Softail Belt Tension & Wheel Alignment

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How to check and adjust rear wheel alignment and belt tension By Tyler Greenblatt It’s said that good things happen when the stars, planets, or whatever else is out there are aligned. Many believe that symmetrical perfection in the universe has some bearing on our everyday lives. Whether or not it does is debatable. There […]

New Bike Review – 2014 H-D FXDC Super Glide Custom

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One of The Motor Company’s longest-standing models By Dain Gingerelli, photos by Riles & Nelson   So there I was, thinking, “The Super Glide has been a member of the Harley family for quite some time now.” Let’s switch now from my deep, mind-blowing, metaphysical thought process to facts: it was back in 1971 when Willie […]

HURRY! Enter American Iron Magazine’s 25th Anniversary Sweepstakes!


Time is running out! Give a gift subscription or subscribe TODAY and enter the American Iron Magazine 25th Anniversary Sweepstakes. YOU COULD WIN A BRAND-NEW INDIAN MOTORCYCLE! As part of our ongoing 25th anniversary celebration, three lucky new or current subscribers will be chosen at random every issue in 2014 to receive a $1,000 Dennis Kirk […]

Marching On Two Wheels: American Iron in the NYC Veterans Day Parade

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By Ken McCurdy, American Iron Magazine What an honor it was riding a new Victory Gunner in “America’s Parade” in New York City on Veteran’s Day, Tuesday, November 11, 2014. As a Navy vet myself, it was surreal and humbling to witness the spectators cheering for the participants in the parade as we traveled up Fifth […]

HeliBars Mini-Rebel Handlebars

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HeliBars’ patented, four-way-adjustable Mini Rebel Multi-Axis handlebars have two multiaxis, CNC-machined, billet-aluminum pivots on each side that offer four ergonomic adjustments: height, reach, wrist angle, and width. Up to 2″ taller than stock, Mini Rebels pivot to give up to 4″ of rearward reach movement, taking weight off lower backs. The Mini Rebels also minimize […]

Roland Sands Slant 2-Into-1 Exhaust System

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The Slant Line from Roland Sands Design (RSD) features a new 2-into-1 exhaust and air intake system. The exhaust system, a collaboration between RSD and Vance & Hines, is offered in two finishes. The Works finish exposes the welds while the Carbon Ops is dressed in a lightweight gloss Carbon and Satin Black finish. Fully […]

Dunlop American Elite Motorcycle Tires


Dunlop’s second-generation American Elite tires feature MT Multi-Tread technology, which provides a long-wearing center compound with lateral grip compounds on each edge. Harley riders who own 2009-14 models and equip these tires get more mileage, and optimal grip and handling. The line of American Elite tires, including the black sidewall, narrow white bar sidewall, and […]

Yee-Haw! Harley Moonshine

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Harley-Davidson is now churnin’ some corn mash into its iron. The Motor Company has named Ole Smoky Tennessee Moonshine its official moonshine brand. This multiyear partnership has led to a hard-smoked blend that’s been named Harley-Davidson Road House Customs Charred Moonshine, which debuted during the Milwaukee Bike Rally. The Road House mountain dew will be […]

Black Hills Billet Open for Business

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Formerly known as Badlands Motorcycle Products, Black Hills Billet is now open for business, shipping products from its recently reorganized facility in Sparks, Nevada. Black Hills Billet will continue to specialize in the design and production of custom billet accessories and lighting for Harley, Indians, Victory, and other brands. In addition to opening its doors, […]

Harley-Davidson, UFC Hometown Throwdown III

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Harley-Davidson has teamed up with the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) for a contest that’s running through December 31. Designated the Harley-Davidson Hometown Throwdown III, the winner will not only play honorary host to both Harley-Davidson and UFC in his hometown but will be the grand marshal of a motorcycle parade through his stomping ground. This ride will […]