Cleveland CycleWerks (CCW), an American motorcycle maker based in Cleveland, Ohio, announced plans to enter India last year. This week, the company’s Indian branch – Cleveland CycleWerks India officially started its trip to the country.
On the site of their manufacturing / assembly unit, the management of Cleveland CycleWerks India performed âbhoomi poojaâ. The factory is located in Pune. The update was shared on their social media page. Along with this they had mentioned – âA good start is half done and Cleveland Cyclewerks India started its journey with a Pooja at the Pune factory. A long journey begins with blessings. Cleveland Cyclewerks India, soon on the road.
With plans to introduce the first model in India later this year, CCW will bring the Ace – a classic retro commuter, Misfit – a cafe racer, and EXr – a mountain bike. It has been learned that Ace has already completed component testing at ARAI and that final testing is expected to be completed by the end of next month. The other two models will follow in due course, while two more bikes in the CCW range – Heist a hardtail bobber and Hooligun a dual sport Enduro bike, will be launched in India in the course of 2018.
CCW, founded by Scott Colosimo, Jarrod Streng and Curtis Ray in 2009, is a small motorcycle company based in Cleveland, Ohio, United States. The bikes in the company’s lineup come in three different categories – Classic, Modern and Custom, and sales span 25 countries around the world.
Most of the spare parts are currently sourced from China. Assembly and sales in India will be done in collaboration with Laish-Madison MotorWerks, a Hyderabad-based company with a plant in Telangana State.
Each of the bikes are small displacement bikes ranging from 125cc to 450cc and all bikes are powered by single cylinder engines based on older Honda engines.