AirFX USA Rear Air Suspension System Install (Intro)

By Chris Maida Revamping the rear of a 2002 Electra Glide In this part of our ongoing series on reworking a 2002 Electra Glide, we’re going to finish the AirFX front and rear air suspension system install we started two issues ago. In that article, we showed you how to bolt on a set of […]

2016 Harley XL1200CX Roadster Review

CX in the city, a roadster for the road  –  by Dain Gingerelli  According to Harley-Davidson’s promotional literature the new XL1200CX Roadster is aimed dead-square at young riders, often termed Millennials. But tell that to the older guy — think Baby Boomer—who cast an envious eye on the Roadster, with its Velocity Red Sunglo paint […]

Water vs Oil Cooled Heads: Caption Correction for American Iron Magazine Issue 343

To err is human, to forgive divine – Alexander Pope While each issue of American Iron Magazine goes through a rigorous editing process, sometimes things slip through the cracks unnoticed until after the fact. Such was the case with the captions on Donny Peterson’s well-written article about Harley’s new Milwaukee-Eight Engine. The typo occurred on […]

American Iron News: “Bad Biker”Gun Targets Discontinued

Were motorcycle riders being portrayed as “bad bikers” worth shooting and possibly killing by police in training? That is a question we at American Iron Magazine posed on line yesterday when we were shown Baker Targets “bad biker” targets for sale for gun training. In case you were wondering about the red dots they print on […]

Toasted Buns: Corbin Heated Classic Solo Saddle Install (Intro)

By Tricia Szulewski I can already see your raised eyebrow and skeptical expression. I’ve already dodged the sarcastic comments from my co-worker when I unpacked the new Corbin heated classic black leather solo saddle (#HD-FXD-FB-8-S-E, $355.80) that I’d be installing on my Dyna Fat Bob. Like I told him, if you’ve never ridden a bike […]

Headwinds LED Bulb Install on Harley Road King (Intro)

By Chris Maida / Photos by Elayne Maida This simple headlight bulb swap will greatly increase your ability to see the road and any road hazards while riding at night I love simple upgrades! being able to make a simple parts swap to fix a problem or weak area of performance on a bike is […]

American Iron Salute: Heroes In Uniform

American Iron is proud to announce the release of a special edition publication dedicated to men and women in uniform. American Iron Salute: Heroes In Uniform is a tribute to those who serve our country as soldiers, police officers, and firefighters. American Iron Salute: Heroes In Uniform is available on newsstands today, and it features […]

1931 Harley V Model Bobber

By Jim Babchak / Photos by Buzz Kanter The future of old bikes belongs to young bucks There’s growing concern among today’s aging vintage motorcycle enthusiasts regarding the next generation of owners of old bikes. The circle of life has put the baby boomer generation next in line for that big flea market in the […]

TV Two Cam – 1929 Harley JDH on History Channel’s American Restoration

Text by Dale Walksler Photos by Jim Dohms I have always liked a challenge, and this is a great one — a worn out 87-year-old bike and only 45 days to rebuild it in front of a TV audience. To be seen on History Channel’s American Restoration, this is a behind the scenes look at […]

The Beginning Of The End?

RIDE TO WORK, By Steve Lita, Editor “…it is illegal for anyone to modify a certified vehicle…” Back in issue #335, about five months ago, former American Iron Magazine editor Chris Maida penned a column about the then-urgent matter involving the EPA and all motorsports hobbyists. The EPA had proposed legislation that would outlaw the […]