Titan Ships First Indy 500 Bike
4 May 2000
PHOENIX, May 4 Titan Motorcycle Co. of America announced today the shipment of the first in its limited edition motorcycles commemorating the Year 2000 world-renowned Indianapolis 500 race event. The Indy 500 Titan sports a custom, racing orange paint scheme prominently featuring the official Indy 500 logo and limited edition serialization. The Indy bike program also includes a licensing and merchandising agreement with Indianapolis Motor Speedway for the sale of proprietary prints, posters and T-shirts from an original painting of the Titan Indy bike by famous motorcycle artist Eric Herman. "It is fitting that our first production version of this one-of-a-kind bike would be shipped to Titan of Indianapolis," said Brian Saker, national sales manager. "The response to this bike has been excellent, and it promises to be a real collector's item." Founded in 1994, Titan Motorcycle Co. of America is a premier designer, manufacturer and distributor of high-end, American-made, V-twin engine motorcycles marketed under various Titan trademarks. Titan's unique, hand-built configurations, including the Gecko(TM), Roadrunner(TM), Sidewinder(TM) and Phoenix(TM) represent the finest available in custom-designed, volume-produced, performance motorcycles. Manufactured at the Company's corporate headquarters and manufacturing facility, and available with a variety of customized options and designs, Titan large displacement motorcycles are sold through a network of over 80 domestic and international dealers.