Photo courtesy Indian Motorcycle

They've been on the road for more than 100 years, but you've never been able to buy one in Sioux Falls.

Until now.

Vern Eide Motoplex, I-29 - Exit 83, is bringing Indian Motorcycle to South Dakota's largest city.

Indian was first manufactured in 1901 by a company in Springfield, Massachusetts, initially known as the Hendee Manufacturing Company, but which was renamed the Indian Motorcycle Manufacturing Company in 1928.

Gene Olson, from Vern Eide Motoplex, told me a little about the history of the bikes themselves:

Photo courtesy Indian Motorcycle

The Demo Tour event is this weekend, Friday and Saturday, with demo rides from 9:00am to 4:00pm, plus, later that evening, free entertainment, food and drinks, and a chance to win some great prizes:

Call (605) 221-4000 to RSVP for a free demo ride.

I'll be at Vern Eide Motoplex broadcasting live, Saturday from 11:00am to 1:00pm.

The History Channel has a three-part look at the story of Indian Motorcycle: