Official Daytona Bike Week Bike Build Underway

American Iron Magazine is building the Official Daytona Bike Week giveaway bike and we’d like to thank all of the generous vendors and parts manufacturers that helped make it a reality. Each week we’ll showcase some of the companies on our website and social media, leading up to Daytona Bike Week in March, 2017. The […]

World Debut of New Motorcycle Brand: Vanguard Roadster

Vanguard is unveiling its Roadster at the New York Motorcycle Show (December 9th to 11th) Conceived, designed and built in New York City, Vanguard is an exciting, entirely new and wholly distinct motorcycle brand. Vanguard, with its forward-thinking design and pioneering features, is a product without equivalent as well as a brand with the potential […]

What it’s Like to be Garage-Girls Ultimate Biker Makeover Winner

(Story and photos courtesy of Garage-Girls/Sara Liberte) We catch up with our 2016 Ultimate Biker Makeover Winner Leah Misch to find out how she is enjoying all her new gear. She has been fortunate to receive some help from some of our sponsors with install of her new parts and even helping to take some […]

ARCH Motorcycle Company Gets ExperiMental

Gard Hollinger isn’t the type to rest on laurels. You couldn’t blame him for being complacent after launching Arch’s KRGT-1, a high end, fire-breathing power cruiser that’s been well received by the public and media while establishing a brand with the marketing leverage a partner like Keanu Reeves provides. But that’s not how Hollinger rolls, […]

Evil Ethel and Desert Racer Win Victory’s Operation Octane

And the winners are… For several weeks now Victory Motorcycle dealers from around the world have been battling it out in Operation Octane, a competition to “build the best custom Octane on the planet.” Dealers were divided into two categories, North America and International with a champion to be declared in each. Besides bragging rights, […]

2016 Progressive Long Beach IMS in Photos

The first 2016-17 Progressive International Motorcycle Show of the season kicked off with a flurry, manufacturer reps shooting rapid-fire bullet points like circus barkers to a throng of local and international media Friday morning. Special guests added to the moto-pageantry that is the IMS, Indian Motorcycle flexing its new Indian Wrecking Crew muscles by bringing […]

EBR Motorcycles Unveils its Black Lightning

EBR Motorcycles gets a jump on Long Beach IMS announcements with the release of its Black Lightning motorcycle. While EBR’s latest will make its national debut Friday, Rick Barrett of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reported the new bike is powered by the mill used in Buell’s 1190RX/1190SX models, a 72-degree V-Twin said to produce 185 […]

AirFX USA Rear Air Suspension System Install (Intro)

By Chris Maida Revamping the rear of a 2002 Electra Glide In this part of our ongoing series on reworking a 2002 Electra Glide, we’re going to finish the AirFX front and rear air suspension system install we started two issues ago. In that article, we showed you how to bolt on a set of […]

Not Your Everyday Three-Wheeler – Russ Dueker’s “Holeshot”

Unconventional. 140 plates of 3/8” steel. 400 chrome bits and bolts. Rear bearings from a Peterbilt truck. Two wheels that work as one. Yes, unconventional is a good way to describe Russ Dueker’s industrial strength three-wheeler. Its uniqueness is also a major reason it constantly attracted a crowd at the Sturgis Rat’s Hole Custom Bike […]

2016 Harley XL1200CX Roadster Review

CX in the city, a roadster for the road  –  by Dain Gingerelli  According to Harley-Davidson’s promotional literature the new XL1200CX Roadster is aimed dead-square at young riders, often termed Millennials. But tell that to the older guy — think Baby Boomer—who cast an envious eye on the Roadster, with its Velocity Red Sunglo paint […]