This Indian Lover’s Bundle includes the following: 9 rare Indian Illustrated issues, the official 2015 Indian and Classic American Iron 75th Black Hills Rally T-shirt, a box of Indian Motorcycle Collector Cards and vintage bandanna, PLUS a copy of the book Indian Motorcycles written by Buzz Kanter, Editor-In-Chief of American Iron Magazine. This is a […]
So what’s a ride to do when the snow falls and sticks to the road? How about strapping a sidecar onto your Harley and bundle up for some winter fun. That is what I did here in New England. Granted, you have to be careful od slipping and sliding your Harley around on the packed […]
Are you going to Sturgis this year to celebrate the 75th Black Hills Rally? Are you and your friends looking for a fun and free event for all Indian motorcycles and/or classic American motorcycles? Check out the 2015 Indian Motorcycle & Classic American Iron Black Hills Rally from American Iron Magazine. Many years ago we […]
American Iron Magazine is partnering up with Motorcycle Rides & Culture and Indian Motorcycle for an all-brands motorcycle ride from Anamosa, IA to Sturgis, SD. This all-brands motorcycle ride is free and open to all riders of all makes, models and years of motorcycles. American Iron Magazine publisher Buzz Kanter plans to ride out on […]
Are you going to Sturgis this year? Do you own or love classic motorcycles? Be at the legendary Buffalo Chip on August 4th. Here is a “Save The Date” notification for an event you won’t want to miss. We at American Iron Magazine are pleased to announce our new event at this year’s Sturgis Rally […]
The crew at American Iron Magazine recently rescued this 1930s Harley VL and sidecar, which had been sitting in a basement for 10 years, and brought it over to Retrocycle to get her all back up to snuff for a story in a future issue of American Iron Garage, the all-tech, all-DIY Harley magazine special. “It’s over painted, […]
The crew at American Iron Magazine is looking into the possibility of organizing a number of Indian-focused rides from around the country to Sturgis, SD to commemorate the 75th Sturgis Rally & Races. The event started in 1938 when local Indian Motocycle dealer Clarence “Pappy” Hoel invited his friends and customers to tour the Black Hills […]
The Motorcycle Kickstart Classic is a fun riding event and is open to riders of all makes, models and years of motorcycles. All riders with newer motorcycles (electric start only) have to ride at the back to pick up any parts that fall off the older bikes up front. The goal is to have fun and share our machines, experiences and skills with other fellow classic motorcycle enthusiasts.
By Buzz Kanter, photos by Michael Lichter, Jim Dohms, and Buzz Kanter Part I: 3,938 Miles of Blood, Sweat & Gears The ride is almost 4,000 miles from Daytona Beach, Florida, to Tacoma, Washington. If the bikes — all 1936 and older machines —have mechanical issues, other riders could help without losing points, but team mechanics […]
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?