Cover Bike Owners

Roger Baggs & His 2014 Indian Chieftain

January 31, 2017
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Our February 2017 cover bike is owned by Roger Baggs, and we enjoyed shooting his 2014 Indian Chieftain for this month’s cover. Roger is from Higginsville, Missouri, and we had the opportunity to gather additional information about him and his Chieftain. We also had fun shooting cover model Jessica on Roger’s bike for this month’s cover. I’m sure you’ll also enjoy this month’s behind the scenes photos and video!

CC: Roger, what is your occupation?
Roger: I’m an OP-Tech at LCAAP.

CC: Do you have hobbies other than motorcycling?
Roger: Yes. I also enjoy guns and hunting.

CC: How long have you been riding? 
Roger: I’ve been riding about 40 years.

CC: What was your first bike?
Roger: My first bike was a 1972 Suzuki MT50J.

CC: How many bikes have you owned? 
Roger: I’ve owned 6 motorcycles.

CC: How many bikes do you currently own? 
Roger: I currently have two bikes. My 2014 Indian Chieftain and a 1980 Suzuki GS850G w/Vetter Sidecar.

CC: What do you like most about your Monster Glide?
Roger: Everything!

CC: What is your dream bike?
Roger: I own it, and I’d also like to have an old Indian.

CC: What is your most memorable riding experience? 
Roger: The scenery on the Blue Ridge Parkway and Spearfish Canyon in South Dakota.

CC: What is your least memorable riding experience? 
Roger: Riding over 700 miles in the rain to Austin, Texas.

CC: To what motorcycle clubs or organizations do you belong? 
Roger: I’m a member of the Indian Owner’s Association and the Indian Motorcycle Riding Group (IMRG) – Kansas City.

CC: Which motorcycle rallies & events have you attended, and which is your favorite?
Roger: My favorite is the Indian Rally at Indian Point in Branson. because of the comradery.

CC: Do you prefer riding in a group or by yourself?
Roger: Usually by myself or in a small group.

CC: Who is your closest riding buddy?
Roger: Cheyenne Norris.

CC: Thanks for the interview Roger, and thank you for letting us shoot your bike for this month’s cover.

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Photos by Dick Carlson with Carlson Digital Photography

Published in Cover Bike Owners