in

A NASA Engineer wins a custom Indian Motercycle Contest

The first American motorcycle company, Indian Motorcycle , has found a smart way to maintain and update their designs when organizing competitions for motorcycle builders.
His last event, nicknamed ‘The wrench: scout bobber build off’ , has come to an end and the winner has been announced: NASA engineer Alfredo ‘Fred’ Juarez . the award? 10,000 USD (about € 8600) and a featured report in Hot Bike magazine.
custom indian scout bobber by NASA engineer wins indian motorcycle's contest designboomAlfredo Juarez’s customized Indian bobber features a rigid, fully customized frame that resembles a whole host of different mechanical works of art, both inside and outside the motorcycle industry.custom indian scout bobber by NASA engineer wins indian motorcycle's contest designboom

The airframe allows a closer look at the engine that powers the impressive 100 barely domesticated horses of its 69-cubic-inch V-twin engine (more than 1100cc).

custom indian scout bobber by NASA engineer wins indian motorcycle's contest designboom
“I can not thank Indian Motorcycle enough for this opportunity, it was not only a once-in-a-lifetime experience, but the three-month construction period created an incredible bond between me and my family ,  said Juarez.

custom indian scout bobber by NASA engineer wins indian motorcycle's contest designboom

“And, of course, thanks to all the fans who took the time to cast their vote, I know it was not easy to choose because the other two bikes are amazing.” Congratulations to PJ and Christian for their work. I can not thank everyone enough for their support. “

custom indian scout bobber by NASA engineer wins indian motorcycle's contest designboom
custom indian scout bobber by NASA engineer wins indian motorcycle's contest designboom
custom indian scout bobber by NASA engineer wins indian motorcycle's contest designboom
custom indian scout bobber by NASA engineer wins indian motorcycle's contest designboom

Via designboom

Report

What do you think?

1.5k Points
Upvote Downvote

Comments

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

GIPHY App Key not set. Please check settings

Loading…

0

How to Find James Turrell’s Art in the Most Unlikely Corners of the Earth

Nendo’s minimal, skeletal cutlery design has a functional purpose