We have boots on the ground at Harley’s 2014 model launch in Denver, CO., and see that H-D’s added more than just a re-badge and paint scheme option this year. The motor company has introduction a brand new air and precision cooled powerplant to run some of their larger touring bikes. Harley’s new 2014 Ultra […]
Here’s a quick video of Indian’s big night in Sturgis, SD. Three all new motorcycles were revealed for the first time, the Chieftain, the Classic Chief, and the Vintage Chief. Was fitting to have AIM’s Editor-In-Chief cover this one. Blog this! Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook Buzz it up Share on […]
The three all-new Indian motorcycles were revealed last night in Sturgis, SD. The Classic Chief. the Vintage Chief and the Chieftain. You can read all about them in the next issue of American Iron Magazine. In the meantime, here is a video on the had bagged Chieftain. Indian Chieftain Motorcycle Blog this! Bookmark on Delicious […]
Burt Munro made history by setting a land speed record on the world’s fastest Indian, a 1920 Indian Scout. To salute his passion for performance, Indian Motorcycles created The Spirit of Munro, a tribute streamliner powered by the new Thunder Stroke 111. Watch The Spirit of Munro turn back the clock and speed into the […]
A long ride on very old motorcycles is the near future for Doobie Brother guitarist Pat Simmons and his wife, American Iron Magazine columnist, Cris Sommer Simmons. On the August 20 the pair will depart from the Sturgis Motorcycle Museum in Sturgis, South Dakota, and ride 1,000 miles east to the Harley-Davidson Museum in Milwaukee, Wisconsin to help Harley-Davidson celebrate its 110th anniversary.
(Sturgis, South Dakota) – The Sturgis Buffalo Chip® announces the annual “Motorcycles as Art” exhibit titled “Ton Up! – Speed, Style and Cafe Racer Culture” taking place during the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally this summer, will focus on the origins and continued popularity of the Café Racer movement worldwide. The exhibition will be open August 3 […]
It’s with great pleasure we continue to celebrate the first fifty years of motorcycling in America, with the 2013 annual Pewter Run, on September 29th 2013. We will return to the Historic 1774 Nathaniel Rolfe House preserved by the Penacook Historical Museum at 11 Penacook St. Penacook, NH. This autumn we will welcome our brothers in vintage arms from the Kickstart Classic.
When I pulled up to my father’s house and showed him the 2013 FXDC Super Glide Custom with its 110th Anniversary trim, he immediately fell in love with it. It’s got chrome in all the right places; the gas tank, seat, and fender flow perfectly into each other, and those laced wheels tie the whole […]
In addition to all the usual fun and adventure at the Sturgis rally we look forward to seeing our readers and your motorcycles, some of which we want to photograph and feature in our magazines. Also Indian is planning on unveiling the all new Indian Chief. And I would not be surprised if other manufacturers unveil new bikes too.
Finally, some TV worth watching. Our friend and classic motorcycle guru Dale Walksler of Wheels Through Time museum has a new TV show on Velocity Channel called What’s In The Barn. The show focuses on Dales searching out old and rare motorcycles in barns, basements and garages and getting them back in running condition.