2011 Harley-Davidson Dyna Fat Bob

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NEW BIKE TEST By Joe Knezevic – My favorite bike from Milwaukee Let’s say hypothetically you were fortunate enough to have a suitor who offered to buy you a brand-new Harley-Davidson and all you had to do was pay to register and insure the bike. Do you know what bike you would choose? If I […]

2011 Harley-Davidson Rocker C Review

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Harley-Davidson’s Rocker C evolved as a showroom custom more by chance than choice. To understand that, we should turn back the clock to 1990, give or take a few years. That was about the time that American motorcycle enthusiasts had indeed rekindled their love affair with America’s motorcycle company, Harley-Davidson. The new romance led to […]

Sam’s Led Sled Custom Harley Sportster

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If you think this little golden beast is absolutely stunning, you should have seen it before. Way before. “Yeah,” notes Pat Patterson, the guru behind Dayton, Ohio’s Led Sled Customs. “Most people bring us new or almost new bikes. In terms of how they usually look when they’re brought to us, yours was kind of […]

Harley-Davidson 2011 CVO Street Glide

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Thanks to the mainstream media, I am reminded daily that the world economy is down and most of us are experiencing some sort of hardship. That said, regardless of the economic climate we’re in, aren’t we all still entitled to feel good about ourselves and have some fun in life? News flash: motorcycling is a […]

Harley Bagger Magazine News

Harley magazine new for bagger riders

American Iron Magazine staff is pleased to announce a new Harley bagger magazine called American Iron Motorcycle Bagger. Tested twice in 2010 as a newsstand special issue, Motorcycle Bagger outsold all other motorcycle publication on the newsstand except American Iron Magazine. Setting the standard to match American Iron Magazine, Motorcycle Bagger magazine features new bike and product reviews, tech, touring […]

Harley Magazine Review Sportster XL1200C

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Guilty as charged. I admit it. I used to say that Harley-Davidson was perhaps diluting its bloodline by releasing a plethora of dolled-up versions of its various motorcycles over the last 20 years or so. I was concerned that maybe the Motor Company was taking the joy of customization away from the enthusiast by prepackaging […]

Harley Dyna Wide Glide Magazine Test

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In his ballad Isle of Beauty, Fare Thee Well, Thomas Haynes Bayly wrote “Absence makes the heart grow fonder.” Throughout my life, I have experienced this phenomenon in a variety of different instances, mostly in regards to women — I mean motorcycles. That said, when the bean counters at Juneau Avenue dropped one of my […]

Harley CVO Ultra Dark Side Magazine Review

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The new 2010 Custom Vehicle Operations (CVO) Ultra Classic Electra Glide trades the shine of chrome for a fade to black in its debut as the new, darker version of this truly exceptional Harley-Davidson Touring motorcycle. Each motorcycle is serialized from one to 999, and displays a formidable array of blacked out components, led by […]

Magazine Review Harley Heritage Softail Classic

The '09 Harley Heritage kicks up some '40s nostalgia.

Since its introduction in 1986, the Harley-Davidson Heritage Softail Classic has been a staple in the Motor Company’s lineup. For 2009, the model’s 23rd birthday, the Motor Company has given the bike a makeover. It can’t be simple to refresh a bike that pays homage to the past, but, not surprisingly, Willie G. and his […]

Harley XR1200 Sportster Magazine Review

Chris leans into one aboard a Harley XR1200 Sportster.

Not to belittle the present offering of Sportsters, but it’s great to see that Harley-Davidson is again putting out an aggressive machine in the XL lineup! I hail from the days when XLCHs ruled the two-wheeled streets. In my opionion, the late ’50s and all of the ’60s were a golden age of piston-powered machinery. […]