The Western Motorcycle Drag Racing Association (WMDRA) is excited to announce that drag racing legends Bonnie Truett, Pete Hill and Marion Owens have been named Grand Marshals of this year’s AMSOIL Sturgis Nationals set for August 5 and 6 2014 at Sturgis Dragway during the 74th Annual Sturgis Motorcycle Rally. The festivities coincide with Truett’s induction into the […]
Victory Motorcycle riders live for the ride, and Victory is supporting their high-mileage passion with the Victory Across America Mileage Challenge. Victory will reward the rider who puts the highest mileage on their new Victory this summer by paying for their bike. The Victory Across America Mileage Challenge works like this: Purchase a new Victory […]
In the early 1950s, three underdog riders were winning AMA Grand Nationals against their better-funded factory rivals out of Europe and Milwaukee, Wis. Whether it was the Springfield Mile, the Charity Newsies or Daytona, Bill Tuman, Bobby Hill and Ernie Beckman put their Indian motorcycles on the top step of the podium.
Known as the Indian Wrecking Crew, Tuman, Hill and Beckman made an indelible mark on the history books and solidified Indian Motocycles’ reputation as one of the 20th Century’s greatest marques.
American Iron Magazine and the American Motorcyclist Association is concerned that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency may reverse its earlier proposal to reduce the total amount of ethanol required in transportation fuel nationwide in 2014. Why? Because the EPA is hearing from well-funded pro-ethanol groups and the U.S. Department of Agriculture, urging the agency to […]
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has issued a recall notice for 872 model year 2014 and 2015 Victory motorcycles because the OEM reported that the crankcases may have been incorrectly machined.
Big news from Wheels Through Time Museum in Maggie Valley, NC. One of American Iron Magazine’s favorite museum’s hit television series “Whats in the Barn?” is returning for a second season this summer on Velocity TV.
Harley-Davidson Inc posted a stronger-than-expected quarterly profit today, lifted by strong sales growth outside its core North American market. The U.S. motorcycle maker reported first-quarter net income of $265.9 million, or $1.21 a share, up from $224.1 million, or 99 cents a share, a year earlier. Analysts on average had expected the Milwaukee-based company to […]
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has publicly acknowledged that ethanol in gasoline can damage internal combustion engines (including motorcycles) by increasing exhaust temperatures and indirectly causing component failures.
The EPA heard from more than 10,200 motorcyclists during the official comment period! Now we need to keep the pressure on the EPA to stick to its proposal to lower ethanol mandates, which are known as the Renewable Fuel Standard.
Kyle Wyman cemented his mastery of the Daytona draft by winning his third AMA Pro Vance & Hines Harley Davidson series race in four career tries at Daytona International Speedway