TAKING AIM, by Chris Maida, Editor I’ve been getting lots of letters lately from readers concerned that since Motorcycle Bagger has been discontinued, we’re going to flood American Iron with suitcases, as one reader called them. I guess they’re reacting to Buzz’s column in Issue #323, where he stated that we were going to start […]
SHIFTING GEARS, by Buzz Kanter, Publisher I was riding streetbikes in the 1970s when the first gas and oil crisis hit America. If you’re of a certain age, you probably can recall the OPEC embargo and subsequent gas rationing that followed. Our government decided for us that we had to line up for hours at […]
Over half of all fatal motorcycle crashes involve another vehicle. Most of the time, the car or truck driver, not the motorcyclist, is at fault.
Are you going to Sturgis this year? Do you own or love classic motorcycles? Be at the legendary Buffalo Chip on August 4th. Here is a “Save The Date” notification for an event you won’t want to miss. We at American Iron Magazine are pleased to announce our new event at this year’s Sturgis Rally […]
The crew at American Iron Magazine is looking into the possibility of organizing a number of Indian-focused rides from around the country to Sturgis, SD to commemorate the 75th Sturgis Rally & Races. The event started in 1938 when local Indian Motocycle dealer Clarence “Pappy” Hoel invited his friends and customers to tour the Black Hills […]
Ecuador Freedom Bike Rental and Motorcycle Tours announced today that they have opened a new “Adventure Motorcycle Travel Center” in the middle of planet Earth – near the Equator in Quito, Ecuador. The travel station will provide maintenance and travel information services for international motorcycle adventurers and will house the new headquarters for the company’s […]
Highlights from a fake article attributed to the Washington Post MSNBC correspondent Jeremy Lancaster is reported to have met with government official Darrin Cornia to discuss recent rumors about registered motorcycle owners being placed on a classified FBI gang list. Darrin Cornia who currently holds a position within the National Security Branch of the government agreed […]
Indian Motorcycle has filed a recall with NHTSA that affects 806 units of the company’s 2015 Indian Scout motorcycle. The recall is due to the Scout having a fault with the rear brake’s master cylinder, which can have a decrease in braking performance, or a complete loss of braking power. The issue appears on the […]
American Iron Magazine remains the best selling motorcycle magazine on the newsstand for 2014 and into 2015. And it will get even better when it absorbs the most popular parts of sister publication Motorcycle Bagger, effective this month.