Kellydog2
My story is long. A life long love of horses and bikes, living in the hot Pilbara Region in WA Is far too hot for horses. A heartbreaking divorce which left me financially devastated followed by the death of my beloved big brother left me reconsidering the meaning of life. I had a picture of the Indian Scout on my fridge for over a year as a reminder of something to aim for. Something for me. The day after my brothers funeral I walked into Indian Motorcycles in Perth. When I saw the Scout in person I could see it wasn't for me. Something dark and stormy caught my periphial and there she was. My Dark horse. All black and Moody and sexy.  Most of all different. I didn't want shiny chrome. I wanted this. What myself taking her for a test ride but that sealed the deal. I signed up straight away and waited for my new black and loud pipes to be fitted and trucked my bad girl home 1600 km away north.  She's lived up to everything I want. Being 6ft tall the size is perfect and not too heavy. I generally ride alone and contemplate my road to now. Very proud to own and ride this bike. 
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Croc
More power to you Ma'am.  Everyone has a reason for purchasing their ride, yours struck a chord, somewhat similar to mine in the past.  I even had a choice of buying a house or keeping a bike... I kept the bike.  (got the house anyway, just a different track)  Riding alone is not a bad thing, lots of reasons to do so (I generally do).
Glad to see you love the bike, you've got the roads for it up there.  I agree, being tall & riding a Scout can be problematic albeit they are great little things!
You stay safe & strong, keep on enjoying the bike & life.
I'm Not Completely Useless . .
I Can Be Used As A Bad Example!

Kwinana W.A.

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Dr.Shifty
Thanks for your story, Kelly. I'm glad you kept on going to come out the other side.

When I bought my 2018 Springfield DH people started calling me all black and moody and sexy too. OK, they didn't do that. But from now on I'm going to show them this thread and get them to do it. 🙂

I think you must be one of the most isolated Indian riders in the country up there, so hopefully there will be a time when we get to meet up.
Cheers, Kim.

From Woodrising (no, nobody else has heard of it either)
Rides a Springfield Dark Horse
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Kellydog2
Yes pretty isolated. There are a few bike groups most on HD, so the bike is a standout. Maybe some more Indian buyers after this coronavirus settles. Meanwhile happy on the long roads and coming into the best time of year. 
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Croc
I know how that works Kelly, when I lived in Alice there were three ridden Indians in town & surrounds & I owned two of them!
haha, not a problem, just a bit hard putting up with the HD riders' envy (they never actually stated it, but you could tell!! hahaha)
The bikes are perfectly suited for the roads up/over there though, nothing like putting the bike on cruise control at 16-kms (we had
open speed limits for long stretches of road).
Anyhoo, keep on keeping on, being isolated is not such a bad thing at the moment!   âœŒðŸ˜ŽðŸ‘
I'm Not Completely Useless . .
I Can Be Used As A Bad Example!

Kwinana W.A.

Ulysses   #48275
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Richard Dixon
Hey Kelly, welcome to the tribe.... I had the vintage on my wall for 9 months and when I saw her "in person" I could not leave without her...                   keep riding with shiny side up and keep those HD wanting more !😎😎😎 
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V-Twin
Hi @Kellydog2

Thank you very much for sharing your personal stories with us.  So glad to hear that you found Springfield Darkhorse to share the life's journey with you.  
Let's be kind to one another.
Melbourne, Victoria
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