Doin’ it on a Dyna: Storming Around Iowa on the J&P Cycles Street Bob

The Dyna’s not dead. It lives and breathes in Iowa. This particular Dyna is a 2014 Street Bob that usually dwells on the showroom floor of J&P Cycles’ Anamosa retail store. Luckily J&P was kind enough to gas ‘er up, give it a once-over, and wheel it out for me so I could mob around […]

Trippin’ on Harleys Out of Sin City to the Valley of Fire

For this motorcycle travel feature we dug into the archives and found this story by the one and only Joe K. in American Iron Magazine Issue #322.  The Speedmill Rat Bike graces that cover along with a Street Glide Special Review, sheet metal tech from Dave Perewitz, a cool spread on a Finnish chopper and […]

Broken Bows and Valentines: 6 Days in Nebraska’s Sand Hills on the Indian Roadmaster

Throw a dart at the heart of a map of the USA and there’s a good chance you’ll hit Nebraska. But much like my home state of Oregon where everybody thinks it rains all the time, Nebraska is also subject to misconceptions. I’m guilty of it myself. When picturing the state, long stretches of flat […]

Glen Abbott’s American Iron Article “Ghosts of the Open Road” Travel Journalism Award Finalist

American Iron Magazine is super excited to announce a story we ran in Issue #334, “Ghosts of the Open Road: Riding the Lonely Highways of Nevada and Death Valley” was a finalist in the North American Travel Journalists Association 2016 Travel Journalism Awards. A big round of applause for the person who penned the wonderful […]

Remembering Pearl Harbor and All That Followed

With today marking the 75th anniversary of the bombing of Pearl Harbor, we would be remiss not to acknowledge the catalyst for America’s entry into World War II and to not remember both the loss of life on December 7, 1941 and the following sacrifices over the subsequent four years. Many of us have a […]

2016 American Iron River Run along the Mighty Mississippi

It seemed only fitting the steel eagle of La Crosse’s Riverside Park soared 35 feet above the gathering point of American Iron’s River Run 2016. American is in our name, something we take pride in. We were on the banks of the Mighty Mississippi, the most fabled river in American lore. Indian Motorcycles, a company […]

American Iron Magazine River Run by Indian Motorcycles & Patriot Ride

Join the staff of American Iron Magazine for a free and fun run up the Mississippi River in July. American Iron Magazine River Run sponsored by Indian Motorcycles.  Friday, July 8, 2016 * Free event open to riders of all makes, years and models of motorcycles. * We gather at Riverside Park in La Crosse, […]

July American Iron Magazine Motorcycle Rides In WI and MN

American Iron Magazine has two free rides planned for the greater Minneapolis area in July and we invite you and your friends to meet and ride with Editor-in-Chief Buzz Kanter and our team from the magazine.

Nominate a Hero for a Veterans “Ride of a Lifetime” to Sturgis with Indian

Full Vision Productions announced that the second annual Veterans Charity Ride to Sturgis (VCR) will be hosted in summer 2016 and a new nomination program, “Hero’s Ride of a Lifetime,” has been added. Starting in Los Angeles, California on July 30, the nine-day ride to Sturgis, SD will provide twenty veterans a chance to use […]

2016 Motorcycle Kickstart Classic Dates Announced

The much awaited Motorcycle Kickstart Classic event is often sold out long before it is held each year. This time the crew at American Iron Magazine and Motorcycle Rides & Culture are announcing it early for everyone interested in it to have time to lock in the date. Based from the world-class Wheels Through Time […]