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 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 […]

Indian Ups its Bagger Game: 2017 Chieftain Limited & 2017 Chieftain Elite First Look

Ten-Spoke 19” Front Wheel, Open Front Fender and a Host of New Design Accents Offer Riders A More Attention-Grabbing Look Than Ever Before The new standard in bagger design and style is here. That’s what Indian Motorcycle accomplished with the new custom-inspired 2017 Chieftain Limited and 2017 Chieftain Elite. For these bold new Chieftains, Indian […]

And the Winner of Indian Motorcycle’s “Project Chieftain” Is…

Show-Stopping Indian Chieftain Customs From Hollister Powersports, Coastal Indian Motorcycle of Murrels Inlet & Indian Motorcycle of Central Massachusetts Claim Top Honors Indian Motorcycle, America’s First Motorcycle Company, proudly announced the three winners of its Project Chieftain custom motorcycle contest during Bike Week in Daytona Beach. Hollister Powersports’ (Hollister, CA) “Tequila Sunset” claimed top honors, […]

Going to Daytona Bike Week – Motorcycle Packing Tips

If you are packing up your motorcycle to head down to Daytona Bike Week this week, here is a great list of suggestions and ideas on how and what to pack. TRAVEL TIPS FROM EXPERIENCED TOUR RIDERS Lightweight synthetic clothing – such as T-shirts and underwear – can be washed in a hotel sink and […]

2017 Indian Roadmaster Classic First Look, Specs & Pricing

Welcome Back Americana Indian Motorcycle’s newly crafted Roadmaster Classic brings the glory back to the ride. It reimagines what a heritage-inspired American touring motorcycle can be by blending classic styling such as genuine leather saddlebags and a new leather trunk with all the technology and comforts you’d expect from the luxurious Roadmaster, like the Ride […]

2017 American Iron Buyer’s Guide: Tourers & Baggers

In the echelons of motorcycling, tourers sit atop the food chain. These bikes are built for the long haul, doing so in style and comfort. Modern touring motorcycles are loaded with the latest techno gadgetry, sophisticated navigation systems and keyless ignitions, windscreens that adjust at the push of a button and tire pressures displayed on […]

Harley News! 185,000 Motorcycles Recalled For Saddlebag Mounts

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Harley-Davidson is recalling more than 185,000 2014 and 2015 model year motorcycles because the saddlebags may fall off, NHTSA announced. According to the Motor Co., affected motorcycles have saddlebag mounting receptacles (Part No. 10900009) that may not adequately secure the saddlebags to the motorcycle. The saddlebags could separate from the bike while […]

2015 H-D Road Glide Special – Preview

On The Road Again By Dain Gingerelli, photos by Pam Proctor   The collective sigh of relief emanating from South Dakota’s Black Hills last August was justified. The occasion marked the return of the Road Glide to Harley-Davidson’s lineup, and fans of the shark-nosed model were delighted to see the 2015 version rolling through the […]

Harley News Spy Photos of 2015 RoadGlide

After being dropped from Harley’s 2014 line up here is what we, at American Iron Magazine, believe is a spy photo of the soon-to-be-released 2015 Harley-Davidson Road-Glide with the all new fairing/windshield treatment. Not the new treatment of the fairing and windshield, similar to the Rushmore style 2014 Street Glde. More details to follow when […]