Though the overall U.S. motorcycle toll appears to have leveled off in recent years, deaths have risen among older riders as more of them hit the road. Those 55- to 64-years-old accounted for 16.3% of motorcycle crash deaths in 2013, the latest year for which that breakdown is available. That was down from 17.2% in 2012 but up from 9.3% a decade earlier and less than 3% in the early 1990s.
American Iron Magazine, the world’s best selling Harley-oriented magazine is inviting our readers to submit photos of your Harleys for possible publication in our magazines. “While we always love to run feature articles on our reader’s custom or classic Harley” Publisher Buzz Kanter stated “Our readers really enjoy seeing great “before” and “after” photos showing […]
The National Motorcycle Museum is looking for original or restored 1920s-1970s custom motorcycles and related memorabilia; do you know where machines built ‘in the day’ can be found?
Our own Buzz Kanter will be the guest on the “Those Diner and Motorcycle Guys” radio blog show this weekend. The plan is for him to discuss the recent 4,000 miles Motorcycle Cannonball endurance ride he and the other Adventure Power Team American Iron riders competed in. If interested , you can catch it on […]
Succeeding Dave in the running of Intercontinental Lubricants (Spectro Oils) are three members of the third generation, all grandsons of Robert and Barbara Wehman, and sons of Vice President Thomas Josefson and Barbara Wehman Josefson.
To celebrate American Iron Magazine’s 25th anniversary, they are giving away lots of great prizes – including a new Indian motorcycle, S&S Cycles engine, $1000 Dennis Kirk certificates and more – to readers and subscribers of American Iron Magazine, Motorcycle Bagger and Motorcycle magazine.
Continental announced a recall on approximately 9000 tires in North America (and 170,000 worldwide) because of a risk of tread separation and air loss. The North American recall covers 120/70 ZR17 and 120/70 R17 tires sold in the U.S. and Canada bearing DOT serial numbers between 1907 and 2614. The affected tires were sold to both […]
AMA Motorcycle Hall of Famer Willie G. Davidson, the grandson of Harley-Davidson founder William A. Davidson, will be honored as an AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame Legend at the AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony Oct. 17, in Orlando, Fla. “Willie G.,” as he is known to his admirers, is responsible for many innovative motorcycle […]
A single complaint from a Sacramento man has forced the California Highway Patrol and other state government agencies to remove information from their websites that was intended to help motorcyclists safely execute the allowed lane-splitting maneuver. Kenneth Mandler, a longtime state employee who now conducts training sessions on how to get a state job, petitioned […]
Byron Hines, one of the most successful engine builders in motorcycle racing, has been elected to the AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame. “One mark of exceptional talent is the ability to forge success regardless of your circumstances,” said Ken Ford, a member of the Hall of Fame executive committee and treasurer of the AMA board […]