RUSSIA (February 26, 2020) – Indian Motorcycle and Workhorse Speed Shop today revealed the new Appaloosa v2.0 on the frozen surface of Lake Baikal where it will make its 2020 racing comeback and its ice racing debut.
Having travelled thousands of miles to take part in the second running of the Baikal Mile, creator Brice Hennebert said “I can’t believe we are actually here. What an amazing place. I am so pleased to finally reveal the new Appaloosa after weeks of hard work to get here. I can’t wait to see Sebastien blast down the 1-mile strip.”
With Technical Inspections and competitor briefings making up today’s schedule, Appaloosa v2.0 and Sébastien Lorentz get their first chance to race on the ice tomorrow, March 27.
The epic trip to Siberia and the action from Lake Baikal can be followed across Indian Motorcycle social channels with the hashtag #IndianxWorkhorse.
More information on the 2020 Baikal Mile Ice Speed Festival can be found at baikalmile.com
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ABOUT WORKHORSE SPEED SHOP
Workhorse is the story of a passion. Brice Hennebert grew up surrounded by his father’s motorcycles and was raised by a creative mother. Learning mechanics at an early age, Brice later trained as a graphic designer before opening a custom motorcycle workshop in 2012 with a like-minded bike fanatic. In 2016, Brice returned to the workshop of his childhood in Nodebais, Belgium to launch Workhorse Speed Shop. Workhorse provides a full range of services from accessory fitment through to complete custom builds. To learn more, please visit www.workhorsespeedshop.com
Akrapovič is a market-leading manufacturer of premium exhaust systems for motorcycles and performance cars. It is a pioneer in the innovative use of super-alloys and at the forefront of carbon components. Akrapovič exhaust systems are renowned for increasing performance, unmistakable sound, innovative design, lightweight construction, quality workmanship, and durability. Founded in Slovenia twenty-eight years ago by former motorcycle racer Igor Akrapovič, the brand has grown to international prominence through its successful support of racing teams that lead their class in many forms of premier motorsport. To learn more, please visit www.akrapovic.com
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ABOUT BERINGER BRAKES
BERINGER is a French human-scale company which, for more than 30 years, develops and produces motorbikes brakes in a spirit of quality and performance. Our products range covers all models of motorcycles, from all brands from 1970 to our days. To learn more please visit www.beringer-brakes.com
ABOUT DUNLOP EUROPE
Dunlop Europe is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of tyres with an impressive track record of motorsport successes. Dunlop Europe is a technical partner for two teams motorcycle Endurance World Championship Racing, the official tyre supplier to the FIM Moto2 and Moto3 World Championship and the most successful tyre brand in the history of the Isle of Man TT. Off-road, Dunlop is the choice of MXGP race winners and champions. On four wheels, Dunlop is the most successful tyre manufacturer in the history of the Le Mans 24h race. Please visit www.dunlopmotorcycle.eu
ABOUT EVOK3 PERFORMANCE LTD
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ABOUT MOTOREX – Oil Of Switzerland
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Öhlins Racing has been an integrated part of the motorsport industry as well as the motorcycle and automotive industry for 40 years. Our focus has always been on high-quality products, service and support, all the way from the MotoGP circuits to the local national racing events in over 50 distributing countries. Our philosophy has always been to supply the aftermarket, OEM partners and teams with high-end suspension technology and we are all dedicated to exceed our customer’s expectations throughout the world. To learn more, please visit www.ohlins.com
ABOUT INDIAN MOTORCYCLE
Indian Motorcycle is America’s first motorcycle company. Founded in 1901, Indian Motorcycle has won the hearts of motorcyclists around the world and earned distinction as one of America’s most legendary and iconic brands through unrivalled racing dominance, engineering prowess and countless innovations and industry firsts. Today that heritage and passion are reignited under new brand stewardship. To learn more, please visit www.indianmotorcycle.eu.