New Laws May Put Motorcyclists At Risk – Contact Congress Today!

On Feb. 10, U.S. Sens. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) and Cory Booker (D-N.J.) introduced S. 424, the Wi-Fi Innovation Act . The bill would require the Federal Communications Commission to open the reserved spectrum to unlicensed devices in the upper 5.8 GHz and lower 5.9 GHz band, eliminating the FCC and the U.S. Department of Transportation’s […]

TAM’s Motorcycle Magazine News & Big Changes For 2015

STAMFORD CT: After publishing motorcycle magazines for more than 25 years, Buzz Kanter feels 2015 will be the year of big change. “We have studied the motorcycle magazine field,” he explained. “And we’re convinced there is simply no longer enough reader interest or advertisers to support them all.” In response, TAM Communications is optimizing its […]

Harley News Levatich To Become CEO Of The Motor Company

Harley-Davidson announced that its current president and chief operating officer, Matthew S. Levatich, will take over as chief executive officer when Keith Wandell retires May 1. Levatich also was elected to the Motor Co.’s board of directors. “We have accomplished a lot to reposition Harley-Davidson for a bright future,” said Wandell, “and the most important […]

RIP Mike Wilson, AMA Motorcycle Hall of Famer

We at American Iron Magazine and the motorcycle community in general send our condolences to the friends and family of Melbourne J. “Mike” Wilson, who passed away Feb. 2. He was 94. Mr. Wilson, an AMA Motorcycle Hall of Famer and longtime patron of the AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame, was preceded in passing by […]

News: Harley Motorcycle Sales Drop In U.S. & Climb Overseas

Harley reported fourth quarter and year-end financials, sharing sales in U.S. are down, but up overseas. A total of 47,149 new motorcycles were sold by dealers in the fourth quarter, ending Dec. 31. 26,957 were sold in the United States, a 1.6 percent decline year-over-year, and 20,192 were sold internationally, a 9.2 percent increase year-over-year. “We’ve […]

Harley Motorcycle Museum To Feature Willie G. Davidson Art Work

The Harley-Davidson Museum is excited to announce its special summer exhibit for 2015, which will honor motorcycling’s legend behind the legends – Willie G. Davidson. The exhibit, titled Willie G. Davidson: Artist, Designer, Leader, Legend opens June 13 and runs through Sept. 7, 2015. Housed in the Garage special event space, visitors will experience a […]

American Iron Magazine’s 2015 Motorcycle Kickstart Classic Rides

The Motorcycle Kickstart Classic is a fun riding event and is open to riders of all makes, models and years of motorcycles. All riders with newer motorcycles (electric start only) have to ride at the back to pick up any parts that fall off the older bikes up front. The goal is to have fun and share our machines, experiences and skills with other fellow classic motorcycle enthusiasts.

Can Harley & Tesla Develop A Great Electric Motorcycle?

Harley Davidson has underestimated the potential of Project LiveWire and needs to pursue strategic partnerships to succeed in the market. Excerpts from an article at http://iveybusinessreview.ca For 111 years, Harley-Davidson has sold a story of freedom and independence. It built a brand that connected with the youthful rebellion of a generation and has become entrenched […]

Polaris Adds Brammo Electric Motorcycle to Victory & Indian Brands

Polaris Industries Inc. today announced it has acquired the electric motorcycle business of Brammo Inc. In addition, Polaris is acting as a leading investor in a recapitalization of Brammo that enables the company to focus exclusively on the design, development and integration of electric vehicle powertrains. Going forward, the two companies will leverage Polaris’ leading […]

Harley News; Official Motorcycle of Sturgis & Harley Main Street Plaza

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Harley-Davidson and the City of Sturgis, S.D., are setting their sights on the future – far into the future. In the spirit of this year’s 75th Sturgis Motorcycle Rally, the company and city officials are finalizing an agreement covering the next 75 years making Harley-Davidson the official motorcycle of the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally. “Harley-Davidson riders have attended the […]