Motorcycle News

2016 Harley XL1200CX Roadster Review

CX in the city, a roadster for the road  –  by Dain Gingerelli  According to Harley-Davidson’s promotional literature the new XL1200CX Roadster is aimed dead-square at young riders, often termed Millennials. But tell that to the older guy — think Baby Boomer—who cast an envious eye on the Roadster, with its Velocity Red Sunglo paint […]

Water vs Oil Cooled Heads: Caption Correction for American Iron Magazine Issue 343

To err is human, to forgive divine – Alexander Pope While each issue of American Iron Magazine goes through a rigorous editing process, sometimes things slip through the cracks unnoticed until after the fact. Such was the case with the captions on Donny Peterson’s well-written article about Harley’s new Milwaukee-Eight Engine. The typo occurred on […]

Beat the Heat with CoolFlow Fan for 2017 Harley Tourers

Keep your cool on a sweltering summer day with the new CoolFlow Fan (P/N 26800128; P/N 26800121; P/N 26800120, $299.95) for 2017 Harley-Davidson Touring and Trike model motorcycles from Harley-Davidson Genuine Motor Parts & Accessories. The CoolFlow Fan is engineered to maximize rider and passenger comfort in high-temperature situations such as parade duty, rush-hour traffic, […]

Harley Screamin’ Eagle NHRA Pro Stock Team Head to Finals Tied at Top

For Harley-Davidson Screamin’ Eagle/Vance & Hines riders Andrew Hines and Ed Krawiec, the 2016 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series has come down to the wire in a dead heat. After 15 events and 60 furious elimination rounds of competition, the teammates are tied for the Pro Stock Motorcycle points lead as they prepare their […]

Shovelhead Road: Author Edward Winterhalder Shooting Outlaw Bikers Documentary

I’ve known Edward Winterhalder for years. With 11 books to his credit, he’s one of the most prolific writers about motorcycle clubs and the outlaw biker lifestyle that I know. Winterhalder’s been a consultant and adviser to a long list of TV shows and series when the topic of club life comes up. And for […]

See “How It’s Made” – Baker 6-into-4 Transmission Video

Baker Drivetrains are some of the best in the biz. Ever wonder how one is built? Then check out this video from the Discovery Channel series How It’s Made. Here’s a little more info on the video courtesy of the Baker Gearhead newsletter. The Discovery Channel crew did an enticing job of documenting how our […]

American Iron News: “Bad Biker”Gun Targets Discontinued

Were motorcycle riders being portrayed as “bad bikers” worth shooting and possibly killing by police in training? That is a question we at American Iron Magazine posed on line yesterday when we were shown Baker Targets “bad biker” targets for sale for gun training. In case you were wondering about the red dots they print on […]

Toasted Buns: Corbin Heated Classic Solo Saddle Install (Intro)

By Tricia Szulewski I can already see your raised eyebrow and skeptical expression. I’ve already dodged the sarcastic comments from my co-worker when I unpacked the new Corbin heated classic black leather solo saddle (#HD-FXD-FB-8-S-E, $355.80) that I’d be installing on my Dyna Fat Bob. Like I told him, if you’ve never ridden a bike […]

Victory “Thank a Hero” Program to Donate up to $100,000 to Iraq & Afghanistan Vets

Victory to donate $100 to IAVA for every “Thank A Hero” note submitted on behalf of a U.S. military veteran or active service member Victory Motorcycles is proud to launch the “Thank A Hero” program, which invites the public to thank a military veteran or active service member with a personalized note posted to the […]

Rock the Holidays w/ Sturgis Buffalo Chip, Win Buckcherry or Pop Evil Guitar

Two Epiphone guitars, one signed by rock stars Pop Evil and the other by Buckcherry, and two $125 Hot Leathers shopping sprees will be given away to lucky winners. To put a smile on someone’s faces for the holidays, The Largest Music Festival in Motorcycling is teaming up with some of the biggest names in […]