Started out warm and dry. Paul (1925 Harley JE), Buzz (1936 Harley VLH), Pat (1929 Harley JD) and Jim Petty (1927 Indian Chief) rolled out together heading for almost 250 planned miles to Chattanooga, TN. Bright sun, mild breeze and great roads. But not all day. Lots of issues with getting Pat’s bike to start, […]
The day started off for most of us riders with alarms on our smartphones. The National Weather service issues sever flooding and thunder in the area. Our parking lot (a field next to the hotel) had more than 8 inches of standing water. We all geared up and braced for a tough ride, but then […]
The first day started pretty slowly with all the bikes (about 98) all lined up on the sand of Daytona Beach for a fabled “yardlong” photo by Michael Lichter. We arrived at 8 am an were barely finished by 9:30 a half hour before the first riders leave. We had reports of Ormond Beach motorcycle […]
Our own Buzz Kanter was recently interviewed by Barry Boone on his radio show Talking Motorcycles at the start of the Motorcycle Cannonball in Daytona Beach, Florida. Also interviewed in that show is Pat Simmons, lead singer of the Doobie Brothers, rider on the 4 person Team American Iron, and husband to Cris Sommer Simmons […]
We at TAM Communications had a full schedule this year publishing 13 issues of American Iron Magazine, 2 issues of the all-tech American Iron Garage, 9 issues of American Iron Motorcycle Bagger and 6 issues of our Motorcycle magazine. Wow! All issues of these magazines are sold in stores. through print subscriptions and through digital […]
As summer gets in to full swing, Americans will be observing Independence Day tomorrow on July 4th. It is a great opportunity to connect with our families and friends in backyards, around pools and at the beach, to watch fireworks and enjoy BBQs. This day commemorates the signing of the Declaration of Independence which set the stage for […]
On July 11-13 at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course in Pickerington, Ohio, BikeBandit.com AMA Vintage Motorcycle Days will celebrate the history and modern resurgence of the Indian marque. In addition to grand marshals Bill Tuman and Bobby Hill, representing the Indian Wrecking Crew, as well as new Indian Motorcycles, plenty of classic bikes from the past […]
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Buzz Kanter, of American Iron Magazine, and his 1936 VLH classic Harley flathead motorcycle that he plans to ride cross country on the 2014 Motorcycle Cannonball.
Summer 2012 was looking to be one of my favorites ever. I felt like the luckiest guy I knew as everything motorcycle related in my life was going from good to better for me. Early in the year, my friend Al offered me a great deal on a rare and wonderful 1929 JDH two-cam Harley. […]