2019 Indian FTR 1200

The Indian FTR 1200 is a big, powerful bike but managed to feel controllable even on this freezing cold surface.

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The 2019 Indian Super Hooligan bike is based on the FTR 1200 and its capable of ripping some seriously quick laps.

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With the front brake, traction control and ABS deactivated, your author was forced to take his brave pills before riding the FTR.

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Indian supplied Super Hooligan rider Jordan Graham to instruct us in how best not to crash these brand-new prototype bikes.

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Despite being a giant of a human at 6 feet, 4 inches tall, the FTR 1200 felt almost perfectly sized with great ergonomics.

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Not pictured: the four layers under my riding gear doing their best to keep me from freezing to death during Oregon's little polar vortex.

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Jordan Graham offered simple tips on how to push the bike around and gain speed on the hard clay surface of the Salem Indoor Speedway.

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Tips which I did my best to employ, eventually finding myself able to get the bike really sideways.

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