On The Road Again By Dain Gingerelli, photos by Pam Proctor The collective sigh of relief emanating from South Dakota’s Black Hills last August was justified. The occasion marked the return of the Road Glide to Harley-Davidson’s lineup, and fans of the shark-nosed model were delighted to see the 2015 version rolling through the […]
We at American Iron Magazine were recently notified that Harley-Davidson is recalling 3,300 FXDL Dyna Low Rider motorcycles to fix a problem with the ignition switch on units modified to rev higher than 5,600 rpm. The recall affects 2014.5 model year Low Riders built from Jan. 6 through June 19. “In the affected motorcycles, certain […]
The Milwaukee-based company says the recall affects 2014 Touring and CVO Touring motorcycles that were built between July 1, 2013 and May 7, 2014, the company said Wednesday.
After being dropped from Harley’s 2014 line up here is what we, at American Iron Magazine, believe is a spy photo of the soon-to-be-released 2015 Harley-Davidson Road-Glide with the all new fairing/windshield treatment. Not the new treatment of the fairing and windshield, similar to the Rushmore style 2014 Street Glde. More details to follow when […]
Making Nostalgia New Again By Dain Gingerelli Photos by Riles & Nelson Nostalgia has a way of picking you up by your pant cuffs, turning you on your head, and shaking yesterday right out of your pockets. It happens more subtly, though, if you ride a Softail Deluxe, aka FLSTN — and the N […]
We at American Iron Magazine plan to follow the launch and reactions to the concept Harley electric motorcycle, code named LiveWire. While details are still few, our research to date indicates the following: Harley-Davidson management is actively seeking customer feedback – positive and negative. It is at least two years before Harley would offer this […]
Using Aluminum to Pump Iron By Dain Gingerelli, photos by Riles & Nelson Sometimes you need to apply bully tactics to get certain things done. Consider Harley’s marketing for the V-Rod: in the years following its 2002 launch, V-Rod sales floundered. The all-silver, dish-wheeled power cruiser that looked like it was chiseled from a […]
A few weeks ago, Pope Francis donated a 1,585cc Dyna Super Glide to a Roman Catholic charity, which he had received in honor of Harley-Davidson’s 110th anniversary last year. The Super Glide, which sports a tank signed by the Pope himself, was sold at the Grand Palais in Paris as part of the Bonhams auction house’ Les Grandes Marques du Monde sale on Thursday, […]
Harley-Davidson is continuing its monumental ride, which began with the introduction of Project RUSHMORE in August, by revealing two new Dark Custom™ motorcycles designed for young urban riders around the world. The Harley-Davidson Street™ 750 and Street™ 500 motorcycles – the first all-new platform from Harley-Davidson in 13 years – are built for urban environments […]
American Iron Magazine and Motorcycle Bagger has learned that Harley-Davidson is acting quickly to address potential safety issues by voluntarily recalling certain 2014 Touring motorcycles equipped with a hydraulic clutch system that may pose a safety issue for riders and/or passengers. The recalls include a Do Not Ride notice to owners and a Do Not Deliver notice to Harley-Davidson dealers until the motorcycle is fixed.