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

TAKING AIM by Chris Maida, Editor

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 […]

American Iron’s Buzz Kanter Interview Tonight on Barry Boone’s Talking Motorcycles Internet Radio

We are pleased to announce that our Buzz Kanter will be one of the guests (along with Norm Nelson) on Barry Boone’s “Talking Motorcycles” internet radio show this evening (Wednesday, Oct 1) around 8 PM EST. They plan to discuss the recent 4,000 mile ride across the U.S. on the Motorcycle Cannonball ride. Buzz rode […]

Massive Harley Recall – 105,000 Touring and Street Models

Harley-Davidson is recalling more than 105,000 Touring motorcycles from the 2014 model year and 1,400 Street motorcycles from the 2015 model year for unrelated repair issues. According to NHTSA, 105,746 Touring models from the 2014 year are being recalled because a component in the clutch master cylinder may fail, reducing the pressure available to keep […]

Harley News: Classic Harley Engine & Parts Stolen From Motorcycle Cannonball

On the night of 23 September, 2014, thieves made off with a truck, trailer, motorcycles, parts, riding gear, tools, and luggage from the Hotel Murano in Tacoma, Washington. We at American Iron Magazine have been supporters of the Motorcycle Cannonball from the start and want to do anything we can to help recover all the stolen items to the rightful owners.

New Polaris Partnership Brings Powersports Savings to Costco

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MINNEAPOLIS (September 24, 2014) – Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE: PII) announced today that it will partner with the Costco Auto Program (CAP), an auto-buying program specifically for Costco members, as the exclusive promotional partner for its powersports division. Starting today, Costco members will be able to access special pricing and promotional incentives on select Polaris […]

Latest Update On Stolen Motorcycle Cannonball Harleys & Parts

The Ford F250 truck and Doolittle trailer have been recovered, and so have the 4 Motorcycle Cannonball Harleys, thanks to an amazing response on social media and the various Internet sites and forums. Please be advised that we are still missing two spare engines that look basically like this One stolen engine is a 1928 […]