Our First Ride Impressions of Harley’s New Milwaukee-Eight

American Iron Magazine editor Steve Lita was fortunate enough to get in a day of riding on the new 2017 Harley-Davidson Touring models featuring both versions of the new Milwaukee-Eight engine; standard 107″ and CVO models equipped with the 114″ version. The first thing you notice when you start up the new Milwaukee-Eight is, well, […]

2017 Indian Chieftain & Roadmaster First Ride Review

Biggest. Fastest. Most Customizable. These words are running through my head as I sit roadside pushing buttons on the Indian Roadmaster’s new infotainment system trying to decide what I want to see on the display of my split screens. Seeing how a 5,000 foot climb to the Blue Ridge Parkway lies before me, I opt […]

2016 Harley Low Rider S First Ride Review

NEW BIKE REVIEW • by Tyler Greenblatt  Photos by Riles & Nelson There’s fast, and then there’s 110” Screamin’ Eagle Dyna fast You know you’re in for a fun ride when fleet center manager Alan has to replace all the ground-down footpegs on the test bikes from the previous day’s grouping of motojournalists. I promised to […]

2017 Victory Octane First Ride Review

NEW BIKE REVIEW • by Steve Lita OK. So let me get this straight. You want me to pin the throttle and dump the clutch, right?” Those were my words to the stunt riding duo of Joe Vertical and Tony Carbajal at the Victory Octane press launch. Joe and Tony were our guest hooligan event […]

2016 Harley-Davidson FLSTN Softail Deluxe Review

  NEW BIKE REVIEW • by Dain Gingerelli It’s a bling thing One thing’s for sure about the FLSTN Softail Deluxe: It isn’t subtle. Chromed and polished parts abound on this boulevard bomber, and when you factor in the wide whitewall tires and optional Hard Candy paint job – our test bike wears the flamboyant […]

2016 Indian Chieftain Dark Horse First Impressions

Perched beneath the big guns on the deck of the mighty battleship USS Iowa, Indian Motorcycle was flexing a little muscle of its own, the 2016 Indian Chieftain Dark Horse. The blacked-out treatment suits the big bagger well, injects it with a little more “rock & roll.” If Indian’s seeking to broaden their customer base […]

2016 H-D FLD Dyna Switchback Review

NEW BIKE REVIEW • by Dain Gingerelli  Some motorcycles are best defined with a single word. The 2016 FLD Dyna Switchback is one of those bikes, and the best description for it is “versatile.” In fact, versatility is what led to the name Switchback, because owners can, by removing the quick-detach windshield and saddlebags, switch […]

2016 Indian Motorcycle Scout Sixty Ride Review

NEW BIKE REVIEW • by Dain Gingerelli Peaceful smoke signals be damned! Indian Motorcycle is on the warpath to establish itself as a key player in the American motorcycle market. The tribe tripled its number last year with the introduction of three more models – the Scout, Roadmaster, and Dark Horse – and 2016 brings […]

2016 Harley Fat Boy S Ride And Review

NEW BIKE REVIEW • by Dain Gingerelli Here’s a quick quiz for Harley aficionados: when is a Harley-Davidson Custom Vehicle Operations (CVO) model not really a CVO model? Answer: when it’s a 2016 FLSTFBS Fat Boy S or FLSS Slim S. And Harley’s two new S model Softails certainly are big news for one very […]

2016 H-D Road Glide Ultra Ride and Review

NEW BIKE REVIEW • by Dain Gingerelli It’s back! after a two-year hiatus, harley’s fltru Road Glide Ultra rejoins the Touring lineup, reporting for duty and sporting the same Project RUSHMORE amenities and upgrades — right down to the Boom! Box audio system and GPS touchscreen feature — found on the other FL models. The […]