AIM Winner Receives ’15 Indian Chief Vintage At Sturgis

Where did the time go? I was only 4 years old when Buzz Kanter bought the American Iron Magazine title in 1991. And while I’ve learned how to walk and, debatably, talk since then, AIM has gone from being published in a spare bedroom in the Kanter household, to the number-one selling Harley mag in the world, […]

Harley-Davidson Brick Ride (Full Story)

The legendary ride marking the H-D/Sturgis 75-year deal Text By Tyler Greenblatt Photos by Josh Kurpius On January 15, 2015, Harley-Davidson announced that it had signed an unprecedented 75-year deal with the town of Sturgis, South Dakota, to be the Official Motorcycle of the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally. As part of the announcement on that frigid, […]

Küryakyn #THEXKURSION Sturgis Social Media Contest

SOMERSET, WIS, JULY 1—Are you riding to Sturgis? Küryakyn™ is recruiting five road-trippin’, social-media junkies to join our crew that will be documenting their adventures on “#THEXKURSION to Sturgis”—and they want YOU to be part of the ride! Küryakyn has a team of riders from across the States and beyond making the trek to the […]

Compression Ratios I

TAKING AIM, by Chris Maida, Editor Have you ever been in a pack of bikes and heard one that had an exhaust note that crackled with power when the rider blipped the throttle? That, my friend, is the sound of a high-compression engine! And though some try to imitate it with real short drag pipes […]

Sturgis History & Our Plans

SHIFTING GEARS, by Buzz Kanter, Publisher The annual black hills classic, otherwise known to most riders simply as Sturgis, is right down the road. And this year’s event looks like it’s going to be off the charts. Billed as one of the largest motorcycle events in the world, Sturgis certainly is one of my personal […]

LePera Outcast GT

What’s this, a cafe racer seat for Harley-Davidson’s big Touring models? Well, not exactly, but LePera’s Outcast GT certainly does look sporty, and thanks to its steep contour rider area, there’s plenty of support for the driver during long hauls. For even more support, LePera includes a removable backrest for the driver. Just slip it […]

TECH: S&S 107″ Cam & Cylinder Kit (Intro)

Our Heritage gained 28 hp and 27 ft-lbs. of torque! Captions and photos by Chris Maida Harleys are built to cover some serious mileage. But even the most babied engine is going to need a top end rebuild at some point, although readers of this magazine probably don’t fall into that category. When it comes […]

New Model Preview – 2016 Victory Magnum X-1

2016 Victory Magnum X-1 Ingredients for a sound performance text by Dain Gingerelli photograph courtesy of Victory Motorcycles With all the noise that came from Polaris Industries’ Indian camp this past year or so, it was only a matter of time before the other motorcycle company from Minnesota broke its silence. And when Victory Motor­cycles […]

New Bike Review – 2015 H-D Dyna Low Rider

2015 H-D Dyna Low Rider Versatility of a Swiss Army knife text and photography by Dain Gingerelli Here’s a recap of my workweek: after meddling with various tasks in my office Monday morning, I snuck out on the FXDL Dyna Low Rider for lunch at the big-box store, otherwise known as Costco. I’m an easy […]

Why We Ride Free 7-Day Online Screening To Promote Crowd-Funding For I AM STURGIS

Moorpark, CA, – (13 May 2015) – In conjunction with the crowd funding campaign for its new film I AM STURGIS, the filmmakers are offering free on-line screening of Why We Ride for 7 days in hopes of galvanizing viewers to donate on any level to their Kickstarter campaign. Upon its initial release, Why We […]