Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore Replica introduced today the first limited edition timepiece from its partnership with Indian Motorcycle at the EICMA in Milan.
A Little History Lesson
Indian, which was founded in 1901, is America's oldest motorcycle company. It predates Harley-Davidson by two years. Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore Replica, which was established in 1830, was founded 71 year before Indian. This predates many of the most well-known companies by decades. Since their founding, Indian and Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore Replica have stood for innovation, quality and precision.
Indian is a long-standing land speed record holder,best replica watches trying to set and break them. This pushes the rider and machine to their limits. This "need for speed", one of the most iconic icons, is...
Burt Munro, a motorcyclist, set out to break the land speed record with his 1920 Indian Scout. Munro, a New Zealander, spent 46 years in his shed riding his Indian Scout, setting numerous speed records along the route. Munro was obsessed with getting the best performance from his bike and made the trip to Bonneville Salt Flats, 50 years ago, in order to attempt to set the land speed record. Munro, 63, was a grandfather and threw his leg above his Scout. He was covered in an Indian-red aerodynamic shell, with his yellow number 35 printed on it. His feet were planted on Bonneville's hard and packed salt. He clocked an unofficial speed record of 212 mph during his time at Bonneville - more that four times the bike’s original top speed. His official speed of 183.586mph (rounded up at 184mph), was the fastest ever recorded by an Indian motorcycle of the 1000cc category. Burt Munro, a legend of the speed world, died in 1978.
Burt's first cousin Lee Munro's grandson returned to Bonneville this year. The new Munro set a new record with the support of Indian and Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore Replica.breitling replica watches He rode a modern-day Indian Scout. Lee and the Indian/Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore Replica group achieved 191 mph. This was faster than the 184-mph record set by Burt and close to the Holy Grail of 200 mph.