Captain America Panhead Chopper Sold at Auction For Over $1.6 Million. Real of Fake?

There are serious questions about if it is real or a reproduction. But what might or might not be the last remaining ‘Captain America’ chopper from the 1969 movie “Easy Rider” sold at auction Saturday night for $1.35 million. According to the LA Times, with auction fees, the final cost was more than $1.6 million. […]

American Iron Magazine’s Buzz Kanter On Those Diner & Motorcycle Guys Internet Radio

Buzz Kanter, Editor-In-Chief and Publisher of American Iron Magazine magazine, talks with Garrison about his involvement in the recent Motorcycle Cannonball event and riding almost almost 4,000 miles on pre-1937 motorcycles.

Bell Helmets, Schott NYC Team Up for Limited Edition 60th Anniversary Leather Jacket

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Legendary gear manufacturers Bell Helmets and ­­­­Schott NYC have collaborated on a limited edition line of Bell X Schott NYC Café Racer leather jackets. Commemorating Bell’s 60th Anniversary, only 250 individually ­numbered, limited­ edition jackets will be manufactured.  These jackets feature a classic styling reminiscent of classic Americana motorcycle culture, to which Bell Helmets and Schott undeniably […]

2015 Victory New Bike Specs

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Sweet 16: 2015 Victory Motorcycles Victory marches, not stumbles, in the wake of its after-party Story by Steven Wyman-Blackburn Photos Courtesy of Victory Motorcycles Published in issue #316 of American Iron Magazine To view the full specs, pick up a copy now on newsstands! The fact that Polaris Industries’ first venture into the motorcycle world turned 15 […]

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.