American Iron Magazine’s 2015 Motorcycle Kickstart Classic Rides

The Motorcycle Kickstart Classic is a fun riding event and is open to riders of all makes, models and years of motorcycles. All riders with newer motorcycles (electric start only) have to ride at the back to pick up any parts that fall off the older bikes up front. The goal is to have fun and share our machines, experiences and skills with other fellow classic motorcycle enthusiasts.

Can Harley & Tesla Develop A Great Electric Motorcycle?

Harley Davidson has underestimated the potential of Project LiveWire and needs to pursue strategic partnerships to succeed in the market. Excerpts from an article at For 111 years, Harley-Davidson has sold a story of freedom and independence. It built a brand that connected with the youthful rebellion of a generation and has become entrenched […]

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

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

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. […]