Rat’s Hole Ride-In Bike Show and Black Hills Bagger Showdown Sturgis 2017

For 29 years the Rat’s Hole Custom Bike and Chopper Show has showcased some of the most extraordinary motorcycles in Sturgis. The 2017 contest was no exception as customs began filling the expansive lot of the Buffalo Chip’s CrossRoads early for a crack at “Best of Show” honors at the 29th annual Sturgis show. This […]

2017 Sturgis Rally Photos and Highlights

American Iron hasn’t left off the throttle since we pulled into Sturgis with our friends the Veterans Charity Ride to Sturgis. It’s been a crazy four days, from American Flat Trackers flying around the Buffalo Chip in the inaugural TT to some of the most hairball drag races we’ve seen in quite some time to […]

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 […]

American Iron Hits the Ground Running at Sturgis for the Buffalo Chip TT Experience

If having seven-time AMA Grand National Champion Chris Carr walk you around a track before the big race doesn’t get your blood boiling check your pulse. Now the Chief Competition Officer for American Flat Track, Carr talked about the Sturgis Buffalo Chip TT with excitement in his voice as he addressed our group. Sacred ground. […]

Dirt Quake 2017 Photos and Insta-Story

Dirt Quake USA rolled into Caste Rock like a whirling dervish and whipped up a weekend of unparalleled fun. Camp out, late-night party, mini-bike races, bike show, swap meet, bro-fest, hooligan racing in its rawest form, the festivities are non-stop. There’s really no other event out there quite like Dirt Quake USA. American Iron unfortunately […]

Indian Motorcycle & Veterans Charity Ride to Sturgis Announce ‘Hero’s Ride of a Lifetime’ Selectees

Best Friends and Above the Knee Bi-Lateral Amputees to Trade off Piloting an Indian Scout Avenger Sidecar from Los Angeles to the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally Indian Motorcycle, America’s First Motorcycle Company, and “Veterans Charity Ride to Sturgis,” have announced that veterans Corporal Joshua Stein, U.S. Army (Ret.) and Corporal Neil Frustaglio, U.S. Marines (Ret.) have […]

The Shared Experience of a Moto-Family: Why We Ride to the Quail 2017

“This really is why we do this, what links us all together, this sensation of vitality and freedom we get from riding motorcycles. There’s an intangible that comes from shared experience, a sensation of freedom that we share with others.” Linking together and shared experience. These words spoken by The Brand Amp’s Marc Altieri at […]

2017 Quail Motorcycle Gathering Winners, Photos & Review

There was the historic, like Chris Carter’s immaculate 1914 Jefferson Board Track Racer and Gary Landeen’s 1942 Indian Pre-War Big Base Scout. There was the exotic, Virgil Elings’ pristine, unraced 1995 Britten V1000 coming to mind, the superb superbike No. 10 of 10. There was next-gen goodness in the form of John Bennet’s wicked Motus […]

2017 Daytona Bike Week Video

From bike shows to vintage boardtrack and flat track races to burnout contests, it was a wild, fun-filled week in Daytona Beach. We finally got a chance to cobble together some of the highlights from the 2017 Bike Week rally for you to enjoy. Blog this! Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook […]

1st Ever Boogie East Chopper Show a Big Hit at Bike Week 2017

Chemical Candy Customs’ Scott Hoepker credits Pete LaBarbera for his appreciation of old iron. “Pete had a couple of old Shovelheads and Panheads back then and he would always throw some wild ass parties for his biker buds,” explains Hoepker. When Hoepker was a teenager, he worked for LaBarbera’s masonry company bricking houses. One year […]