Indian motorcycles have a cult following in a most surprising place … a little town right at the bottom of New Zealand.
Invercargill is pretty much the last stop on the way to Antarctica.
For most of the year, it’s home to around 50,000 people (not counting hobbits). But every November, the population explodes for a weekend, as 20,000 motorcycles roar down the wide straight streets of this sleepy little town.
This is the Burt Munro bike rally.
It’s a joyful celebration of Indian motorcycles – and an annual tribute to a local motorcycling legend.
Riding with a pillion takes a little adjustment – for both the rider, and the motorcycle passenger!
These ground rules for riding safely with a pillion come from the founder of IJustWant2Ride.com, Warren Massey…
Let’s start by assuming you have the motorcycle skills necessary to ride with a passenger. If you’re scaring yourself when you ride, you don’t need a pillion to scare as well. You want your passenger, especially if they are your significant other, to want to ride more … not be put off motorcycles forever…