Available in three-, four-, and six-LED versions with black plastic housings or low-profile chrome, Super Bright LEDs introduces ALM series light modules for motorcycle accent lighting. The ALM series (with a variety of colors and styles) offers vibration resistance, up to 10,000 hours of life, and low power draw. From $4.95. Info: Super Bright LEDs, […]
Hero MotoCorp Ltd. India’s largest motorcycle and scooter maker by sales, announced today that it has become the second-largest stakeholder in EBR (Eric Buell racing) a U.S.-based motorcycle company and said it would enter the African market shortly and establish assembly plants in Colombia, Kenya and Nigeria to expand its footprint overseas. Hero MotoCorp bought […]
It’s officially summer! And Harley-Davidson Footwear has released some performance styles for the season, including the Riddick boot. Blending H-D’s classic design with modern performance, this 8″ lace-up boot features full-grain leather upper and outside air vent zippers for ventilation. In addition to PORON ankle protection and abrasion-resistant Tech-Tuff overlays, Riddick has an YKK locking […]
Motorcycle parts distributor Tucker Rocky settled this month with the California Air Resources Board to pay a civil penalty of $500,000 for marketing and selling emissions-related parts not approved by the board.
Grease Rag has added another T-shirt to its Wrench, Ride, Repeat (WRR) series that promotes the lifestyle of American Iron’s readers: customizing and cruising the roads. The front of this 100 percent, preshrunk cotton shirt includes the WRR flying shield design in the upper left corner while the back features the words American Iron below […]
For 2009 to present baggers, Trask Performance has released chin spoilers to cover up the lower frame area of your bike, adding a bit of custom style. Able to fit with or without an oil cooler, these spoilers are primed and ready to paint, and come with all the necessary hardware to mount to your […]
When I pulled up to my father’s house and showed him the 2013 FXDC Super Glide Custom with its 110th Anniversary trim, he immediately fell in love with it. It’s got chrome in all the right places; the gas tank, seat, and fender flow perfectly into each other, and those laced wheels tie the whole […]
In addition to all the usual fun and adventure at the Sturgis rally we look forward to seeing our readers and your motorcycles, some of which we want to photograph and feature in our magazines. Also Indian is planning on unveiling the all new Indian Chief. And I would not be surprised if other manufacturers unveil new bikes too.
Finally, some TV worth watching. Our friend and classic motorcycle guru Dale Walksler of Wheels Through Time museum has a new TV show on Velocity Channel called What’s In The Barn. The show focuses on Dales searching out old and rare motorcycles in barns, basements and garages and getting them back in running condition.
The May 2013 Kickstart Classic was a great success and lots of fun. We want to thank our sponsors – Spectro Oils, GEICO Insurance, Wheels Through Time, and Wrench Ride Repeat, as well as all the Harley dealers who welcomed and fed us along the way. The ride from Charleston, SC to St. Augustine, FL […]