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[BIARRITZ, FRANCE] – With Indian returning to the Wheels & Waves festival this Wednesday, here’s a look at activities and opportunities for journalists attending.

We have our famous Wall of Death in the village again with daily shows between 2pm and 7pm.

The main highlights for the week will be a demonstration ride of the FTR1200 Custom at Punks Peak on the Thursday, followed by the reveal of Anvil’s latest custom bike at Artride in the evening. On the Saturday we’ll have our Scout Hooligan bikes racing at El Rollo along with a demonstration of the FTR750 flat track bike. Full programme below.


11.00              Meet Indian at Jaizkibel for PUNKS PEAK
13:00              PUNK’S PEAK racing starts
TBA                Dimitri Coste will ride a demo sprint on the FTR1200 Custom
17:00              Award ceremony in Hondarribia
18:00              Artride exhibition in Pasaia San Pedro
20:00             Anvil Motociclette unveils its Scout Sixty bike

09:00             Village at the Cité de l’Océan opens
20:00             VIP Indian party. Please email us for details.

09:00             Ride to the Hippodrome in San Sebastian, Lasarte for EL ROLLO
14.00              Start of the flat track races
17:00              End of the races
17.30              Award ceremony
20:00             Scout Bobber presented to winner on stage
21.00              Music concert starts


DIMITRI COSTE – Flat Track racer: Meet the French photographer and filmmaker with a passion for motors and the American culture. Instagram @motelcoste

ANVIL MOTOCICLETTE – Bike builders: San Marco & Phonz are Italian bike builders and have spent the past six months building a custom bike with a Scout Sixty engine in tribute to one of Indian’s youngest heroes, Albert ‘Shrimp’ Burns. Instagram @anvilmotociclette

STEVE CABALLERO – Skater and Indian ambassador: The legendary American skateboarder is a huge fan of Indian and built his own custom Scout Bobber. He’ll be riding in the El Rollo flat track races as well as showing off his artwork and skateboarding skills throughout the week. Instagram @stevecaballero

LEAH TOKELOVE, CHRIS HATTON, JONATHAN FALKMAN AND LEE ‘KP’ KIRKPATRICK- DTRA RIDERS: Come speak to our Indian Hooligan racing team and find out about how they got in to flat track racing and how they made their Hooligan Scout and Scout Sixty bikes.

NIK HEER – Biker builder Flat track rider and the builder of the nitrous-powered ‘Miracle Mike’ Scout. Instagram @younggunsspeedshop

MERRY MICHAU – Official Photographer for Indian: Merry is a renowned photographer and designer, plus a fantastic rider too. Instagram @merrymichau

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