American Motorcycle and Harley-Davidson Reviews

Ready To Test New Indian Motorcycle Route Modular Helmet

He went with the Indian modular Route helmet because you never know what weather you need to deal with in the Northeast

Do Not Go Gentle Into That Good Night – Harley Quietly Scuttles the V-Rod

Do not go gentle into that good night, Old age should burn and rave at close of day; Rage, rage against the dying of the light. – Dylan Thomas While the majority of internet angst has been aimed at Harley’s discontinuation of the Dyna, The Motor Company’s scuttling of the V-Rod has received much less […]

2018 Harley-Davidson Softail Motorcycles Revamped & Combined with Dyna Line

Yup, you heard that right. Harley-Davidson has totally revamped its Softail line to accommodate the Milwaukee-Eight engine and has combined the Dyna line with the 2018 Softails. American Iron Magazine Editor Steve Lita had the chance to talk to Harley-Davidson engineers about the overhaul and was one of the first to ride the new Softails. […]

2018 Harley Softail Specs and Prices

2018 Harley Breakout/Breakout 114 Specs Lengths: 93.3″/ wheelbase: 67″ Seat height: 25.6″ Lean angle (R/L): 26.8/26.8 Weight Running: 672 lbs. Engine: Milwaukee-Eight 107/114 Torque (Base): 109 ft-lbs., (114) 119 ft-lbs. Bore/stroke (Base): 3.937″/4.375″, (114) 4″/4.5″ Compression (Base): 10:1, (114) 10.5:1 Fuel system/capacity: EFI/ 3.5 gal. Exhaust: 2-into-2 exhaust Transmission: Six-speed Cruise Drive Tires Front: 21″, […]

2018 Harley-Davidson Softails First Ride Report

Our initial exposure to this new line of Softail motorcycles was brief, but enjoyable. The short ride opportunity included a comparison between each model’s 2017 brethren. We can now offer a small taste of what it’s like to ride the new Softails. Bear in mind, our first ride opportunity took place during one rain-shortened afternoon […]

Send Us Your Motorcycle Photos For Possible Publication

We at American Iron Magazine and our All-Tech & DIY American Iron Garage love to see and share photos of you and your motorcycles in our magazines and on-line. We love your customs, classics, bobbers, choppers and racers. Heck, we love photos of trikes and sidecar rigs too. Especially the ones you built and or customized […]

Indian Motorcycle Introduces New Experience Center at Spirit Lake Facility

Spirit Lake Factory to Offer Current & Historic Indian Motorcycle Displays & Factory Tours Featuring High-Tech Robotics Assembly Process Indian Motorcycle, America’s first motorcycle company founded in 1901, today announced the opening of an Experience Center at its Spirit Lake manufacturing facility. Based in America’s heartland, the Spirit Lake Experience Center is a free offering […]

Harley-Davidson Launches “All For Freedom, Freedom for All” Campaign

“All For Freedom. Freedom For All” Celebrates Individuality of Riders and Non-Riders Alike Since 1903, Harley-Davidson has built motorcycles for one reason: to fulfill dreams of personal freedom. Launched yesterday, the Motor Company’s new brand platform – “All for Freedom, Freedom for All” – celebrates Harley-Davidson’s enduring legacy and the pursuit of freedom that unites […]

2018 Indian Springfield Dark Horse First Ride Preview

Hustling into the big sweeper my throttle hand is unwavering, the needle of the speedometer hovering a tick below 80 mph. The chassis of the 2018 Indian Springfield Dark Horse is also unwavering, the burly 46mm fork keeping the front end squarely on the designated line. Pitched over at almost 45 degrees, the tacky Dunlops […]

Carey Hart Quick Chat Sturgis: From Good Rides for Vets to Pink’s Bike

Brand ambassador, bike builder, pro racer, team owner, dad. Freestyle motocross icon Carey Hart hands are full. If all those roles weren’t enough, he’s also a philanthropic man who had had just finished the Sturgis version of his Good Ride, a fundraiser for veterans through the Infinite Hero foundation. This year’s Sturgis run was sold […]