American Motorcycle and Harley-Davidson Reviews

Indian Motorcycle Launches Stripped Down 2018 Scout Bobber

Raw & Aggressive – the 2018 Indian Scout Bobber Features a Slammed Stance, Chopped Fenders, Blacked-Out Styling & 100 Barely-Tamed Horsepower Strip it down. That was the inspiration Indian Motorcycle used when developing the latest model in its iconic Scout lineup, the new Indian Scout Bobber. A low slung, blacked-out, minimalist motorcycle that proves less […]

2017 Harley Street Rod First Ride Review

The Street Rod Breaks New Ground When you walk up to a new Harley-Davidson you expect to see some classic cues from the marque’s long and storied history. When you turn the ignition on and start it up you’d probably anticipate hearing and feeling a loud rumbling engine. When you click into gear and let […]

Rare Find: Orignial Paint 1918 Harley Antique Motorcycle

It is the stuff of dreams. Finding a mostly unmolested, original paint Harley about to turn 100 years old, and then taking it home to cherish and get back on the road. Check out this 1918 Harley-Davidson antique that we will be featuring in the pages of American Iron Magazine later in the year. Read […]

50 Limited Edition Indian Scout FTR750’s Up for Grabs

When Indian Motorcycle announced it was returning to its roots in flat track racing after more than 60 years away from the sport, the motorcycle industry and fans alike were unsure what to expect. As we have reached the halfway point through the 2017 AFT season, it’s clear a new star within the sport has […]

Does Your Trike Lean Bro? Hustling on a Tilting Motor Works Harley

The reaction is universal, double takes and head scratching. Deeper inspection and scrutiny follow as people crowd in for a closer look, perplexing stares in their eyes. How can you not be curious when you see a big Harley rockin’ Tilting Motor Works (TMW) conversion for the first time? One doesn’t run into a Street […]

Indian Motorcycle ‘Wrecking Crew’ to Go for Gold at 2017 X Games

Legendary Road Racer Larry Pegram to Join Jared Mees, Bryan Smith & Brad Baker Aboard the Indian Scout FTR750 at X Games’ Flat Track Racing Event Indian Motorcycle Racing, which made its historic return to flat track racing this year after a 63-year hiatus, today announced it will make its X Games debut in its […]

Hooligan for a Day: Flat Trackin’ for the 1st Time on an RSD Hooligan Indian Scout

* Photos by Barry Hathaway courtesy of Indian Motorcycle Co. I’d be lying if I said I wasn’t a bit scared. Not Jason Voorhees chasing me with a big knife scared, but sweaty palms, heart racing, tightness in the shoulders scared. The cause of my consternation was the fact that I was about to get […]

2017 Indian Roadmaster Classic Long Term Magazine Project

There is a lot of talk these days about the new Indian motorcycles, so we at American Iron Magazine thought it would be a good idea to arrange for a long-term review/project bike and report what we find – good and bad – about the 2017 Indian Roadmaster Classic we have in our review fleet. […]

2017 Harley Sportster Forty-Eight First Ride Review

Stance. The Harley enigma is predicated by stance. It’s a reason a Harley is often imitated but never duplicated. Many manufacturers have tried to simulate the stance of a Harley and just about all have failed as The Motor Company continues to own the lion’s share in the heavyweight cruiser market. While the diversity of its […]

2017 Indian Roadmaster Classic – Long Term American Iron Magazine Project

We at American Iron Magazine take our jobs seriously, and part of that responsibility is to ride lots of new motorcycles to share our observations with our readers. Tough job, right? We test as many new bikes as possible, knowing our readers can’t always get the opportunity. While we try to cover at least 1,000 […]