Motorcycle Events

Motorcycle Cannonball Day 7 Adventure Power’s Team American Iron

Day 7 is done and what a cold wet one it was. The date was 9 11 and I expect most or all of the riders had thoughts of those lost and their families and loved ones. All 4 Team American Iron riders pulled out of Sedalia, MO and heading for Junction City, KS – some […]

Day 2 Motorcycle Cannonball Report Team American Iron

The day started off for most of us riders with alarms on our smartphones. The National Weather service issues sever flooding and thunder in the area. Our parking lot (a field next to the hotel) had more than 8 inches of standing water. We all geared up and braced for a tough ride, but then […]

Motorcycle Cannonball Update Day 1

The first day started pretty slowly with all the bikes (about 98) all lined up on the sand of Daytona Beach for a fabled “yardlong” photo by Michael Lichter. We arrived at 8 am an were barely finished by 9:30 a half hour before the first riders leave. We had reports of Ormond Beach motorcycle […]

Harley News: Willie G. Davidson Honored At AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony

AMA Motorcycle Hall of Famer Willie G. Davidson, the grandson of Harley-Davidson founder William A. Davidson, will be honored as an AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame Legend at the AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony Oct. 17, in Orlando, Fla. “Willie G.,” as he is known to his admirers, is responsible for many innovative motorcycle […]

Kickstart Classic Renamed: Ross Kiwi Tomas Kickstart Classic

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American Iron Magazine’s Kickstart Classic, beginning Friday, July 25th at Wheels Through Time Museum in Maggie Valley, North Carolina has been renamed the Ross Kiwi Tomas Kickstart Classic in honor of our great friend Ross, who passed away in a motorcycle accident this week in Riverside, California. “I have known Ross since he was a […]

In Memory of Ross “Kiwi” Tomas

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Ross “Kiwi” Tomas (20) was killed in a motorcycle accident close to his home in Riverside, California, on Tuesday, July 22. Ross was the son of “Kiwi Mike” and Carolyn Tomas of Kiwi Indian Motorcycles Inc. His family will be holding a “Motorcycle Funeral” along with a public Memorial on Thursday, July 31 at 9 am at Iglesia Palabra, 4183 Fairgrounds […]

Classic 1936 Harley VLH Motorcycle Cannonball Bike

How much do you know about a 1936 Harley flathead motorcycle? A short walk around with Buzz Kanter of American Iron Magazine for his 1936 Harley VLH motorcycle during a brief stop while breaking in the recently rebuilt engine. Less than 2 months before the start of the 2014 Motorcycle Cannonball ride – 4,200 miles […]

Wheels Through Time Motorcycle Museum 12th Anniversary in Maggie Valley NC

Wheels Through Time Museum is celebrating its 12th Anniversary in Maggie Valley this Fourth of July weekend.  The anniversary festivities will run from Thursday through Monday, July 3-7, from 9a.m.-5p.m..  The museum houses hundreds of rare and unique machines spanning over 110 years of transportation history, dating back to very roots of motorized travel. You have read about the […]

Classic Harley Update: Buzz Kanter’s Motorcycle Cannonball Harley

The 1936 Harley VLH Buzz Kanter is planning on riding 4,000 miles coast to coast on the upcoming Motorcycle Cannonball is totally rebuilt. After breaking in the spare engine Buzz brought the classic Harley back to RetroCycle in Boonton, NJ to swap out the spare engine for the competition one. “As described in the series […]

Sturgis Harley Drag News: Truett, Hill & Owens Grand Marshals

The Western Motorcycle Drag Racing Association (WMDRA) is excited to announce that drag racing legends Bonnie Truett, Pete Hill and Marion Owens have been named Grand Marshals of this year’s AMSOIL Sturgis Nationals set for August 5 and 6 2014 at Sturgis Dragway during the 74th Annual Sturgis Motorcycle Rally. The festivities coincide with Truett’s induction into the […]