Game Over Cycles Builds “World’s First Tattooed Motorcycle and Sidecar”

Tattoo and motorcycle cultures are inextricably intertwined. Both provide an avenue for self-expression and are associated with rebellion. And while tattoo motifs are commonly found on motorcycles, Game Over Cycles (GOC) took it to another level with what they claim is the “World’s First Tattooed Motorcycle.” Game Over Cycles accomplished this by wrapping both a […]

Drayko Drift Riding Jeans Review

I’ve heard of product testing before but Drayko took it to another level when CEO Grant Mackintosh put a pair on then got drug behind a motorcycle at 65 mph to prove their worthiness. We weren’t eager to go to the same extremes as Mackintosh but we have been putting a pair of Drayko Drift […]

Bling’s Cycles Flooded by Hurricane Irma, Fundraisers Established

Custom builder Bill Dodge could use our help about now. His shop, Bling’s Cycles in Daytona Beach, Florida, was hit hard by Hurricane Irma, flooding Dodge’s shop and causing immeasurable damage. Bill and Buddy did their best to move equipment and bikes to high ground but they still suffered tremendous losses. Dodge is a friend […]

Rat’s Hole Ride-In Bike Show and Black Hills Bagger Showdown Sturgis 2017

For 29 years the Rat’s Hole Custom Bike and Chopper Show has showcased some of the most extraordinary motorcycles in Sturgis. The 2017 contest was no exception as customs began filling the expansive lot of the Buffalo Chip’s CrossRoads early for a crack at “Best of Show” honors at the 29th annual Sturgis show. This […]

Sugar Bear Chopper Museum to Open Outside Sturgis

If anyone knows choppers, it’s Sugar Bear. His stretched Springers have been highly prized for nigh-on 50 years now. Sugar Bear’s forks are famous for having no flop, no pogoing, and for providing a ride quality comparable to motorcycles with much tighter rake angles. Sugar Bear’s been an icon in the SoCal chopper scene since […]

Do Not Go Gentle Into That Good Night – Harley Quietly Scuttles the V-Rod

Do not go gentle into that good night, Old age should burn and rave at close of day; Rage, rage against the dying of the light. – Dylan Thomas While the majority of internet angst has been aimed at Harley’s discontinuation of the Dyna, The Motor Company’s scuttling of the V-Rod has received much less […]

2018 Indian Springfield Dark Horse First Ride Preview

Hustling into the big sweeper my throttle hand is unwavering, the needle of the speedometer hovering a tick below 80 mph. The chassis of the 2018 Indian Springfield Dark Horse is also unwavering, the burly 46mm fork keeping the front end squarely on the designated line. Pitched over at almost 45 degrees, the tacky Dunlops […]

2017 Sturgis Rally Photos Part II – Danger, Blink, & the Rat’s Hole

The 2017 Sturgis Rally flew by at a frenetic pace. Last time we checked  in we had just spent the day at Crazy John’s Invitational Drag Races, the RSD Super Hooligan bash, topped ff with some late night rambling around The Chip. The next day we hit up the Rat’s Hole Custom Bike Show which […]

2017 Sturgis Rally Photos and Highlights

American Iron hasn’t left off the throttle since we pulled into Sturgis with our friends the Veterans Charity Ride to Sturgis. It’s been a crazy four days, from American Flat Trackers flying around the Buffalo Chip in the inaugural TT to some of the most hairball drag races we’ve seen in quite some time to […]

Carey Hart Quick Chat Sturgis: From Good Rides for Vets to Pink’s Bike

Brand ambassador, bike builder, pro racer, team owner, dad. Freestyle motocross icon Carey Hart hands are full. If all those roles weren’t enough, he’s also a philanthropic man who had had just finished the Sturgis version of his Good Ride, a fundraiser for veterans through the Infinite Hero foundation. This year’s Sturgis run was sold […]