March 2017 Bike of the Month
Bike of the Month Marcus Davin with his 1939 Indian Chief

Make: Indian
Model: Chief
Year: 1939
Country of Origin: USA
Engine: 1200cc Twin
Transmission: 3 speed
Owner: Marcus Davin
City: Newport Beach

1939 Indian Chief

Congratulations to Marcus Davin of Newport Beach for winning Bike of the Month with his 1939 Indian Chief. Marcus has several very nice bikes and has placed several times and won Bike of the Month twice in the past:
December 2013 1938 BMW R12
September 2013 1966 BMW R50/2

Marcus has owned this Chief for a year. He had the recent restoration completed by Kiwi Indian in Riverside.

1939 World's Fair
The 1939 World's Fair was held in New York City. The color scheme on this bike was specially created for the World's Fair.

Thanks Marcus for bringing it to our meet. See all the photos in our March Gallery.

The Bike of the Month contest is held monthly at the Vintage Bike OC meet. Qualifying motorcycles must be 30 years old or older. Former Bike of the Month winning bikes are not eligible to win again. Anyone attending the meet is eligible to enter a qualifying bike in the contest and vote for their favorite bike. The winning bike is chosen by a popular vote and is featured on the Home page for one month and in this feature article. The Bike of the Month articles are permanent content on the site.

Bike of the Month Gallery
Photo gallery of all the Bike of the Month winners.
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1939 Indian Chief
February 2017
1934 Cotton 500cc 25J
January 2017
1979 Suzuki GS750
December 2016
1949 Whizzer 20" Sportsman
November 2016
1972 BSA Lightning 650
October 2016
1974 Norton 850 Commando
September 2016
1969 BMW R60/2
August 2016
1971 Norton 750 Commando
July 2016
1951 Gilera Saturno Sport
June 2016
1949 Vincent Black Shadow
May 2016
1974 Norton Commando
April 2016
1972 Custom TR6 Triumph
March 2016
1962 Panther M120
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