EVENT • by Dain Gingerelli To borrow from the late Rodney Dangerfield’s comedy shtick: I tell you, I went to the Buffalo Chip to watch a rock concert and a bike rally broke out. Of course, I exaggerate, but as one of the most famous motorcycle rallies in America approaches its 75th anniversary next year, […]
NEW BIKE SPECS • by Steven Wyman-Blackburn The fact that Polaris industries’ first venture into the motorcycle world turned 15 years old last year is a pretty big deal. Victory’s base of operations is rooted in a country that prides itself for developing some of motorcycling’s firsts (some argue best) products, and putting them on […]
We are pleased to announce that our Buzz Kanter will be one of the guests (along with Norm Nelson) on Barry Boone’s “Talking Motorcycles” internet radio show this evening (Wednesday, Oct 1) around 8 PM EST. They plan to discuss the recent 4,000 mile ride across the U.S. on the Motorcycle Cannonball ride. Buzz rode […]
Harley-Davidson is recalling more than 105,000 Touring motorcycles from the 2014 model year and 1,400 Street motorcycles from the 2015 model year for unrelated repair issues. According to NHTSA, 105,746 Touring models from the 2014 year are being recalled because a component in the clutch master cylinder may fail, reducing the pressure available to keep […]
MINNEAPOLIS (September 24, 2014) – Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE: PII) announced today that it will partner with the Costco Auto Program (CAP), an auto-buying program specifically for Costco members, as the exclusive promotional partner for its powersports division. Starting today, Costco members will be able to access special pricing and promotional incentives on select Polaris […]
We want to wish our Adventure Power’s Team American Iron all the best luck when they leave Daytona Beach, Fl to ride over 4,000 miles to Tacoma WA this week. This portrait was done by lensman Jim Dohms the day before our team left from Daytona. Buzz is riding a 1936 Harley VLH we followed […]
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.