American Iron Presents Old Speed Show! Motorcycles & Racers At Biketoberfest

Biketoberfest is celebrating its 25th anniversary in and around Daytona Beach, Florida, the third weekend of October. One of the new events is a free show for competition motorcycles of all ages and styles called the Old Speed Show. In addition to all makes, models, years and styles of competition motorcycles and three wheelers, Old […]

Send Us Your Motorcycle Photos For Possible Publication

We at American Iron Magazine and our All-Tech & DIY American Iron Garage love to see and share photos of you and your motorcycles in our magazines and on-line. We love your customs, classics, bobbers, choppers and racers. Heck, we love photos of trikes and sidecar rigs too. Especially the ones you built and or customized […]

Not Your Everyday Three-Wheeler – Russ Dueker’s “Holeshot”

Unconventional. 140 plates of 3/8” steel. 400 chrome bits and bolts. Rear bearings from a Peterbilt truck. Two wheels that work as one. Yes, unconventional is a good way to describe Russ Dueker’s industrial strength three-wheeler. Its uniqueness is also a major reason it constantly attracted a crowd at the Sturgis Rat’s Hole Custom Bike […]

Rat’s Hole Custom Bike Show Sturgis Results 2016

A South Dakota storm provided a free bike wash at the Sturgis Rat’s Hole Show as it swept over the Buffalo Chip CrossRoads. That didn’t prevent about 80 motorcycles from weathering the storm for a shot at “Best of Show” honors, the prestigious Rat’s Hole holding its 28th annual Sturgis contest. It was a brawl […]

Tim Scates Handbuilt Showcase – “Amy’s Twisted Bobber”

With intricate engraving on the split rocker boxes, a touch of gold inlay on the tank, and a perfectly twisted downtube on its frame, it’s easy to see why Tim Scates 2006 bobber has been killing it on the custom bike show scene. The list of awards the bike has won is long. “Best of […]

Steven “Choppa” Bates Standout 1956 Panhead Chopper

Motorcycles weren’t always Steven Bates thing. But as an artist, he’s always been the creative type. Thankfully, about 15 years ago, he picked up an old chopper mag, saw the work and craftsmanship put into the medium, and it stirred something inside him. Because even though the magazine might have spurred an epiphany, the biker lifestyle […]

Rat’s Hole Bike Show Results Bike Week 2016

For the past 44 years, the Rat’s Hole Custom Bike Show has established itself as the preeminent show at Daytona Beach. It is tradition, the brainchild of the colorful figure affectionately known as “Big Daddy Rat,” Karl Smith. Today Ted Smith, son of Karl, continues to carry the torch lit by his larger-than-life father, Ted […]

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 […]

Indian Motorcycles, Roland Sands & Super Hooligan Racing

Five Roland Sands custom Indian Scout Hooligan bikes will compete in the race piloted by Roland Sands, Red Bull stunt rider Aaron Colton and special guest riders  MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. — Indian Motorcycle®, America’s first motorcycle company, announced it has stepped up as the title sponsor for the upcoming “RSD Super Hooligan” flat track race in […]

Harley News & Bargains! Cheap Deal On Harley Magazines & More

If you love Harleys you know what a great read American Iron Magazine is. Adding to your reference library can be slow and expensive. And single copies of American Iron Magazine can cost up to $10 each on ebay or on-line. Published since 1989, the team at American Iron Magazine are offering a great deal. […]