We are sad to report the recent passing of Don Tilley. Long time Harley dealer Don Tilley was killed and his wife, Robinette, was critically injured in a motorcycle accident Friday evening. The accident occured while riding on the Blue Ridge Parkway with other members of the Harley-Davidson Dealers Association. Don was the Harley dealer in Statesville, […]
If you were running Harley-Davidson, we at American Iron Magazine would like to know what new motorcycle would you like to see offered to the public, and are there any you’d recommend be discontinued? This includes the Harley baggers, Harley Softails, Harley V-Rods, Harley Dynas, Harley Sportsters and Harley Streets. Please respond on our web […]
If you check in with the Air Resources Board, as some people do, you might get an idea of what Harley-Davidson has planned for the new for 2015 models, as they must be be in conformity to engine and emission rules.
American Iron Magazine, the world’s best selling motorcycle magazine on the newsstand, celebrated its 25th anniversary in February 2014. To celebrate this achievement we are giving away hundreds of prizes to our readers and subscribers. This includes a new Indian motorcycle, S&S Cycles engine, $1,000 Dennis Kirk gift certificates and more.
How much do you know about 1930s Harley-Davidson motorcycles? While hardly news today, the one-year only 1936 Harley VLH was considered a special machine. The current issue of American Iron Magazine features Buzz Kanter’s 1936 Harley VLH that he plans to ride over 4,000 miles on this year’s Motorcycle Cannonball event.
Please reply to this post with your list of no more than 10 specific Harley motorcycles, and you can explain your thinking if you wish – or not. Example: 1903 Harley (first Harley motorcycle ever built), 1936 Harley EL Knucklehead (first OHV Harley and first with recirculating oil), Captain America Panhead chopper (from the movie Easy Rider), any FXR (great handling frame/chassis), XR1200 Sportster, 2014 Rushmore Ultra-Glide, etc.
RENO, Nev. The motorcyclist who was critically injured in a multi-vehicle crash on July 30 has died. According to NHP Trooper Chuck Allen, 59-year-old Kevin J. Ness, brother of Arlen Ness, was thrown from his black 2008 Victory Vision motorcycle after his bike was struck by a vehicle on eastbound Interstate 80. Around 12:20 p.m., […]
Sturgis, S.D. — Indian Motorcycle®, America’s first motorcycle company, today announces the launch of the 2015 Indian Scout™, a contemporary yet classic interpretation of one of motorcycling’s most famous and coveted bikes. With a starting US MSRP of $10,999 and a DNA that will appeal to riders of multiple skill sets and abilities, the new […]
We at American Iron Magazine were recently notified that Harley-Davidson is recalling 3,300 FXDL Dyna Low Rider motorcycles to fix a problem with the ignition switch on units modified to rev higher than 5,600 rpm. The recall affects 2014.5 model year Low Riders built from Jan. 6 through June 19. “In the affected motorcycles, certain […]
Rumors leaked out of a secret new 2015 Indian Scout motorcycle. LA Times says this is the new 2015 1133cc liquid-cooled, 100 horsepower Scout. MSRP for the base model: $10,999. Could be an important machine for the Polaris-owned relaunch of this iconic motorcycle. Is this a surprise launch that we didn’t know about or a practical […]