Motorcycle News

Uneasy Rider: Boomer Deaths in Motorcycle Crashes Rise

Though the overall U.S. motorcycle toll appears to have leveled off in recent years, deaths have risen among older riders as more of them hit the road. Those 55- to 64-years-old accounted for 16.3% of motorcycle crash deaths in 2013, the latest year for which that breakdown is available. That was down from 17.2% in 2012 but up from 9.3% a decade earlier and less than 3% in the early 1990s.

Progressive International Motorcycle Show: NYC Wrap-Up

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By Jon Langston The Progressive International Motorcycle Shows revved up New York City this past weekend, and tens of thousands motorcycle fanatics from across the spectrum of enthusiasts, from teenagers in racing suits to fat guys in Santa suits, rolled into the Jacob Javits Convention Center on the West Side of Manhattan. The TAM Communications […]

Avon Cobra Tires for Harleys

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Avon has 13 new 15- 21″-sized tires in the Cobra line. Each new Cobra AV71 and AV72 sizes will soon replace the corresponding ones in the Venom tire line. Cobra incorporates sport tire technology for nimble handling, optimum stability, and long life, and its snakeskin sidewall and aggressive tread pattern can haul heavy loads. Extra-wide […]

Harley News! Submit Bike Photos To American Iron Magazine For Publication

American Iron Magazine, the world’s best selling Harley-oriented magazine is inviting our readers to submit photos of your Harleys for possible publication in our magazines. “While we always love to run feature articles on our reader’s custom or classic Harley” Publisher Buzz Kanter stated “Our readers really enjoy seeing great “before” and “after” photos showing […]

Finally! Big Rig Ban on Tail of the Dragon

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The Tennessee Department of Transportation has announced it is banning trucks longer than 30 feet from the legendary motorcycle run the “Tail of the Dragon.” The  stretch of US Route 129 is famous for its 318 curves in 11 miles. Tractor-trailers often need both lanes to complete some turns, clogging traffic and endangering motorcyclists. Signs announcing the truck […]

Hell’s Angels Hit Walmart – To Buy Toys For Tots!

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The Hell’s Angels of Fresno descended on a local Walmart over the weekend, and cleaned the place out – of bikes for kids! Remember this, next time someone gives bikers a bad rap. Watch the incredible, heartwarming video below. Blog this! Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook Buzz it up Share on […]

BLACK FRIDAY & CYBER MONDAY SPECIAL! Give the Gift of American Iron Magazine and WIN AN INDIAN! And Many More Great Prizes

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Time is running out! Give a gift subscription or subscribe NOW and enter the American Iron Magazine 25th Anniversary Sweepstakes. YOU COULD WIN A BRAND-NEW INDIAN MOTORCYCLE! As part of our ongoing 25th anniversary celebration, three lucky new or current subscribers will be chosen at random every issue in 2014 to receive a $1,000 Dennis Kirk gift […]

Marching On Two Wheels: American Iron in the NYC Veterans Day Parade

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By Ken McCurdy, American Iron Magazine What an honor it was riding a new Victory Gunner in “America’s Parade” in New York City on Veteran’s Day, Tuesday, November 11, 2014. As a Navy vet myself, it was surreal and humbling to witness the spectators cheering for the participants in the parade as we traveled up Fifth […]

Harley Tech Q&A For Real World Motorcycle Riders

There is a lot of misinformation on the Internet – sometimes from well meaning people, sometimes from jerks. We here at American Iron Magazine would like to help spread accurate and real information to some of the questions we see on-line relating to Harley motorcycles, Harley tech and Harley history. Every so often we will […]

More Time To Ride Your Harley? Daylight Saving Time

Just a quick reminder from us at American Iron Magazine that today is Daylight Savings Time and you should turn back all your clocks an houre. Fall back. Blog this! Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook Buzz it up Share on Linkedin Share via MySpace Share on netvibes share via Reddit Share […]