Harley-Davidson Inc posted a stronger-than-expected quarterly profit today, lifted by strong sales growth outside its core North American market. The U.S. motorcycle maker reported first-quarter net income of $265.9 million, or $1.21 a share, up from $224.1 million, or 99 cents a share, a year earlier. Analysts on average had expected the Milwaukee-based company to […]
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has publicly acknowledged that ethanol in gasoline can damage internal combustion engines (including motorcycles) by increasing exhaust temperatures and indirectly causing component failures.
The Kickstart Classic motorcycle ride in July is more than three quarters filled already, Buzz Kanter of American Iron Magazine reports. “If you are planning on joining us on this fun 3 day event, I’d suggest you get your registration in soon.” The event is open to riders of all makes, years and models of […]
The EPA heard from more than 10,200 motorcyclists during the official comment period! Now we need to keep the pressure on the EPA to stick to its proposal to lower ethanol mandates, which are known as the Renewable Fuel Standard.
American Iron Magazine was given an exclusive sneak preview of Harley-Davidson’s new Street 750 last week, and our first ride on this international model, which is also available in the US, was rather revealing. First, we should point out that our ride was aboard a special preproduction model, so developmental changes are still in the […]
Kyle Wyman cemented his mastery of the Daytona draft by winning his third AMA Pro Vance & Hines Harley Davidson series race in four career tries at Daytona International Speedway
Metzeler made it easy to check out its new ME 888 Marathon Ultra tire by including a special link on its home page that allows users to immediately go to its product page. From here, viewers can scan through the Ultra’s properties, look up the available dimensions for both the front and rear, and read […]
Beginning March 7, and carrying on for 10 days, the 73rd Annual Bike Week will entertain nearly 500,000 motorcycle enthusiasts who make it an annual pilgrimage to celebrate at multiple locales throughout the Daytona Beach area. Whether weekend riders, everyday bikers or die-hard collectors, visitors will enjoy scenic rides in the sunshine down historic Main […]
AMSOIL Bike Week Treasure Hunt Locations Have Been Named: The Daytona Regional Chamber of Commerce announced today that AMSOIL is the presenting sponsor of the 2014 Bike Week Treasure Hunt. The Treasure Hunt, an annual activity that bikers enjoy, includes 12 locations in the greater Daytona Beach area. Thousands of bikers participate in the hunt […]
The American Motorcyclist Association is pleased to announce that Indian Motorcycle will be celebrated as the 2014 AMA Vintage Motorcycle Days Marque of the Year, July 11-13, at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course in Lexington, Ohio. AMA Vintage Motorcycle Days featuring Indian Motorcycle as Marque of the Year will include special recognition, displays and race classes […]