First 5 Mods: 2018 Indian Scout Bobber

The first modifications we would make to Indian's new factory custom Scout

Whenever I get a new bike, I'm eager to start adding my own little touches and customizations to it. Nobody likes having a bike just like the kid next door, right? After spending a little saddle time with the Indian Scout Bobber, we put together a list of a few things that we'd do if we had one in our possession for any length of time. Here are our first five mods!

Indian Scout Exhaust
Vance and Hines Hi-Output Grenades Exhaust System- $900
The Indian Scout's stock pipe doesn't really awaken anything inside us. The engine is strong and has great pull, but when I crack that throttle I want it to stir something up in me, and the note from Vance and Hines Hi-Output Grenades can really do that, as well as add some power by helping the Scout breath a little more freely. The system isn't cheap, but you come up big in style and performance.
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Indian Scout Bobber Handlebars
Indian Mini Ape Handlebars- $150
The low bars on the Scout Bobber can be tough for riders both tall and short alike. Shorter riders have to reach further up, and taller riders are hunched over lower, so the swap to Indian's Mini Ape handlebars is a pretty easy decision as the second mod on this bike. Once we switched over to the taller bars, we were much more comfortable and confident throwing this bike around.
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Indian Scout Bobber passenger pegs
Indian Scout Passenger Pegs - $170
One of the best parts of going for a good cruise is being able to bring a passenger out with you. While I can appreciate the solo style of the Scout Bobber, I also want to be able to take my lady out to dinner or for a nice roll through the hills, and that takes these passenger pegs and a pillion seat.
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Scout Bobber passenger seat
Indian Scout Bobber Passenger Seat - $330
Like we mentioned up above, having the option of bringing a passenger along with you is huge. Especially when you can take the passenger seat right off afterwards and get back to that lean, mean style of the stock Bobber. This seat isn't cheap, but matches the nice two-tone leather of the solo seat and works well with the Scout's lines.
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Indian Scout Bobber Saddlebag
Indian Scout Bobber Leather Saddlebag - $270
Backpacks are all well and good, but when you're doing some miles on the bike the last thing you want is the weight of that six-pack you're bringing home digging into your back. This little saddlebag looks great and is big enough to hold the essentials.
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