Motorcyclists Help Fight Against More Ethanol in Our Gastanks

We at American Iron Magazine fully support the AMA’s effort to cut back or remove all ethanol from our gas supplies. Nearly 8,000 individuals have joined the American Motorcyclist Association to oppose the spread of higher-ethanol blended fuels across the country, the motorcyclist advocacy organization announced. The AMA is asking for signatures to its online […]

‘Just Ride’ During The Harley-Davidson World Ride June 27-28

MILWAUKEE – Just ride. It’s a simple idea that expresses the passion that unites motorcycle riders around the world, regardless of age, location, or brand. It’s also all anyone needs to do to join the thousands of Harley-Davidson® motorcycle riders and Harley Owners Group® members who are flexing their freedom and hitting the open road […]

HARLEY NEWS! Mission Open Road: Harley’s Free Motorcycle Training For All U.S. Military

MILWAUKEE (MAY 7, 2015) – From the flight deck of the USS Yorktown, Harley-Davidson today announces it is offering all current and former U.S. military free Riding Academy motorcycle training. The new “Learn to Ride” program, open to active-duty, retired, reservists and veterans, begins on Armed Forces Day, May 16 and runs through Sept. 13. […]

NEWS: Harley-Davidson Recalls 2015 Street 500 & 750 Motorcycles

Harley-Davidson Motor Company is recalling certain model year 2015 XG500 (Street 500) motorcycles manufactured from January 28, 2014 to March 9, 2015, and 2015 XG750 (Street 750) motorcycles manufactured from May 12, 2014 to March 9, 2015. The affected motorcycles may have been manufactured without a rear reflector assembly. As such, these vehicles fail to […]

Victory Owners Rally & Motorcycle Rides 2015 American Victory Rally

Victory riders will carve roads to scenic peaks, valleys, and vistas of Colorado during the 2015 American Victory Rally (AVR) in Colorado SpringsJune 25-28. Registration for the event can be found at https://gmr.formstack.com/forms/victorymotorcycles_owners. The new location was chosen so riders can enjoy the power and performance of their motorcycles alongside other Victory owners as they […]

Erik Buell Racing Closes. Motorcycle Builder Files For Receivership

Erik Buell Racing, an East Troy motorcycle manufacturer previously owned by Harley-Davidson Inc., has ceased operations. The company, with 126 employees, also is filing for court protection from creditors, Buell said Wednesday. Erik Buell Racing is the sequel to Buell Motorcycle Co., which was owned by Harley-Davidson Inc. for more than a decade before Harley […]

Harley-Davidson Flat-Track Motorcycle Racing At X Games

MILWAUKEE, (APRIL 14, 2015) – It’s official. A new motorcycle racing competition will throw dirt June 4 during the inaugural Harley-Davidson Flat-Track Racing at ESPN’s X Games Austin. Harley-Davidson sponsored two flat-track exhibitions last year, and thousands of fans took to social media to express their excitement for the sport. “This June, fans in Austin […]

Sturgis Motorcycle News: City To Appeal Buffalo Chip Incorporation

STURGIS, S.D. – Sturgis city leaders approved spending money Monday night to appeal the Meade County Commission decision to approve an amended petition allowing the Buffalo Chip to hold an election to incorporate. The city last week filed a notice of appeal with the Meade County Auditor that states several reasons why the commission acted […]

ACTION NEEDED NOW. Ethanol E15 Fuel Threat To Motorcycles

Last year, the American Motorcyclist Association succeeded — with your help — to insert language in the Farm Bill inhibiting distribution of E15 fuels into the marketplace. The language prohibited the use of Rural Energy for America Program grant money to buy and install special ethanol blender pumps for use at the retail level. This […]

Rinehart Racing Sold. Harley Performance Exhausts.

Rinehart Racing, manufacturer of high-performance exhaust products for Harley-Davidson, announces the purchase of the company by its current CEO, Judd Hollifield. Company founder Gerald Rinehart will retire from an active role as Hollifield becomes its sole owner. Hollifield will remain CEO. “I’ve been in the exhaust business for over 30 years and it’s time for […]