Max Bubeck pictures with kind permission of Rocky Dillinger at Iron Wigwam

CHOUT

The Ultimate Indian Motocycle Hybrid, the marriage of a vintage Scout frame with a Chief engine!

Max Bubeck on his Chout - link to an interview with Max

Max Bubeck on his Chout - link to an interview with Max
Fastest unstreamlined Indian - ever!

The Chout Breeders Association

The idea is to put together a register of Chouts and Chout builders and hopefully create a hub to link out to websites pages and blogs that may be of assistance to Chout builders wherever they are.

If you have built a Chout, own a Chout or know of somone who has please leave a comment and contact details.

Sunday, 10 October 2010

1960's ?? Chout pic

Kevin kindly sent me this pic of what looks like a 101 framed 1940's chief Chout complete with high flanders bars and risers, we dont have any more info and not sure of the source so if anyone recognises the picture, please get in touch and we can fill in the history. Thanks Kevin

Wednesday, 6 October 2010

101 Bonneville Chout

Steve Murphy kindly sent a link to the Motorcycle Picture of the Day blog where I found this Chout, I contacted Buck Pilkenton who photographed this gem and supplied the info
in Bucks words


Hi,
This is a friend's Indian Chout. It was built by her father before she was born, ostensibly a 1929 Scout frame holding a 1940 Bonneville Chief engine that he just happened to find in a crate at the southwest airbase where he was stationed. The forks look to be latter day chief. Some time in the 1980s the bike passed through the hands of a "restorer" who added the H-D front fender and odd looking instrument pod. At least he painted it right and stayed out of the engine. The bike is back in the family now, and from stories I've been told it was one fast machine.


Ride safe,
Buck Pilkenton