparel for iconic Indian Motorcycle®.

Following is the schedule of events for the Grand Opening Motorcycle Ride & BBQ:

  • 12:30 p.m.: Motorcycle riders’ meet-up at Friendship Motorsports
  • 1 p.m.: Ride leaves Friendship Motorsports to Shady Valley Country Store and back
  • 4 p.m.: Ride returns to dealership for Grand Opening ceremony
  • 4:30 p.m.: Dedication of the American and POW/MIA flags
  • 5 to 9 p.m.: Free BBQ and drinks, live music and door prizes

“We are proud to offer the area iconic Indian Motorcycle® products,” said Mick Marshall, general manager of Friendship Indian Motorcycle®. “There’s no better way to celebrate our grand opening than by bringing the local motorcycling community together for a ride and barbeque.”

Founded in 1901, Indian Motorcycle® is America’s first motorcycle company and has significant ties to the U.S. military. The company heavily supported World Wars I and II by supplying motorcycles to the Allied Forces, and has been known for its support of the military ever since. Under the new ownership and brand stewardship of Polaris Industries, the world’s leading manufacturer of powersports equipment, Indian Motorcycle® is back and more powerful than ever.

Friendship Indian Motorcycle® offers sales, service, parts and accessories for the entire lineup of Indian® motorcycles, including the Indian® Chief® lineup, the Indian® Roadmaster™, the Indian® Scout™ and the all-new 2016 Indian® Chief® Dark Horse®. Indian Motorcycle® is currently offering a $1,000 “Honoring Heroes” bonus on select motorcycles for active or retired military, as well as police and fire personnel. The dealership also offers a full selection of Indian Motorcycle® apparel.

For more information, contact Friendship Indian Motorcycle® at (844) 898-4321 or visit

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