American Iron Salute: Heroes In Uniform

American Iron is proud to announce the release of a special edition publication dedicated to men and women in uniform. American Iron Salute: Heroes In Uniform is a tribute to those who serve our country as soldiers, police officers, and firefighters. American Iron Salute: Heroes In Uniform is available on newsstands today, and it features […]

We’re Not Going to Take It! 13th Annual Brittney Ride for St. Jude

“We’re Not Gonna Take It!” Slowly they filled the stage, groups of volunteers who make the annual Brittney Ride for St. Jude happen, each group holding up a sign marked with these words. In the background, the powerful video featuring Dee Snyder singing his band’s marquee song played, Snyder belting out a passionate version against […]

1931 Harley V Model Bobber

By Jim Babchak / Photos by Buzz Kanter The future of old bikes belongs to young bucks There’s growing concern among today’s aging vintage motorcycle enthusiasts regarding the next generation of owners of old bikes. The circle of life has put the baby boomer generation next in line for that big flea market in the […]

Harley Softail Slim Engine Guard & Soft Lowers Install (Intro)

By Steve Lita/Photos by Tricia Szulewski Adding some Softail Slim protectors We were fortunate enough to get our hands on a brand-new 2016 Softail Slim S this year, and we just couldn’t leave well enough alone. The Slim has a nostalgic look and feel with its wire spoke wheels and Hollywood handlebar. And since our […]

“Racer X” – Rick Petko’s Sons of Speed Board Tracker Preview

What do you get when you combine 100-year-old motorcycle design with a 21st century craftsman? A board tracker called “Racer X.” The motorcycle in question was built by Rick Petko, a gifted bike builder, fabricator, and painter. While his talents were showcased to a national audience during his tenure with Orange County Choppers, these days […]

Top 20 Motorcycles of 2016 AMD World Championships Photos

Earlier this week we posted up winners of the 2016 AMD World Championship of Custom Bike Building. Now we’ve got our hands on pictures of the “Top 20” motorcycles in the Freestyle Class and wanted to share them. Granted, not all the builds are based on American platforms, but plenty of them are and it’s […]

TV Two Cam – 1929 Harley JDH on History Channel’s American Restoration

Text by Dale Walksler Photos by Jim Dohms I have always liked a challenge, and this is a great one — a worn out 87-year-old bike and only 45 days to rebuild it in front of a TV audience. To be seen on History Channel’s American Restoration, this is a behind the scenes look at […]

Industry Giants Combine to Bring American Flat Track to Sturgis Buffalo Chip

Buildings fall and dirt flies as the American Flat Track series heads to motorcycling’s largest stage and joins the legendary Buffalo Chip’s Moto Stampede A monumental partnership has been struck to preserve an authentic rally tradition and take professional racing to the next level of entertainment. AMA Pro Racing, Indian Motorcycle and the Sturgis Buffalo […]

Biketoberfest 2016 Still On Despite Hurricane Matthew Damage

While Florida’s central Atlantic coast bore the full brunt of Hurricane Matthew last week, Biketoberfest 2016 is a go. The area is still recovering from the devastation caused by the hurricane, Daytona Beach News-Journal reporting that as of yesterday 36,000 people in Volusia and Flagler counties are still without power, some stoplights are still out, […]

And the Winner Is – 2016 AMD World Championships Results

(Photos by Onno Wieringa/Frank Sander- Courtesy of AMD World Championships) They came from 23 different countries for a crack at the title, for the prestige that comes along with winning the AMD World Championship of Custom Bike Building, and for the 18 carat, diamond encrusted ring bestowed to the winner. The 12th annual competition saw 42 […]