Motorcycle News

Driver Stopped at 112 mph On Way To Pay Other Speeding Ticket

ROYALTON, Vt. — A driver clocked at 112 mph on an interstate in Vermont told police he was heading to traffic court to take care of a speeding ticket. Vermont State Trooper Rich Slusser says the 33-year-old man from West Hartford, Connecticut, was also weaving in and out of traffic in Royalton on Interstate 89 […]

Motorcycle News: Full Throttle Biker Bar in Sturgis Burns To The Ground.

STURGIS, SD – Flames early Tuesday morning engulfed a popular Sturgis saloon that bills itself as the “world’s largest biker bar.” The Full Throttle Saloon is a total loss after crews battled the blaze throughout the morning. Sturgis Assistant Fire Chief Sean Barrows says crews tried to get inside but heat and smoke forced firefighters to […]

Wall Street Jitters? Invest In Precious Metals – Classic Harley & Indian Motorcycles

Wall Street and Dow Jones Industrial Average got you worried? How about buying a classic Harley or vintage motorcycle? While most people think of gold and silver as the presious metals to invest in, we at American Iron Magazine would like to propose this is a great time to invest in a different kind of […]

Harley News: Overview of New 2016 Harleys

Two new Dark Custom models, the most powerful cruiser lineup in company history, and a broad range of performance and styling enhancements throughout the range highlight Harley-Davidson’s new model lineup for 2016. 2016 Harley-Davidson Motorcycle Highlights New Iron 883™ and Forty-Eight® models assert Harley-Davidson’s Dark Custom leadership with motorcycles updated with modern design and new […]

Motorcycle Killer? Stop The E15 Misinformation: Get Access To Safe Fuel

Stop the decade of E15 misinformation: Urge your representative to protect your access to safe fuel.  Act now! Take Action The first 10 years under the Renewable Fuel Standard, established in 2005, represent a decade of misinformation from the ethanol lobby concerning safe fuel for your motorcycle. To protect your access to safe fuel, urge […]

AIM Winner Receives ’15 Indian Chief Vintage At Sturgis

Where did the time go? I was only 4 years old when Buzz Kanter bought the American Iron Magazine title in 1991. And while I’ve learned how to walk and, debatably, talk since then, AIM has gone from being published in a spare bedroom in the Kanter household, to the number-one selling Harley mag in the world, […]

Motorcycle Riders Need to Pressure Congress For Highway Bill

During the congressional recess break, keep the pressure on your representative to support a six-year federal highway bill. The U.S. Senate has already acted with the passage of H.R. 22, the Developing a Reliable and Innovative Vision for the Economy (DRIVE) Act, by a vote of 65-34. Because the U.S. House has not acted, the […]

Harley-Davidson Brick Ride (Full Story)

The legendary ride marking the H-D/Sturgis 75-year deal Text By Tyler Greenblatt Photos by Josh Kurpius On January 15, 2015, Harley-Davidson announced that it had signed an unprecedented 75-year deal with the town of Sturgis, South Dakota, to be the Official Motorcycle of the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally. As part of the announcement on that frigid, […]

2016 Empulse TT: Victory Motorcycle Unveils New Electric Street Bike

Medina MN, July 28th – Building on the innovative design and engineering that produced the fastest U.S. electric motorcycle at the 2015 Isle of Man TT Zero race, Victory Motorcycles has introduced the 2016 Empulse TT, the first all-electric addition to the Victory lineup. The Victory Empulse TT is a fully electric street-legal sport bike […]

Harley News! 185,000 Motorcycles Recalled For Saddlebag Mounts

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Harley-Davidson is recalling more than 185,000 2014 and 2015 model year motorcycles because the saddlebags may fall off, NHTSA announced. According to the Motor Co., affected motorcycles have saddlebag mounting receptacles (Part No. 10900009) that may not adequately secure the saddlebags to the motorcycle. The saddlebags could separate from the bike while […]