1909 Vintage Harley Police Motorcycle, The earliest police model in existence

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At the dawn of the last century, Harley-Davidson recognized that its rugged and reliable motorcycles were perfectly positioned to service law enforcement. Back then, good mobility was vital, and a single-cylinder Harley-Davidson provided that at a time when our country was just beginning to make the transition from the horse and carriage to motorized transportation. […]

2013 Harley-Davidson Big Twins New Bike Specs

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It took 110 years, but the wait for the 2013 Harley-Davidson models is finally over. It’s a special lineup, indeed, for the anniversary year. Sticking to just the Big Twins for now, five models will be available in the special 110th anniversary scheme, which also means they only come with all available options installed, and […]

2013 Harley Dyna Street Bob, A Nightster On Steroids

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Harley-davidson did things a bit differently this year. Instead of having the press launch of its new models before Sturgis, H-D did it right after. Sturgis was over on August 11, and I was flying out to the launch on August 12. My destination was Seattle, where I joined a number of other journalists and […]

2013 Harley CVO Breakout

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By the time you read this report, the 2013 Harleys should be filtering through dealerships across the nation and around the world. And 2013 marks the 110th anniversary of the Motor Company. Word on the street is that if you’re shopping for a new Harley-Davidson, you should get ’em while they’re hot because demand will […]

Win This 1932 Harley Hot Rod Bobber ACT NOW!

Less than two weeks left to win this very cool 1932 Harley flathead hot rod bobber from Wheels Through Time museum.  The drawing is November 10, 2012 http://www.wheelsthroughtime.com/home-page-news/win-this-bike-2010.html Blog this! Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook Buzz it up Share on Linkedin Share via MySpace Share on netvibes share via Reddit Share […]

2012 H-D FXDB Dyna Street Bob

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Don’t expect any apologies or excuses from Harley-Davidson’s FXDB Street Bob, one of five Dynas offered for 2012. This is a straightforward, minimalist motorcycle that mixes simple styling features like bobbed fenders, miniapehanger handlebars, staggered exhausts, and a solo seat to create a showroom custom that reflects the blue-collar attitude of a homebrew hot rod. […]

2012 Victory Boardwalk Motorcycle Review

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Maybe the ancient Mayans got it right when they predicted that the world would experience a major change at the end of 2012. If so, then Victory Motorcycles is one step ahead of the curve because after nearly 15 years in the business, that growing, Midwest-based company recently announced a shift in how it’s going […]

2012 Harley FLSTC Heritage Softail Classic Review

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Here’s a surefire way to stir up the troops at the local biker watering hole: after grabbing a handful of beer nuts and repositioning your frosty mug in front of you, casually mention to those gathered round how you think that the Heritage Softail Classic — one of the long-standing models in Harley-Davidson’s vaunted lineup […]

A Budget Motorcycle Bobber From Springers Custom Cycles

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Looking for a fun, around-town blaster? Then this little bobber may be just the bike for you! Selling for about $19,000 as you see it, the Apollo is a nice-handling, dependable machine that won’t break your wallet. Let’s start with my favorite part of a bike, the powertrain. An 88″ RevTech engine (three-year warranty) moved […]

Motorcycle Cannonball Starts Today – Team American Iron Magazine On Harley Classics

The second ever Motorcycle Cannonball endurance ride starts today in Newburgh, NY and ends, almost 4,000 miles later in San Francisco, CA on September 23. In addition to it being such a long ride, virtually all on back roads, the motorcycles are unusual in that they all must be pre-1930 machines. American Iron Magazine’s Buzz […]