This Motorcycle–Barbeque Grille Combo Is the Greatest Thing We’ve Seen All Week
There are plenty of things to love about summer, but if we at Gear Patrol had to sit down and make a list, there are two items that we can guarantee would be near the top of the list: Motorcycling and barbeque. So you can probably see how we might be intrigued by the one-off Indian motorcycle seen here.
To create the build, See See Motorcycles builder and incredibly-named human Thor Drake took a Traeger Ironwood 885 wood pellet grill and affixed it in sidecar fashion to an Indian Springfield Darkhorse, the company’s beefy bagger. The cooker, of course, is fully functional; the press release claims the Trager can even cook away while the bike is in motion, though the idea of riding a motorcycle next to an active grille strikes us as a slightly foolish endeavor.
The Indian/Traeger hybrid made its debut last weekend at the 79th Annual Sturgis Motorcycle Rally in South Dakota, where it cooked up tasty meats for anyone who stopped by and test-rode an Indian at the company’s display. We wish we’d known about it earlier — if we had, we’d have called Traeger and Indian up and begged them to haul it out to the Mid-Atlantic Overland Festival we’ll be at this upcoming weekend. As it stands, we’ll just have to hope they decide to roll it our way before the weather turns cold.