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 […]

HARLEY FINANCIAL NEWS: Harley-Davidson Results Continue To Improve

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 […]

2012 Harley-Davidson FLS Softail Slim Motorcycle Review

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Don’t let the name fool you. The Slim is more than just a trimmed-down Softail. It’s a bike that salutes the immediate post-World War II years when motorcycling redefined itself in America. It was a wild and rollicking time, too. And, despite today’s misperception that the 1947 Hollister incident served as ground zero, the real […]

Steve “Street Rod” builds a chopper to rival the pros

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Before I go on and on about this being Nutmegger Steve Van Blarcom’s first bike build, which it is, you should know that he’s a successful and well-respected builder of hot rods and classic automobiles. To say that he’s mechanically inclined just wouldn’t do his skills justice. Having built countless custom hot rods and performed […]

Dirico Pro-Street Roadster Motorcycle Review

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The name Steven Tyler is synonymous with the band Aerosmith and, for many, he is considered rock and roll royalty. To add to that, since season 10 of the hit television show American Idol, the man’s legacy and brand has only grown thanks to the millions of viewers who now see him, along with Randy […]

Share Your Home Customized Harley In Our Magazine

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 […]

Home-Built Custom Motorcycle Bobber For Under $10,000

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Sure, we all see gorgeous, high-end motorcycles in magazines, on television, and at shows and rallies. Many times, these machines are given the cold shoulder for their supposed high cost and low ridability. Before you turn the page on this custom bobber, though, know this: owner Mark Rosenberger of Pennsylvania, with the help of a […]

The Toby Keith Foundation Motorcycle Fundraiser

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The Toby Keith Foundation has been helping children with cancer since 2006. They’ve taken their mission even further by launching a new project called OK Kids Korral. OK Kids Korral will be a home-away-from-home for children undergoing treatment for cancer. “There are few prospects more devastating than finding out that your child has been diagnosed […]

Victory Plays Hard-Ball – New Tour Motorcycle

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The Hard-Ball has a six-speed transmission and a belt final drive reinforced with carbon fiber. Dry weight is a hefty 751 pounds. Fuel capacity is 5.8 gallons. The front fork is an inverted telescopic unit, and the rear shock is a single, gas-adjustable monotube arrangement.

2012 H-D FLD Dyna Switchback Motorcycle Review

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Harley-Davidson is casting a wider net for younger customers. And its latest lure is the FLD Dyna Switchback, which amounts to the lightest and least expensive bagger in the lineup. For under $16,000, a customer can ride out on a touring bike that weighs less than 700 pounds and boasts a user-friendly seat height of […]