Motorcycle News

WIN BIG! American Iron Magazine’s 25th Anniversary Sweepstakes

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As part of our ongoing 25th anniversary celebration, three lucky new or current subscribers will be chosen at random every issue this year to receive a $1,000 Dennis Kirk gift card, Fix My Hog DVD bundle, or $100 GreaseRag.com gift card. At the end of the year we will announce our GRAND PRIZE winner — the […]

Captain America Panhead Chopper Sold at Auction For Over $1.6 Million. Real of Fake?

There are serious questions about if it is real or a reproduction. But what might or might not be the last remaining ‘Captain America’ chopper from the 1969 movie “Easy Rider” sold at auction Saturday night for $1.35 million. According to the LA Times, with auction fees, the final cost was more than $1.6 million. […]

American Iron Magazine’s Buzz Kanter On Those Diner & Motorcycle Guys Internet Radio

Buzz Kanter, Editor-In-Chief and Publisher of American Iron Magazine magazine, talks with Garrison about his involvement in the recent Motorcycle Cannonball event and riding almost almost 4,000 miles on pre-1937 motorcycles.

Bell Helmets, Schott NYC Team Up for Limited Edition 60th Anniversary Leather Jacket

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Legendary gear manufacturers Bell Helmets and ­­­­Schott NYC have collaborated on a limited edition line of Bell X Schott NYC Café Racer leather jackets. Commemorating Bell’s 60th Anniversary, only 250 individually ­numbered, limited­ edition jackets will be manufactured.  These jackets feature a classic styling reminiscent of classic Americana motorcycle culture, to which Bell Helmets and Schott undeniably […]

2015 Victory New Bike Specs

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Sweet 16: 2015 Victory Motorcycles Victory marches, not stumbles, in the wake of its after-party Story by Steven Wyman-Blackburn Photos Courtesy of Victory Motorcycles Published in issue #316 of American Iron Magazine To view the full specs, pick up a copy now on newsstands! The fact that Polaris Industries’ first venture into the motorcycle world turned 15 […]

More American-Made Motorcycles Hitting The Market

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Halloween is right around the corner, but looking at the latest issue of American Iron Magazine, I don’t feel we have a trick or treat deal going on. I can’t think of any specific trick in the motorcycle world, but lots of treats. Let’s start with the growing assortment of terrific American-made motorcycles hitting the […]

Neglected Pre-Ride Motorcycle Maintenance Part 2

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In the last issue, I wrote about how many owners routinely neglect their bike’s tires. This time around, we’ll look at the second important area I see many owners overlooking: their brake systems. Checking the brake pads, brake lines, and rotors takes only a few minutes, since they’re out in the open. Thankfully, these components […]

American Iron Magazine Editor-In-Chief Buzz Kanter on Motorcycle Blog Talk Radio

Our own Buzz Kanter will be the guest on the “Those Diner and Motorcycle Guys” radio blog show this weekend. The plan is for him to discuss the recent 4,000 miles Motorcycle Cannonball endurance ride he and the other Adventure Power Team American Iron riders competed in. If interested , you can catch it on […]

Harley-Davidson Pink Label Program Expands Fight Against Breast Cancer

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Pink is more than a color to Harley-Davidson and its family of riders, dealers and enthusiasts. It’s an ongoing pledge to those affected by breast cancer that nobody rides alone, on the road or through life. With the momentum of having raised more than $1.3 million since its inception in 2010, the Harley-Davidson Pink Label […]

Retro Tech – Installing A Morris Magneto on a Shovelhead

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An Easy-to-Install, Easy-to-Start, All-In-One Ignition System By Chris MaidaMention using a magneto ignition and many riders envision a hard-to-start 1960s Ironhead Sportster, the culprit behind many a bad right knee. Being a veteran of many long kickstarting sessions myself (I had a bike shop before the advent of the Evo), I know exactly what they’re […]