American Iron Magazine Publisher Buzz Kanter On American Restoration TV Show

Our very own Buzz Kanter, Editor-in-Chioef of American Iron Magazine, is on this week’s American Restoration show on the History Channel this Friday, March 5 at 9 PM EST. Buzz teams up with his old friend Dale Walksler of Wheels Through Time to tear apart Buzz’s very rare 1929 Harley JDH Two-Cam motorcycle. Buzz rode […]

American Iron Magazine’s 2016 Motorcycle Kickstart Classic Ride

Details for the 2016 American Iron Magazine‘s Motorcycle Kickstart Classic have been finalized and it’s time for you to check your calendar and register for this fun and social motorcycle event. Join Wheels Through Time‘s Dale Walksler of “American Restoration” and “What’s In The Barn TV” and Buzz Kanter of American Iron Magazine for a […]

Harley In The Snow – Heck Yes With A Sidecar

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 […]

Wall Street Jitters? Invest In Precious Metals – Classic Harley & Indian Motorcycles

Wall Street and Dow Jones Industrial Average got you worried? How about buying a classic Harley or vintage motorcycle? While most people think of gold and silver as the presious metals to invest in, we at American Iron Magazine would like to propose this is a great time to invest in a different kind of […]

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)

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, […]

Motorcycle Cannonball 2014, Part I – Preview

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

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 […]

Retro Tech – Installing A Morris Magneto on a Shovelhead

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 […]

Motorcycle Cannonball Update Day 1

The first day started pretty slowly with all the bikes (about 98) all lined up on the sand of Daytona Beach for a fabled “yardlong” photo by Michael Lichter. We arrived at 8 am an were barely finished by 9:30 a half hour before the first riders leave. We had reports of Ormond Beach motorcycle […]