Thrills and Spills – Dirt Quake USA 2016 Review

Portland’s P-funkiness jumped the Columbia River and invaded its neighbor to the north as Castle Rock, Washington, was overrun by riders with big bushy ‘fros and polyester shirts unbuttoned to navels, the motley crew doing their quarter-mile disco dance on mini-choppers and tracked-out Sportsters. “Danger” Ehren in his electric-blue do didn’t disappoint as he barreled […]

TECH: Rekluse EXP Auto-Clutch Install (Intro)

Captions by Chris Maida / Photos by Chelsea Maida Breeze through traffic without pulling the clutch lever I got to spend some riding time with aim ad sales representative Ken McCurdy at the 75th Sturgis rally this past summer. If you were there, or even read about it, you have an idea of the crowding […]

Forget Game of Thrones, Progressive’s Chrome Thrones Built for Bikers

For bikers who think they’re kings of their castles, have we got the throne for you. These Chrome Thrones are the creation of Buffalo Art Co. and custom motorcycle builder Chase Stopnik of the Cycle Zombies. They were built for Progressive Insurance as props for an upcoming Progressive motorcycle marketing campaign. Three of them were […]

Indian Motorcycle Racing Returns to AMA Pro Flat Track with New Scout FTR 750 Engine

Indian Motorcycle Racing to utilize proprietary new liquid-cooled 750cc V-Twin competition engine Indian Motorcycle, America’s first motorcycle company, is proud to announce its re-entry into the AMA Pro Flat Track series with its first full-factory racing effort since the 1950s. AMA Pro Flat Track is highly competitive and has evolved into a demanding, technical and […]

2016 Harley-Davidson FLSTN Softail Deluxe Review

  NEW BIKE REVIEW • by Dain Gingerelli It’s a bling thing One thing’s for sure about the FLSTN Softail Deluxe: It isn’t subtle. Chromed and polished parts abound on this boulevard bomber, and when you factor in the wide whitewall tires and optional Hard Candy paint job – our test bike wears the flamboyant […]

Go, Buzz, Go: AIM E-i-C Competing in 2016 FIM NA Vintage Road Racing Championships

The United States Classic Racing Association (USCRA) 2016 FIM North America Vintage Road Racing Championships are hitting the track this weekend at New Hampshire Motor Speedway. Classes range from Flyweight 100 GP to Pre-50 to Supermasters. Sidecar races, always a crowd favorite, will also be held. Grid positions for Sunday’s final FIM races will be […]

Dirt Quake III Rumbles into Castle Rock June 17-18

The grounds of Castle Rock will soon be shaking once again as Dirt Quake USA III is almost upon us. Fables and folklore abound about last year’s event. The shenanigans blew up on social, from the late-night, free-for-all dirt track session that broke out in the parking lot to the boat crash. (Still not sure […]

Country Star Frankie Ballard Talks Motorcycles & Allstate’s Guardians of the Ride

“I’ve been a rider for a long time and I’ve noticed it’s more dangerous now it seems to be on a motorcycle than it was when I first got started.” These words country music star Frankie Ballard spoke struck me. He’s right. Drivers are more distracted now than ever and motorcyclists are more susceptible as […]

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, […]

Giving Back: Thunder Struck Builds Custom Trike for Combat Hero SSgt. Meadows

“How do you feel about giving veterans their freedom back?” When Mark Daley of Thunder Struck Custom Bikes was asked this by a customer, he wasn’t sure what to think of the ambiguous question. Turns out the question came from John ‘Hardcharger’ Barker, a vet and Combat Hero Bike Build Chairman. A division of the […]