Rock, Rumble & Rebellion Chronicles: American Iron Cover Bike #352

Just got a peek at American Iron Magazine Issue 352 and lo-and-behold, guess what’s on the cover? The Rock, Rumble & Rebellion bagger! That particular magazine is our 2017 Sturgis issue and if you’re headed to the Black Hills anytime soon the custom 2017 Street Glide will be on display at Black Hills Harley-Davidson the […]

Hooligan for a Day: Flat Trackin’ for the 1st Time on an RSD Hooligan Indian Scout

* Photos by Barry Hathaway courtesy of Indian Motorcycle Co. I’d be lying if I said I wasn’t a bit scared. Not Jason Voorhees chasing me with a big knife scared, but sweaty palms, heart racing, tightness in the shoulders scared. The cause of my consternation was the fact that I was about to get […]

Briar on Fire: Bauman Wins Lima Half-Mile, Breaks Indian Win Streak

The 2017 edition of the Lima Half-Mile presented by Indian Motorcycle had it all: intense race action, dramatic twists and turns with massive championship implications, and an underdog winner. Round 9 of the American Flat Track schedule had all the makings of a promoter’s dream, however racer-promoter Jared Mees (No. 9 Indian Motorcycle Rogers Racing […]

Harley Making Bid to Buy Ducati? Reuters Report Creates Internet Buzz

Reuters, an international news agency based in London, England, created quite a stir on the internet today with the headline “Harley-Davidson enters race to buy Italian rival Ducati: sources.” The report, written by Pamela Barbaglia, says that Harley-Davidson is throwing its hat into the ring against other industry heavyweights like Bajaj Auto to place a […]

2017 Indian Roadmaster Classic Long Term Magazine Project

There is a lot of talk these days about the new Indian motorcycles, so we at American Iron Magazine thought it would be a good idea to arrange for a long-term review/project bike and report what we find – good and bad – about the 2017 Indian Roadmaster Classic we have in our review fleet. […]

Flat Track Rising: American Flat Track CEO Michael Lock Interview

American Flat Track racing has been red-hot. Fueling those flames this year has been the renewed rivalry between Harley-Davidson and Indian Motorcycle Co., the addition of more venues and new tracks, a new race format, more contingency money, and a TV contract with NBCSN. What better way to understand this resurgence in popularity than to […]

2017 Harley Sportster Forty-Eight First Ride Review

Stance. The Harley enigma is predicated by stance. It’s a reason a Harley is often imitated but never duplicated. Many manufacturers have tried to simulate the stance of a Harley and just about all have failed as The Motor Company continues to own the lion’s share in the heavyweight cruiser market. While the diversity of its […]

Sturgis Motorcycle Rally Names Jessi Combs Grand Marshal for 2017 Mayor’s Ride

Known as the “Fastest Woman on Four-Wheels” Black Hills native Jessi Combs has been named the Grand Marshal for the 15th Annual Sturgis Mayor’s Ride scheduled to take place on Monday, August 7, 2017 during the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally. “The City of Sturgis is very excited to have Jessi Combs join us as we celebrate […]

The State of Harley-Davidson’s Factory Flat Track Team: Terry Vance Interview

It’s not easy following in the footsteps of a legend. And in the annals of American flat track racing, Harley-Davidson’s XR750 is a legend. The storied motorcycle has racked up 37 AMA Grand National championships in 44 seasons and is by far the most successful flat track bike of all time. But even the greatest […]

Harley-Davidson Unveils new Street Rod Drag Bikes for NHRA Summer Nationals

Screamin’ Eagle/Vance & Hines Team Set to Roll Out All-New NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycles The Harley-Davidson Street Rod will hit the drag strip this weekend when the Harley-Davidson Screamin’ Eagle/Vance & Hines drag racing team debuts all-new Street Rod-inspired bodywork for its Pro Stock Motorcycle competition bikes at the NHRA Summer Nationals, June 8-11, at […]