How much do you know about 1930s Harley-Davidson motorcycles? While hardly news today, the one-year only 1936 Harley VLH was considered a special machine. The current issue of American Iron Magazine features Buzz Kanter’s 1936 Harley VLH that he plans to ride over 4,000 miles on this year’s Motorcycle Cannonball event.
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We at American Iron Magazine were recently notified that Harley-Davidson is recalling 3,300 FXDL Dyna Low Rider motorcycles to fix a problem with the ignition switch on units modified to rev higher than 5,600 rpm. The recall affects 2014.5 model year Low Riders built from Jan. 6 through June 19. “In the affected motorcycles, certain […]
Rumors leaked out of a secret new 2015 Indian Scout motorcycle. LA Times says this is the new 2015 1133cc liquid-cooled, 100 horsepower Scout. MSRP for the base model: $10,999. Could be an important machine for the Polaris-owned relaunch of this iconic motorcycle. Is this a surprise launch that we didn’t know about or a practical […]
So, you might be asking, what’s the deal with the new 2015 Indian Roadmaster and how does it perform? In a phrase, I like it. Start with the smooth and plentiful power delivery of the ample 111 cubic inch Thunderstroke engine. Pass that power through the exceptionally smooth six-speed transmission and you have a powerful and smooth set up ideal for around town or hitting the highways. Like all full size touring motorcycle these days, the Indian Roadmaster looks big, yet it handles like a much smaller machine.
Revealing the first of the 2015 lineup during the Vintage Motorcycle Days event presented by Indian Motorcycle, Indian Motorcycle®announced that two-tone paint schemes, starting at $19,799, will be offered for the upcoming model year Indian Chief line of motorcycles. The much anticipated, awe-inspiring and iconic vintage paint palettes were revealed over the weekend for fans of […]
The Milwaukee-based company says the recall affects 2014 Touring and CVO Touring motorcycles that were built between July 1, 2013 and May 7, 2014, the company said Wednesday.
After being dropped from Harley’s 2014 line up here is what we, at American Iron Magazine, believe is a spy photo of the soon-to-be-released 2015 Harley-Davidson Road-Glide with the all new fairing/windshield treatment. Not the new treatment of the fairing and windshield, similar to the Rushmore style 2014 Street Glde. More details to follow when […]
The Daytona Beach Police Department, an agency that protects and serves in a city that plays host to major events such as Speed Week, the Daytona 500, Spring Break, and Bike Week, will begin patrolling on Victory Police Motorcycles starting this fall. The Daytona Beach City Commission voted unanimously in May to support the recommendation […]
Wheels Through Time Museum is celebrating its 12th Anniversary in Maggie Valley this Fourth of July weekend. The anniversary festivities will run from Thursday through Monday, July 3-7, from 9a.m.-5p.m.. The museum houses hundreds of rare and unique machines spanning over 110 years of transportation history, dating back to very roots of motorized travel. You have read about the […]
The 1936 Harley VLH Buzz Kanter is planning on riding 4,000 miles coast to coast on the upcoming Motorcycle Cannonball is totally rebuilt. After breaking in the spare engine Buzz brought the classic Harley back to RetroCycle in Boonton, NJ to swap out the spare engine for the competition one. “As described in the series […]