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 […]
MILWAUKEE (August 1, 2014) – Harley-Davidson® has more rush in the tank. Spy photos, gossip and wild speculation are flooding the Internet as Harley-Davidson fans around the globe anticipate the return of the Road Glide® motorcycle. The wait is over and the Road Glide is back. Weeks before the announcement of its complete 2015 model […]
SAN DIEGO – At the San Diego Comic-Con, Harley-Davidson® and Marvel Studios will introduce Project LiveWire™ – Harley-Davidson’s first electric motorcycle – to fans gathered at the annual international convention. Project LiveWire, which is featured in Marvel’s Avengers: Age of Ultron, will be the ride of choice for Natasha Romanoff (a.k.a. Black Widow) played by […]
Here’s a quick look at some of the bikes on the July 2014 Ross Kiwi Tomas Memorial Kickstart Classic. 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 with Stumblers Tweet about it Buzz it up Subscribe […]
So, you might be asking, what’s the deal with the new 2015 Indian Roadmaster and how does it perform? In a phrase, I like it. Start with the smooth and plentiful power delivery of the ample 111 cubic inch Thunderstroke engine. Pass that power through the exceptionally smooth six-speed transmission and you have a powerful and smooth set up ideal for around town or hitting the highways. Like all full size touring motorcycle these days, the Indian Roadmaster looks big, yet it handles like a much smaller machine.