NEW STURGIS EVENT Indian & Classic American Iron Black Hills Rally 2015

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 […]

AI Garage 1930s Harley VL and Sidecar Sneak peak (Video)

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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, […]

Daytona Bike Week Antique Motorcycle Show & Swap Meet in Eustis, FL

DESTINATION EUSTIS;   The VMA has previously publicized the 4th Annual “International Vintage Motorcycle Swap Meet and Show” with the VJMC. We now proudly announce book signings by renowned author BRUCE PALMER with his second edition of “How to Restore Your Harley Davidson” and CHRIS PRICE with his compilation “Georgia Motorcycle History, the First 60 Years” from […]

Motorcycle Cannonball 2014, Part I – Preview

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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 […]

Classic 1945 Harley-Davidson 45″ Flathead

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1945 Harley-Davidson 45″ Flathead By Jim Babchak, photos by Don Kates   Harley-Davidson’s 45″ flatheads are one of the great mainstays of any antique motorcycle gathering, on any given weekend, in any part of our great country. That’s because these indestructible, rugged, and reliable motorcycles were made in great numbers, were easy to maintain, ran […]

American Iron Magazine’s Buzz Kanter On Those Diner & Motorcycle Guys Internet Radio

Buzz Kanter, Editor-In-Chief and Publisher of American Iron Magazine magazine, talks with Garrison about his involvement in the recent Motorcycle Cannonball event and riding almost almost 4,000 miles on pre-1937 motorcycles.

Retro Tech – Installing A Morris Magneto on a Shovelhead

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An Easy-to-Install, Easy-to-Start, All-In-One Ignition System By Chris MaidaMention using a magneto ignition and many riders envision a hard-to-start 1960s Ironhead Sportster, the culprit behind many a bad right knee. Being a veteran of many long kickstarting sessions myself (I had a bike shop before the advent of the Evo), I know exactly what they’re […]

American Iron’s Buzz Kanter Interview Tonight on Barry Boone’s Talking Motorcycles Internet Radio

We are pleased to announce that our Buzz Kanter will be one of the guests (along with Norm Nelson) on Barry Boone’s “Talking Motorcycles” internet radio show this evening (Wednesday, Oct 1) around 8 PM EST. They plan to discuss the recent 4,000 mile ride across the U.S. on the Motorcycle Cannonball ride. Buzz rode […]

Harley News: Classic Harley Engine & Parts Stolen From Motorcycle Cannonball

On the night of 23 September, 2014, thieves made off with a truck, trailer, motorcycles, parts, riding gear, tools, and luggage from the Hotel Murano in Tacoma, Washington. We at American Iron Magazine have been supporters of the Motorcycle Cannonball from the start and want to do anything we can to help recover all the stolen items to the rightful owners.

Motorcycle Cannonball Day 7 Adventure Power’s Team American Iron

Day 7 is done and what a cold wet one it was. The date was 9 11 and I expect most or all of the riders had thoughts of those lost and their families and loved ones. All 4 Team American Iron riders pulled out of Sedalia, MO and heading for Junction City, KS – some […]