Rare Find: Orignial Paint 1918 Harley Antique Motorcycle

It is the stuff of dreams. Finding a mostly unmolested, original paint Harley about to turn 100 years old, and then taking it home to cherish and get back on the road. Check out this 1918 Harley-Davidson antique that we will be featuring in the pages of American Iron Magazine later in the year. Read […]

Sons of Speed From A Racer’s View

Most journalists hang around the pits or track looking for a good story, I wanted to experience racing Sons of Speed for myself.

1912 Henderson Four Sells for $490K in Mecum’s Vegas Motorcycle Auction

An unrestored, first-year Henderson Four with original paint and tires sold for $490,000 at the 26th annual Mecum Las Vegas Motorcycle Auction. The motorcycle is “believed to be the only original/unrestored 1912 Henderson known in America.” The Henderson was the highest selling motorcycle at Mecum’s Vegas auction that saw sales total reach $13.7 million. Hendersons […]

American Iron Magazine & Greenwich Concours Bike Show

Have you ever been to a Concours d’Elegance? American Iron Magazine and Greenwich Concours is working together to promote show quality motorcycles in a high-profile manner at this year’s event. The annual event will be held June 3 & 4, 2017 in Greenwich, CT. Saturday will be focused on American vehicles (Harley, Indian, Excelsior, Pope, […]

Ultra Rare 1949 Indian-Vincent Factory Prototype in Bonhams Vegas Auction

Singular Anglo-American model is one of 16 Vincent motorcycles consigned to January’s auction Bonhams is very pleased to announce the consignment of a very rare and historically significant motorcycle: the 1949 Indian-Vincent Factory Prototype. In 1948 the manager of Indian Motorcycles, Ralph Rogers, and the director of Vincent HRD, Philip Vincent, agreed on a joint […]

1931 Harley V Model Bobber

By Jim Babchak / Photos by Buzz Kanter The future of old bikes belongs to young bucks There’s growing concern among today’s aging vintage motorcycle enthusiasts regarding the next generation of owners of old bikes. The circle of life has put the baby boomer generation next in line for that big flea market in the […]

TV Two Cam – 1929 Harley JDH on History Channel’s American Restoration

Text by Dale Walksler Photos by Jim Dohms I have always liked a challenge, and this is a great one — a worn out 87-year-old bike and only 45 days to rebuild it in front of a TV audience. To be seen on History Channel’s American Restoration, this is a behind the scenes look at […]

Motorcycle Cannonball 2016 Video – Stage 5 Start

Runnin’ Rabbits Films captures the start of Stage 5 of the 2016 Motorcycle Cannonball Run as riders set out from Bloomington, Indiana. Blog this! Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook Buzz it up Share on Linkedin Share via MySpace Share on netvibes share via Reddit Share with Stumblers Tweet about it Buzz […]

Day 3 Motorcycle Cannonball – American Iron Report

This event for 1916 or older motorcycles to ride across the US from Atlantic City, NJ to Carlsbad, CA looks to be the toughest one yet. The first Motorcycle Cannonball (2010) was for 1915 and older bikes from Kitty Hawk, NC to Santa Monica, CA. The second one was in 2012, for motorcycles 1929 and […]

CLASSIC AMERICAN IRON NEWS! 2016 Motorcycle Cannonball off to Difficult Start

The 2016 Motorcycle Cannonball, a coast to coast endurance ride for motorcycles at least 100 years or older, started with real issues. I have ridden in all three prior Cannonballs and opted out of this one. However I did ride down to the start of this year’s event with my Cannonball partner Paul Ousey. We […]