Motorcycle News

Father & Son Swapmeet Project 1940 Indian Sport Scout Video

Built from various swapmeet parts, this sweet running Indian Sport Scout is featured in the new issue of the all tech American Iron Garage.

S.D. Supreme Court Ruling Positions Buffalo Chip to Become “First Town Built By Bikers For Bikers”

“Hello from the newest town in South Dakota… And likely the United States. Maybe even the entire world – Buffalo Chip, SD!” So states an announcement in Sturgis Rider News, the Buffalo Chip’s in-house publication. The announcement comes on the heels of a ruling yesterday by the South Dakota Supreme Court that reversed Circuit Court […]

New World Record! Bonhams Sells Black Lightning for Nearly $1 Million

The Jack Ehret Speed Record-Setting 1951 Vincent Black Lightning sells for nearly $1 million in Las Vegas To the sound of cheers and applause in a packed ballroom at the Rio Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, Bonhams – led by auctioneer Malcolm Barber – just sold the rare, original condition, British-made, Australian speed record-setting, […]

2018 The ONE Moto Show Presented by Harley-Davidson Feb. 9 -11

9 YEARS AGO, WE HOSTED THE VERY FIRST ONE MOTORCYCLE SHOW in an old abandoned warehouse near downtown Portland because we thought it’d be fun. The show was created to celebrate the old, weird, rare, custom and unconventional motorcycles that we love in a way that everyone can enjoy. We want to celebrate and give […]

Harley-Davidson Announces 2018 American Flat Track Factory Team

Halbert, Robinson and Vanderkooi to Compete on Harley XG750R Race Bikes The Harley-Davidson Factory Flat Track Racing Team will combine veteran savvy with youthful potential in a three-rider effort contesting the 2018 American Flat Track (AFT) Twin series. Returning rider Brandon Robinson will be joined by seasoned pro Sammy Halbert and rising star Jared Vanderkooi […]

1952 Harley-Davidson KR Tribute Bike

By Jim Babchak Photos by Don Rogers Basket Case Restored to Race Quality Racing has always been one of the most exciting elements of motorcycling, and in the late 1940s and early ’50s flat track racing was a hugely popular sport that pitted Harley-Davidson against Indian and a few other imports of the era. Founded […]

Indian Black Frontier Motorcycle Jacket Review

Comfort and style When you think of a black biker jacket, most of us visualize Marlon Brando wrapped in black leather in the movie The Wild One. We have many options these days for riding gear, especially when it comes to jackets. And some of it doesn’t look much like motorcycle gear. To oversimplify our […]

Kuryakyn Black Precision Engine Covers for Harley’s Milwaukee-Eight

New gloss black Precision engine covers from Kuryakyn take blacked-out Milwaukee-Eight powerplants deeper to the dark side. Now available in smooth gloss black, Precision covers serve as an extension of the Milwaukee-Eight’s design language, enhancing the sinister look of Harley-Davidson “Special” and CVO Touring models, as well as the Gloss Black Engine Cover Kit (H-D […]

Outstanding Pre-War American Motorcycles in Bonhams Vegas Auction

From Steve McQueen’s Pope and a pair of Excelsiors, to multiple Harley-Davidsons and Indians, Bonhams’ sale on Thursday promises exquisite vintage US iron. Taking place this Thursday, January 25th, at the Rio Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, the world famous, eighth annual Bonhams Las Vegas Motorcycle Auction will feature superb examples of vintage, pre-war […]

Kenny Coolbeth Jr. to Race Indian Scout FTR750 in 2018 as Privateer List Grows

Kenny Coolbeth Jr., Henry Wiles, Jeffrey Carver, Jake Johnson, Chad Cose & Jay Maloney to Run 2017’s Most Dominant Flat Track Motorcycle Following one of the most dominant seasons in flat track history, American Flat Track privateers are turning to Indian Motorcycle Racing’s Championship-winning Scout FTR750 for 2018. The Scout FTR750 captured the 2017 American […]