Finally! Big Rig Ban on Tail of the Dragon

Photo courtesy tailofthedragon.com

The Tennessee Department of Transportation has announced it is banning trucks longer than 30 feet from the legendary motorcycle run the “Tail of the Dragon.” The  stretch of US Route 129 is famous for its 318 curves in 11 miles. Tractor-trailers often need both lanes to complete some turns, clogging traffic and endangering motorcyclists. Signs announcing the truck […]

Hell’s Angels Hit Walmart – To Buy Toys For Tots!

Just waiting in line for his turn to do some good this holiday season.

The Hell’s Angels of Fresno descended on a local Walmart over the weekend, and cleaned the place out – of bikes for kids! Remember this, next time someone gives bikers a bad rap. Watch the incredible, heartwarming video below. Blog this! Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook Buzz it up Share on […]

BLACK FRIDAY & CYBER MONDAY SPECIAL! Give the Gift of American Iron Magazine and WIN AN INDIAN! And Many More Great Prizes

MC-25th-button

Time is running out! Give a gift subscription or subscribe NOW and enter the American Iron Magazine 25th Anniversary Sweepstakes. YOU COULD WIN A BRAND-NEW INDIAN MOTORCYCLE! As part of our ongoing 25th anniversary celebration, three lucky new or current subscribers will be chosen at random every issue in 2014 to receive a $1,000 Dennis Kirk gift […]

Marching On Two Wheels: American Iron in the NYC Veterans Day Parade

Photo David Shelleny,  courtesy Victory Motorcyles

By Ken McCurdy, American Iron Magazine What an honor it was riding a new Victory Gunner in “America’s Parade” in New York City on Veteran’s Day, Tuesday, November 11, 2014. As a Navy vet myself, it was surreal and humbling to witness the spectators cheering for the participants in the parade as we traveled up Fifth […]

Harley Tech Q&A For Real World Motorcycle Riders

There is a lot of misinformation on the Internet – sometimes from well meaning people, sometimes from jerks. We here at American Iron Magazine would like to help spread accurate and real information to some of the questions we see on-line relating to Harley motorcycles, Harley tech and Harley history. Every so often we will […]

More Time To Ride Your Harley? Daylight Saving Time

Just a quick reminder from us at American Iron Magazine that today is Daylight Savings Time and you should turn back all your clocks an houre. Fall back. Blog this! Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook Buzz it up Share on Linkedin Share via MySpace Share on netvibes share via Reddit Share […]

Yee-Haw! Harley Moonshine

317-06-07 Moonshine

Harley-Davidson is now churnin’ some corn mash into its iron. The Motor Company has named Ole Smoky Tennessee Moonshine its official moonshine brand. This multiyear partnership has led to a hard-smoked blend that’s been named Harley-Davidson Road House Customs Charred Moonshine, which debuted during the Milwaukee Bike Rally. The Road House mountain dew will be […]

Looking For Classic Motorcycle Cut-Downs, Bobbers & Choppers

A late 1920s Harley JDH Cut-Down custom motorcycle

The National Motorcycle Museum is looking for original or restored 1920s-1970s custom motorcycles and related memorabilia; do you know where machines built ‘in the day’ can be found?

Black Hills Billet Open for Business

317-06-09 BlackHills

Formerly known as Badlands Motorcycle Products, Black Hills Billet is now open for business, shipping products from its recently reorganized facility in Sparks, Nevada. Black Hills Billet will continue to specialize in the design and production of custom billet accessories and lighting for Harley, Indians, Victory, and other brands. In addition to opening its doors, […]

Paul Teutul, Sr. brings a classic theme bike back to Orange County Choppers

AIM-6-02-OCC-SpiderMan-bike

With great power comes great responsibility, and it looks like Wyclef Jean (you know, the “Singin’ dollar, dollar bill ya’ll” song) has relinquished that power when Paul Sr. made him an offer he couldn’t refuse. Enough movie puns for ya? Seems fitting when the subjects a super hero themed motorcycle built by Orange County Choppers. […]