Polaris Adds Brammo Electric Motorcycle to Victory & Indian Brands

Polaris Industries Inc. today announced it has acquired the electric motorcycle business of Brammo Inc. In addition, Polaris is acting as a leading investor in a recapitalization of Brammo that enables the company to focus exclusively on the design, development and integration of electric vehicle powertrains. Going forward, the two companies will leverage Polaris’ leading […]

American Iron News: 2,300 Victory Motorcycles Recalled For Fuel Pump Issue

Polaris has issued a stop sale notice and is recalling 2,342 Victory motorcycles from the 2013-15 model years because the fuel pump may have been incorrectly crimped during manufacturing, which might cause it to seize and increase the risk of a stall, NHTSA reported. Affected are 2013-14 Victory Cross-Country, Cross Roads, Hammer Eight Ball, High […]

Motorcycle News: Senators Consider Ending Funding of Motorcycle-Only Checkpoints

We at American Iron Magazine are in complete agreement with the AMA that the Motorcycle-Only Checkpoints have to stop. U.S. Sens. Jeanne Shaheen (D-N.H.), Ron Johnson (R-Wis.), Kelly Ayotte (R-N.H.), Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) and Susan Collins (R-Maine) have introduced S. 127, the Stop Motorcycle Checkpoint Funding Act. S. 127 would prohibit federal funding for motorcycle-only checkpoints, limiting […]

Motorcycle News For 2015 – New Motorcycle Laws

Welcome to 2015. Quite often a new year means new laws, and this is no exception. Here are a few new laws motorcycle riders need to be aware of. The most notable of the regulations taking effect on Jan. 1 are from Texas, which enacted vehicle requirements for motorcyclists who want to carry passengers, and […]

Progressive International Motorcycle Show: NYC Wrap-Up

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By Jon Langston The Progressive International Motorcycle Shows revved up New York City this past weekend, and tens of thousands motorcycle fanatics from across the spectrum of enthusiasts, from teenagers in racing suits to fat guys in Santa suits, rolled into the Jacob Javits Convention Center on the West Side of Manhattan. The TAM Communications […]

Harley Tech Q&A For Real World Motorcycle Riders

There is a lot of misinformation on the Internet – sometimes from well meaning people, sometimes from jerks. We here at American Iron Magazine would like to help spread accurate and real information to some of the questions we see on-line relating to Harley motorcycles, Harley tech and Harley history. Every so often we will […]

More Time To Ride Your Harley? Daylight Saving Time

Just a quick reminder from us at American Iron Magazine that today is Daylight Savings Time and you should turn back all your clocks an houre. Fall back. Blog this! Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook Buzz it up Share on Linkedin Share via MySpace Share on netvibes share via Reddit Share […]

Paul Teutul, Sr. brings a classic theme bike back to Orange County Choppers

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With great power comes great responsibility, and it looks like Wyclef Jean (you know, the “Singin’ dollar, dollar bill ya’ll” song) has relinquished that power when Paul Sr. made him an offer he couldn’t refuse. Enough movie puns for ya? Seems fitting when the subjects a super hero themed motorcycle built by Orange County Choppers. […]

Küryakyn ECE-Approved Torpedo L.E.D. Lights

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Hit the mark on style and functionality with Küryakyn’s all-new Torpedo L.E.D. Indicator and Run-Turn-Brake Lights for all Universal 12v Applications. The streamlined torpedo-shaped housing measures in at 70mm long with a 45mm diameter (2.75” x 1.75”), and comes in two versions. Single-function amber versions are designed to serve as turn-signal indicators either up front […]

HOAX: Orange County Chopper Paul Teutul Sr In Serious Motorcycle Accident

There is a serious hoax floating around the Internet that goes something like this: Paul Teutul Sr., most known for his leading role on Discovery Channel’s American Chopper, was seriously injured after a crash involving two other vehicles on New York State Thruway (I-287) near Spring Valley, New York Tuesday morning. Reportedly, Teutul, co-founder of […]