American Motorcycle and Harley-Davidson Reviews

Hooligan for a Day: Flat Trackin’ for the 1st Time on an RSD Hooligan Indian Scout

* Photos by Barry Hathaway courtesy of Indian Motorcycle Co. I’d be lying if I said I wasn’t a bit scared. Not Jason Voorhees chasing me with a big knife scared, but sweaty-palms, heart racing, tightness in the shoulders type of scared. The cause of my consternation was the fact that I was about to […]

2017 Indian Roadmaster Classic Long Term Magazine Project

There is a lot of talk these days about the new Indian motorcycles, so we at American Iron Magazine thought it would be a good idea to arrange for a long-term review/project bike and report what we find – good and bad – about the 2017 Indian Roadmaster Classic we have in our review fleet. […]

2017 Harley Sportster Forty-Eight First Ride Review

Stance. The Harley enigma is predicated by stance. It’s a reason a Harley is often imitated but never duplicated. Many manufacturers have tried to simulate the stance of a Harley and just about all have failed as The Motor Company continues to own the lion’s share in the heavyweight cruiser market. While the diversity of its […]

2017 Indian Roadmaster Classic – Long Term American Iron Magazine Project

We at American Iron Magazine take our jobs seriously, and part of that responsibility is to ride lots of new motorcycles to share our observations with our readers. Tough job, right? We test as many new bikes as possible, knowing our readers can’t always get the opportunity. While we try to cover at least 1,000 […]

“World’s Fastest Indian” to be Memorialized with 2017 Bonneville LSR Run by Munro’s Nephew

It’s been 50 years since Burt Munro took his Indian Scout Streamliner to the Bonneville Salt Flats and made history – a story immortalized by the feature film, The World’s Fastest Indian, starring Sir Anthony Hopkins. As a result, Munro’s legacy transcends motorcycles and symbolizes the much broader drive to push beyond conventional limitations to […]

Indian Motorcycle Adds Four New Colorways to Chieftain Limited

Indian Motorcycle Expands Chieftain Limited Colorways Indian Motorcycle, America’s First Motorcycle Company, announced an expanded range of paint color options for the new Chieftain Limited. Since launching just over a month ago, the Chieftain Limited has become the fastest-selling bagger in Indian Motorcycle history. Joining the Chieftain Limited in Thunder Black are four additional paint […]

Bill Dodge ‘Blings’ Out an Indian Scout

By Greg Williams / Photos By Pam Proctor When Indian announced its 2016 custom-build program called Project Scout, Jason Foster of Mission City Indian in Boerne, Texas, got involved. Jason needed a little assistance, though, and for that he approached Bill Dodge of Blings Cycles. “He asked for my help,” Bill says from his Daytona […]

Polaris Motorcycle Division to Exhibit & Showcase 2018 Models at 2017 AIMExpo

Indian Motorcycle & Polaris Slingshot to Showcase its Model Year 2018 Lineup at American International Motorcycle Expo in Columbus, Ohio The Polaris Motorcycle Division announced it will make its American International Motorcycle Expo (AIMExpo) debut in September at the Greater Columbus Convention Center. The appearance of both Indian Motorcycle, America’s first motorcycle company, and Polaris […]

Indian Launches 1st Eyewear in Spring/Summer 2017 Apparel Line

2017 Offering to Include Company’s First Line of Performance Eyewear The Spring/Summer 2017 range of Indian Motorcycle apparel and gifts continues to grow with the introduction of new products and categories for the Indian Motorcycle rider and enthusiast. Now available from North American Indian dealers and via www.indianmotorcycle.com, the range includes the following: Liberty Jacket […]

Harley-Davidson to Lay Off 118 at York Plant as Softail Production Moves to KC

The York Daily Record is reporting that Harley-Davidson is moving all production of its Softail cruisers to Kansas City, eliminating 118 jobs at its Springettsbury Township plant in York, Pennsylvania as a result. The layoff affects 110 hourly workers, the other eight either salaried workers or contractors. Prior to the move, Harley produced five Softail […]