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.
V-Rod Daytona updated custom motorcycle news. Are you a fan of Harley V-Rod motorcycles? Good news if you are. There will be a free informal gathering, supported by Harley-Davidson on Beach Street starting at 7:30 am on Thursday, March 14. Let’s hope the sun is up in time for this gathering.
MILWAUKEE, August 1, 2012 — Harley-Davidson, Inc. (NYSE: HOG) reported continued increases in earnings and dealer new motorcycle sales for the second quarter of 2012. Income from continuing operations was $247.3 million, or $1.07 per share, on consolidated revenue of $1.73 billion for the quarter, compared to income from continuing operations of $190.6 million, or […]
Got a Harley you customized and are proud of? Want to share it with us and possibly our readers in print? We are starting to work on our annual special issue magazine American Iron Garage. We want to publish more photos of our readers’ Harleys that you and your pals modified or customized. We are not […]
Harley-Davidson kicked it into overdrive for the 2012 model year with a chock-full lineup featuring 30 returning champions as well as two all-new models. It doesn’t necessarily take a calculator, however, to figure out that we’ll be saying farewell to a few buddies, too. The Cross Bones, Rocker C, and Street Glide Trike are being […]
A while back a gal pal and I were sitting around having a grand old time getting fully loaded. Before that night ended, my friend pointed out that she personally associated me with the term, especially in regards to my drinking and gun collection. That was a good night, but that’s another story. The funny […]
By far, my annual ride from LA to Sturgis is my favorite trip of the year! Not only do I get to ride through some beautiful scenery, I get to do it on the new Harley of my choice. Last year’s vaca-, er, working road trip was on a 2011 Softail Deluxe FLSTN. This was […]