Last year in June, Pope Francis was given a 1,585cc Dyna Super Glide in honor of Harley-Davidson’s 110th anniversary. Rather than keeping it, the Pope signed the tank and then donated the motorcycle to the Roman Catholic charity, Caritas Roma. The bike, which will be put up for auction by the Bonhams auction house on February […]
American Iron Magazine’s Kickstart Classic July 2014 Registration Form This 2-day event is on public roads and is open to riders of all makes and years of motorcycles. We have some beautiful roads planned staying off the highways. The ride starts in Maggie Valley, NC the morning of July 25, and ends in Red Boiling […]
The Kickstart Classic ride is open to all makes, models and years of motorcycles (with or without kickstarters). 2014 will be the fourth year American Iron Magazine, Motorcycle Bagger and Motorcycle magazine put on this two-day ride. We’d like to thank all our supporters and repeat sponsor Spectro Oils. This year, the registered riders will […]
The 2014 Motorcycle Cannonball event is a coast-to-coast route across the United States. The riders on pre-1937 motorcycles start the run in Daytona Beach, Florida on the worlds most famous beach. We finish the run after 4150 miles, on the Puget Sound in Tacoma, Washington.
The Motorcycle Cannonball Endurance Run will follow a southeast-to-northwest 4,100 mile transcontinental route starting in Daytona Beach, Florida, and ending 17 days later in Tacoma, Washington. More than 100 riders from around the world are expected to participate in the event, which is open to participants riding pre-1937 motorcycles. Riders will average upwards of 300 miles per day, spending more than eight hours each day on the road. The scenic route sticks mostly to America’s back roads and will include planned stops at a variety of motorcycle dealers, museums and other points of interest along the way. The full route and complete schedule of stops is available at www.MotorcycleCannonball.com.
TEAM AMERICAN IRON FOR 2014 MOTORCYCLE CANNONBALL Antique Motorcycles To Ride In 4,000 Plus Mile Coast-to-Coast Endurance Competition STAMFORD, CT. (Nov. 6, 2013) – Buzz Kanter, the publisher of American Iron Magazine, the best-selling Harley magazine in the world, today announced the formation of Team American Iron for the 2014 Motorcycle Cannonball vintage motorcycle endurance […]
Four long time enthusiasts and good friends are joining forces to create the first ever Team American Iron specifically for the 2014 Motorcycle Cannonball ride. The team consists of four riders, two mechanics, and a support truck manager/driver.
Ideally the Kickstart Classic rides should be fun for classic motorcycles and last two full days ending at a great motorcycle-related event, destination or rally. And the rides should not be within a month before or after the Motorcycle Cannonball Endurance Run in September 2014.
The estimated 4,100-mile transcontinental ride is currently scheduled to start on the East Coast at the world-famous Daytona Beach in Florida. To the greatest extent possible, the ride will utilize non-Interstate roadways and will conclude on the West Coast 2 1/2 weeks later in Tacoma, Washington after taking in some of America’s most scenic areas.
The crew from American Iron Magazine and Motorcycle Bagger put together another free Honor Ride, sponsored by Geico Motorcycle insurance, for new and classic Harleys to Milwaukee for the 110th anniversary.