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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.
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 […]
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 […]
Thanks to an amazing on line effort by so many caring people the 4 stolen Harleys from the Motorcycle Cannonball have been recovered. Also the stolen trailer and truck. While the stolen truck was found much earlier, it took almost 2 days to find the stolen trailer and 4 classic Harley, but not all of […]
Following an amazing effort of sharing this information on social media, the stolen truck has been found in less than 24 hours. HOWEVER the trailer and antique Harleys have still not been recovered. There is still a $20,000 reward offered for them. We appear to all antique motorcycle enthusiasts around the world to keep an […]
The day after completing the grueling ride (nearly 4,000 miles) across the U.S. on antique motorcycles on the Motorcycle Cannonball endurance run there is bad news. A truck, trailer and 4 classic Harleys were stolen from the parking lot of the Murano Hotel in Tacoma, WA. American Iron Magazine is posting this info here and asking everyone to please share this in the hope that we can track down and recover the stolen machines and parts. THERE IS A SIGNIFICANT $10,000 REWARD FOR THE RETURN OF THESE MACHINES.